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Tuesday Sep 29 | via The Citizens' Voice
State prosecutors will not pursue child pornography charges against a Freeland man found in possession of nearly two dozen images, saying a county judge's decision to invalidate a search warrant left them with no evidence to present at trial. Anthony Patrick Stefanik, 36, was arrested last October on 22 counts of child pornography possession and one count each of disseminating images of child sex acts and criminal use of a communication facility as part of a sweep by the child predator section of the Attorney General's Office. Comment?
Friday Sep 18 | via Counterpunch
"It was not a battle because they were not aggressive, nor were they defensive because they had no weapons of any kind and were simply shot down like so many worthless objects, each of the licensed life-takers trying to outdo the others in the butchery." If officials wanted to shine a light on the horrors of the past, every day could be the anniversary of some type of atrocity committed by a government agency or corporation. Comment?
Thursday Sep 10 | via The Citizens' Voice
State police at Hazleton said Eleazar Yisrael, 29, is accused of fatally shooting Samuel Vacante in the back in his Drums home Aug. 31, then attempting to clean up the crime scene with bleach before placing Vacante's body in Vacante's own vehicle and then ditching the body in the woods in Penn Forest Township, Carbon County. Police found Vacante's body on Sunday, wrapped in a tent in the woods near a housing development in the Poconos. 3 comments
Aug 27, 2015 | via The Citizens' Voice
ERIC CONOVER/Staff PhotographerA police evidence number card is placed next to a cap on South Cedar Street Wednesday after a double shooting in the area. ERIC CONOVER/Staff PhotographerHazleton police are investigating a shooting that happened around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Maple, Cedar and Mine Streets in the city. 1 comment
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