Dunmore – A joint investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation – Special Investigations Division and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office yielded the arrest of seven individuals as a facet of an ongoing public corruption investigation.

This investigation centers around the Lackawanna County Prison, and individuals associated therewith. Charges were filed this date on those accused at District Court 45-1-06 in Dunmore, PA.

All accused who were taken into custody are subsequently being arraigned in Lackawanna County.

A news conference is anticipated to be held in Lackawanna County. Details will be released to the media as they become available.