Wilkes-Barre Township Police arrest man on drug paraphernalia charges for hypodermic needle

Wilkes-Barre Township Police arrest man on drug paraphernalia charges for hypodermic needle

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Police arrested Jason Lenahan, 40, of Wilkes-Barre, after he was detained in the parking lot of Kohl’s according to Wilkes-Barre Township Police.

Police say Security advised officers that he had shoplifted $114 worth of merchandise. 

Police say Lenahan also¬† had an outstanding warrant for his arrest, from the Luzerne County Sheriff’s Department for failure to appear.

Authorities say Lenahan was found to be in possession of a hypodermic needle and an empty suspected heroin packet.

Lenahan was detained at the Luzerne County Correctional Facility. He will be charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and retail theft at a later date.

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