Recent Crime News
23 hrs ago | via The Citizens' Voice
Two men shot in Hazleton in early November had attempted to mug and beat the shooter, according to a search warrant Hazleton police obtained for the victims' medical records. City police found 18-year-old Javier Omar Andrade and 21-year-old Justin Ortiz lying on the sidewalk when they arrived on the scene of a reported shooting at 1:08 a.m. Nov. 1, the affidavit says. 1 comment
Thursday Mar 5 | via Times News
A Carbon County jury panel returned a split verdict against a Luzerne County man who had been charged with several drug counts by Weatherly police following an arranged drug sale. Following a two-day trial, the jury of eight men and four women found Randy Cepedes Ortega, 23, of Hazleton, guilty of criminal use of a communication device, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Comment?
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