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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
NFL stars give back to community with Day of Playcould get their face painted. One of the people who got their face painted — w
NFL stars give back to community with Day of Play
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 hours ago
could get their face painted. One of the people who got their face painted — with his wife’s name, Beatrice — was acting Hazleton police Chief Jerry Speziale. “NFL players are starting a business here in the community,” Speziale said. “They want... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Driver hospitalized after medical emergencyman from Summit Hill was taken to a hospital after he stopped his moving car wh
Driver hospitalized after medical emergency
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
man from Summit Hill was taken to a hospital after he stopped his moving car while sustaining a medical problem Friday. Hazleton police said the man, whose identity wasn’t released, was pulling out of the Hazleton Shopping Center parking lot on... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Man stops vehicle after becoming illSummit Hill was taken to a hospital after he stopped his moving car while susta
Man stops vehicle after becoming ill
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Summit Hill was taken to a hospital after he stopped his moving car while sustaining a medical problem this afternoon. Hazleton police said the man, whose identity wasn’t released, was pulling out of the Hazleton Shopping Center parking lot on... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 27vehicle. Lewis Mellor, 33, and Tiffany Potter, 32, both from Berwick, will fac
Police, May 27
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
vehicle. Lewis Mellor, 33, and Tiffany Potter, 32, both from Berwick, will face narcotics-related charges, police said. Hazleton police seek owner of seized property Hazleton police are trying to locate a man named Jarih Martinez-Fermin to... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Alleged rapist facing more charges for using a car without permissiona hearing in a West Hazleton rape case now faces charges for allegedly using an
Alleged rapist facing more charges for using a car without permission
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
a hearing in a West Hazleton rape case now faces charges for allegedly using another person’s vehicle without permission. Hazleton police filed charges for unauthorized use of motor vehicles and four summary violations against Jose E.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Woman, caring for child, arrested for heroin possessionshe cared for a toddler Tuesday in Hazleton, police allege. Jocelyn Tiglio, 21
Woman, caring for child, arrested for heroin possession
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
she cared for a toddler Tuesday in Hazleton, police allege. Jocelyn Tiglio, 21, 610 E. Main St., was taken into custody by Hazleton police after officers received a call for an intoxicated female with a child, in the bathroom at Wendy’s on Route... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Interim chief reaffirms commitment to cityserving as Hazleton’s interim chief for two more months. “In January, I was ho
Interim chief reaffirms commitment to city
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
serving as Hazleton’s interim chief for two more months. “In January, I was honored to become the Chief of Police with the Hazleton Police Department,” Speziale wrote on his Facebook page. “I am committed to continue my responsibilities in the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Mixed reactions to ‘COPS’ filmingCusat, interim police Chief Jerry Speziale and a producer from the reality prog
Mixed reactions to ‘COPS’ filming
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
Cusat, interim police Chief Jerry Speziale and a producer from the reality program announced that film crews would follow Hazleton police officers over the next eight weeks. From the footage, producers expected to cull eight episodes for Spike... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police say woman had heroin while caring for childshe cared for a toddler Tuesday in Hazleton, police allege. Jocelyn Tiglio, 21
Police say woman had heroin while caring for child
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
she cared for a toddler Tuesday in Hazleton, police allege. Jocelyn Tiglio, 21, 610 E. Main St., was taken into custody by Hazleton police after officers received a call for an intoxicated female with a child in the bathroom at Wendy’s on South... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton woman wanted for child endangerment, corruption of minorsis asked to contact troopers at 570-459-3890. Gambardella is no stranger to lo
Hazleton woman wanted for child endangerment, corruption of minors
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
is asked to contact troopers at 570-459-3890. Gambardella is no stranger to local law enforcement. She was arrested by Hazleton police during a prostitution investigation called “Operation Sweetness” years ago. According to Standard-Speaker... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 25bail at $10,000 for Woodring, who is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Jun
Police, May 25
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
bail at $10,000 for Woodring, who is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on June 8. Scranton man arrested in area West Hazleton police took a man wanted by Scranton police into custody in the borough Monday. West Hazleton officers said they... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
One must earn place in societyEditor, I could not believe what I saw in the Standard-Speaker newspaper on Ap
One must earn place in society
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
Editor, I could not believe what I saw in the Standard-Speaker newspaper on April 25: Mayor Jeff Cusat wearing a Hazleton Police Department patch on the arm of his jacket. When did Mayor Jeff Cusat become a police officer? As a taxpayer, I never... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Woman wanted for corruption of minor chargesis asked to contact troopers at 570-459-3890. Gambardella is no stranger to lo
Woman wanted for corruption of minor charges
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
is asked to contact troopers at 570-459-3890. Gambardella is no stranger to local law enforcement. She was arrested by Hazleton police during a prostitution investigation called “Operation Sweetness” years ago. According to Standard-Speaker... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
‘COPS’ filming show in HazletonHAZLETON — Television production crews from the long-standing “COPS” show will
‘COPS’ filming show in Hazleton
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
HAZLETON — Television production crews from the long-standing “COPS” show will shadow Hazleton police as they patrol city streets over the next eight weeks. Mayor Jeff Cusat, interim Police Chief Jerry Speziale and Zach Ragsdale — a producer from... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Regional briefs for Tuesday, May 24‘COPS’ filming show in Hazleton HAZLETON — Television production crews from t
Regional briefs for Tuesday, May 24
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
‘COPS’ filming show in Hazleton HAZLETON — Television production crews from the long-standing “COPS” show will shadow Hazleton police as they patrol city streets over the next eight weeks. Mayor Jeff Cusat, interim Police Chief Jerry Speziale and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 24Wanted man found at fight Hazleton police responding to a fight at 12:29 a.m.
