Four area residents were among 29 who were arraigned Monday in the office of District Attorney James P. Goodman in the Schuylkill County courthouse on criminal charges and all entered pleas of not guilty and requested jury trials. They were:
Mel Scott Gerber, 38, of 117 Lombard St., Tamaqua, charged with theft of a compressor from Diversified Technology Company, 109 Lakeside Avenue,. Delano Township, and criminal mischief to property. Gerber was cited by Trooper Thomas Cuff.