A former Lehighton man, currently residing at 409 W. Broad St., Tamaqua, was cited after alarming neighbors while picking through their trash.

Vincent Smith, 59, was observed looking into the windows at 20 W. Broad St., at 10:10 p.m. on Oct. 5.

When questioned by police Smith said he had been looking for salvagable items and didn't mean to cause any alarm.

He was cited for disorderly conduct.