Luzerne County man with warrants flees police leading to 3 more being detained

Luzerne County man with warrants flees police leading to 3 more being detained

Sybertsville, PA

On Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 10:07pm Sugar Loaf Township Police say they  were on patrol in the Lookout House Motel parking lot. Officers say observed a vehicle being driven by a Eric Leming(31) of Wapwallopen who has a warrant for his arrest.

Authorities say attempted to apprehend Leming in the parking lot, but he fled into one of the motel rooms, and as officers attempted to follow Leming into the room, but he locked the door.

Police say they  were able to gain entry into the room and four individuals were detained including Leming. While removing Leming from the room Officers observed drug paraphernalia in plain view. Leming was turned over to the Columbia County Sheriffs and faces local charges stemming from this incident.

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