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Smithfield Township man arrested for child porn

Smithfield Township man arrested for child porn

Sep 3, 2015
A Smithfield Township man is behind bars and facing child pornography charges following an investigation conducted by detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office. Richard Bove, 56,  was arrested Thursday morning after detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office and Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police arrived at his Robin Lane home armed with a search warrant.  That search warrant was the culmination of an investigation begun several weeks ago when a detective from the District Attorney’s Office discovered a computer at Bove’s home using a peer-to-peer…

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Tannersville prostitution sting nets 7 arrests

Tannersville prostitution sting nets 7 arrests

Aug 24, 2015
On August 13, 2015 the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office conducted a ‘prostitution sting’ at a hotel in the Tannersville area. The FBI, Pennsylvania State Police, Pocono Township Police, Stroud Area Regional Police, Wayne County Detectives, Monroe County Probation, Monroe County Children and Youth and volunteers from the Valley Against Sex Trafficking (VAST) assisted. Seven individuals were arrested during the six hour operation, including: James Bidwell 48 from East Stroudsburg – Charged with Promoting Prostitution Salahuddin Green 40 from Bath PA – Charged with Promoting Prostitu…

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Brodheadsville man arrested for stealing neighbor's wifi to download child porn

Brodheadsville man arrested for stealing neighbor's wifi to download child porn

Aug 7, 2015
Chad Wieder, 33, of Brodheadsville, is behind bars and facing child pornography charges after he was discovered using his neighbor’s unsecured wireless Internet to download child pornography. The investigation began early last month when detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office discovered a computer on a peer-to-peer file sharing network downloading and offering to share child pornography.  Detectives were able to trace that activity back to a residence on Drive Way in Chestnuthill Township.  When investigators arrived at that residence with a search warrant, they discover…

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Detectives seek man who fled during Stroudsburg prostitution arrest

Detectives seek man who fled during Stroudsburg prostitution arrest

Jul 30, 2015
***UPDATE*** - Dealbertis surrendered to county detectives on Friday morning. The Monroe County District Attorney’s Office Detectives are seeking the help of the public in both Monroe and Carbon Counties to locate John A. Dealbertis, IV. Dealbertis gave a prostitute a ride to a hotel in the Stroudsburg area yesterday to meet with a client who happened to be an undercover county detective.  The prostitute, Eileen Leondis, of Tobyhanna, was arrested.  Detectives  attempted to apprehend Dealbertis, who was sitting in his vehicle.  Dealbertis fled at a high rate of speed, almost striking one of …

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Registered sex offender arrested for child pornography in East Stroudsburg

Registered sex offender arrested for child pornography in East Stroudsburg

Jul 24, 2015
A man is locked up on child pornography charges following a Thursday afternoon search warrant on his East Stroudsburg home. David Bohm, 39, who is registered as a sexually violent predator under Megan’s Law, was discovered on a file sharing network offering to share files of child pornography, including a video featuring girls as young as 8 years old engaged in sex acts.  Detective Brian Webbe, the county’s cybercrime investigator who specializes in investigating the sexual exploitation of children on the Internet, was able to track Bohm’s computer back to the Brodhead Avenue home he shares w…

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