Police, May 24
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Wanted man found at fight Hazleton police responding to a fight at 12:29 a.m. Sunday found a man who was wanted for violating parole. Matthew Edmonds, 27, initially provided a false identity to police, who said they charged him with false... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Hazleton, police force to be featured on ‘COPS’Television production crews from the long-standing “COPS” show will shadow Hazl
Hazleton, police force to be featured on ‘COPS’
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
Television production crews from the long-standing “COPS” show will shadow Hazleton police as they patrol city streets over the next eight weeks. Mayor Jeff Cusat, interim Police Chief Jerry Speziale and Zach Ragsdale — a producer from Langley... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, May 23Freeland man pleads guilty A Freeland man entered a guilty plea to one count f
Court, May 23
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
Freeland man pleads guilty A Freeland man entered a guilty plea to one count filed against him by Hazleton police. Court records state Lawrence L. Lee, 56, provided false information on an application to obtain a gun in Hazleton on Sept. 28. As a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
News - Standard Speakerher outside where he choked her again and pushed her to the ground, holding her
News - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
her outside where he choked her again and pushed her to the ground, holding her face against concrete. He was charged by Hazleton police with terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment and arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Joseph... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, April 9and Route 93 around 6:30 a.m., court papers said. Two passengers inside the veh
Police, April 9
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
and Route 93 around 6:30 a.m., court papers said. Two passengers inside the vehicle identified him, court papers said, and Hazleton police found him in the 500-block of West Third Street. Paterick showed signs of intoxication, and he told police... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Large amount of drug paraphernalia found in city homeHazleton police were summoned Monday afternoon to an apartment at 720 Manhattan
Large amount of drug paraphernalia found in city home
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 7 days ago
Hazleton police were summoned Monday afternoon to an apartment at 720 Manhattan Court for reports of narcotics and firearms. City police said officers arrived at the address based on a report that narcotics were found in the abandoned... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 21Blood, shell casings found at fight scene West Hazleton police are investigati
Police, May 21
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Blood, shell casings found at fight scene West Hazleton police are investigating a fight that started at Fourth and Oak streets and ended at Fourth and Maple streets with shots fired Thursday night. Police found blood and shell casings but no... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police: Drug paraphernalia, guns found in city homeHazleton police were summoned Monday afternoon to an apartment on 720 Manhattan
Police: Drug paraphernalia, guns found in city home
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Hazleton police were summoned Monday afternoon to an apartment on 720 Manhattan Court for reports of narcotics and firearms. City police arrived at the address based on a report that narcotics were found in the residence, which according to police,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
PoliceBlood, shell casings found at fight scene West Hazleton police are investigati
Police
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Blood, shell casings found at fight scene West Hazleton police are investigating a fight that started at Fourth and Oak streets and ended at Fourth and Maple streets with shots fired Thursday night. found blood and shell casings but no... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
‘Large amount’ of drug paraphernalia found in city homeHazleton police were summoned Monday afternoon to an apartment on 720 Manhattan
‘Large amount’ of drug paraphernalia found in city home
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
Hazleton police were summoned Monday afternoon to an apartment on 720 Manhattan Court for reports of narcotics and firearms. City police arrived at the address based on a report that narcotics were found in the residence, which according to police,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Car crashes into house in Hazletona hutch in his garage smashed into pieces. American Patient Transport Systems I
Car crashes into house in Hazleton
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
a hutch in his garage smashed into pieces. American Patient Transport Systems Inc. also assisted. Both vehicles were towed. Hazleton police are investigating the crash and a fight involving juveniles which occurred around the same time in the area... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police investigate fight, shots firedWest Hazleton police are investigating a fight that started at Fourth and Oak s
Police investigate fight, shots fired
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
