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Recent Crime News
Tuesday Oct 14 | via Times News
Eleven first-time offenders in the criminal justice system were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition probation program recently by Judge Steven R. Serfass. If a person successfully completes all conditions of the program, their record his wiped clean. Comment?
Friday Oct 10 | via Times News
A Mahoning Township woman, who was accused of striking her daughter with a wooden baseball bat because she clogged the toilet, pleaded guilty in Carbon County court on Thursday. Police were called to the Mertz home at 111C Jamestown St. on April 27. The daughter told officers that she was struck by a wooden baseball bat by her mother. Comment?
Thursday Oct 2 | via Times News
Lehighton Area School District is in full compliance with a state law requiring districts to do certain reporting when teachers with certification are involved in suspected criminal activity, according to its solicitor. William Schwab said the comment made at Monday night's Lehighton School Board meeting wasn't specific to any situation within the district. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via Times News
A Carbon County man received a time-served sentence in the county court on Thursday on charges of criminal trespass and criminal attempt-theft. Aaron Scott Jr., 23, of Lehighton, was sentenced to serve one to 18 months on both charges with the terms running concurrent to each other. Comment?
Thursday Sep 25 | via Times News
Rehrig was arrested by Mahoning Township police for incidents at the Walmart store. Police said Rehrig, another others, cashed fraudulent checks at the store. Comment?
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