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Times News
Carbon CourtThe following defendants entered guilty pleas this week in Carbon County Court
Times News / Posted 4 hours ago
The following defendants entered guilty pleas this week in Carbon County Court before specially presiding Senior Judge Leonard Zito of Northampton County. Matthew Joseph Oliver, 47, of Pottsville, and formerly of Coaldale, pleaded to one count each... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Carbon County Court cracks down on jury pool no-showsArticle Tools The Carbon County Court of Common Pleas has instituted a new Jur
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 hours ago
Article Tools The Carbon County Court of Common Pleas has instituted a new Juror Attendance Policy in order to eliminate an increasing rate of nonattendance by jurors called to serve in jury trials. Over the past year, the nonattendance rate for... Read more
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Three plea to drug countsThree defendants in pending criminal cases entered guilty pleas in Carbon Count
Times News / Posted yesterday
Three defendants in pending criminal cases entered guilty pleas in Carbon County court of Thursday. Judge Steven R. Serfass accepted the pleas from the three defendants — all pleading to one count each of possession of drug paraphernalia. Andrea... Read more
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Times News
Palmerton district answers suitFriday in U.S. Middle District Court. Husar, who has been principal at the hig
Times News / Posted yesterday
Friday in U.S. Middle District Court. Husar, who has been principal at the high school since 2013, filed a lawsuit in Carbon County Court in November, alleging negligence and breach of contract after she received 1.15 points on her year-end... Read more
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Times News
Lansford police logAshly L. Thomas, 32, Lansford: Charged with loitering for the purpose of prosti
Times News / Posted yesterday
Ashly L. Thomas, 32, Lansford: Charged with loitering for the purpose of prostitution on March 1. The charges were sent to Carbon County court after a preliminary hearing on July 5. • Sara Mertz, 30, Lansford: Charged with criminal attempt —... Read more
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Times News
Slatington man enters plea for assault by vehicleA Lehigh County man pleaded guilty in Carbon County court on Tuesday to a charg
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
A Lehigh County man pleaded guilty in Carbon County court on Tuesday to a charge of aggravated assault by vehicle, a felony 3, stemming from a crash in which his passenger sustained serious injuries. Alan D. Miller Jr., 25, of Slatington, entered... Read more
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Times News
Man gets prison on endangering in police pursuitA Walnutport man was sentenced to a prison term in Carbon County court on Tuesd
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
A Walnutport man was sentenced to a prison term in Carbon County court on Tuesday after pleading guilty to a charge of recklessly endangering another person. Derek Leon Frable, 33, entered his plea before specially presiding Senior Judge Leonard... Read more
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Times News
Man who exposed self to teen gets jailexposing himself to a teenage girl and performing a sex act in front of her, wa
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
exposing himself to a teenage girl and performing a sex act in front of her, was sentenced to a prison term on Monday in Carbon County court. Richard Thomas Ogozalek, 54, was sentenced by President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II to serve 3 to 18... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County court — DUISeven defendants who previously pleaded guilty to driving under the influence a
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
Seven defendants who previously pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and related charges were sentenced Monday in Carbon County Court. President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II imposed the following sentences: Terrence Stephen Roberts, 27, of... Read more
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Times News
L. Towamensing discusses Blue Mountain appealsthat the municipality is automatically considered a party in the appeals concer
Times News / Posted 7 days ago
that the municipality is automatically considered a party in the appeals concerning zoning issues filed in June in the Carbon County Court of Common Pleas. The Appalachian Trail Conservancy filed an appeal on June 26 seeking to be recognized... Read more
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Times News
Lehighton man pleads guilty in 5 casesA Lehighton man entered guilty pleas last Friday in Carbon County court in five
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
A Lehighton man entered guilty pleas last Friday in Carbon County court in five pending criminal cases. John Phillip Ockenhouse Jr. 28, appeared before Judge Joseph J. Matika to enter the pleas. Ockenhouse pleaded to three counts of possession of... Read more
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Times News
Lehighton woman admits to drugs, resisting arrestwoman admitted to three drug counts and a resisting arrest charge. Carol Lynn
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
woman admitted to three drug counts and a resisting arrest charge. Carol Lynn Natale, 43, entered pleas last Friday in Carbon County court before Judge Joseph J. Matika. Natale pleaded to three counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and... Read more
