Vehicle stop leads to wanted person
A vehicle stop in Monroe County led to the arrest of a person wanted in New York.
Pocono Mountain Regional police stopped a vehicle along SR196 at the A Pocono Country Place main gate for various motor vehicle code violations. The driver was identified as Willie Simmons, 46, of New York City, N.Y. A check revealed he was wanted by New York state parole for a parole violation.
He was taken into custody and placed in the county prison in Snydersville pending extridation to New York.