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Recent Crime News
Friday Dec 12 | via The Citizens' Voice
Exeter police responded to a reported armed robbery at Birchwood Estates at about 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. A man and a woman told police they were waiting outside a trailer for a friend to pick them up when a man suddenly appeared, put a gun in their faces and demanded money and jewelry. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 10 | via The Times Leader
An observant Pittston police officer spotted the get-away vehicle and arrested a man Exeter police said pointed a handgun at two people during a robbery in Birchwood Estates Trailer Park early Wednesday morning. Vincent Burgio, 29, of Kitchen Lane, Exeter Township, was arrested by Officer Dion Fernandes in a rear yard of a house on Mill Street. Comment?
Saturday Nov 22 | via The Citizens' Voice
Seven Luzerne County residents were arrested this month after a federal grand jury indicted them on charges related to the unlawful distribution of bath salts. The seven suspects participated in a bath salts distribution and trafficking ring, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via The Times Leader
A former state trooper acquitted of charges filed in connection with a bitter dispute with her boyfriend is suing the troopers who investigated the case as well as her superiors, including the state police commissioner. Carrie Ann Gula today filed a federal lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Scranton alleging that Commissioner Frank Noonan, Lt. Comment?
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