Butler Township Police arrested a Hazleton man that was wanted in New Jersey following a
traffic stop early Friday morning.
Miguel D. Rodriguez, age 27, of N. Wyoming Street, Hazleton was a passenger inside a
vehicle stopped for traffic violations along S. Hunter Highway around 2:25 am Friday morning.
During a check though the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) it was determined that
Rodriguez was wanted by the Burlington Co. Sheriff’s Department in Mount Holly, New Jersey.
Rodriguez was charged with being a fugitive from justice and transported to the Luzerne
County Prison where he will be lodged until he is extradited back to New Jersey.