Reading man arrested for firearm possession


HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- Hazleton City Police Department arrested a man for possession of a firearm without a license.

According to police, Joseph Sotelo, age 24, was stopped during a traffic stop early Sunday morning in the area of North Wyoming Street and West Diamond Avenue.

Police found Sotelo in possession of a loaded Springfield Hellcat 9mm, without a valid concealed carry license.

Sotelo was taken into custody and was released. He is scheduled to appear before Magisterial District Judge Rick Cronauer later this month.  

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