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Recent Crime News
Friday Jan 23 | via NJ.com
A Carbon County man with two prior drunken driving convictions was charged Friday with driving drunk in December and causing a crash that badly injured a woman in another car, court records say. Jake D. Leggett, 27, of Lehighton, Pennsylvania, was arraigned on charges including felony aggravated assault by vehicle while driving drunk. Comment?
Thursday Jan 22 | via Times News
A Carbon County woman has been charged with theft and related offenses for an incident at a fatal crash scene. State police at Lehighton have charged Amanda Marie Everitt, 24, of Palmerton, with removing a silver and ruby necklace that was placed at the scene of a fatal traffic accident. Comment?
Friday Jan 16 | via Times News
Three first-time offenders in the criminal justice system were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition probation program on Thursday by Judge Steven R. Serfass. If they successfully complete all conditions of the program, their record will be wiped clean. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 7 | via Times News
A preliminary hearing is scheduled in February for the last suspect arrested in connection with a Walmart robbery in 2012. Two vehicles pulled into the Lehighton Walmart parking lot. Comment?
Monday Jan 5 | via Times News
West Penn Township police are investigating an incident which was first reported as a crash, but when police arrived on scene they found a gunshot victim. Just before 10 p.m. emergency personnel were dispatched to Apple Jack Lane at the intersection with Roads End Road for an accident. Comment?
Friday Jan 2 | via PennLive.com
Beheading suspect Christian Gomez, 23, later admitted the gruesome crime to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, saying that he had been fed up with his mother's "nagging" over the previous two days about moving some boxes into the attic. This was one 911 call authorities probably never expected on New Year's Eve: A man in Oldsmar, Florida, called to report that his brother had just cut off their mother's head with an ax, CNN is reporting. Comment?
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