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Hazleton Police
July 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
Hazleton Police say say information that came in through the department's tip line system led to a drug bust in the city yesterday. Inveistigators say it netted about 19thousand dollars in cash, marijuana, suspected crack cocaine and a stolen handgun.. Four people from Hazleton in a vehicle were...
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July 17, 2017 - 10:00 am
Saturation Patrols continued over the weekend in Hazleton. Saturday night Junior Garcia-Santana was arrested after a pursuit that ended on East 2nd St. Police say Garcia-Santana left the vehicle he was driving in that area and took off on foot. He was taken into custody a short time later. He faces...
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Hazleton Police
July 05, 2017 - 9:43 am
A man was arrested early this morning and will face burglary charges. Hazleton Police say Stephon Kinchen was caught on security cameras on North Wyoming Street. Police alledge the 28 year old entered a home making off with cash, jewelry and cigarettes. He's expected to be arraigned this morning.
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Hazleton Police
July 01, 2017 - 4:11 pm
Operation Pressure Point Chief of Police Jerry Speziale Commencing on June 30, 2017, 10:30PM, ending approximately 4:00AM, July 1, 2017, the Hazleton Police Department conducted saturation patrols under its "Operation Pressure Point. The combined enforcement efforts and activities resulted in over...
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Hazleton Police
June 23, 2017 - 11:57 am
A raid in Hazleton early this morning at 136 South Pine Street resulted in the arrest of Marcos Gomez. Hazleton Police and it's Narcotics Division conducted and the Luzerne County Drug Task Force and Hazleton Special Operations Group were conducting zero tolerance in the area after a recent...
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Hazleton Police
June 23, 2017 - 8:55 am
Hazleton Police say the man they were looking for in connection with a hold up at the Convenient Market on Juniper Street earlier this week, turned himself in yesterday. Hazleton Police say 45 year old Louis Arcelay of Hazleton will be charged with among others robbery and aggravated assault. He...
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Hazleton Police
June 19, 2017 - 6:25 am
Hazleton Police arrested Cristian Carrion-Ruiz Saturday in connection with shots fired and a man taken for treatment of a gunshot wound. A second man was not seriously injured. Police tracked Carrion-Ruiz to a home on East Diamond Ave. Some residents in the area were evacuated, others told to...
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June 07, 2017 - 5:21 am
Hazleton Police took 47 year old Jeffrey Rapach into custody yesterday. It followed a 10 month investigation into a fire at a home at 984 North Locust Street in August of 2016. At the time police were told a person was spotted throwing an object on the porch before the fire began. Gary Smith was...
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May 01, 2017 - 5:26 am
Hazleton police are on the lookout for two people they say were involved in an alleged kidnapping over the weekend. Police were called to a home in the 400 block of East Diamond Avenue on Sunday afternoon to reports of a person being held against their will. That person was taken to the hospital...
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