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Saturday Jul 18 | via Times News
Lansford police have charged a Lehighton man and a woman with no address in a June 19 robbery and assault that involved a machete. Marisa Becker, 26, no address, and Jacob Fischer, of 126 Dowbush Road, Lehighton, face charges from the incident at 16 W. Abbott St. Becker is charged with burglary, robbery, conspiracy, criminal trespass, aggravated assault, simple assault, theft, and receiving stolen property. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 1 | via Times News
Moments after his police cruiser slammed into a Toyota Yaris on Route 209 between Nesquehoning and Jim Thorpe on May 12, 2014, part-time Nesquehoning patrolman Steven Homanko issued a prediction to his fellow cop, Timothy Wuttke, at the scene. "I'm afraid when I get to the hospital, I'm going to be arrested," Homanko said, according to Cpl. Comment?
Monday Jun 29 | via NJ.com
The Slate Belt Regional Police Department has recovered 137 gravesite receptacles turned in to a Plainfield Township salvage yard. On Monday, police in Carbon County said they, too, are investigating cemetery thefts, adding to probes already under way in Northampton and Monroe counties. Comment?
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