Female attempts to use hitman on payment strategy to eliminate her husband, police say

A 44-12 months-old Allentown lady on Thursday attempted to hire an undercover city police detective on a payment prepare to kill her spouse, who she alleged abused and cheated on her, according to court docket papers.

It wasn’t the initially time Claudia F. Carrion, of the 1900 block of South Delaware Road, tried to have her partner killed, she explained to an investigator immediately after her arrest and the looking through of her rights, but the other time the hitman “did not perform out,” she reported, according to court papers.

This time, immediately after some negotiation simply because she did not have enough income, she set $100 down and was expecting to make weekly payments until finally her new “hitman” had the agreed on $4,000, law enforcement reported.

The details about Carrion’s want to get rid of her spouse arrived from a police confidential informant, court docket papers say. The city’s Vice Unit did the investigation that led to the undercover detective viewing Carrion at her property, court docket papers say.

There are no documents of Carrion calling law enforcement about any abuse, court docket papers say.

Authorities did not identify her partner.

Carrion was arraigned at 12:15 a.m. Friday before District Judge Donna R. Butler on a single demand of criminal solicitation to commit murder, information show. She was housed in Lehigh County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bail.

Her preliminary hearing is tentatively scheduled 2:15 p.m. July 8 prior to District Judge David M. Howells Jr. Carrion is being represented by the general public defender’s business, but court papers do not checklist a particular lawyer.

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Tony Rhodin can be achieved at arhodin@lehighvalleylive.com.