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 Probation Services 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 for federal holidays or when modified by order of President Judge Michael T. Vough.


Pretrial Referrals should be sent by email to or faxed to 570-408-8193. FOR DISTRICT COURT STAFF ONLY: Pretrial Referral Form

2020 Order: Appointment of Luzerne Co Bail Agency

2021 Pretrial Rules & Regulations

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


    Phone: 570-825-1725

  2. Maria A. Augello

    Director of Probation Services
    Phone: 570-408-8233

  3. Morgan Bell

    Pretrial Officer
    Phone: 570-706-2088

  4. Jeffery Cox

    Pretrial Officer
    Phone: 570-408-8177