Theft of handgun probed in Monroe
State police at Fern Ridge are investigating the theft of a handgun. Troopers also reported on other incidents.
Jeremy Robert Landis, 25, of Countryside Drive, in Brodheadsville, Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County, reported his 40-caliber Beretta handgun was stolen sometime between Feb. 2 and 7.
Troopers are investigating a harassment incident. Ashley Knibbs, 23, of 1112 Lakeside Drive, Sun Valley, Effort, Chestnuthill Township, alleges that Brice House, 26, of Effort, sent her a threatening text message. The incident was reported about 8:30 a.m. on Feb. 17. The investigation is continuing, troopers said.
Paul Rueda, 38, of Kunkletown, reported a male attempted to sell him a stolen cell phone at the Verizon store along SR209, in Chestnuthill Township. Rueda said the suspect took $100 from him and fled in a black in color Jeep Wrangler. The incident occurred about 10:17 a.m. on Feb. 17. The probe into the incident is continuing, troopers said.