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Vehicle stop leads to wanted person

Published March 10. 2010 05:00PM

A vehicle stop in Schuylkill County led to the arrest of a wanted person.

State police at Frackville said a vehicle was stopped about 7:40 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, in the 100 block of W. Ogden St., Girardville. A passenger in the vehicle was identified as Samantha L. Simpson, 37, of Reading.

A records check revealed that Simpson had an active warrant for her arrest issued to Butler Township police. Simpson was taken into custody by troopers and turned over to township police. She was then arraigned before District Judge Anthony Kilker, of Shenandoah, on two counts of possession of marijuana. Bail was set at $25,000 unsecured and she was released pending a preliminary hearing.

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