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Carbon County courtadmitted to a count of simple assault and two counts of persistent disorderly c
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
admitted to a count of simple assault and two counts of persistent disorderly conduct in two pending cases last Friday in . She was one of seven defendants in pending criminal case to enter a guilty plea before Judge Joseph J.... Read more
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Times News
Lansford police logMack, 36, Lansford: Terroristic threats, simple assault and public drunkenness
Times News / Posted 10 days ago
Mack, 36, Lansford: Terroristic threats, simple assault and public drunkenness on June 15. The charges were sent on to Carbon County court on June 28. Mack is free on $3,000 bail. • David Penberth, 47, Lansford: Simple assault and harassment... Read more
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Times News
Lehighton man gets jail for smoking pot with juvenileA Lehighton man was sentenced to a county prison term in Carbon County court on
Times News / Posted 11 days ago
A Lehighton man was sentenced to a county prison term in Carbon County court on Thursday after admitting he provided and smoked pot with a juvenile. Cody Michael Gloster, 21, entered guilty pleas in two pending criminal cases before Judge Steven R.... Read more
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Times News
Carbon man admits to 2 robberies, theftsAn Albrightsville man pleaded guilty in Carbon County court on Thursday to two
Times News / Posted 11 days ago
An Albrightsville man pleaded guilty in Carbon County court on Thursday to two robbery and theft counts and is facing a state prison term at the time of sentencing. Kyle Scott Heim, 35, entered the pleas before Judge Steven R. Serfass at a... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County court — DUISeven defendants entered guilty pleas on Thursday in Carbon County court to dri
Times News / Posted 12 days ago
Seven defendants entered guilty pleas on Thursday in Carbon County court to driving under the influence or related counts. Judge Steven R. Serfass accepted the pleas from the following: Louis Lindsey Jr., 21, of Freeland, Luzerne County, pleaded to... Read more
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Times News
Palmerton sets principal hearingEngler and the district. In November 2016, Husar alleged negligence and breach
Times News / Posted 14 days ago
Engler and the district. In November 2016, Husar alleged negligence and breach of contract in a civil suit filed in the Carbon County Court of Common Pleas. The action came after she was interviewed earlier that year by members of the school... Read more
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Times News
Jim Thorpe man sentenced to state prison for sexual assault of young girlwho admitted that he sexually assaulted a young girl over two years ago, was se
Times News / Posted 15 days ago
who admitted that he sexually assaulted a young girl over two years ago, was sentenced to a state prison term on Monday in Carbon County court. Sun-Wolf Acevedo, 24, was sentenced by Judge Joseph J. Matika to serve 15 to 30 months in a state... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County Court — Theft CasesTwo defendants, who previously pleaded to theft-related charges in separate cas
Times News / Posted 16 days ago
Two defendants, who previously pleaded to theft-related charges in separate cases, were sentenced on Monday in Carbon County court. Nesquehoning incident Ian Curtis, 30, of Lansford, was placed in the Intermediate Punishment Program for two years... Read more
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Lansford police logR. Kieffer, 52, of Lansford: Charged with burglary, criminal trespass, and thef
Times News / Posted 16 days ago
R. Kieffer, 52, of Lansford: Charged with burglary, criminal trespass, and theft on March 25. The theft charge was sent to Carbon County court. Cipher remains free on $3,000 bail while awaiting trial. Eric McDonald, 35, of Lansford: Charged with... Read more
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Times News
Lansford police logLansford: Access device fraud, identity theft, theft, theft by deception, and f
Times News / Posted 23 days ago
Lansford: Access device fraud, identity theft, theft, theft by deception, and forgery on May 3. The charges were sent on to Carbon County court following a May 17 preliminary hearing. George S. Heffelfinger III, 42, of Lansford: Driving under the... Read more
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Times News
Lehigh man gets prison for sending photos to teenman, who police said sent improper photos to a teenage girl via social media, w
Times News / Posted 28 days ago
man, who police said sent improper photos to a teenage girl via social media, was sentenced to a county prison term in Carbon County court this week. Samuel James Dotter, 33, of Schnecksville, formerly of Walnutport, was sentenced by President... Read more
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Times News
Carbon County court — drug casesSeven defendants in pending drug-related cases entered guilty pleas on Tuesday
Times News / Posted 30 days ago
Seven defendants in pending drug-related cases entered guilty pleas on Tuesday in Carbon County court. Judge Joseph J. Matika accepted the pleas from the following: Jeremy Frank Lockwitch, 29, of Lansford, pleaded to one count of possession of a... Read more

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