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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police looking for man who swiped phoneArticle Tools Hazleton police are searching for a phone thief. The theft of a
Police looking for man who swiped phone
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 hours ago
Article Tools Hazleton police are searching for a phone thief. The theft of a Boost Mobile Max cellular phone took place Thursday around 6:40 a.m. and involved a female who was at the corner of Alter and Third streets at the time. After grabbing... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
News - Standard SpeakerArticle Tools Hazleton police are searching for a phone thief. The theft of a
News - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 hours ago
Article Tools Hazleton police are searching for a phone thief. The theft of a Boost Mobile Max cellular phone took place Thursday around 6:40 a.m. and involved a female who was at the corner of Alter and Third streets at the time. After grabbing... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Tips, police search lead to heroin haulArticle Tools Hazleton police said they confiscated 418 bags of heroin during
Tips, police search lead to heroin haul
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 hours ago
Article Tools Hazleton police said they confiscated 418 bags of heroin during a drug arrest made after receiving tips from the public late Thursday night. Police said Yedni Garcia and Lauren Dovan, both of Hazleton, were arrested on drug charges... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City police issue warrant for shooterArticle Tools Hazleton police have issued an arrest warrant for a man involved
City police issue warrant for shooter
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 hours ago
Article Tools Hazleton police have issued an arrest warrant for a man involved in a shooting incident Wednesday. Wellington Marte Ramirez, 21, of Hazleton is wanted for aggravated assault, conspiracy to commit robbery, and recklessly endangering... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
In court, July 28a third degree misdemeanor while a third degree felony count of materially fals
In court, July 28
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
a third degree misdemeanor while a third degree felony count of materially false written statement was withdrawn by Hazleton police in relation to a Sept. 28 incident. She was ordered by Magisterial District Judge Joseph Zola, Hazleton to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 286 offense. ■ Andrew J. Gortva, 31, Hazle Township, two counts driving under th
Police, July 28
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
6 offense. ■ Andrew J. Gortva, 31, Hazle Township, two counts driving under the influence and one summary violation by Hazleton police after an April 19 offense. ■ Edward J. Hoffman Jr., 43, Hazleton, two counts DUI and two summary violations... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
News - Standard Speakera third degree misdemeanor while a third degree felony count of materially fals
News - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
a third degree misdemeanor while a third degree felony count of materially false written statement was withdrawn by Hazleton police in relation to a Sept. 28 incident. She was ordered by Magisterial District Judge Joseph Zola, Hazleton to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police pick up fugitivesArticle Tools Hazleton police arrested 18 fugitives throughout the day Monday.
Police pick up fugitives
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police arrested 18 fugitives throughout the day Monday. The department launched an offensive directed at locating and arresting people wanted on outstanding warrants. At the direction of Mayor Jeff Cusat, officers took to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 27charge for woman A Pottsville woman faces charges after attempting to purchase
Police, July 27
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
charge for woman A Pottsville woman faces charges after attempting to purchase a firearm in Hazleton. Arrest papers state Hazleton police were alerted to the incident June 30 by state police and upon investigating, charged Krystle L. Ketchledge,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police: City gunshots over video game sale, robberythe 1000 block of Manhattan Court late Monday evening, leaving two males with n
Police: City gunshots over video game sale, robbery
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
the 1000 block of Manhattan Court late Monday evening, leaving two males with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Hazleton police. Officers responded to a 9:48 p.m. report of gunshots fired and at least two victims. “I was just sitting... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shots ring out near city lineMultiple gunshots were fired in the area of the 1000 block of Manhattan Court l
Shots ring out near city line
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Multiple gunshots were fired in the area of the 1000 block of Manhattan Court late Monday evening Hazleton Police received a call at approximately 9:49 p.m. with the report of multiple rounds of gunshots fired and at least two victims. “I was just... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man arrested in shooting near playgroundat a city playground July 10 is in custody, according to city police. Erik San
Man arrested in shooting near playground
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
at a city playground July 10 is in custody, according to city police. Erik Sanchez, 650 Alter St., was arrested after the Hazleton Police Detective Division arranged for him to surrender at the police station, authorities said. He was arraigned... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Jan. 22Article Tools City cops arrest one on warrant, seeking another Hazleton polic
Police, Jan. 22
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Article Tools City cops arrest one on warrant, seeking another Hazleton police said they apprehended 31-year-old Shannon Fisher while serving a warrant near North Wyoming and Hemlock streets on Friday and are looking for a 24-year-old man who is... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man in custody for shooting near playgroundat a city playground July 10 is in custody, according to city police. Erik San
Man in custody for shooting near playground
