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Wednesday Jul 27 | via Times News
Prosecutors will be allowed to submit Tamaqua restaurateur Alfonso Picone's gambling debt, tax liens, and a 2002 conviction for failing to pay sales tax as evidence at his trial on Aug. 29, a Schuylkill County judge ruled Tuesday. President Judge William E. Baldwin also will allow defense attorney Nicholas Quinn to question one of the victims to see if he is competent to testify. Comment?
Saturday Jul 23 | via Times News
Tamaqua Police received a call Friday morning from a victim who reported that his vehicle was taken from his home without permission. Off duty officers spotted the car on Clay Street and saw Phillip Michael "Mike" Ryan, 26, get behind the steering wheel. 6 comments
Friday Jul 8 | via Times News
A Lehighton man whose attempt at running from a Tamaqua police officer last year ended up with both being shocked by a Taser will spend up to two years behind bars after admitting to committing drug-related crimes in Schuylkill County. Brad E. Sutton, 37, was charged by Tamaqua police with manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, four counts of possessing a controlled substance he was not authorized to have, and driving while his operating privileges were suspended or revoked on Oct. 27, 2015. Comment?
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