WANTED – Edwin BURGOS of East Stroudsburg

August 14, 2023

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The Monroe County Office of the District Attorney, Criminal Investigations Division, is seeking help from the community to locate Edwin BURGOS, 39, who is wanted for charges relating to drug delivery resulting in death.

In March, 2023, a 33-year-old Stroudsburg man, Steven NITSCHKE, was found deceased in his residence of an apparent drug overdose.  Autopsy and toxicology revealed that NITSCHKE’s cause of death was fentanyl toxicity.  

Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division, and from the Stroud Area Regional Police began obtaining evidence that shows his co-worker, Edwin BURGOS, delivered what he said was heroin to Steven just hours before he was found deceased.

The whereabouts of BURGOS is unknown at this time however, he is known to frequent the East Stroudsburg area near the Eagle Valley Shopping Center.

If you or someone you know in our community is struggling with Substance Use Disorder please contact Carbon Monroe Pike Drug and Alcohol at 866-824-3578 for help.

If you have information on the whereabouts of Edwin BURGOS, please contact Detective Kim Lippincott at (570) 460-9600 or by email at klippincott@monroecountypa.gov or contact Detective Sergeant Brian Webbe at (570) 242-8796 or by email at bwebbe@monroecountypa.gov

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