Wilkes-Barre Resident Jailed After Shooting At Sherman Hills

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Luzerne County

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Luzerne County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A Wilkes-Barre man spent Christmas in jail after allegedly shooting his cousin in the leg during a fight at the troubled Sherman Hills housing complex.

Tyrone Scott, 34, faces charges including aggravated assault, assault with a deadly weapon, illegally possessing a weapon – police said he was not allowed to own a gun because he is a convicted felon – unlawful restraint and simple assault.

The incident occurred around 12:15 p.m. Wednesday in building 312 of Sherman Hills.

Scott apparently got into a fight with his cousin, Nathan Scott, on Christmas Eve.

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Shickshinny Seeks Aid In Battling Meth Labs

English: 1 lb (454 g) of methamphetamine found...

English: 1 lb (454 g) of methamphetamine found on a passenger at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

SHICKSHINNY — Authorities searching for a wanted man said they uncovered a methamphetamine laboratory in the basement of a Glen Avenue house, the second discovery of a meth operation in the tiny borough in a week.

Police said a large amount of methamphetamine was being cooked inside 10 Glen Ave., where two teenagers were residing with Victoria Ann Maslar, 42, and her husband, David Maslar, 53, on Thursday.

The discovery was made when authorities went to the Maslar household searching for a fugitive.

It was the second meth discovery in the borough in four days, prompting a plea for help from Shickshinny officials.

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