Allentown police officer charged with DUI in Carbon County crash

Allentown police officer charged with DUI in Carbon County crash

ALLENTOWN, Pa. – An Allentown police officer is dealing with a DUI cost after a crash in Carbon County. Joseph Krebs, of Jim Thorpe, is charged with driving underneath the affect and two site visitors offenses stemming from the crash in February, in keeping with his legal professional, Eric Dowdle. Dowdle confirmed Krebs has served as a police…

Prosecutor: Phillipsburg police officer possessed images, movies of kid sexual abuse

Prosecutor: Phillipsburg police officer possessed images, movies of kid sexual abuse

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. – A Phillipsburg police officer is behind bars after a tip from the Nationwide Middle for Lacking and Exploited Kids was despatched to the Warren County Prosecutor’s Workplace. “It indicated that somebody in Phillipsburg had distributed baby porn,” stated Warren County Prosecutor Jim Pfeiffer. That tip led the prosecutors to 33-year-old Gary Ricker, who’s been…

On crime, medication, psychological sickness, Pennsylvania native authorities see a useful resource drawback

On crime, medication, psychological sickness, Pennsylvania native authorities see a useful resource drawback

(The Middle Sq.) – A Pennsylvania Senate Majority Coverage Committee listening to on crime and public security dwelled on two points: the necessity for extra funding and officers to handle crime, and the dearth of psychological well being assist for struggling folks. Two panels spoke to a lot of Republican senators; one comprised native legislation…

Man's organ donation results in 'Easter miracle' for retired NYPD officer in Jim Thorpe

Man's organ donation results in 'Easter miracle' for retired NYPD officer in Jim Thorpe

JIM THORPE, Pa. – Jeff Kalage, a retired NYPD officer now dwelling in Jim Thorpe, contracted Hepatitis A in April 2017. It is usually a treatable situation. “Sadly, there’s a 1% in 50,000 instances that for some motive don’t reply to remedy,” Kalage stated. Kalage was one in every of them, and his situation deteriorated…

Inmate sues Northampton County, former corrections officer over alleged sexual assaults

Inmate sues Northampton County, former corrections officer over alleged sexual assaults

EASTON, Pa. – A brand new lawsuit alleges a “pervasive tradition of silence” at Northampton County Jail led to corrections officers ignoring repeated sexual assaults by a fellow guard. That guard accused of assaulting a feminine inmate was already charged on the prison stage, however this civil go well with argues extra folks have to…

Group holds procession for fallen Lebanon Metropolis police officer

Group holds procession for fallen Lebanon Metropolis police officer

LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. – Regulation officers and the group got here collectively Saturday morning to honor a fallen Lebanon Metropolis police officer. A publish on Fb from Chief Todd Breiner of the Lebanon Metropolis Police Division introduced the procession for fallen officer Lt. William Lebo. The procession left from Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest at 10:30 a.m., and…