POLICE BLOTTER
Hanover Township juvenile allegedly raped other children

HANOVER TWP. — A Hanover Township teen was arrested Tuesday for allegedly having inappropriate sexual contact with several younger children. Hanover Township Police say they conducted an investigation into allegations that a 14-year-old male had inappropriate sexual contact with the children over the past few years. When the investigation concluded, Hanover Township Police and the […]

Comments - 10:33 am

Police: Man asked to leave McDonald’s tips over garbage can, smashing it

WILKES-BARRE — Police are looking for a man who they say smashed a McDonald’s garbage can. Officers were called at around 3:30 p.m. Monday to the McDonald’s on East Northampton Street, Wilkes-Barre, for reports of a disorderly male. The restaurant’s manager told police that a white male had been sleeping inside the business and was […]

Comments - 9:47 am

Wilkes-Barre police: Man defecates outside business, smears waste on door handles

WILKES-BARRE — Police are searching for a man they say defecated outside of a business before smearing the waste on the door handles. The 55-year-old owner of the business, on South Washington Street, called police Monday to report recording the incident on his surveillance camera. The incident occurred at about 3 a.m. Saturday. Police say […]

Comments - 8:50 am

Police: man defecates outside business, smears waste on door handles

WILKES-BARRE — Police are searching for a man that they say defecated outside of a business before smearing the waste on the door handles. The 55-year-old owner of the South Washington Street business called police Monday to report recording the incident on his surveillance camera. The incident occurred at around 3 a.m. Saturday morning. Police […]

Comments - 5:15 pm

PSP: cat alerts Wapwallopen woman of would-be cat burglar

WAPWALLOPEN — A Wapwallopen woman was startled Sunday to find that an intruder was creeping around in her home. According to Pennsylvania State Police, Cinthea Ann Bianco-Martinson, 61, was in her Sunset Road home at around 6 p.m. Sunday when the incident occurred. She and her cat were lying in bed in the second-floor bedroom, […]

Comments - 3:07 pm

Police: 17-year-old stole over $4,000 in goods from Wilkes-Barre Twp. store

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — A 17-year-old female from Wilkes-Barre has been charged with stealing over $4,000 in goods from Kohl’s. Wilkes-Barre Township Police responded to the department store just after 5 p.m. Monday for reports of the juvenile shoplifting. Police say she was attempting to steal $1,752.82 worth of beauty supplies and clothing before she was […]

Comments - 12:06 pm

Wilkes-Barre Police: 15 trespassed on man’s property; one urinated on patio

WILKES-BARRE — Police are investigating reports that a group of people trespassed on a man’s property in the city, with one of the suspects allegedly urinating on the patio. Police responded to a home on North Main Street in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 20 after the 65-year-old property owner said approximately 15 males and females trespassed […]

Comments - 11:20 am

Tombstones found at Schuylkill power plant

RYAN TWP. — Pennsylvania State Police are reporting a strange find: two tombstones found at a Schuylkill County power plant. An employee at the Wheelabrator Power Plant in Ryan Township, Schuylkill County, contacted PSP Frackville at 8 a.m. Saturday regarding tombstones that he found while working on the plant’s property. The names engraved on the […]

Comments - 1:57 pm

Swoyersville man charged with burglarizing borough home

SWOYERSVILLE — A Swoyersville man is being charged with burglary and criminal trespass after police say he broke into a borough home in August. Brad Albert Lopuhovsky, 40, allegedly admitted that he took cash and jewelry from a residence on Lackawanna Avenue. Lopuhovsky was charged with felony burglary and felony criminal trespass, and was transported […]

Comments - 11:24 am

WB man arrested after allegedly threatening to stab woman, fleeing scene

WILKES-BARRE — A Wilkes-Barre man is facing charges after police say he threatened to stab a woman. Police responded to a home on Woodside Drive at 11:19 a.m. Saturday for reports of a domestic incident. Police say that Alfred Pinnino, 34, came to the residence under the influence of drugs or alcohol. He allegedly proceeded […]

Comments - 11:48 am

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