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Recent Crime News
11 hrs ago | via The Citizens' Voice
A Freeland man allegedly held a loaded shotgun to the faces of three people inside his home Saturday night, refusing to let them leave his residence. Terence M. O'Donnell, 26, of 922 Centre St., then brought the same weapon - a Savage single shot 12 gauge rifle - outside where he fired a round into the street, hitting a property at 925 Centre St., before entering his neighbors home at 924 Centre St., where he pointed it at two different victims, arrest papers state. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 5 | via ABC 27
Barletta's communications director released a statement saying he is, "now resting comfortably at home in Hazleton." And that Barletta "is doing just fine and is fully able to continue to serve the people of the 11th District following his reelection last night." 2 comments
Thursday Oct 30 | via The Citizens' Voice
A Luzerne County jury on Wednesday convicted a Hazleton homicide suspect of illegally possessing a gun in February when, prosecutors say, he fatally shot a man outside a Hazleton bar. The illegal weapons charge against Terrance W. Clarke was tried separately from the homicide case and his murder trial will be slated for a future date. Comment?
Monday Oct 27 | via The Times Leader
That was the tearful testimony Monday from a teenager who lived at 615 Cleveland St., and who witnessed the alleged stabbing of Zachary John Richards at the hands of Amir Edwards last month. Edwards, 22, of Hazleton, pleaded not guilty to criminal homicide at a preliminary hearing before District Judge Joseph D. Zola on Monday. 1 comment
Oct 24, 2014 | via The Citizens' Voice
Rose allegedly forced his way into a Willard Street home, assaulted and terrorized the homeowner, then stole the man's vehicle. The victim told police he heard a knock on the front door of his home around 9:45 p.m. Tuesday. 1 comment
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