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Repeat sex offender sentenced to 17 to 34 years in prison for child pornography

Repeat sex offender sentenced to 17 to 34 years in prison for child pornography

May 26, 2016
David Annson Bohm, 40, of East Stroudsburg, was sentenced today in Monroe County court to 17 to 34 years in state prison for possessing and sharing child pornography. In June of 2015, David Annson Bohm was discovered on a file sharing network offering to share child pornography.  Detective Brian Webbe from the Monroe County District’s Attorney Office, who is a member of the Pennsylvania Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, was able to track Bohm’s activities back to the Brodhead Avenue home he was sharing with his elderly mother. At the time of this offense, Bohm was already register…

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Chestnuthill Township residents file petition to appoint Constable

Chestnuthill Township residents file petition to appoint Constable

May 17, 2016
A petition has been filed by residents of Chestnuthill Township asking the Court to fill the vacancy for the position of Constable for the township. A hearing is scheduled for July 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom No. 3 of the Monroe County Courthouse. At the hearing the Court will consider the residents’ request and will entertain applications submitted by persons interested in seeking an appointment to fill the vacancy. Applicants must appear in person and will be questioned by the Court under oath. Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements established by law. To apply, all applic…

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Man flees from County Detectives at Courthouse, is arrested

Man flees from County Detectives at Courthouse, is arrested

May 17, 2016
Brice House, 31, of Albrightsville, was arrested and charged with flight to avoid apprehension, disorderly conduct, terroristic threats and endangering the welfare of a child after an incident that occurred at the Monroe County Courthouse on May 11, 2016. Around 4:00 P.M., detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office were in the detective center when they heard yelling coming from outside. They walked out to see what was going on and found Brice House yelling at his wife while holding his 9 year old daughter in front of him. People walking around the courthouse heard the commo…

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Stroudsburg woman arrested on outstanding warrants, heroin possession

Stroudsburg woman arrested on outstanding warrants, heroin possession

May 6, 2016
On May 6, 2016, two detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office were walking down Main Street between 7th and 8th when they spotted Tracy Sutton, 49, of Stroudsburg, who was wanted on local warrants. The two detectives approached Sutton who tried to flee. Sutton was detained while the local warrants were verified and a few minutes later they were confirmed. Sutton was taken into custody. Found on her person was a heroin kit. In this kit were several needles (some with liquid still in them), a spoon, bottle caps, q-tips, and loose powder in the bottom of a small purse. The po…

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East Stroudsburg woman arrested for heroin possession at courthouse

East Stroudsburg woman arrested for heroin possession at courthouse

May 5, 2016
On May 4, 2016, Monroe County District Attorney Detective Joseph Coddington arrested Jamie Simon-Kern, 25, of East Stroudsburg at the courthouse for possession of heroin. The detective, who is familiar with Simon-Kern, saw her standing outside the courthouse wearing a red hoodie, smoking a cigarette, holding a black purse in her hand. The detective went up to talk to her and he noticed that her hands were full of fresh track marks. Track marks are a sign of intravenous drug use. The detective ended his conversation with Simon-Kern and went into the courthouse but decided to watch her from jus…

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