Category Archives: Pennsylvania State Police Troop N

4 men arrested along Interstate 81 in Schuylkill County after burglary, chase


Published: September 5, 2013 / www.

Not long after a burglary at a Sugarloaf Township gas station – followed by a high-speed pursuit and a foot chase in Schuylkill County – state police at Hazleton arrested and charged four men in the break-in and theft of thousands of dollars Wednesday. Continue reading

Mom of man shot in Weir Lake standoff says son was on bath salts for months

Pocono Record – ‎Jul 29, 2011‎

Fire damage can be seen on the side of this house on Maple Lane in the Weir Lake community Friday. The home was the scene of a standoff that ended with Robert Kish, 29, being fatally shot by state police after he earlier fired a shot that hit a state …   Article→

Man dead in fiery standoff at Weir Lake

July 29, 2011 / Pocono Record

One man is dead after a standoff with state police in which he took several people hostage, including his mother, and set a Gilbert house on fire late Thursday afternoon. Continue reading

Do we have enough state police coverage in the Poconos?

Monroe County has lowest staffing rate in Pa.

By Michael Sadowski /

Pocono Record Writer

May 22, 2011

State police staffing in Monroe County is below the rest of the state, but not at levels considered critical, officials say.

The three state police barracks that cover Monroe County are staffed at almost 87 percent, while barracks statewide are staffed at about 94 percent. Continue reading

Illegal immigrant cited, released had criminal record

By JIM DINO (Staff Writer)

Published: May 15, 2011

An illegal immigrant taken into custody after a traffic stop in Beaver Meadows on May 2 but released on orders from federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents had been arrested before the recent incident.

State Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-116, said she discovered the man was charged with harassment by state police at Hazleton in 2008. Continue reading

“Investigators said Alicia Weaver of Hazleton is a victim of homicide. Her body was found Sunday on coal land near Freeland.”

Woman’s Death Not Random

By Bob Reynolds /

4:52 p.m. EST, November 16, 2010

Police are trying to assure the public that there is nothing to fear after a woman was killed near Freeland over the weekend. Continue reading

Troop N — the Hazleton-based region that includes Monroe County — will double to four the number of troopers assigned full time to “motor carrier enforcement.”

State police expand patrol on trucks

By David Pierce / Pocono Record Writer

November 16, 2010

Pennsylvania State Police are adding troopers in the Poconos dedicated to tractor-trailer safety enforcement. Continue reading

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Beaver Meadows man appointed state police commander

Published: May 31, 2010

The Pennsylvania State Police barracks in West Hazleton once again has a new commanding officer with local roots. Continue reading