Mortgage foreclosures

The following actions were filed as mortgage foreclosures for alleged defaults on loans.

HSBC Bank USA, 1661 Worthington Rd., West Palm Beach, Fla., filed an action against Constanzo Cerino Jr., 1580 Strohls Valley Rd., Lehighton, over property at that address. Sought is $221,714.62 and continuing interest.

Chase Home Finance, 3415 Vision Drive, Columbus, Ohio, filed an action against John M. Gilbert, 21 Short Lane, aka, 807 Shore Lane, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $55,593.76 and continuing interest.

Chase Home Finance filed an action against Krzysztof Cholast, 5 water Birch Drive, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $176,428.70 and continuing interest.

Nationstar Mortgage, 350 Highland Drive, Lewisville, Tex., filed an action against Richard S. Bloodgood and unknown heirs, 31 Lakota Trail, aka, 424 Laurel Drive, Albrightsville, over property at that address. Sought is $111,589.31 and continuing interest.

Onewest Bank, 155 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena, Calif., filed an action against Lori and Scott Cherry, 103 Crimson Place, Chester Springs, over property at 823 Stony Mountain Rd., Albrightsville. Sought is $145,011.02 and continuing interest.

BAC Home Loans Servicing, 7105 Corporate Drive, Plano, Tex., filed an action against Dane Skrimcovsky, 823 Center St., Jim Thorpe, over property at that address. Sought is $327,676.78.

Credit defaults

The following actions were filed by credit card companies, or their collection agencies, for alleged defaults on credit card/loan accounts.

Cavalry Portfolio Services Inc., 7 Skyline Drive, Hawthrone, N.Y., filed against Harold Tonkin, 13 E. Fell St. Summit Hill, seeking $5,921.56.

FIA Card Services, 429 Fourth Ave., Pittsburgh, filed three actions as follows: Jessica K. Gould, 232 Lehigh St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $7,940.89; Georgette T. Beckett, 344 South Ave., Jim Thorpe, seeking $16,205.11; and Michael E. Rambo, 735 Center Ave., Jim Thorpe, seeking $5,975.91.

Citibank South Dakota, 701 E. 60th St. N., Sioux Falls, S.D., filed filed seven actions as follows: George B. Rhoades, 417 E. Chestnut St., Hazleton, seeking $14,613.49; Evelyn Colon, 171 Stone Ridge Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $3,366.89; Richard K. Edwards, 131 Gower Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $5,622.39; John M. Slanina, 297 Delaware Ave., Palmerton, seeking $8,052.18; Judelka M. Vargas, 132 Sycamore Circle, Albrightsville, seeking $2,488.52; Brad K. Houser, 126 Decker Lane, Weatherly, seeking $6,023.30; and Annette J. Henning, 235 Pine St., Palmerton, seeking $6,677.20.

LVNV Funding, c/o 520 Fellowship Rd., Mount Laurel, N.J., filed against Faith Bowman, 2505 Hemlock st., Palmerton, seeking $2,019.37.

Capital One Bank, c/o 520 Fellowship Rd., Mount Laurel, N.J., filed against Richard L. Gechter, 423 N. Fourth St., Lehighton, seeking $1,486.98.

Advantage Assets II, c/o 520 Fellowship Rd., Mount Laurel, N.J., filed against $2,228.61.

M&T Bank, 1100 Wherle Drive, Williamsville, N.Y., filed against Robert S. Kugler, 203 Birchwood Drive, Lehighton, seeking $30,228.61.

Chase Bank USA, 3700 Wiseman Blvd., San Antonio, Tex., filed against Steven B. Saltz, 54 Foothill Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $7,977.13.

Discover Bank, 6500 New Albany Rd., New Albany, Ohio, filed four actions as follows: Oona R. Beers, 314 E. Kline Ave., Lansford, seeking $7,482.76; Randy A. Hoffman, 507 Lansford Court, Lansford, seeking $4,875.82; Albert F. Lombardo Jr., 955 Green St., Lehighton, seeking $5,721.42; and Monica Darcy, 101 Old Stage Rd., Albrightsville, seeking $8,945.45.

LTD Acquisitions, c/o 520 Fellowship Rd., Mount Laurel, N.J., filed against James Talbott, 60 Laurel View Drive, Lehighton, seeking $2,633.55.

Arrow Financial Services, c/o 5 Great Valley Parkway, Malvern, filed against Marie Kostak, 47 W. Front St., Jim Thorpe, seeking $3,339.05.

Shooting incident

Tyler W. Sutton, 2155 Little Gap Rd., Palmerton, filed a civil complaint against Jamie Freeby, 385 Main St., Box 34, Parryville, and Palmerton Rod & Gun Club, 245 Gun Club Rd., Box 11, Palmerton.

The suit states on Oct. 27, 2007, Freeby was hunting with Sutton and others on property owned by the gun club. Freeby, the suit states, had the permission of the gun club to hunt on its property. On the date Freeby allegedly discharged a shotgun striking Sutton which caused 39 puncture wounds to his head and upper torso causing serious and permanent injuries described in the suit.

Negligence for the shooting is alleged against the defendants and sought are damages in excess of $50,000 against each defendant.

Divorces started

James Hessler, 54 Wintergreen Trail, Albrightsville, filed against Marie Elizabeth Hessler, 110 Tulip Lane, Hatfield, Montgomery County. They were married Dec. 31, 1995.

Marc Richard Pfeffer, 1306 Center St., Jim Thorpe, filed against Jill Marie Pfeffer, same address. They were married Sept. 25, 2004.

Monika F. Lopopolo, Box 7331, Stroudsburg R.7, filed against Dominick L. Lopopolo, 98 Lenape Trail, Albrightsville. They were married May 4, 2002.

Jon Angert, Box 110G, Weatherly R.1, filed against Nancy Bird, 3802 Kratz Rd., Skippack. They were married July 21, 2007.

Leon Frable, 8557 Interchange Rd., Lehighton, filed against Colette Frable, Box 4725, Kunkletown R.4. They were married Jan. 20, 1973.

Vehicle purchase

Ford Motor Credit Co., Box 6508, Mesz, Ariz., filed an action against Lisa B. Shortes, 21 Chippew Trail, Box 1011, Albrightsville, alleging she defaulted on a motor vehicle installment sales contract. Sought is $20,553.81.

Line of credit

PNC Bank National Association, Fifth and Wood sts., Pittsburgh, filed an action against Bendrettin Angun, dba, B-Angun Contracting, 230 Sei Pike Lane, Lehighton, alleging a default on a line of credit account. Sought is $58,637.96.

Printing bill

Pencor Services Inc., dba, TN Printing, 610 Third St., Palmerton, filed suit against Oberdorf Publishing Co. Inc., independently and, dba, Valley Trader, 637 Market St., Lewisburg, Union County, alleging a bill is due and owed for printing services. Sought is $16,088.66 plus costs, fees and interest.

Auto crash suit

Susan Dipaolo, 28 Blue Mountain View, Kunkletown, filed an action against Carl Custafson, 432 N. Eighth St., Lehighton, and Architectural Polymers, 1220 Little Gap Rd., Palmerton.

The suit states on Nov. 1, 2007, a automobile accident occurred along Route 24 ramp towards Lehighton. A vehicle driven by Gustafson, and owned by Architectural Polymers, hit the rear of a vehicle driven by the plaintiff. Negligence is alleged for damages and injuries sustained and detailed in the suit. Sought is damages in excess of $50,000.