A hearing for a Palmerton man charged with five counts of forgery has been continued.
Christopher A. Poplin, 32, of 407 Lehigh Ave., was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing Wednesday before District Judge Bruce Appleton of Palmerton.
But, Poplin's hearing has been continued until 9 a.m. March 23. He remains free in lieu of $30,000 unsecured bail.
Poplin has been charged with passing five counterfeit $100 bills at various businesses throughout the borough.
According to an affidavit of probable cause filed by borough patrolman Christopher Ritter: