Blog Posts in August, 2009

  • ESU Rape Charges Untrue

    || 28-Aug-2009

    The Pocono Record reports today that a young woman who claimed to have been raped at knifepoint at East Stroudsburg University (ESU) now admits she made up the incident to call attention away from her real problems. This is the second time since July that Monroe County police have investigated what turned out to be a false rape report. In both the ESU case and the earlier case, police, ...
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  • The Times-Tribune reports that police have arrested three members of the Bloods street gang, including two West Scranton High School students, on criminal homicide charges. The three young men - ages 17, 18 and 25 - were sent to Lackawanna County Prison without bail. West Scranton High School's website states that the school "is a microcosm of the community it serves." This likely is ...
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  • Wilkes-Barre Township Suspects Charged in Robbery and Torture Plot

    || 20-Aug-2009

    Police have filed criminal charges against six suspects allegedly involved with a robbery and torture plot in Wilkes-Barre Township, Luzerne County. Four of the suspects are already under arrest; police are seeking public support in locating the remaining two. Today's Citizens Voice printed details of the case, taken from arrest papers. The very serious nature of these crimes and the ...
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  • Northumberland County, Hanover Township Burglary

    || 20-Aug-2009

    The Citizens Voice reports today that police are seeking two men who stole a car and crashed it into the Nimrod Haven Sporting Goods store on the Sans Souci Parkway in Hanover Township, Northumberland County, and who then stole "a large quantity" of handguns and fled. The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is assisting local police with their investigation and is helping the ...
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  • Scranton, Pennsylvania Criminal Defense Against Theft Crimes

    || 12-Aug-2009

    The Scranton Times-Tribune reports that a local woman who stole over $130,000 worth of jewelry from residents throughout Lackawanna County was sentenced yesterday to two to eight years in state prison. The Waverly woman was diagnosed with kleptomania and prescription drug addiction, and will receive mental health and drug counseling services during her incarceration. At Rogan Law, we followed this ...
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  • Stroudsburg, PA Criminal Defense Lawyer

    || 12-Aug-2009

    Why would a Stroudsburg, PA criminal defense lawyer blog about the Kiwanis Club of the Poconos - Daybreak? In this morning's Pocono Record, I saw that the organization is having an ongoing event at Borders in Stroudsburg. Through September 7th, customers can purchase books at the store and donate them in support of a local children's reading program. This is just one service that the ...
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