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Arrests reported

Published June 03. 2011 05:43PM

State police at Lehighton reported on the following arrests made by troopers.

On May 24 about 5:45 p.m. troopers arrested Zack Daniel Bedigges, 20, of Lehighton, for possession of drug paraphernalia in the parking lot of Lorenzo's PIzza at state routes 895 and 248, in Bowmanstown.

Troopers said about 10:19 p.m. on May 25 troopers observed three individuals standing under the SR209 bridge in Weissport. Upon further investigation it was determined that the three were intoxicated and consuming alcohol.

The three were identified as Richard Hartranft, 48, Louise Ann Smith, 45, both of Lehighton, and Rodney R. Walck, 44, of Weissport. All three were issued citations for public drunkenness, troopers said.

On Monday, May 30, about 4:40 p.m. troopers stopped a vehicle along SR209 at Main Rd., in Franklin Township. Jason Allen Hein, 27, of Palmerton, was a passenger in the vehicle. He provided false indentification to the troopers. His true identity was learned and it indicated there was an active warrant for his arrest.

Hein was taken into custody and lodged in the county prison in Nesquehoning, pending the warrant. He will also be charged for providing false ID to law enforcement, troopers added.

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