Tamaqua police have asked for a warrant to be issued for Earl Hartranft, 33, of 336 Lincoln St., Tamaqua, in connection with an incident on April 22.
On that date at 1:14 a.m. Patrolman Jeff Wainwright was dispatched to 514 Lincoln St. for a reported attempted break-in. On scene he found Hartranft on the front porch. As he was speaking with two other males, Hartranft ran off, crossed the street and jumped over a wall.
Reportedly, Hartranft had been trying to gain entry to the home and the door was damaged beyond repair.