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
at a city playground July 10 is in custody, according to city police. Erik Sanchez, 650 Alter St., was arrested after the Hazleton Police Detective Division arranged for him to surrender at the police station, authorities said. He was arraigned... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 25crimes in Hazleton and West Hazleton, beginning with multiple assaults at a hom
Police, July 25
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
crimes in Hazleton and West Hazleton, beginning with multiple assaults at a home on Wyoming Street. According to police, Hazleton police were dispatched to 665 N. Wyoming St., Hazleton, for reports of a fight at approximately 4:11 p.m. Upon... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Local police vigilant in wake of recent attacksare in plainclothes or a uniform, officers have always tried to prevent violenc
Local police vigilant in wake of recent attacks
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
are in plainclothes or a uniform, officers have always tried to prevent violence happening to themselves and others, said Hazleton police First Lt. Ken Zipovsky, a 25-year veteran of the force. Police officers believe in protecting people’s... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police team up to nab fugitive wanted for fight, gun incidentArticle Tools West Hazleton and Hazleton police teamed up to take a wanted man
Police team up to nab fugitive wanted for fight, gun incident
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Article Tools West Hazleton and Hazleton police teamed up to take a wanted man into custody Wednesday night. Edward O. Zapata, 22, Alter Street, Hazleton, was wanted in West Hazleton for allegedly pointing a handgun at a man on a street and then... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 23one summary violation by Weatherly police after a May 14 offense. ■ Amber Zebr
Police, July 23
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
one summary violation by Weatherly police after a May 14 offense. ■ Amber Zebrosky, 29, Hazleton, scattering rubbish by Hazleton police after a July 11 offense. ■ Rochelly M. Kuilan, 36, Hazleton, fraud obtaining food stamps or assistance by... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 22District Judge Daniel O’Donnell, Sugarloaf Township, who released him on $5,000
Police, July 22
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
District Judge Daniel O’Donnell, Sugarloaf Township, who released him on $5,000 unsecured bail. Arrest papers state he took the 1998 white Ford Explorer from an unnamed location in Foster Township on June 16 and was stopped by Hazlet... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man accused of assaulting womanApartments, 22 Faith Drive. Taveras-Tavarez fled the residence prior to police
Man accused of assaulting woman
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Apartments, 22 Faith Drive. Taveras-Tavarez fled the residence prior to police arrival but was later apprehended by Hazleton police, according to township police. Butler police charged him with aggravated assault, a felony; simple assault,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Alleged animal abuser faces drug chargesfor possession of a controlled substance and use or possession of drug parapher
Alleged animal abuser faces drug charges
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
for possession of a controlled substance and use or possession of drug paraphernalia. The charges were filed against him by Hazleton police Wednesday. Magisterial District Judge Joseph Zola, Hazleton, set bail at $2,500. King, unable to immediately... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Suspected drug dealer nabbedArticle Tools An alleged drug dealer was plucked from the streets by West Hazl
Suspected drug dealer nabbed
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Article Tools An alleged drug dealer was plucked from the streets by West Hazleton police as he walked in a Hazleton neighborhood Wednesday night. Officers said they conducted controlled purchases of 50-bag amounts of heroin from 19-year-old Carlos... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man arrested on drug chargesArticle Tools An alleged drug dealer was plucked from the streets by West Hazl
Man arrested on drug charges
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Article Tools An alleged drug dealer was plucked from the streets by West Hazleton police as he walked in a Hazleton neighborhood Wednesday night. Officers said they conducted controlled purchases of 50-bag amounts of heroin from 19-year-old Carlos... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 21state. In another case, Machinsky was charged with retail theft and syringes u
Police, July 21
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
state. In another case, Machinsky was charged with retail theft and syringes used to inject a controlled substance by Hazleton police after a June 17 offense. Women fight, both charged Two Hazleton women face charges after a fight in a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Survey: Hunger, sadness mar students’ outlookthe last three years, Curry reported. Something that he noted would come as “no
Survey: Hunger, sadness mar students’ outlook
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
the last three years, Curry reported. Something that he noted would come as “no surprise” to the school directors. Former Hazleton police chief Frank DeAndrea, president of HIP’s board of directors, attended the meeting and thanked the board for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fugitive in jail after traffic stop, chaseA wanted man was apprehended following a foot chase Wednesday morning after Haz
Fugitive in jail after traffic stop, chase
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
A wanted man was apprehended following a foot chase Wednesday morning after Hazleton police attempted to stop the vehicle he was seen driving. Hazleton police 1st Lt. Ken Zipovsky said Officer Pedro Bautista was on patrol in the area of 15th and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Wanted man apprehended after pursuitArticle Tools A wanted man was apprehended after fleeing Hazleton police when
Wanted man apprehended after pursuit
