Recent Posts in Property Crimes Category

  • Eynon Bank Robbed

    || 5-Jan-2013

    Robbery is the taking of another's property by use of force or intimidation and is a very serious and troubling crime. Victims of robbery are frightened by the severe invasion of their personal well-being and also are deprived of their valuable property or money. Banks are a common target because they hold large quantities of money and are easily accessible to the public. The Scranton ...
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  • Scott Twp. Theft

    || 8-Jun-2012

    Are you facing theft charges in Lackawanna County? Call ROGAN LAW today to fight for your legal rights! Theft is the unlawful taking of another person's property with the intent to deprive the use of that property by it's rightful owner. Theft is one of the highest invasions of property rights behind burglary. In many cases, someone you know and trust can steal your property without ...
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  • Wilkes-Barre Man Steals Oven From Church

    || 8-Jun-2012

    Thief Returns Oven to Rightful Owner! Is it a theft if you return the item? Theft is the unlawful taking of another person's property, without permission, and with the intent to deprive the owner permanently of the use of their own property. Theft is a property crime. Many business and organizations are targeted by thieves because of their large amount of valuable items and lack of security. ...
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  • Teen Charged in Armed Robbery in Wilkes-Barre

    || 30-May-2012

    Robbery is the taking of another's property by use of force or intimidation and is a very serious and troubling crime. Victims of robbery are often frightened and rattled by the severe invasion of their personal well-being as well as the deprivation of their valuable property. Victims of home invasion have their personal security stripped away and must re-live the fear each day within their ...
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  • Edwardsville Sunoco Robbed

    || 26-Apr-2012

    Teenagers can stray down the wrong path both quickly and without a good understanding of the seriousness of their behavior. The reckless nature of misguided or wild teens often ends with trouble with police and prison. Society, schools, and religious organizations all try to steer teens in the right direction but all too frequently are left with the gut-wrenching realization that their efforts ...
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  • PNC Bank in Hazle Township Robbed

    || 16-Apr-2012

    Robbery is the taking of another's property by use of force or intimidation and is a very serious and troubling crime. Victims of robbery are often frightened and rattled by the severe invasion of their personal well being as well as the deprivation of their valuable property. Banks are historically a very common target due to the nature of a bank holding large quantities of money. Banks have ...
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  • Dunkin' Donuts Robbed!

    || 14-Apr-2012

    Robbery is the taking of another's property by use of force or intimidation and is a very serious and troubling crime. Victims of robbery are often frightened and rattled by the severe invasion of their personal well being as well as the deprivation of their valuable property. Convenient stores and diner-type establishments are historically a very common target due to the low level security ...
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  • Fire Erupts Forcing Residents to Jump Off of Roof

    || 9-Apr-2012

    Fire is powerful, deadly, and scary. High winds only intensify the destruction of a blaze. Whether an accident or an arson, fire is a deadly foe. If you face criminal charges in Luzerne County; call ROGAN LAW today! According to Pennsylvania statutes, arson is intentionally starting a fire or explosion, or aiding/ counseling, paying or agreeing to pay another person to cause a fire, whether on ...
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  • Robbery Suspect Identified One-Year Later

    || 29-Feb-2012

    Convenient stores are historically a very common target of robbers because of the low level of security and easy access to any member of the public. Convenient stores have instituted many methods to deter robbery, but are still routinely plagued by robbers using force to steal large quantities of money. If you have been arrested and charged with robbery; you need an aggressive Luzerne County ...
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  • Luzerne County Car-Thefts on the Rise!

    || 13-Feb-2012

    Theft involves the unlawful taking of another's property with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of the useful enjoyment of the their hard-earned property. Theft is one of the highest invasions of property rights, but lacks the element of violence and forced removal of possession that is defined by robbery. In some cases, a person you know and trust can take what is rightfully yours ...
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  • 3 Arrested in Connection with Hazelton Burglary

    || 6-Feb-2012

    According to Pennsylvania statutes, a person is guilty if he enters a building or occupied structure, with the purpose to commit a crime therein, unless the premises are at the time open to the public or the actor is licensed or privileged to enter. Burglary is a 2 nd degree felony if it is committed at night or if in the course of the burglary the actor is armed with a weapon or inflicts bodily ...
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  • According to Pennsylvania statutes, a person is guilty if he enters a building or occupied structure, with the purpose to commit a crime therein, unless the premises are at the time open to the public or unless the actor is licensed or privileged to enter. The Scranton Times-Tribune reports that a Tunkhannock man broke into a Clarks Summit post office in an attempt to retrieve a package containing ...
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  • Elderly Business Owner Attacked and Robbed

