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Kunkletown man offers money for sex to cop on Facebook, gets arrested

Kunkletown man offers money for sex to cop on Facebook, gets arrested

Jan 9, 2017
On January 6, 2017 Detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office arrested Frank Marks, 54, from Kunkletown, on charges relating to promoting and patronizing prostitutes. In November of 2016, Frank Marks friended an undercover detective on a fictitious Facebook account. The detective, Kim Lippincott, initially ignored Marks. Marks continued to message her utilizing Facebook Messenger all throughout November and December. Marks is known to Detectives from a previous arrest regarding a sex for drugs scandal on Craigslist in 2012. On January 4, 2017 Marks messaged the Detective s…

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$233,577 theft investigation leads to businessman's arrest

$233,577 theft investigation leads to businessman's arrest

Jan 3, 2017
On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 LEONID KRYLOV, 38, of Tobyhanna Township and Piscataway NJ, was arrested and arraigned before Senior Magisterial District Judge Thomas Shiffer on 12 theft related offenses and released on $100,000.00 unsecured bail. On January 28th, 2016 Chief County Detective Eric J. Kerchner from the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney, opened a criminal investigation into the business practices of LEONID KRYLOV after receiving numerous complaints from local business people. The subsequent investigation determined that Mr. KRYLOV, operating a number of business in N…

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Two arrested in East Stroudsburg drug raid

Two arrested in East Stroudsburg drug raid

Dec 5, 2016
The Monroe County Drug Task Force with assistance from the Stroud Area Regional Police Department, Pennsylvania State Police and the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office arrested Torrance Savage, 31, and Elyse Imbert, 27, both of East Stroudsburg, after a drug raid at their residence early this morning. In July 2015, Detective Kim Lippincott began an investigation involving Torrance Savage and the sale of cocaine throughout Monroe County. The investigation was initiated from a complaint from a concerned citizen who came forward with information about Torrance Savage selling cocaine out of…

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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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