Wilkes-Barre Shooting Victim Spoke Out About Drug House

WILKES-BARRE, PA — A mechanic who frequently reported criminal activity near his home was gunned down in front of his residence on Willow Street early Friday morning.

Neighbors reported hearing multiple gunshots just after 3:30 a.m. in the area of 62 Willow St., where police found the body of 49-year-old Donald Bachman Jr.

Bachman was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:25 a.m. by Luzerne County Deputy Coroner Tom Moran.

An autopsy by forensic pathologist Dr. Mary Pascucci revealed Bachman died of multiple gunshot wounds. His death was ruled a homicide, Moran said.

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Four Men Arrested In Wilkes-Barre Drug Stings

Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Luzerne County

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

WILKES-BARRE – City police teamed up with state police vice and narcotic troopers from Wyoming to arrest four people in three undercover drug-buy operations Tuesday night.

Arrested in a sting at Coal Street Park were John Edward Longfoot, 19, of Dana Street, and Eric Conahan, 22, of Dougher Lane, both in Wilkes-Barre. Khalil Owens, 20, of Darling Street, Wilkes-Barre, was arrested in the Mineral Springs apartment complex, and Dumont Anderson, 36, of Prospect Street, Wilkes-Barre, was arrested on North Pennsylvania Boulevard.

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More Drug Arrests In Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE – For the second straight day, city police and state police vice and narcotic troopers teamed up to arrest two men on drug trafficking charges.

Rasham Robinson, 28, known on the street as “Rah Rah,” of 701 N. Franklin St., and Elajuwon Prioleau, 29, known as “Oak,” of 695 N. Franklin St., were allegedly working together to sell heroin near their apartments during July, according to charges filed.

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