HAZLETON, PA — Three people face drug charges and cash and drugs were seized in two separate investigations Thursday, police said.
In one of the cases, a woman trying to flee police struck an undercover vehicle, police said.
Police identified the woman as Passion Tairi Flores, 24, of West Birch Street.
According to police: A controlled drug buy with Flores was arranged near the intersection of North Locust and Third streets at approximately 5 p.m. As officers closed in on Flores, she accelerated her vehicle and tried to get away, striking an undercover vehicle and preventing her escape. Flores and her passenger, Anthony Morales Jr. 22 of Brooklyn, New York were arrested. Approximately $900 in cash and 220 packets of heroin were seized from her vehicle.