WILKES-BARRE — City police said they cited Robert Anker with recklessly endangering another person and disorderly conduct after he allegedly ignited fireworks on North Washington Street on Monday.
HAZLETON — A 48-year-old man from Indiana reportedly wanted in Indiana on a probation violation was fatally shot by state police after a several hour standoff that began with a pursuit involving a tractor.
PLYMOUTH — State police arrested Cody Jacob Cordes, 23, on drunken driving charges after he crashed a utility terrain vehicle into the front of a cruiser late Saturday night, according to court records.
A state appellate court Thursday upheld a Luzerne County jury’s verdict and life sentence for Roberto “Ruthless” Battle, who was convicted of first-degree murder in a drive-by shooting that killed a popular disc jockey in 2013.
HANOVER TWP. — A woman accused of coughing and spitting on food inside Gerrity’s supermarket while yelling she “has the virus” will face the most serious charge, weapons of mass destruction, in Luzerne County Court.
HANOVER TWP. — Defense attorney Thomas Cometa and Luzerne County Assistant District Attorney Drew McLaughlin were engaged in a legal argument attempting to convince District Judge Joseph Halesey on the merits of what is deemed a weapon of mass destruction.
HANOVER TWP. — A man operating a motorcycle initiated a pursuit with township police and ran into a residence on Oaklawn Avenue where a large amount of marijuana and packaging materials were discovered on Wednesday.
HANOVER TWP. — A woman accused of coughing and spitting on food inside Gerrity’s supermarket while yelling she “has the virus” will face the most serious charge, Weapons of Mass Destruction, in Luzerne County Court.
HANOVER TWP. — A man from Plymouth was stunned by a Taser when he ran away from a traffic stop because he didn’t want to go back to jail for his third drunken driving offense, according to court records.
MONROE TWP. — State police at Tunkhannock reported Rodney A. Smith, 46, of Monroe Township, died as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash on Route 2018 (Star Hill Road) in Wyoming County on Saturday.