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Prison Sentence In Luzerne County Carjacking

Leonard Montalvo-Rivera  SENTENCED MUG

WILKES-BARRE — One of the men involved in a violent carjacking case on Interstate 81 in 2012 was will spend at least five years in a state prison.

Friday afternoon, a Luzerne County judge sentenced Leonard Montalvo-Rivera of Hazleton to five to 13 years behind bars.

He was found guilty at trial last year.

Rivera was one of four men who held a woman at gunpoint in June of 2012, made off with her van, and drove it to the Beaver Meadows area


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