HAZLETON, Pa. -- On Thursday, August 3rd, at around 10:30 PM, Hazleton Patrol Units responded to a burglary in progress in the area of East 2nd Street and Boone Court.
Upon arrival, the officers took one man into custody without incident.
Echavarria was transported to the LCCF for overnight arraignment on Possessing instruments of a crime, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Loitering and Prowling at Night, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Statements by Chief of Police, Jerry Speziale:
"Anyone that attempts to violate the law and disturb the peaceful citizens of Hazleton will be dealt with and face the justice system." "My recommendation to the criminal element is "Leave Hazleton" or face with being arrested and jailed.