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Wednesday Nov 26 | via Patch.com
Padgett was last seen on Friday, Nov. 21, leaving her job at Duck Duck Goose Child Care, 1218 Canal St. in Northampton. At a news conference on Wednesday, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli announced that Padgett had been found dead, according to The Morning Call . Comment?
Tuesday Nov 18 | via The Morning Call
A Lehigh County judge on Tuesday urged a South Whitehall Township family to "take precautions," saying the justice system could not adequately protect them from a man who was caught by the father videotaping an adult daughter while she showered. Judge Robert L. Steinberg called Gregory Steckroth "a danger to the community" and said he was reluctant to accept a plea bargain that allowed the victim to avoid testifying at trial, but could put Steckroth back on the street in less than two years. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 5 | via The Morning Call
The son of Allentown's police chief must face trial for allegedly pulling a gun on undercover county detectives after a hearing Wednesday during which one of them testified he feared for his life. Christopher Fitzgerald, 22, of Allentown remains free under $10,000 bail. 1 comment
Wednesday Nov 5 | via The Jersey Journal
On Oct. 30, police arrested Cali Jacobs, 27, of Whitehall, Pa. At about 3:50 p.m., officers received information that Jacobs was staying at a residence on Port Colden Road in Washington Township. Comment?
Thursday Oct 30 | via The Jackson Sun
According to police scanners, at approximately 12:50 this afternoon Jackson police responded to an armed home invasion in the 600 block of Whitehall One shot, police detain four in Whitehall home invasion According to police scanners, at approximately 12:50 this afternoon Jackson police responded to an armed home invasion in the 600 block of Whitehall Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: A victim was shot in the side during a home invasion in the 600 block of Whitehall Street this afternoon. Comment?
Oct 28, 2014 | via Times News
Twelve first-time offenders in the criminal justice system were placed in Carbon County's Accelerated Rehabilitation Disposition probation program on Monday by Judge Steven R. Serfass. If a person successfully completes all conditions of the program, their record is wiped clean. Comment?
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