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Article Tools A wanted man was apprehended after fleeing Hazleton police when they attempted to stop his vehicle this morning. Hazleton police First Lt. Ken Zipovsky said an officer on patrol in the area of 15th and Peace streets spotted Roy Miller... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 2038, faces 16 counts of forgery, felonies, and one count each of theft and recei
Police, July 20
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
38, faces 16 counts of forgery, felonies, and one count each of theft and receiving stolen property, misdemeanors, by Hazleton police. He was released on $7,500 unsecured bail set by Magisterial District Judge Joseph Carmody, West Pittston, on... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
News - Standard Speakerbeen filed or served. ■ Stephen Kuba, 46, Hazleton, driving under the influenc
News - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
been filed or served. ■ Stephen Kuba, 46, Hazleton, driving under the influence and two summary violations by West Hazleton police after a May 26 offense. ■ Jessica R. Antonelli, 29, Sheppton, two counts DUI and two summary violations by... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 17Hazleton, released her on $10,000 unsecured bail after conducting her prelimina
Police, July 17
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
Hazleton, released her on $10,000 unsecured bail after conducting her preliminary arraignment in another case handled by Hazleton police that included charges for burglary, criminal trespass, theft and receiving stolen property. Arrest papers... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Blanked on grants, mayoris miffedstate Sen. John Yudichak said he and Rep. Gerald Mullery helped secure $450,000
Blanked on grants, mayoris miffed
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
state Sen. John Yudichak said he and Rep. Gerald Mullery helped secure $450,000 in LSA funds in recent years for the West Hazleton police station renovation project. Yudichak also spoke in support of the state agency’s efforts to dole out funds... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man charged with sex crimes soughtArticle Tools Police are searching for a 19-year-old accused of having sex wit
Man charged with sex crimes sought
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
Article Tools Police are searching for a 19-year-old accused of having sex with a 14-year-old in the woods in Foster Township. According to state police at Hazleton, Joseph Maurer frequents the area around the Freeland Public Park near what used to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 15West Hazleton residents were arrested for public drunkeness Wednesday evening,
Police, July 15
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
West Hazleton residents were arrested for public drunkeness Wednesday evening, according to reports. According to the West Hazleton Police Department, at approximately 11 p.m. Wednesday evening, an officer found a female — identified as Crissy... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 14who set bail at $5,000 and unable to immediately post the money, he was taken t
Police, July 14
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
who set bail at $5,000 and unable to immediately post the money, he was taken to jail. City police seek property owners Hazleton police department is holding the following items in its evidence room: ■ A brown leather wallet found in the area... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Welfare check turns up several code violationsArticle Tools Hazleton police, code enforcement and fire personnel joined Mayo
Welfare check turns up several code violations
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police, code enforcement and fire personnel joined Mayor Jeff Cusat on a welfare check at a home in the 100 block of South Vine Street after a dog was found outside looking like it was trying to get inside. Cusat said city... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
‘COPS’ crew wraps up filming in cityArticle Tools It’s time to roll the closing credits for a reality television s
‘COPS’ crew wraps up filming in city
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
Article Tools It’s time to roll the closing credits for a reality television show that has been filming Hazleton police on patrol since May. An agreement that gave Langley Productions permission to produce episodes of the long-standing “COPS” show... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
City officials check on home’s occupantsArticle Tools Hazleton police, code enforcement and fire personnel joined Mayo
City officials check on home’s occupants
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police, code enforcement and fire personnel joined Mayor Jeff Cusat on a welfare check at a home in the 100 block of South Vine Street after a dog was found outside looking like it was trying to get it. A knock at the door... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Drug raid at city home nets alleged dealerArthur Street. The alleged sales from Richardson Calderon’s first floor apartm
Drug raid at city home nets alleged dealer
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Arthur Street. The alleged sales from Richardson Calderon’s first floor apartment at 585 Arthur St., were interrupted when Hazleton police showed up at his door early Tuesday morning with a search warrant, according to officers. Calderon was taken... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Suspect named in playground shootingArticle Tools Hazleton police have identified a man they believe shot and woun
Suspect named in playground shooting
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police have identified a man they believe shot and wounded another man near a city playground Sunday night. Officers charged Eric Sanchez, 19, 650 Alter St., with felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor counts of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Chase ends with crash on Ninth StreetThree people face charges after leading Hazleton police on a chase throughout t
Chase ends with crash on Ninth Street
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Three people face charges after leading Hazleton police on a chase throughout the northern section of the city on Tuesday that ended with police vehicles pinning a red Cadillac near Ninth and Laurel streets, police said. Police also said they... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Chase ends with crash on 9th St.Three people face charges after leading Hazleton police on a chase throughout t
Chase ends with crash on 9th St.
