HAZLETON, Pa. -- Today, shortly before 4 o'clock, members of the Hazleton Police Department Patrol Division responded to the Capri Lounge at 2nd and Alter Street on a call for a man with a crow bar attempting to gain entry into a room at the location.
Units responded expeditiously and found a male breaking into a room at the location and arrested him without incident.
The male was identified as 44-year-old, Mariusz Wlodyka, and charged with possession of a controlled substance, Heroin, Possession of Instruments of a Crime, Criminal Mischief, Burglary and Criminal Trespass.
Wlodyka will be arraigned later this evening.
Statement by Chief of Police, Jerry Speziale:
“The officer’s ability to see the situation for what it was and quick response resulted in the capture of this subject.”