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The Morning Call
Man accused of sparking standoff after rifle threats waives court hearingand will face trial on charges of terroristic threats, simple assault and reckl
Man accused of sparking standoff after rifle threats waives court hearing
The Morning Call / Posted 14 hours ago
and will face trial on charges of terroristic threats, simple assault and reckless endangerment. Long was returned to Lehigh County Prison. State police said Long was involved in an argument with his 48-year-old brother shortly before 10 a.m.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arrest made in Allentown stabbingaround 6:45 Monday morning. The victim was stabbed multiple times, possibly wi
Arrest made in Allentown stabbing
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 hours ago
around 6:45 Monday morning. The victim was stabbed multiple times, possibly with a screwdriver, and had several slash, stabbing, and cut wounds on his head and torso. Hansford is locked up in the Lehigh County Prison unable to post $500,000... Read more
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The Morning Call
Fatal Allentown stabbing happened when man broke into ex-girlfriend's apartmentWayne Maura on charges of criminal homicide, burglary and making terroristic th
Fatal Allentown stabbing happened when man broke into ex-girlfriend's apartment
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
Wayne Maura on charges of criminal homicide, burglary and making terroristic threats. He was committed without bail to Lehigh County Prison. Arroyo-Rivera was arrested in October for allegedly breaking into Ocasio Pereira's apartment when she... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Man accused of sexually assaulting boy at library waived preliminary hearinginterviewed him. He now faces several charges including corruption of minors a
Man accused of sexually assaulting boy at library waived preliminary hearing
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
interviewed him. He now faces several charges including corruption of minors and statutory sexual assault. Connell's next court appearance has been set for July 5th. He's currently being held at Lehigh County Prison under 200 thousand dollars ba... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Allentown man charged with assaulting infantassault and endangering the welfare of a child. The judge set bail at $75,000.
Allentown man charged with assaulting infant
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
assault and endangering the welfare of a child. The judge set bail at $75,000. Guevara, of the 1400 block of Hamilton Street, failed to post bail and was sent to Lehigh County Prison to await a preliminary hearing tentatively scheduled for M... Read more
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The Brown and White
Stalker kidnaps victim's 3-old daughter, police saypolice said. The 38-yer-old Powell, no address listed, was arrested Monday on
Stalker kidnaps victim's 3-old daughter, police say
The Brown and White / Posted 8 days ago
police said. The 38-yer-old Powell, no address listed, was arrested Monday on a single charge of stalking, and sent to Lehigh County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bail. Allentown police say Powell and the victim dated for less than two years, and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police arrest fugitive on drug and assault chargesto court records. Police said Estes “hissed and lunged” at an officer and that
Police arrest fugitive on drug and assault charges
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
to court records. Police said Estes “hissed and lunged” at an officer and that it took two officers and an off-duty Lehigh County Prison employee using “substantial force” to take the 5-foot-9, 150 pound suspect back into custody, according... Read more
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The Morning Call
Woman with infant overdoses, is saved and then chargedcharges, police said. Rissmiller was charged and committed to Northampton Coun
Woman with infant overdoses, is saved and then charged
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
charges, police said. Rissmiller was charged and committed to Northampton County Prison, while Wilson was taken to Lehigh County Prison on the arrest warrant. Metler was also charged with possession of heroin and possession of drug... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Mom accused of overdosing on heroin with child in carbe inside the YMCA. Police discovered he was wanted on warrants out of Lehigh
Mom accused of overdosing on heroin with child in car
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
be inside the YMCA. Police discovered he was wanted on warrants out of Lehigh County. Rissmiller is facing charges of child endangerment and possession of Heroin. He was taken to Northampton County Prison. Miller was taken to Lehigh County Pri... Read more
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The Morning Call
COMING SUNDAY: Confronting the heroin epidemic on the front line — jailAs the nation struggles to address a growing heroin epidemic, prisons have beco
COMING SUNDAY: Confronting the heroin epidemic on the front line — jail
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
As the nation struggles to address a growing heroin epidemic, prisons have become front lines in the battle. And in Lehigh County, a 78-year-old recovering alcoholic is leading the fight, doling out stern warnings along with hugs to the men in her... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Police arrest burglar caught crawling through windowfive counts of conspiracy. District Judge Daniel Trexler arraigned him Wednesda
Police arrest burglar caught crawling through window
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 13 days ago
five counts of conspiracy. District Judge Daniel Trexler arraigned him Wednesday afternoon, setting bail at $50,000. Meleschuk failed to post bail and was sent to Lehigh County Prison ahead of a preliminary hearing tentatively scheduled for Ma... Read more
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The Morning Call
Custody dispute leads to Allentown shooting, police sayof aggravated assault, and one count each of simple assault and recklessly enda
Custody dispute leads to Allentown shooting, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 14 days ago
of aggravated assault, and one count each of simple assault and recklessly endangering another person. He is being held in Lehigh County Prison on $100,000 bail. Allentown EMS took Jennette to a local hospital in serious condition. Police said... Read more
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The Morning Call
Remembering Judith Diehl, a tireless Lehigh Valley public servanta 2014 story in The Morning Call, Diehl recalled one of her early efforts, refo
Remembering Judith Diehl, a tireless Lehigh Valley public servant
The Morning Call / Posted 15 days ago
a 2014 story in The Morning Call, Diehl recalled one of her early efforts, reforming the women's section of the old Lehigh County Prison after finding deplorable conditions there during a tour. "I would go lobby the three commissioners and... Read more
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The Express-Times
Dad gets county jail for baby boy's injuriesA man accused of abusing his baby son now faces almost two years in Lehigh Coun
Dad gets county jail for baby boy's injuries
The Express-Times / Posted 18 days ago
A man accused of abusing his baby son now faces almost two years in Lehigh County Prison for the child's injuries. Luke Stanshine, of Northampton Borough, was in court Friday to be sentenced, after pleading guilty to child endangerment last... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lehigh County man charged with distribution of child pornographyof possession of child pornography and one count of criminal use of a communica
Lehigh County man charged with distribution of child pornography
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 days ago
of possession of child pornography and one count of criminal use of a communication facility. He was released from the Lehigh County Prison after a bondsman posted a $100,000 surety bond on his behalf. A preliminary hearing is tentatively... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Robbers posing as police barge into homeStreet, Wednesday night on charges of robbery, burglary, impersonating a public
Robbers posing as police barge into home
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 26 days ago
Street, Wednesday night on charges of robbery, burglary, impersonating a public servant, theft and receiving stolen property. He failed to post bail and was sent to Lehigh County Prison to await his preliminary hearing tentatively scheduled for May... Read more
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The Morning Call
Teen molested in Allentown library bathroom, police sayboy and having oral sex with him in the library bathroom. Investigators said C
Teen molested in Allentown library bathroom, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
boy and having oral sex with him in the library bathroom. Investigators said Connell had no prior relationship with the boy. He is being held in Lehigh County Prison on $200,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 27. Matt Co... Read more
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The Morning Call
Teen molested in Allentown library bathroom, police sayboy and having oral sex with him in the library bathroom. Investigators said C
Teen molested in Allentown library bathroom, police say
The Morning Call / Posted 1 months ago
boy and having oral sex with him in the library bathroom. Investigators said Connell had no prior relationship with the boy. He is being held in Lehigh County Prison on $200,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 27. Matt Co... Read more

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