Hazleton Crime

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  • Police: Victims attempted to mug shooter

    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

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  • Drug sale case leads to a split verdict

    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.


    Related Topix: Drugs, Carbon County, PA, Luzerne County, PA, Weatherly, PA, Hazleton, PA

Hazleton Law

Three years ago I got a dui ticket and my hearing keeps getting postponed, for serquel and I AM still can I still be guilty.
I had a one car accident the cops are trying to say that I was high at the time of my wreck from seraquel . my bac 84.5, my achlol level was 0.0 I been waiting three years to find out if I am guilty, I am still driving well on my meds and have had no more accidents.
Its possible you can still be found guilty. Seems strange to have gone on this long. I assume you have an hired...
If a policeman writes up your charges on his report incorrectly, is that enough for your case to get thrown out?
Thank you.
No. Very few police errors will result in a complete dismissal of charges. It's better to hire an attorney who can look...
Does the CRN and Drug & Alcohol assessment (because of refusal) have to be completed before the ARD application is submitted
and a decision made?
It depends upon the county but generally those items need to be completed before you will be accepted into the ARD...
Why did I get a DUI, house arrest and probation when there was absolutely no alcohol in my blood. Only my doc presc. pain meds?
Failure to maintain direction was the reason being pulled over. I maintained my direction and was going 2mph under posted limit since there were children playing with a ball on the near sidewalk. Also in a town with massive potholes. My friend had marijuana under his seat after allowing the officer to do a search. It was also in my system from the test. I have no driving violations? Driving an expensive car in a small town, my problem? I had multiple reconstructive surgeries and live with many chronic pain conditions. I am now struggling to keep my job I'm at for almost 5 years with countless promotions. Something does not seem right including my deadbeat attorney I have to drag answers out of.
The best answer is to check with your attorney, though considering your description, that sounds less than ideal....
What does luzerne county do to people pulled over for no reason and stopped for a 2nd non dui related driving under suspension
Luzerne county
Luzerne County does nothing. Initially, a Magisterial District Judge will decide whether you are guilty or not guilty...
How do you go about getting info. expunged
Dui expunngements
It depends on the disposition of the case. if the DUI resulted in ARD and successful completion of the ARD, you are...
A friend out on parole for dui 6 years ago. got pulled over for a non Dui. driving on a suspended license.is there jail time
Will there be jail time
If it is in fact a non-DUI suspended license violation, there is no mandatory jail time. However, jail is technically a...