By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

$10.99 retail theft suspect, ends up charged with giving false name, drug needles, and outstanding warrants

$10.99 retail theft suspect, ends up charged with giving false name,  drug needles, and outstanding warrants

Denver, PA

Jacob E Jones, 24, Ebensburg, PA was charged with Retail Theft, False Identification to Law Enforcement and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia after an incident that police occurred at a business in the 2500 block of North Reading Road on October 8, 2019.   

Authorities say at approximately 5:30PM, Jones went into a Turkey Hill Store and took items valued at $10.99.   

Jones returned to the same store at approximately 10:07PM hours and was taken into custody by Police.   According to police Jones gave the responding officers a false name, however, an off-duty East Cocalico Township Police Officer identified as Jacob Jones.   Jones, who had numerous syringes in his pocket, had several outstanding warrants. 

Jones was transported to Lancaster County Prison and arraigned by District Justice Commins and remanded to Lancaster County Prison after failing to post $7,500 bail.   

About The Author

Don Shaw

Don Shaw journalist covering local news for The Pennsylvania Chronicle (717) 461-2107 don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com