WILKES-BARRE - A man charged earlier this week by state police at Wyoming on drug offenses was allegedly found with cocaine inside the Luzerne County Correctional Facility.
Darryl Lamar Robinson, 22, of Hanover Township, was arraigned Friday on two counts each of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance, and one count each of possession of a controlled substance by an inmate and possession of contraband by an inmate. He remained jailed at the county facility for lack of $30,000 bail on two separate cases.
State police arrested Robinson on Monday after he allegedly sold cocaine at Blackman and Loomis streets. Robinson was taken to the county correctional facility where a search found four bags containing cocaine, according to the criminal complaint.
PLAINS TWP. — Township police cited Ivan Alekseyev, 25, of East Stroudsburg, with public drunkenness and disorderly conduct after he allegedly climbed over a nurse’s station desk at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center on April 8. Alekseyev and his father were detained by police after they allegedly engaged in a fight inside Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs casino.
HAZLE TWP. - State police at Hazleton charged Megan Wenner, 18, of Freeland, with driving a vehicle while under the influence of marijuana.
Wenner was stopped on South Middletown Road for driving a vehicle without headlamps at 9:45 p.m. on March 16, police said. Wenner displayed signs of impairment and was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, according to police.
WILKES-BARRE — A preliminary hearing is scheduled on May 21 before District Judge Rick Cronauer for Judith Rackley, 54, of Wilkes-Barre, on prostitution-related charges. Police allege she offered to perform a sex act for money at Academy and South Franklin streets on April 5.
HAZLETON — Two men were arrested on retail theft and other charges after one of them allegedly punched a store employee, police said.
City police were dispatched to the Family Dollar Store at 700 W. Broad St. at 1:27 p.m. Thursday for a report of retail theft. Police allege that Julio Cesar Pagan Rivera, 21, no known address, struck the employee and fled prior to police arrival and was later found hiding behind the building.
Pagan Rivera and Elizabeth Marie Rivera Castellano, 24, of Emerald Court, were trying to remove about $86 worth of merchandise, said police, and were subsequently found to be possessing drug paraphernalia.
Both were charged with retail theft and possession of drug paraphernalia; Pagan Rivera was charged with harassment.