A Tamaqua woman faces charges after she allegedly borrowed a vehicle without the owner's permission.

Melissa Ann Fredericks, 26, of 73 Hunter St., was observed entering a green, 1997 Dodge Stratus, owned by Wendy Fredericks of Spruce Street, Tamaqua, on Oct. 1. She then allegedly drove away, parking the Dodge near her home.

The vehicle owner confirmed she had not given Melissa permission to use her car. It was also determined that Ms. Fredericks' driver's license is suspended.

She will be charged with unathorized use of a motor vehicle and driving with a suspended license.