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Blairstown Police Department launches effort aimed at finding missing people with special needs

BLAIRSTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – The Blairstown Police Department is launching a new program that will help track down missing people with special needs. The police department created the “Blairstown STARS” program after a concerned parent presented a question and the police did not have a good answer. The parent said, “if the police department had any programs for a special needs person that may go missing?”
BLAIRSTOWN, NJ
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Monroe County Sheriff's Weekly Warrant Update

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office released a weekly warrant report containing newly added wanted individuals. This week there are 22 featured wanted criminals. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office posted a weekly warrant report spanning 22 wanted criminals. Warrants include newly added images to the roster of wanted individuals, according to Monroe County Sheriff's Office. A total of seven new wanted criminals got added to the roster. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is seeking assistance from the community in locating the wanted criminals.
MONROE COUNTY, PA

Pocono Township Police arrest suspect in basketball court shooting

Pocono Township Police have arrested an East Stroudsburg man accused of shooting a man at the Veterans Memorial Park basketball court in June. Esthan Edwin Estrada, 22, was arrested on Aug. 16, 2022, and charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, and recklessly endangering others following a fight on the court.
EAST STROUDSBURG, PA
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Man pleads guilty to fentanyl, tramadol possession in Sussex County

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Passaic County man has entered a guilty plea to possession of fentanyl and tramadol, according to Acting Sussex County Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart. Stephen M. Dagis, 51, of Paterson pled guilty on August 9 to third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance before the...
SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ
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Mosquito spraying set for tonight in 2 Warren County towns

WARREN COUNTY, NJ – The Warren County Mosquito Commission has announced that it will be spraying against mosquitoes Sunday night, weather permitting, in parts of Washington Township, and Phillipsburg. The mosquito spraying will go on from 8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, the commission said.
WARREN COUNTY, NJ

Making An Impact On Family Fun, New Pocono Destination Opens Saturday

Family fun is never in short supply in the Poconos, especially now with the new addition of Impact Fun Zone in East Stroudsburg. Impact Fun Zone is officially opening its doors this Saturday, August 20. WSBG will be on site for the grand opening celebration, which runs from 10 am - 8 pm. There will be face painting, balloon twisting, free Nerf wars, giveaways, and more.
EAST STROUDSBURG, PA

Man Shoots, Paralyzes Victim After Fight On Eastern PA Basketball Court: Police

A fight on a basketball court in eastern Pennsylvania left a victim paralyzed after he was shot by another player, authorities said. Esthan E. Estrada, 22, of East Stroudsburg, was jailed on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault, and related offenses, in connection with the shooting at the Tannersville Learning Center on June 6, Pocono Township police said.
EAST STROUDSBURG, PA
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Police: Contractor's truck stolen from parking deck at Stroud Mall

STROUDSBURG, Pa. - Police are looking for the person who stole a contractor's truck from a parking deck at a mall in the Poconos. The Stroud Area Regional Police Department said officers were sent to the Stroud Mall around 3:30 p.m. Thursday for a reported theft. A contractor working at...
STROUDSBURG, PA

Dog shot in the Poconos, police investigating

COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP, PA — An investigation is underway in Monroe County after police say a dog was shot. Pocono Mountain Regional Police say a yellow Lab mix was found in the area of Ryans Road and Horned Owl Lane in Coolbaugh Township. Police in the Poconos are not saying...
MONROE COUNTY, PA

Raging Fire In Poconos Kills One And Injures Others

On August 17, 2022, the Monroe County Coroner was called to the scene to investigate a death relating to the fire on Hill Road in Chestnut Hill Township, Effort, PA. Chestnut Hill Twp | Wednesday, August 17, 2022, a fire occurred on Hill Road in Effort, PA. Shortly after 7 AM, the fire was reported, according to the West End Fire Department. At 8:51 AM, the Monroe County Coroner arrived. The origin of the fire is still pending investigation by the West End Fire Department and State Police. We reached out to West End and Pocono Township Fire Department's Chiefs, but we have not received a response at this time. Earlier this morning, the Monroe County Coroner performed an autopsy on the victim. The fire resulted in one known death and injuries to others, the death was of a 44yr old female, who remains unnamed to the public at this time. We followed up by reaching out to the Monroe County Coroner's Office for an interview regarding the cause of death and origin of the fire, here is what they had to say:
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Man sentenced in machete murder case

An Independence Township man has been sentenced for a machete attack that left one person dead and another injured. On Thursday morning, Oakland County Circuit Judge Martha Anderson sentenced 52-year-old Todd Alan Szyszkowski to 30-75 years in prison for the second-degree murder of Dustin Little, 27, assaullt of Alfredo Reyes and armed robbery that happened in February of 2021 at a house on Oliver Street in Pontiac.
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Search for Steven Lepore continues

STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The search for Stephen Lepore continues. It’s been 10 years since the disappearance of Lepore in the Poconos. A picture of him and his last known whereabouts remains hung on the wall inside the Monroe County District Attorney’s office. Lepore was last seen leaving his Belvedere Road home in Coolbaugh […]
MONROE COUNTY, PA
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FREDON TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE AGENDA Thursday August 25, 2022 7:00 P.M.

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FREDON TOWNSHIP, NJ
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Man shot repeatedly on Burrell Street in Roxbury; suspect arrested

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man for a shooting outside 77 Burrell St. around 11:50 p.m. on Saturday. Devon Hamilton, 22, was charged with assault with intent to murder, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling, unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and carrying a loaded firearm, police say.
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