WEST HAZLETON, Pa. -- On Sunday, February 5th, West Hazleton Police were summoned to 12 Dianna Lane, The Wine & Spirits Store, to take possession of a found identification card.
It was discovered the identification card belonged to a person of interest in multiple Retail Theft investigations.
During the course of an investigation, Police located the male’s whereabouts, and he was taken into custody.
The West Hazleton Police Department has charged Jaquille Hodge, 19, of Philadelphia, with Retail Theft, Receiving Stolen Property, and (5) counts of Possession of liquor by a minor less than (21) years of age.
Throughout the month of January and February, Hodge entered the Wine & Spirits Store and stole liquor on (5) separate occasions, during the last occasion, Hodge inadvertently left his identification card behind.