PRLog - Aug. 2, 2012 - SCRANTON, Pa. -- On Wednesday, August 1, local Scranton leaders, business people, and law enforcement officials were “locked up” as part of a fundraiser to benefit the Scranton Muscular Dystrophy Association and more than 600 families battling muscular dystrophy in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Participants were handcuffed by arresting officers and transported in vans donated by Toyota of Scranton to the jail cells in Kildare’s Irish Pub. A judge was on hand to determine each person’s guilt or innocence. Kildare’s patrons served as the jury and convicted the “criminals”
Arresting Officer and his Prisoner
Organizers are hoping to raise over $40,000 at this year’s event. Toyota of Scranton is happy that we were able to lend support to an organization that it doing so much to help so many people. We have participated in the Scranton lockup for several years and will continue to lend a hand in the future.