Police Chase in Luzerne County Ends With Arrest

KINGSTON — A chase through the Wyoming Valley ended with a suspected drug dealer behind bars in Luzerne County.

According to police, Ariel Alvarez, 28, from Hazleton was seen by officers selling 600 bags of heroin Wednesday night.  When police tried to arrest him, he took off.

He managed to elude authorities for more than an hour, even hiding in the basement of a home at one point.

Kingston Police finally managed to nab him on Pierce Street.  Alvarez is locked up in Luzerne County jail.

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