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Seeking the public's help in locating two wanted fugitives

Seeking the public's help in locating two wanted fugitives

Apr 20, 2016
The Monroe County Office of the District Attorney is requesting the public’s help in locating two wanted fugitives.   Tad Hamilton  Tad Hamilton, 33, is wanted for failing to appear for sentencing after having pled guilty to possessing child pornography.   In June of 2015, detectives from the District Attorney’s Office arrested Hamilton after investigators discovered him sharing child pornography on an online file sharing network.  Hamilton subsequently pled guilty to possessing child pornography, but failed to show up for his sentencing this month.  Hamilton’s last known address was on He…

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Carbon County man arrested for selling heroin after standoff with police

Carbon County man arrested for selling heroin after standoff with police

Apr 19, 2016
Members of the Monroe County Drug Task Force with the assistance of the Pennsylvania State Police Fern Ridge, arrested John Dealbertis, IV, after a standoff at his residence in Albrightsville, Carbon County, Pennsylvania. The arrest came after an investigation conducted by Detective Kim Lippincott that began in early April. After interviewing several sources, detectives learned that Dealbertis was selling large quantities of heroin throughout the West End of Monroe County. Detectives then arranged for an informant to meet Dealbertis in Chestnuthill Township to purchase heroin. Dealbertis sh…

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Snydersville woman arrested for selling heroin

Snydersville woman arrested for selling heroin

Apr 19, 2016
Detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office, the Monroe County Drug Task Force, Pennsylvania State Police, and Pennsylvania State Parole participated in the arrest of Courtney Snyder, 36, of Snydersville, for possession with intent to deliver heroin and related charges. Earlier in the week, Detective Kim Lippincott obtained an arrest warrant issued by Magisterial District Judge C. Daniel Higgins after an investigation that involved purchasing heroin from Snyder at the Stroud Mall. Snyder, currently on State Parole for unrelated charges, had been selling heroin to a number of…

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Inmate in MCCF charged with assault for fight at jail

Inmate in MCCF charged with assault for fight at jail

Apr 15, 2016
Kelly Gannon, 29, from East Stroudsburg has been charged with simple assault, recklessly endangering another person and harassment.  The charges were filed by Detective Kim Lippincott of the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office following an investigation into an alleged fight at the Monroe County Correctional Facility. On April 10, 2016, inmate Kelly Gannon attacked another inmate, Stephanie Veley, while inside H Unit (female unit). Video footage shows Gannon getting up out of her chair and approaching Veley. Gannon grabs Veley by her hair and begins striking her with a closed fist. H Un…

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Sciota man charged with child pornography offenses

Sciota man charged with child pornography offenses

Apr 14, 2016
Arthur Rampaul, 46, of Sciota is facing criminal charges for downloading and disseminating child pornography from his Chestnuthill Township home following an investigation by detectives from the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney. In late March, investigators from the District Attorney’s Office, as part of their on-going initiative to locate and apprehend online sexual predators, discovered a computer downloading and sharing videos of child pornography on an online file-sharing network.  Investigators eventually tracked that computer to Rampaul’s home. Wednesday morning, detective…

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