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Two arrested in credit card fraud scheme

Two arrested in credit card fraud scheme

Nov 18, 2016
Coneil Moore, 28, of Tobyhanna, and Bryant Darnell, 28, of Brooklyn, NY were arrested yesterday morning for producing and possessing fraudulent credit cards and other offenses. In October, a detective from the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney discovered that her debit card had been used several times without her knowledge at several local businesses, including the Giant gas station on Route 611 in Bartonsville.  When she checked her wallet, she discovered that she still had the original card, leading investigators to believe that her card had been “skimmed” and the account inform…

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Convicted murderer Edward Yale's appeal denied in Superior Court

Convicted murderer Edward Yale's appeal denied in Superior Court

Nov 15, 2016
On November 19, 2015, Edward Yale was sentenced to a period of incarceration of 20 to 40 years for the murder of his second wife, Joan Yale.  The Yale case was a cold case homicide investigation reopened in 2013 through the Investigating Grand Jury.  Joan Yale was killed in 2001 by her husband, Edward Yale, over an ongoing dispute with her, whereby he continually pressured her into adding his name to the deed to her residence. Following his conviction and sentence, Yale, through his attorney Marshall Anders, filed an appeal to the Pennsylvania Superior Court.  The case was presented at trial …

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16 year old East Stroudsburg South student arrested for school shooting threat

16 year old East Stroudsburg South student arrested for school shooting threat

Nov 7, 2016
A sixteen (16) year old male student at East Stroudsburg High School South was arrested Monday afternoon after he made several online threats to shoot students and staff at the school. Detectives from the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney and officers from the Stroud Area Regional Police Department responded to the school around 10:00 A.M. Monday morning after they were notified of a threat to “shoot up” the school posted on the smartphone application known as After School.  The messages stated, “I’m shooting up 5th lunch” and “I’m shooting up the school tomorrow f*** everybody”. …

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Court to fill Constable vacancy in Chestnuthill Township, call for interested parties to apply

Court to fill Constable vacancy in Chestnuthill Township, call for interested parties to apply

Nov 7, 2016
NOTICE TO CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS Court to Appoint Constable to Fill Vacant Seat Pursuant to a petition filed in accordance with 44 Pa. C.S.A. Section 7121 by Chestnuthill Township residents, the Court of Common Pleas of Monroe County has scheduled a hearing for December 5, 2016, at 10:00 a.m., in Courtroom No. 3 of the Monroe County Courthouse, 610 Monroe Street, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of considering the residents' request that the Court fill the vacancy in the office of Constable for the Township. At the hearing, the Court will entertain applications timely sub…

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Stroudsburg woman arrested an outstanding warrants, charged with heroin possession

Stroudsburg woman arrested an outstanding warrants, charged with heroin possession

Nov 7, 2016
On November 4, 2016, the Pennsylvania State Police, assisted by a member of the Monroe County Drug Task Force, initiated a routine traffic stop in the parking lot of the Monroe County Library in Stroud Township. During the traffic stop it was determined that two of the passengers in the vehicle had outstanding arrest warrants. One of those passengers, Kaitlyn Ann Knudson, age 26, of Stroudsburg, was taken into custody by Monroe County District Attorney Joseph Coddington and transported to the Monroe County Correctional Facility for processing. During processing approximately 62 bags of heroin…

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