Recent Posts in Kidnapping Category

  • Assault is the knowing or intentional infliction, or attempt, of bodily harm upon another. Aggravated assault is more serious than simple assault and usually involves some object used as a weapon and/or the intent to cause serious bodily injury to the other person. Weapons lead to more severe criminal charges and to increased jail time. There often are defenses or justifications for assaulting ...
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  • Man Accused of Teen Rape

    || 5-Oct-2011

    Rape is the unlawful compelling of a person through physical force, duress, or undue influence to engage in sexual intercourse where consent of the victim is not given or where the victim is incapable of giving legal consent, whether because of age or because of incapacitation. A person is unable to legally consent to sexual intercourse when the age of the consenting person is below a statutory ...
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  • Attempted Kidnapping

    || 27-Sep-2011

    State Police Investigate Attempted Kidnapping. Kidnapping is the crime of unlawfully seizing and carrying away a person by either force or by fraud, or seizing and detaining a person against his or her will with an intent to carry that person away at a later time. The purposes of kidnapping are often to gain a ransom, to facilitate the commission of another felony, to terrorize or hurt the victim ...
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  • Scranton Kidnapping Case Moving Forward

    || 19-Jul-2010

    Using cell phone records as evidence, police and investigators have tracked down a suspect allegedly involved in a Scranton kidnapping case that took place last year. The Times-Tribune reports that the suspect was arrested and arraigned last week on charges including kidnapping, robbery, aggravated assault and others. Most of the time, when people think of kidnapping, they think of every ...
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  • Scranton Slip and Fall Attorney

    || 7-Dec-2009

    Now that the ground is covered with snow, here's a winter time reminder to everyone out there from somebody who sees Scranton personal injury lawsuits every day: Take care of your property and make sure that your negligence does not result in someone else's injury. Standing water, spills, uneven walkways, broken stairs - all of these are made worse by icy and slippery weather conditions. ...
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  • Stroudsburg, Monroe County Appeal

    || 20-Jul-2009

    Some news broke recently regarding a potential Stroudsburg, Monroe County appeal. Last Friday, I learned that a Monroe County jury had convicted Hugo Selenski of robbery and kidnapping. The case was major news, as Selenski had already been tried and found not guilty in other well-publicized cases, including two murders and a jail escape. Selenski still faces charges in Luzerne County for a double ...
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