Former Hazleton man extradited from South Carolina


HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)-  Rickeem Singleton Jr, formerly of Hazleton, was extradited back to Pennsylvania on December 9th.  

According to police, Singleton was arrested by South Carolina Highway Patrol Officers in November. He was wanted on drug charges stemming from a narcotics investigation in May 2021. 

Investigators stated Singleton was located by South Carolina Highway Patrol and faced charges for an unrelated incident. He was transferred into the custody of the Luzerne County Correctional Facility. 

Singleton was arraigned on one felony count of delivery of a controlled substance and three counts of criminal use of a communication facility.  

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