Running Stop Sign Leads to Drug Arrests

February 18, 2020 - 4:41 am

Hazleton Police


A traffic stop by Hazleton Police over the weekend ended with two men arrested for posession of heroin and fentanyl. It began when the vehicle was pulled over for running a stop sign at Diamond and Grant and officers smelled marijuana. 22 year old Wesley Beck Jr and 20 year old Jason Kosdick were taken to the Luzerne County Correctional Facility when police found a the suspected drugs and a weapon inside. A 15 year old boy in the back seat was also found in posession of suspected illegal substance and was later released in the custody of his father.

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