Tuesday Apr 15
Kunkletown man 'tasered' in Lehighton as he resists arrest, police say -
A Monroe County man was shot with a stun gun Monday afternoon after he fled from police investigating a Weissport fight and then struggled police trying to take him into custody.
Regional briefs April 10, 2014
Borough police charged a Monroe County man Wednesday for rape of a 9-year-old girl in the basement of a Duryea residence.
Scarlet Steps: telling the Easter story...
Easter is more than bunnies and colored eggs. It is a Christian celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who conquered sin by dying on a cross and promised eternal life to all those who believe in Him.
The Times Leader
Man charged with rape of child in Duryea
Following a 2 1 2 month investigation, police today charged a 29-year-old Kunkletown man with raping a child in Duryea.
Police report numerous thefts, break-ins
A vacant home on Lower Middle Creek Road in Kresgeville was broken into on March 19 and thieves cut and took various amounts of copper piping.
Kresgeville First Niagra Bank ATM patrons victims of theft
Police are investigating several cases of fraudulent activity on accounts at First Niagra Bank after suspects allegedly installed a recording device on a Kresgeville ATM.
Effort man arrested for threatening woman with shotgun
Pennsylvania State Police, Lehighton, report that Ackerman was on Holly Lane in Polk Township yelling profanities at Christa M. Tami, 36, of Kunkletown at 10:30 p.m. Ackerman then went to his vehicle and returned to the roadway holding a shotgun while threatening to kill Tamn.
Fire destroys Saylorsburg home -
No one was injured when a Sunday night fire destroyed a 405 Saylors Road home in Saylorsburg's Saylors Lake community, according to the Monroe County Control Center.