FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUGUST 11, 2014
The search for MANUEL COLLAZO who is wanted by the Bethlehem Police Department is over.
MANUEL COLLAZO surrendered to the Lake County Sheriff’s Department this morning at approx. 11:30 am in Lake County, Ohio.
COLLAZO is currently in their custody and he will be incarcerated in Ohio until extradition back to Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
The Northampton County District Attorney’s Office was notified and is involved in the extradition process to return COLLAZO back to Pennsylvania to face justice.
MANUEL COLLAZO is charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Homicide, (2) Counts Aggravated Assault, Possessing Instruments of Crime, (3) Counts Terroristic Threats, Persons Not to Possess Firearms, Firearms Not to be Carried and (3) Counts Recklessly Endangering Another Person.
COLLAZO has a criminal history for Drugs, Aggravated Robbery and Felonious Assault. COLLAZO is a convicted Felon.
The City of Bethlehem Police Department would like to Thank Law Enforcement Agencies in Lake County and the Cleveland Ohio area for their assistance in this matter and their help in the search for COLLAZO in Ohio.
This shooting is under investigation by City Detectives. Anyone having any information relative to this shooting is asked to call the Bethlehem Police Department 911 Center at 610-865-7187 or Detective Brad Jones at 610-865-7146.
Your information can remain anonymous.
Mark A. DiLuzio
Chief of Police