Pretrial Services

The Court of Common Pleas of Luzerne County, 11th Judicial District of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in accordance with and pursuant to the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure Rule 530, designates Luzerne County Adult Probation & Parole Department (LCAPPD) as the bail agency with all duties and powers provided for by said rules. 

Due to COVID-19, all intakes and meetings are scheduled by appointment only.  Regular office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, except federal holidays.

The Pretrial Unit can be reached by fax at 570-408-8193. 

Appointment of Luzerne Co Bail Agency

Pretrial Rules & Regulations

Programming is handled by GEO Reentry Services. The program includes intake and orientation, community referrals based on criminogenic and basic needs, data collection and reporting, random drug testing, individual case management sessions, and breath testing. The facility location is 125 N. Wilkes-Barre Blvd. Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702. GEO Reentry Services can be reached by phone at (570) 208-4858.

  1. Adult Probation & Parole

    Physical Address
    20 N Pennsylvania Avenue
    Suite 302
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701


    Phone: 570-825-1725

  2. Maria Augello

    Chief Probation Officer
    Phone: 570-408-8233

  3. Carmen Lopresto

    Deputy Chief Probation Officer
    Phone: 570-825-1730

  4. Morgan Bell

    Probation / Parole Officer - Pretrial Services
    Phone: 570-706-2088

  5. Jeffery Cox

    Probation / Parole Officer - Pretrial Services
    Phone: 570-408-8177