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Woman asks cop to retrieve her drugs

A Summit Hill woman was cited by Coaldale Police after a traffic stop in the borough on Feb. 25. Dana McFadden, 26, was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation. She initially wouldn't provide identification and was asked to get out of the car. When she did, officers noticed

TIMES NEWS - 2018-03-22 15:35:00

West Hazleton man charged in pistol-whipping of teen

HAZLE TWP. - A West Hazleton man was arraigned Wednesday for his alleged role in the pistol-whipping a 16-year-old boy in September. Omar Alexis Vargas, 27, of West Green Street, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and one count each of terroristic threats, simple assault and recklessl

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-03-21 23:26:52

Two Hurt in Head-on Crash in Monroe County

Two people were taken to the hospital after a head on crash on Route 191 near Tannersville. Police say a pickup truck was driving in the wrong lane and crashed into a lumber truck. The man and woman in the pickup truck have serious injuries. Lumber truck driver is okay. @WNEPpic.twitter.com/HF0ZcZEu

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-22 14:41:58

Scranton man charged with selling crack cocaine

SCRANTON - A city man was arrested Wednesday after Lackawanna County detectives say he sold crack cocaine to an informant. Jerome Cortland Hilliard, 58, 424 Wyoming Ave., faces charges of delivery of a controlled substance, criminal use of a communication facility, possession of a controlled substan

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 17:14:26

Dunmore woman charged in overdose death

ARCHBALD - A Dunmore woman is accused of supplying drugs to an Archbald man who died of an overdose in December. Noelle S. Orazi, 21, 1508 Madison Ave., was arrested today on drug delivery resulting in death and other charges after an investigation by Archbald police and the state attorney general's

SCRANTON TIMES-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-22 17:56:05

One Dead After Stabbing in Luzerne County

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. - One person is dead after a stabbing in Luzerne County. It happened around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday at Marion Terrace Apartments on Mark Drive in Hanover Township, near Wilkes-Barre. Police said one man died after a stabbing. There is no word on a suspect or the name of the vict

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-03-21 14:48:08

Ali Baba lounge sued following bar brawl

WILKES-BARRE - A downtown nightclub that has been besieged by controversy was sued Thursday over an alcohol-fueled bar brawl that allegedly left a Hanover Twp. man with a gash on his face. Michael Wilson, of 70 Hanover Village, filed suit against the Ali Baba Liquor Lounge alleging negligence over a

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2018-03-23 08:01:34

County ethics commission dispute may lead to legal action

The debate over whether the Luzerne County accountability, conduct and ethics commission met illegally earlier this month escalated to potential legal action this week. The dispute centers on whether the commission had a quorum at its March 12 meeting, at which it voted to hire two private attorne

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2018-03-22 08:15:43

Hanover Twp. man charged in fatal stabbing

JIM HALPIN / THE CITIZENS' VOICE Hanover Twp. police investigate a suspicious death at 702 Mark St. HANOVER TWP. - A Hanover Twp. man has been charged in connection with a fatal stabbing that took place Wednesday morning at the Marion Terrace Apartments. James Andrew Cater, 30, is charged with a s

CITIZEN'S VOICE - 2018-03-21 16:58:29

Police seize 400 bags of heroin

WILKES-BARRE TWP. - A Plymouth man sold 400 bags of heroin possibly laced with fentanyl during a controlled drug purchase Tuesday, according to police. Kharyee Idrees Abdurruzzaq, 29, sold the drugs to a confidential informant at an arranged drug buy in the parking lot of Wendy's restaurant on Sch


Police: Sans Souci driver thought she hit deer on night of fatal hit-run

HANOVER TWP. - A Newport Township woman believed she struck a deer or another animal on the Sans Souci Parkway when Jason Filip was killed in a hit-and-run crash on the Sans Souci Parkway last month, according to a search warrant affidavit. The woman, who has not been charged, surrendered her 2002 F


Alleged shooter holed up in Coal Township home

COAL TOWNSHIP - An alleged armed shooter is holed up in a house in the west end of Coal Township this morning. Multiple police are on the scene in the Ferndale section of Coal Township. The incident began just after 4 a.m. The Shamokin Area School District and Our Lady of Lourdes Regional school hav


Father Accused of Throwing Acid on Son

CONYNGHAM TOWNSHIP, Pa. - A father is accused of throwing acid on his son in Luzerne County. Troopers say Ricky Polgar from Wapwallopen attacked the 23-year-old at a home in Wapwallopen on Tuesday. The victim was rushed to a burn center with severe injuries on his head, face, arms, chest, and legs.


Plymouth man charged after Wilkes-Barre Twp. drug bust

WILKES-BARRE TWP. - A Plymouth man awaiting sentencing on a drunken driving offense was arrested soon after he sold 400 bags of fentanyl heroin Tuesday night, police say. The arrest of Khayree Idrees Abdurruzzaq, 28, also known as "Murder," was the third drug trafficking sting in the Highland Park B


18-Year-Old Man Charged with Having Sexual Contact with Three Boys, All Under 13

AVOCA, Pa. - An 18-year-old man is facing a slew of felony charges in Luzerne County, accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with minors. Austin Quick of Avoca remained silent as he was walked into the West Pittston Municipal Building to be arraigned on a slew of felony charges on Wednesday.