|
|
|
Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Police: Woman made ethnic threats

  • A Monroe County woman has been arrested on ethnic intimidation charges involving a Scranton area doctor.
    • email print
      Comment
  •  - A Monroe County woman has been arrested on ethnic intimidation charges involving a Scranton area doctor.
    Roseanne Marie Simeone of Long Pond was charged Thursday with six counts each of ethnic intimidation and criminal mischief. She was placed in the Pike County Correctional Facility on $30,000 bail.
    According to Trooper Michael Mulvey of the Blooming Grove barracks, Simeone spray-painted anti-Semitic slurs on the residence of Steven Vale, M.D., between April and October 2013.
    Vale has home addresses in Abington Township and on Laurel Drive in Greentown, Pike County.
    "There were also other threats of violence directed towards Dr. Vale and his family that had been spray-painted on the house as well as on the roadway in front of the residence," the trooper wrote in a news release.
    Throughout the investigation it was discovered that Vale and Simeone were "known to each other," police said.
    Simeone was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Shannon Muir and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 22.
    Collision
    According to Pennsylvania State Police, Honesdale, a crash occurred April 10 in Lebanon Township.
    The collision occurred when John W. Greaves, 51, of Equinunk, "was fleeing from state police on Niles Road and lost control of his motorcycle on a right curve."
    The motorcycle went off the left side of the road into the trees, striking come of the trees before Greaves was knocked off of the bike.
    He was attempting to get his motorcycle back up when Trooper Jamison Warner arrived on scene. Greaves was taken into custody and checked for injuries.
    After securing the motorcycle, Greaves was transported back to PSP Honesdale for processing. He was treated for minor injuries at the barracks by Wayne County Ambulance.
    Page 2 of 2 - Greaves was processed and released pending filing charges for fleeing and eluding, speeding, reckless driving, careless driving and driving on laned roadways.

        calendar