Hazleton Woman Arrested after Meth Found in Vehicle

A Hazleton woman has been arrested after thirty grams of methamphetamine were found in her vehicle.

29-year old Tonya Moritz was taken into custody Tuesday morning.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to the area of N Avenue and 80th Street for a report of a suspicious vehicle at a home. Moritz, the driver, was found with several drug paraphernalia items and thirty grams of meth.

Authorities also discovered she had a valid arrest warrant out of Fayette County for failing to appear for a contempt of court hearing.

Moritz was transported to the Fayette County Jail and charged with possessing a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, possessing drug paraphernalia and several other charges.