    || 5-Jan-2012

    Robbery is the taking of another's property by use of force or intimidation and is a very serious and troubling crime. Victims of robbery are often frightened and rattled by the severe invasion of their personal well-being as well as by being deprived of their valuable property or money. Store clerks and owners are often the targets of violent robbers because of the stores lack of security and ...
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  • Lackawanna County Men Charged with Theft

    || 5-Dec-2011

    Theft involves the unlawful taking of another's property and is one of the highest invasions of property rights. In some cases, a person you know and trust can take what is rightfully yours without any warning or indication. The most vulnerable victims of theft crimes are often property and business owners who leave valuable items unattended on their property. Even fences or gates keeping ...
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  • Gun Thief

    || 14-Nov-2011

    Weapons Stolen from Home in Susquehanna County. According to Pennsylvania statute, a person is guilty if he enters a building or occupied structure with the purpose to commit a crime therein, unless the premises are at the time open to the public or unless the actor is licensed or privileged to enter. The Scranton Times-Tribune reports that two black 9mm pistols were stolen from a Susquehanna ...
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  • Thief Arrested by Chief Duffy

    || 10-Nov-2011

    Theft involves the unlawful taking of another's property and is one of the highest invasions of property rights. In some cases, a person you know and trust can take what is rightfully yours without any warning or indication. The most vulnerable victims of theft crimes are often businesses which store large quanitites of valuables unguarded on their property. Desperate or opportunistic people ...
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  • Are You Being Charged with Burglary?

    || 6-Nov-2011

    Local Men Arrested for Burglarizing Drug House According to Pennsylvania statutes, a person is guilty of burglary if he enters a building or occupied structure, with the purpose to commit a crime therein, unless the premises are at the time open to the public or unless the actor is licensed or privileged to enter. Burglary is a felony, and whether it is graded as a first degree felony or third ...
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  • Auto Theft

    || 19-Oct-2011

    Theft is defined as the unlawful taking of another's property and is one of the highest invasions of property rights. In some cases, a person you know and trust may take what is rightfully yours without any warning or indication. The most vulnerable victims of theft crimes are often vehicle owners who leave their vehicles unattended for significant periods of time or in remote places without ...
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  • Two Men Steal Cancer Donation Jar

    || 19-Oct-2011

    Theft involves the unlawful taking of another's property and is one of the highest invasions of property rights. In some cases, a person you know and trust can take what is rightfully yours without any warning. The most vulnerable victims of theft crimes are often employees inside convenient stores and small retail shops. Desperate or aggressive criminals target these stores, which have very ...
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  • Golf Cart Stolen

    || 3-Oct-2011

    Theft involves the unlawful taking of another's property and is one of the highest invasions of property rights. In some cases, a person you know and trust can take what is rightfully yours without any warning or indication. The most vulnerable victims of theft crimes are often property owners who leave valuable items in sheds and structures not connected their house. Sheds, disconnected ...
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  • Employee Steals from Gentex Corporation

    || 21-Sep-2011

    Theft involves the unlawful taking of another's property and is one of the highest invasions of property rights. In some cases, a person you know and trust may take what is rightfully yours without any warning or indication. The most vulnerable victims of theft crimes often are employers who trust their employees to carry out their jobs honestly. Employees handle large sums of money and ...
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  • Wayne County Arsons

    || 19-Sep-2011

    Third Arson in One Month in Wayne County. Arson is a serious crime classified as a felony under most statutes, punishable by severe imprisonment or even death where a fire has been intentionally deadly. Many jurisdictions impose prison sentences commensurate with the seriousness of the criminal intent of the accused. A finding, therefore, that arson had been committed intentionally would result in ...
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  • Bank Robbery

    || 6-Sep-2011

    Robbery is the taking of another's property by use of force or intimidation and is a very serious and troubling crime. Victims of robbery are often frightened and rattled by the severe invasion of their personal well being as well as by the deprivation of their valuable property. Banks are historically a very common target due to the nature of a bank holding large quantities of money. Banks ...
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  • Scranton Man Steals from Employer

    || 17-Aug-2011

    Man Steals From Employer. Theft involves the unlawful taking of another's property and is of the highest invasions of property rights. In some cases, a person you know and trust can take what is rightfully yours without any warning or indication. The most vulnerable victims of theft crimes are often employers who trust their employees to carry out their jobs honestly. Employees handle large ...
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  • Robbery and Theft Attorney in Scranton

    || 3-Jan-2011

    Robbery is defined as theft by use of force, whether with slight force or through the use of a weapon. It is a very serious offense, carrying a sentence of up to twenty years in prison. Penalties for a robbery offense have the potential to seriously disrupt your life, especially if you do not have an experienced criminal defense lawyer to help you navigate the criminal justice system. Today's ...
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