Hazleton Crime

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  • Man wanted in Wyoming apprehended

    Oct 19, 2018 | via The Citizens' Voice 

    Hazleton Police Chief Jerry Speziale said Luis Steve Rivera, 24, was located at his residence, in the 800 block of Alter Street, and taken into custody at 4:45 p.m. Speziale said based on information received from Wyoming borough police and a search of the Hazleton Police Department's intelligence reporting system, Rivera's address was confirmed based on a ticket issued to him in 2016. Hazleton police officers immediately responded to the location and arrested Rivera on charges of aggravated indecent assault to a person under the age of 16, indecent assault to a person under the age of 16, indecent assault without consent of another, simple assault, harassment, and corruption of minors.


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  • Three arrested in drug raid at Hazleton residence

    May 7, 2016 | via The Citizens' Voice 

    Heroin and cocaine with an estimated street value of $350,000 were confiscated by police when they served a search warrant in Hazleton on Thursday afternoon, investigators say. Ghazi Faraj, 25, who lives at Rear 805 N. James St., Hazleton, the home police searched, was arrested during the raid for selling narcotics, according to court records. 1 comment

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