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W-B Couple Faces Charges After Domestic Dispute

August 24, 2018

WILKES-BARRE — A city couple is facing charges after a domestic dispute late Wednesday, according to police. Officers responded to a location on Maffett Street around 11:15 p.m. to a report of a woman screaming for help and arrived to encounter 31-year-old Michquel Jackson, who intervened in efforts to stop the dispute, police said. Police say Shakeem Stroman, 37, had punched Jackson in the head and that Jackson had sprayed him with pepper spray. Stroman then tried to intentionally crash a vehicle they had been in, while a child was inside, according to police. Police charged Stroman with reckless endangerment and simple assault, and charged Jackson with obstructing justice and simple assault. They were released on $5,000 unsecured bail and Luzerne County Children and Youth Services was contacted. — JAMES HALPIN

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