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Stroudsburg woman arrested for bringing heroin into county jail

Stroudsburg woman arrested for bringing heroin into county jail

Jul 21, 2016
On July 19, 2016, Detective Kim Lippincott from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office arrested Dawn Terry-Dew, 47, of Stroudsburg, after she brought a large quantity of heroin into the Monroe County Correctional Facility. Terry-Dew was arrested earlier in the day by the Pennsylvania State Police on a warrant issued for drug charges stemming from an alleged purchase of heroin by an informant out of Terry-Dew’s apartment in Stroudsburg in April of 2016. Terry-Dew was arraigned on those charges by MDJ Kristina Anzini, bail was set at $50,000 secured. Once she was taken to the Monroe Coun…

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Emporium, PA, woman arrested in Smithfield Township hotel for prostitution

Emporium, PA, woman arrested in Smithfield Township hotel for prostitution

Jul 21, 2016
On July 19, 2016, Detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office arrested Shannon Knoke, 35, of Emporium, PA, for prostitution, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Earlier in the day detectives found an advertisement on backpage.com in the ‘adult entertainment>escort’ section. The ad was for prostitution and had several photographs of a white female who appeared to be in her late twenties posing in a sexual nature wearing minimal clothing. The female was advertised as "Kendra" stating "I will ov…

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County accepting sealed bids on 2001 Freightliner Truck and 2010 Gator Made trailer

County accepting sealed bids on 2001 Freightliner Truck and 2010 Gator Made trailer

Jul 15, 2016
NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids will be received by the Monroe County Controller at the Monroe County Administration Center, One Quaker Plaza, Room 206, Stroudsburg, PA 18360 until 3:30PM on July 29, 2016 for the sale of the following confiscated vehicle and trailer:   2001 Freightliner Truck VIN: 1FVABPBVO1HH08579 MILES:  362,421 COLOR:  RED CONDITION:  FAIR/POOR Currently does not start   2010 Gator Made Trailer VIN:  4Z1GF3023AS010833 MILES:  N/A COLOR: BLACK CONDITION: GOOD/FAIR   The bids will be publicly opened on  July 29, 2016, at 4:00PM in the Commissioners’ Public Meeting Room, R…

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15 arrested in Stroudsburg prostitution sting

15 arrested in Stroudsburg prostitution sting

Jul 1, 2016
An undercover prostitution sting in Stroudsburg resulted in the arrest of fifteen (15) people Thursday. Detectives from the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney, in conjunction with officers from the Stroud Area Regional Police Department, the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department, the Bethlehem Township Police Department from Northampton County, and the Pennsylvania State Police, conducted an undercover operation targeting prostitutes, their traffickers, and individuals soliciting prostitutes on Thursday afternoon in Stroudsburg. In addition to law enforcement personnel, crisi…

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