HAZLETON, Pa. -- On Thursday, February 23rd, shortly before 2:30 in the afternoon, Hazleton Police conducted a traffic stop in the area of Church and Oak Street while investigating a missing person.
Further investigation indicated that Kevin Black, of Keylayres near McAdoo, was wanted and had several outstanding warrants.
Black was taken into custody at the scene without incident and found to be in possession of various types of narcotics paraphernalia and illegal drugs.
He will be charged with the following:
Chief of Police, Jerry Speziale, issued the following statement in a press release:
"Because of the alert officers involved in the investigation and stop the vehicle and illegal drugs were removed from our city streets. "