Man with 3 DUIs Acquitted of Latest Charge

WILKES-BARRE – A city man who has been convicted of drunken driving three times escaped a fourth conviction Wednesday after a Luzerne County Court of Common Pleas jury acquitted him. Thomas Green, 37, of Stanton Street, had refused to take a field sobriety test or submit to a blood alcohol test after his arrest on…

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DA Unhappy Mom Avoids Jail for Attack

HONESDALE – Wayne County’s top law enforcement officer said he’s not happy that a Lake Ariel woman who inflicted multiple stab wounds on her son will avoid jail time. However, District Attorney Mark Zimmer said he’s bound to follow the law and the facts of a case as they are presented. On Monday, Janice Taylor…

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Operation Sunset Defendants Appear in Central Court

Nine defendants in the state attorney general’s office’s “Operation Sunset” case appeared for preliminary hearings in Lackawanna County Court on Monday – including two high-ranking members of one of the two alleged drug gangs busted in the case. Four of the defendants waived their right to a preliminary hearing, including Quincy “Sunny” Buckley, 31, 804…

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Serious Charges Dropped in Shotgun Pellets Case

The most serious charges against a convicted felon accused of firing a shotgun in the direction of four Wilkes-Barre cops in September, hitting them with pellets, will be dropped, his attorney said Tuesday. Vishamraj Ramnarain, 34, of Queens, N.Y., appeared in Wilkes-Barre Central Court on Tuesday morning for a scheduled preliminary hearing. His attorney, Mark…

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Ex-worker Accused of Hacking into Mt. Airy Computers

KINGSTON TWP. – A Wyoming man is facing charges that he hacked into a secured computer system that affected players’ club cards at Mount Airy Casino Resort in early March. Leo Hornbaker III, left, leaves District Judge James Tupper’s office with attorney Mark Mack after Thursday’s preliminary hearing related to the hacking into computer servers…

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