WILKES-BARRE — The case against a Hazle Township man who allegedly went on a “one-man crime spree” in November is moving to county court.
Raymond Bolling, 41, waived his right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Michael Dotzel on Wednesday, moving a charge of criminal attempt to commit robbery to county court.
This charge comes from one of the final legs of Bolling’s alleged robbery spree on Nov. 6, on which police say he robbed or attempted to rob numerous stores in between Hazleton and Plains Township.
Pennsylvania State Police charged Bolling with robbing Ollie’s Bargain Outlet at the Church Hill Mall near Hazleton at around 9 p.m. that night.
Police say Bolling entered the store and handed the clerk a note saying he had a gun and demanding money. He allegedly got away with $700 in cash.
Bolling had another preliminary hearing on Nov. 21, at which he also waived his