Frank Danko, 49, of Hazleton said his WASP-10 AK 47 assault rifle was stolen between Friday and Sunday from the 1000 block of Allen Drive.
While reporting the theft Danko also was arrested for hindering the apprehension of Bobby Jo Hittinger, 28, of Hazleton, who was hiding Danko’s garage, police said.
The Hazleton Police Department, Carbon County and the Luzerne County sheriff’s departments had warrants for Hittinger. She was transported to the Luzerne County Correctional Facility and locked up.
Anyone with information about the reported theft is asked to contact the Hazleton Police Department at 570 459-4940.