Hazleton Police: Woman Left Children in Car While Using Drugs

HAZLETON, Pa. — A woman is accused of child endangerment and drug charges after police found more than 100 bags of heroin and a needle in a vehicle with a 2-year-old girl and a 9-year-old boy.

Hazleton police say Nicole Paskovich, 29, left the children and drugs unattended in a car for about 20 minutes Monday at a convenience store on South Poplar Street.

During that time, Paskovich told police she was in the bathroom using fentanyl.

Paskovich was charged with endangering the welfare of a minor as well as multiple narcotics charges.

The children were taken into protective custody and placed with Children and Youth Services.


Comments are closed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.