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Lansford man arrested in Rush

Published February 06. 2013 05:02PM

A Lansford man was arrested in Rush Township on Jan. 31 through the combined efforts of the township police and Pennsylvania state patrol officers.

Robert Mehmeti, 32, was taken into custody at 1:55 p.m. in the parking lot of the Turkey Hill Minit Mart on Claremont Avenue. He was wanted for providing false identification to law enforcement. Arraigned before District Judge Stephen Bayer, of Tamaqua, Mehmeti was then lodged in the State Correctional Institution-Mahanoy.

Additionally, Mehmeti's girlfriend, Deanna R. Leibowitz, of Coaldale, will be charged with hindering the apprehension or prosecution of a criminal.

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