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Recent Crime News
Thursday Feb 26 | via The Lebanon Daily News
A 61-year-old Swatara Township man convicted of possessing four guns in violation of a prohibition because of a decades-old murder conviction was sentenced to probation Wednesday. Warren A. Kessler Jr., 200 Little Mountain Road, Jonestown, was sentenced Wednesday by President Judge John C. Tylwalk to two years probation and fined $1,500 for persons not to possess firearm and tampering with evidence. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via PennLive.com
Jorge Luis Roque Jr., 26, of Lebanon, is accused of lying to authorities about his role in a 2013 homicide that claimed the life of Juan Rodriguez-Rivera, 33, of Lebanon. State police are investigating after they say an inmate at the Lebanon County Correctional Facility filled a shampoo with human fecal matter and sprayed it at others. Comment?
Friday Feb 6 | via PennLive.com
A Hershey-area man arrested last month on several drug-related crimes is now facing new charges after he punched a prison guard and tried to escape from custody, police announced Friday. Leroy Tubbs Jr., 33, was charged with aggravated assault, escape, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after the alleged incident on Jan. 28, Lebanon City police said in a news release. Comment?
Thursday Feb 5 | via The Lebanon Daily News
ARD is a special probationary program for first-time offenders. Participants can earn dismissal of charges if they complete the ARD program. Comment?
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