Tag Archives: Wilkes-Barre Township Fire Department

Pennsylvania Chief Accepts Plea Deal For Theft

Embattled Wilkes-Barre Township Fire Chief John Yuknavich, facing both state and federal charges that he stole funds from his fire department, has agreed to plead guilty to the federal charges and resign as fire chief. Yuknavich has reportedly also agreed to reimburse the fire company for $45,000, the amount he is believed to have taken.

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Pennsylvania Fire Chief Settles Defamation Suit

A defamation suit filed against Wilkes-Barre Township Fire Chief John Yuknavich for statements he had at a council meeting in 2009 has been settled. Joseph Naperkowski claimed that Chief Yuknavich defamed him on June 1, 2009. He claims that Chief ...

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