On 05/22/2020 at approximately 3:45 pm a Forty Fort Borough resident received a phone call which came up as 570-287-8586 (Forty Fort Borough) on the caller ID.
On 04/18/2020, Maines Food & Pantry, 900 Rutter Ave, was the victim of a Retail Theft. Although the suspect fled the scene, store employees were able to provide identifying information to the responding Forty Fort police officers. An investigation by this department and the Pennsylvania State Police identified the suspect as Gregory STASIK, of Plains, PA. STASIK is a convicted felon with nine prior retail theft convictions, among other offenses, and is currently on state parole.
Please be aware that there are people out there selling fake COVID-19 test kits and treatments. Some of these treatment kits contain substances that are harmful to humans. Be very careful when attempting to purchase COVID-19 test kits or COVID-19 treatments online. Always remember, if it seems too good to be true, you should probably avoid it.
Forty Fort Police are attempting to identify the male subject in these photos. Anyone having information is asked to contact the Forty Fort Police Department at 570-287-8586 ext. 21, firstname.lastname@example.org or via the Submit a Tip section of the Forty Fort CrimeWatch website.
On Thursday October 3, 2019 Forty Fort Police monitored the area of 50 Fort St where it was learned that two wanted subjects were residing. Forty Fort Police Officers were informed by Scranton Police that William D. Watkins and Holly Ann SAVNER were residing at 50 Fort St and operating a 2018 Grey Nissan Versa, which was observed parked in the parking lot of the apartment building. Police began to monitor the area and around 1:00 pm Sgt.
A common question that is asked all the time is “what is the difference between an Excessive Heat Watch and Warning, and how do they differ from a Heat Advisory?”
Below are the answers:
EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH
An Excessive Heat Watch is issued when there is a potential for the heat index value to reach or exceed 110 degrees or 105 degrees within the next 24 to 48 hours.
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING
Forty Fort Police are attempting to locate a vehicle involved in a Hit & Run Crash that occurred on Dana Street in Forty Fort on 7/4/2019 after 1pm. The suspect vehicle will be missing its passenger side mirror and will have damage to that location. The vehicle is a maroon colored Ford passenger car.
Forty Fort Borough Council has passed a new Fireworks Ordinance as a supplement to the newly revised fireworks laws in Pennsylvania. In addition to the state law that says, "Individuals may not intentionally ignite or discharge consumer fireworks within 150 feet of an occupied structure", the borough's ordinance also attaches a curfew of 10pm for those fireworks being ignited or discharged within the borough without a permit from Council.
On 6/21/2019 Forty Fort Police Responded to 973 Wyoming Ave for a report of a disorderly customer inside the store causing damage and threatening the clerk. The female pictured in this incident ripped down the 5 hour energy drink display, used profane language over the fact that she did not have her State Issued Identification to purchase cigarettes and was refused the sale after her
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