Duo arrested twice in the same day on drug paraphernalia charges


Times Leader Staff

WILKES-BARRE — Two Spruce Street residents were arrested twice on Saturday.

According to police:

Joshua Wink, 31, and Samantha Hawkins, 28, were found by police at 6:42 p.m. on South River Street. Police knew who they were because of an arrest earlier in the day.

Officers observed Wink attempting to conceal a hypodermic needle in his hand and Hawkins had six packets of heroin in her sweatshirt.

Both suspects were arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.

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Times Leader Staff

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