Reports: Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia investigation - more >>

Wanted by Police

Police seek drug suspect who escaped from hospital

Jarvis Curtis of Easton was selling heroin

LOWER NAZARETH TWP., Pa. - Colonial Regional Police are seeking information about Jarvis "Hood' Curtis of Easton,  who escaped from a local hospital after being taken into custody on drug charges last month.

On April 21, Colonial Regional Police and the Northampton County Drug Task Force were conducting an undercover investigation into the purchase of heroin.

Police observed Curtis sell $80 worth of heroin to "a cooperating individual" in the parking lot of Northampton Crossings Mall in Lower Nazareth Township.

After the deal was completed, police stopped the vehicle Curtis and another male were in, which was southbound on Route 33, and took both men into custody.

The other male, 29-year-old Charles Landreth of Easton, was arrested on outstanding warrants from Northampton County and will be charged with possession of drug paraphernalia via summons.

When Curtis was taken to police headquarters for processing, he started to complain of stomach pains. He was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Muhlenberg in Bethlehem for evaluation.

While in the hospital, Curtis removed his IV and left.

He is wanted for delivery of a controlled substance.

Curtis is described as a 28-year-old black male who resides along Valley Avenue in Easton.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts should contact Colonial Regional Police at 610-861-4820.

DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE  and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links may be removed by the moderator.

Allentown, PA 18102




  • %

This Week's Circulars

Latest from the newsroom