Mortgage foreclosure

Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC, Coral Gables, Fla., started a suit against Jacob Younatanov, Jamaica Estates, N.Y., claiming the defendant has failed to keep up mortgage payments on property at 301 W. Broad St., Tamaqua, and seeks a judgment in amount of $196,819.50 plus interest and costs.

Divorcers granted

Thomas M. Rabenold, Box 302, Tamaqua, was granted a divorce from Dawn L. Rabenold, 446 Arlington St., Tamaqua. They were married Oct. 15, 1998.

Clayton Spohr, 315 W. Sherman St., McAdoo, was granted a divorce from Mary D. Spohr, 2 W. Sherman St., McAdoo. They were married July 26, 1980.

Daniel Smithmyer was granted a divorce from Tara Smithmyer, both of Marlin, Norwegian Township. They were married Sept. 12, 1998.

William Sisko, Minersville, was granted a divorce from Briana Sisko, Dover, Del. They were married Sept. 12, 1998.

Rachel Schmoyer, Valley View, Hegins Township, was granted a divorce from Luke Schmoyer, Leesport, Berks County. They were married Jan. 13, 2007.

Shari L. Phillips, Schuylkill Haven, was granted a divorce from Larry M. Phillips, Pottsville. They were married Sept. 20, 2004.

Catherine M. Lukach, Mount Carmel, Northumberland County, was granted a divorce from Joseph M. Lukach, Pottsville, They were married Oct. 23, 1982.

Jayne M. Krammes, Schuylkill Haven, was granted a divorce from Todd E. Krammes, Auburn. They were married June 4, 2004.

Keith Krammes, Pine Grove, was granted a divorce from Paula M. Krammes, Friedensburg. They were married April 21, 1999.

Tracey L. Keiser, Tremont, was granted a divorce from Jerry Kreiser, Pine Grove. They were married Feb. 9, 1998.

Kim M. Putalavage, Minersville, was granted a divorce from Michael Putalavage, Pottsville. They were married Aug. 5, 1988.

Stacy Marie Alting, Gratz, was granted a divorce from Kevin Christopher Alting, Bethel. They were married June 7, 1999.

Lee Ann M. Heisler, Schuylkill Haven, was granted a divorce from Dale A. Heisler, 985 Catawissa Road, Tamaqua R.D. They were married Oct. 27, 1973,

Raymond K. Neuswanger, Hegins, was granted a divorce from Kristy E. Neuswanger, Valley View. They were married July 10, 1993.

Sheila M. Surcek was granted a divorce from Andrew M. Surcek, both of Cressona. They were married Dec. 17, 1988.

Jason Wessner, Pine Grove, was granted a divorce from Patricia Wessner, Williamstown. They were married Feb. 29, 2008.

Joel Hatter was granted a divorce from Jeanne Hatter, both of Tremont. They were married Aug. 22, 2002.

Lindsey Norwood was granted a divorce from Matthew Donald Norwood, both of Tower City. They were married June 25, 2005.

Joseph J. Urban was granted a divorce from Christina L. Urban, both of Shenandoah. They were married Dec. 2, 2005

File for divorce

Charles K. Freil filed suit for divorce from Wendy N. Freil, both of 612 E. Centre St., Mahanoy City. They were married April 13, 2005.

Thomas J. Mumaw filed suit for divorce from Mary K. Mumaw, both of 139 W. Sherman St., McAdoo. They were married Dec. 11,1999.

Credit card debgt

CACH, LLC, Denver, Colo., filed suit against Todd L. Snyder Construction and Development Inc. and Todd L. Snyder, 492 Blue Mountain Drive, New Ringgold, alleging he has defaulted on payments on a credit card and is seeking judgment for $26,692 plus interest and costs.

Dismiss charge

Charges of possession instruments of crime, criminal mischief, and resisting arrest filed against Eric D. Pennington, 40, Girardville, were dropped on the motion of District Attorney Karen Byrnes Noon seeking to nolle prosequi the charges because the victim could not be found and that the Girardville police agreed. The motion was granted by President Judge William E. Baldwin.

Pennington was cited by police who reported finding him and an accomplice in the basement of the property at 201 N. Second St.

Caught with drugs

Robert P. Mehlman, 56, Minersville, pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of a controlled substance in Minersville and was sentenced by Judge John E. Domalakes to serve six to 18 months in the county prison, pay $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account, a $50 monthly supervision fee, and make restitution of $226 to Bethlehem Regional Lab. He was cited by Patrolman Jeffrey R. Bowers.

Steals wallet

Mary Lauretta Hardy, 43, Shenandoah, pleaded guilty to theft of a wallet left at the Union Bus Station, Pottsville, and was placed by Judge John Domalakes to serve four years on probation, pay $50 to Criminal Justice Enhancement Account, a $50 monthly supervisionfee, perform 20 hours of community service, and make restitution of $510 to the victim, Deborah Kubilus, who left the wallet in the bus station. Patrolman Grant F. Yoder, traced the missing wallet to the defendant.

Found guilty

William Robert Thompson, 48, Minersville, was found guilty by a jury of charges of simple assault causing bodilly injury and defiant trespass but not guilty of a second simple assault charge involving physical menace. Judge John Domalakes found him guilty of a summary charge of harassment and fined him $150 and costs and found him not guilty of a second harassment. Sentencing was deferred to a later date.