West Hazleton police are investigating a fight that started at Fourth and Oak streets and ended at Fourth and Maple street with shots fired Thursday night. Police found blood and shell casings, but no victim or shooter, Chief Brian Buglio... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Car into housea hutch in his garage smashed into pieces. American Patient Transport Systems I
Car into house
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
a hutch in his garage smashed into pieces. American Patient Transport Systems Inc. also assisted. Both vehicles were towed. Hazleton police are investigating the crash and a fight involving juveniles which occurred around the same time in the area... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Dealers: Technology makes today’s autos betterBerger was hired as a salesman at Wright Motors in 1967, when the dealership wa
Dealers: Technology makes today’s autos better
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Berger was hired as a salesman at Wright Motors in 1967, when the dealership was located in what is now the West Hazleton Police Department on West Broad Street. “I was one of three salesman,” Berger remembered. “The used lot is where... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Poluce, May 19Reports of shots fired in Hazleton Hazleton police fielded two reports of shot
Poluce, May 19
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
Reports of shots fired in Hazleton Hazleton police fielded two reports of shots fired Tuesday night. Interim Chief Jerry Speziale said the first call was received at around 10:12 p.m. in the area of Fifth and James streets, and then about an hour... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Court, May 192 citation for public drunkenness and was ordered to pay $236.24. Domestic dis
Court, May 19
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 10 days ago
2 citation for public drunkenness and was ordered to pay $236.24. Domestic dispute ends with plea One charge filed by Hazleton police against a city man accused of assaulting a woman during an April 25 domestic dispute was withdrawn while he... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 18Burglary probed in Hazleton Hazleton police are investigating a burglary. Of
Police, May 18
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
Burglary probed in Hazleton Hazleton police are investigating a burglary. Officers responded to a home in the 600 block of Emerald Court on Tuesday at 11:15 a.m. for a burglary and found the residence was broken into and an undetermined amount of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, Feb. 2718-year-old Hazleton man faces drug trafficking charges after a traffic stop Th
Police, Feb. 27
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
18-year-old Hazleton man faces drug trafficking charges after a traffic stop Thursday morning along Diamond Avenue, Hazleton police said. Omar Vargas of South Cedar Street was stopped around 11 a.m. and police found 53 grams of marijuana in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Sugarloaf Twp. supervisors hire full-time police officera rate of $18.67 per hour during their regular meeting Tuesday evening. Ziente
Sugarloaf Twp. supervisors hire full-time police officer
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
a rate of $18.67 per hour during their regular meeting Tuesday evening. Zientek previously worked for many years with the Hazleton police department. Additionally, they voted to hire Thomas Belusko as a part-time roads department employee at a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 16attacked another during an April 10 assault. Mark J. Kowalski faces simple ass
Police, May 16
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 13 days ago
attacked another during an April 10 assault. Mark J. Kowalski faces simple assault and harassment filed against him by Hazleton police. He was arraigned Wednesday by Magisterial District Judge Joseph Carmody, West Pittston, who set bail at... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 15he was immediately unable to post and so, was taken to jail. Man who fled poli
Police, May 15
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
he was immediately unable to post and so, was taken to jail. Man who fled police captured A wanted man who fled from West Hazleton police May 4 was eventually apprehended. Christopher A. Fabian, 20, West Hazleton, faces flight to avoid... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
News - Standard Speakerhe was immediately unable to post and so, was taken to jail. Man who fled poli
News - Standard Speaker
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
he was immediately unable to post and so, was taken to jail. Man who fled police captured A wanted man who fled from West Hazleton police May 4 was eventually apprehended. Christopher A. Fabian, 20, West Hazleton, faces flight to avoid... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Suspected church burglar arrestedHazleton police made an arrest Saturday in the burglary of St. John’s Byzantine
Suspected church burglar arrested
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 14 days ago
Hazleton police made an arrest Saturday in the burglary of St. John’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 617 E. 20th St. in the city. The break-in took place Thursday at which time the church’s safe was stolen. Michael Sluck, 25, of 617 W. Third St.,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Wolf here to help plan 'war' on opiodsto how the police and courts deal with people arrested for drugs and how counse
Wolf here to help plan 'war' on opiods
