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East Stroudsburg pair arrested for selling heroin

East Stroudsburg pair arrested for selling heroin

Sep 22, 2016
Martin Baboolal, 27, and Theresa Engel, 31, both of East Stroudsburg, were arrested this morning after a search warrant was executed at their residence on King Street in East Stroudsburg Borough.  An investigation began after Drug Task Force members received complaints from neighbors regarding suspicious traffic in and out of the residence. Investigation determined that the couple, Baboolal and Engel, had been selling heroin from the residence for more than six months.  Detective Kim Lippincott and other members of the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office along with the Pennsylvania Stat…

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ADA David Marra promoted to Captain in Pennsylvania Army National Guard

ADA David Marra promoted to Captain in Pennsylvania Army National Guard

Sep 14, 2016
Our own Assistant District Attorney David Marra was recently promoted to the rank of Captain in the  2nd Squadron, 104th Calvary Regiment of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.Attorney Marra, who joined the Office of the District Attorney earlier this year, epitomizes the ideals of service to one's community.Congrats, Dave, and thank you for your service.You can read more about Attorney Marra, and all of our prosecutors, on our Prosecutors page.

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Tobyhanna man arrested on child porn, drug charges

Tobyhanna man arrested on child porn, drug charges

Aug 25, 2016
Gerald Jones, 34, of Tobyhanna, is behind bars and facing child pornography and drug charges following an investigation by detectives from the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney. In late July, detectives were conducting an online investigation to identify individuals possessing and sharing child pornography on the Internet.   During that investigation, detectives discovered a computer on a file sharing network offering to share video files that contained child pornography featuring children as young as eight (8) years old involved in sexual acts. Investigators were able to eventua…

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This Labor Day, Remember: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

This Labor Day, Remember: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Aug 25, 2016
Monroe County Police Departments Show Zero Tolerance In Their Goal to End Drunk Driving This Labor Day weekend, families and friends will be celebrating the end of the summer. Sadly, this festive time has also become a dangerous time for America’s roads, as many drunk drivers get behind the wheel after celebrating. For this reason, Monroe County police departments are partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to stop drunk drivers and help save lives. The high-visibility national enforcement campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs August 26-September 5, 2016. D…

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Visit our booth at the West End Fair!

Visit our booth at the West End Fair!

Aug 18, 2016
The Monroe County Office of the District Attorney will once again have a booth at the West End Fair.   The 95th annual West End Fair, which runs from Sunday, August 21 to Saturday, August 27 on Fairgrounds Road in Gilbert, Pennsylvania, features agricultural and livestock exhibits, arts and crafts booths, entertainment, music, rides and games, a variety of vendors, and great food.  The fair also features demolition derbies, tractor and truck pulls, and fireworks.Our booth, between the museum and the main event stage, features information about the various services provided by our office, info…

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