Arnold Police file drug charges on wanted man from Kentucky

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Arnold, Pa. – Police in Arnold stop a vehicle for traveling the wrong way on 4th Avenue that results in the apprehension of a Kentucky man with an arrest warrant.

According to the criminal complaint, the driver of the vehicle said she did not observe police emergency lights and did not realize 4th Avenue was a one-way street. Upon approach of the vehicle, officers could smell a strong aroma of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. When officers tried to identify the male passenger, he provided a false name.

Assisted by New Kensington Police, the male was identified as Kendall Lincoln, age 20 of Elizabethtown Kentucky. New Kensington Officer Huth recognized the male from a previous incident whereby Lincoln was charged with burglary and simple assault.

Lincoln told officers he had a bag of marijuana in his pants and was transported to New Kensington lockup. In this incident, Lincoln was charged with M3 False Identification To Law Enforcement Officer 04/09/2019, M Int Poss Controlled Substance By Per Not Reg and M Use/Poss Of Drug Paraphernalia. The driver was released and advised she would be cited for traffic violations.

Lincoln’s previous charges: F1 Burglary – Overnight Accommodations; Person Present, Bodily Injury Crime 03/26/2019, F1 Burglary – Overnight Accommodations; Person Present, Bodily Injury Crime
M1 Terroristic Threats W/ Int To Terrorize Another, M2 Simple Assault and M2 Criminal Mischief – Damage Property.

Lincoln’s Preliminary Hearing is schedulaed on 04/18/2019 @ 2:00 pm before the Honorable Magisterial District Judge Frank J. Pallone Jr. Lincoln was unable to post bail and is currently lodged in the Westmoreland County Jail.