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Charges Filed Against Beaver Meadows Man

June 11, 2018 - 11:35 am

A man from Beaver Meadows faces numerous charges after he allegedly tried to run down a police officer with an ATV. It happened Saturday evening. According to Hazleton Police they got a call about an unresponsive man near Arthur Gardner Parkway. When the officer arrived that's when police say the man identified as Brandon Samler got on the ATV driving toward the officer who was not injured. Police caught up with Samler a short time later and say they found him in posession of 15 bags of suspected heroin. He's now in the Luzerne County  Correctional Facility.

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