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September 30, 2016
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Mongaup Valley man arrested for DWI

State Police at SP Wurtsboro announce the arrest of Thomas M. Strang, 26, of Mongaup Valley, New York. Troopers stopped Mr. Strang in a 1997 Dodge Van, for an inoperable license plate lamp, on Anawana Lake Road in the town of Thompson. While interviewing Strang and odor of an alcoholic beverage was detected. Field sobriety tests were administered and subsequently failed. Mr. Strang was placed under arrest and processed at the Wurtsboro barracks where a breath test was given, resulting in a BAC of .20%.  Read more

PTA treasurer arrested for larceny

On September 25, 2014, State Police in Middletown arrested Lysa M. Mercado-Gonzalez, age 43, of Middletown, NY, for Grand Larceny in the third degree, five counts of Possession of a Forged Instrument in the second degree, and Falsifying Business Records in the first degree.  Read more

Police find AK47 left by suspected cop killer, search continues

PSP Press Release
Blooming Grove – The Pennsylvania State Police are continuing their investigation into the shooting incident that occurred at the Blooming Grove station where two Pennsylvania State Police troopers were ambushed by Eric Matthew Frein.

Governor Tom Corbett and State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan are closely monitoring this investigation – and the Governor has made all commonwealth resources available for this investigation as needed.  Read more

Shohola petty thief apprehended

At an unspecified time during the night or early morning hours of September 15-16, Christopher Herrera of Happy Hollow, Shohola Township was caught red-handed attempting to remove money from at least three different vehicles in the Walker Lake area of the township.  Read more

School routines impacted by manhunt

The manhunt for the suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein has impacted the school day for teachers and students in the area.

Classes in all schools in Pocono Mountain School District remain cancelled for today

The Delaware Valley School District has added extra security.

Students in the Eldred and Sullivan West districts in New York were not being allowed out of the buildings for outdoor activities.

Suspect’s family-friends not shocked at accusation; Police: ‘there is a very dangerous armed individual out there.’

People who know sniper suspect Eric Matthew Frein “weren’t shocked,” when interviewed by police investigating the Sept. 12 shooting of two Pennsylvania State Police troopers, PSP spokesman, Trooper Tom Kelly reported Wednesday. Frein was said to have posted comments revealing his hatred of police on his Facebook page.  Read more