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Three people face charges after leading Hazleton police on a chase throughout the northern section of the city on Tuesday that ended with police vehicles pinning a red Cadillac near Ninth and Laurel streets, police said. Police also said they... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Drug raid conducted at city homeArthur Street. The alleged sales from Richardson Calderon’s first floor apartm
Drug raid conducted at city home
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Arthur Street. The alleged sales from Richardson Calderon’s first floor apartment at 585 Arthur St., were interrupted when Hazleton police showed up at his door early Tuesday morning with a search warrant, according to officers. Calderon was taken... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Arrest made in park shootingArticle Tools Hazleton police have identified a man they believe shot and woun
Arrest made in park shooting
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police have identified a man they believe shot and wounded another man near a city playground Sunday night. Officers charged Eric Sanchez, 19, 650 Alter St., with felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor counts of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 1319, Berwick, possession of a controlled substance and two counts use or possess
Police, July 13
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
19, Berwick, possession of a controlled substance and two counts use or possession of drug paraphernalia by West Hazleton police after a June 5 offense. ■ Robert Longenberger, 21, Berwick, possession of a drug paraphernalia and three... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Shots reported in city Monday nightred Dodge pickup truck. Multiple adults and three children were on scene, thou
Shots reported in city Monday night
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
red Dodge pickup truck. Multiple adults and three children were on scene, though no one was injured. West Hazleton and Hazleton police, as well as state police, responded to the scene. The incident is still under investigation. A shooting... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police surround car on Ninth Street after pursuita car on West Ninth Street in Hazleton, near Hazleton Elementary/Middle School,
Police surround car on Ninth Street after pursuit
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
a car on West Ninth Street in Hazleton, near Hazleton Elementary/Middle School, this afternoon. Police stopped the car after a brief pursuit on streets in that neighborhood. City and West Hazleton police were at the scene. Check back for upd... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton man arrested after drug raidArticle Tools Hazleton police arrested a 19-year-old city man they say was sel
Hazleton man arrested after drug raid
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police arrested a 19-year-old city man they say was selling drugs Tuesday morning. Richardson Calderon, of 585 Arthur St., first floor, was arrested as the city narcotics unit began investigating drugs being sold from his... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Suspect identified in shooting near city playgroundArticle Tools Hazleton police have identified a man they believe shot and woun
Suspect identified in shooting near city playground
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
Article Tools Hazleton police have identified a man they believe shot and wounded another man near a city playground Sunday night. Officers charged Eric Sanchez, 19, 650 Alter St., with aggravated assault and a warrant has been issued for... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, July 12information was provided by a McAdoo man as he attempted to purchase a gun in H
Police, July 12
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
information was provided by a McAdoo man as he attempted to purchase a gun in Hazleton in June 2014, court papers say. Hazleton police filed charges for falsely written statement and statement under penalty against John Benitez, 24, on June 2... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Pokémon GO craze hits Hazletonthey play,” he said. “I hope everyone takes the necessary precautions ... espec
Pokémon GO craze hits Hazleton
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
they play,” he said. “I hope everyone takes the necessary precautions ... especially at night. Kids need to be safe. “The Hazleton Police Department will always be there to protect the youth of the community, of course,” he added. “Just catch them... Read more
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