Blog Posts in April, 2010

  • This was a big week for local law enforcement in Monroe County who have been working with the FBI, the DEA and the U.S. Marshals to investigate and bust what the Pocono Record describes today as, "the biggest cocaine syndicate in the Mount Pocono and Tobyhanna areas." In fact, one of the six men arrested in a major raid on Tuesday morning was described in court papers as the ...
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  • Police Seize Heroin, Crack and Cocaine in Wilkes-Bare Drug Bust

    || 28-Apr-2010

    State police seized approximately $60,000 worth of illegal heroin, crack and cocaine, and arrested three people on drug charges today, according to the Times Leader. Wilkes-Barre drug charges should not be taken lightly, and the three individuals involved in these arrests, as well as any others who are suspected in similar or related crimes, should choose their Wilkes-Barre drug crime lawyer ...
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  • Mid Valley's Alcohol Use Policy in Conflict with State Law

    || 28-Apr-2010

    The Times-Tribune reports today that the Mid Valley School District's policy on bus drivers and alcohol use is different - and less strict - than state law permits. The conflict came to the fore recently after a driver was removed from his route while in transit when another adult in the vehicle smelled alcohol and intervened. School administrators responded to the scene but failed to notify ...
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  • DUI Lawyer in Wilkes-Barre, PA

    || 19-Apr-2010

    The Times Leader reports that after a two-year investigation, a Hazleton man scheduled for trial next month for killing a 25-year-old woman in a DUI-related accident has pled guilty to the charges against him. At the time of the crash, the man was allegedly traveling at nearly 30 mph over the legal speed limit and had a blood alcohol content (BAC) of.14 percent. In this case, no other cars were ...
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  • Wilkes-Barre Criminal Lawyer

    || 19-Apr-2010

    I just began watching Slavery and the Making of America, a PBS documentary that explores the contributions enslaved people made during the foundational years of our American project. I highly recommend it. In the first episode, the documentarians demonstrate how corporate interests prevailed over human rights as the slave trade became a burgeoning business not only for the traders themselves, but ...
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  • Wilkes-Barre Drug Crime

    || 16-Apr-2010

    Today's Times Leader reports that a Kingston woman pled guilty to several charges connected with a series of residential burglaries she committed last year. She and her boyfriend apparently committed the crimes to support their heroin addiction. The real life consequences of committing a Wilkes-Barre drug crime are serious. In addition to the obvious physical risks of the drugs themselves, the ...
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  • Scranton, Pennsylvania Injury Attorney

    || 16-Apr-2010

    The Times-Tribune reports that the Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit (NEIU), Abington Heights School District and a former teacher have agreed to pay seven families $5 million to settle a lawsuit which alleges that the teacher repeatedly abused autistic children in her care. A judge has not yet signed the agreement, so details on where the money will come from remain unclear, though ...
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  • Scranton, Pennsylvania Drug Crime: DUID

    || 11-Apr-2010

    Most people know that driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) is a crime. What few recognize, however, is that driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) is also a punishable Scranton, Pennsylvania DUI crime, as well as a crime in all 50 states. How states structure their DUID laws varies. In some states, law enforcement and prosectors must demonstrate that your illicit drug use caused ...
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  • Wilkes-Barre Drug Crime: Do I Need an Attorney?

    || 11-Apr-2010

    If you think you might need an attorney to defend your rights in a Wilkes-Barre drug crime case, then chances are you probably do. If you have been arrested or are under investigation for a Wilkes-Barre drug crime, then you should immediately involve a Wilkes-Barre criminal defense attorney. A Wilkes-Barre criminal defense lawyer from Rogan Law will fight on your side against the tireless attempts ...
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  • According to The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) , nearly 100 million Americans admit having smoked marijuana, and 20 million Americans admit having done so in the past year. Over the past decade, 6.5 million Americans have been arrested on marijuana charges; the vast majority of those arrests - nearly 90% - have been for simple possession. Watching the national news ...
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