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
to how the police and courts deal with people arrested for drugs and how counseling and treatment are administered. Hazleton police Chief Jerry Speziale — a former federal Drug Enforcement Agency agent — said despite the best efforts of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
WAR ON OPIOIDSto how the police and courts deal with people arrested for drugs and how counse
WAR ON OPIOIDS
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 15 days ago
to how the police and courts deal with people arrested for drugs and how counseling and treatment are administered. Hazleton police Chief Jerry Speziale — a former federal Drug Enforcement Agency agent — said despite the best efforts of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 13a firearm Sept. 29 in Hazleton. Enrique Ortiz Jr., 46, faces false written sta
Police, May 13
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
a firearm Sept. 29 in Hazleton. Enrique Ortiz Jr., 46, faces false written statement and statement under penalty by Hazleton police. The charges were filed against him Feb. 18 and he was arraigned Thursday by Magisterial District Judge James... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Cash, religious items stolen from city churchCash and religious items were stolen from a Hazleton church Thursday. Hazleton
Cash, religious items stolen from city church
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 16 days ago
Cash and religious items were stolen from a Hazleton church Thursday. Hazleton police said a window to a church on East 20th Street was smashed on the east side and forced entry was made into an office area where a large safe was taken. Though... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 12found in city An iPhone was found in the area of Third and Grant streets on Ap
Police, May 12
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 17 days ago
found in city An iPhone was found in the area of Third and Grant streets on April 27 and turned into Hazleton City Hall, Hazleton police said. The item can be claimed by the owner at city hall. Ringtown man facing charge A Ringtown man faces a... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 9use or possession of drug paraphernalia, public drunkenness and two counts poss
Police, May 9
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
use or possession of drug paraphernalia, public drunkenness and two counts possession of a controlled substance by Hazleton police after a May 30, 2015 offense. ■ Robert S. Kepp, 33, Hazleton, use or possession of drug paraphernalia and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Policeuse or possession of drug paraphernalia, public drunkenness and two counts poss
Police
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
use or possession of drug paraphernalia, public drunkenness and two counts possession of a controlled substance by Hazleton police after a May 30, 2015 offense. ■ Robert S. Kepp, 33, Hazleton, use or possession of drug paraphernalia and... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Spanish TV station serves as a community linkthan interviewing Hollywood stars, the guests are local and have included Mayor
Spanish TV station serves as a community link
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 days ago
than interviewing Hollywood stars, the guests are local and have included Mayor Jeff Cusat, former Mayor Joseph Yannuzzi, Hazleton police Chief Jerry Speziale and Lou Barletta. Garcia was born into a famous media family in Santo Domingo, the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 8pushed into Puzzetti’s vehicle, police said. Valley Regional fire and EMS resp
Police, May 8
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 21 days ago
pushed into Puzzetti’s vehicle, police said. Valley Regional fire and EMS responded. Man smoked pot around child West Hazleton police say a Hazleton man allowed his child to be in a West Hazleton home where marijuana was being smoked. Michael... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Raid turns up $350G in drugssubstance, a misdemeanor. His bail was set at $5,000 and also unable to immedia
Raid turns up $350G in drugs
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
substance, a misdemeanor. His bail was set at $5,000 and also unable to immediately post it, he was taken to jail. Interim Hazleton police Chief Jerry Speziale said a baby was found in a vehicle a suspect fled from at the scene and charges related... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Police, May 7scrapes and deep cuts to her arms and stomach, police wrote. Freeland man flee
Police, May 7
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
scrapes and deep cuts to her arms and stomach, police wrote. Freeland man flees, caught A Freeland man who ran from West Hazleton police during a Thursday night traffic stop had heroin and marijuana in his possession, arrest papers say. Jeremy... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Three men face charges in Hazleton drug bustsubstance, a misdemeanor. His bail was set at $5,000 and also unable to immedia
Three men face charges in Hazleton drug bust
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 22 days ago
substance, a misdemeanor. His bail was set at $5,000 and also unable to immediately post it, he was taken to jail. Interim Hazleton police Chief Jerry Speziale said a baby was found in a vehicle a suspect fled from at the scene and charges related... Read more
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