Man jailed for violating PFA order
A Schuylkill County man was jailed on Sunday, Nov. 7, for allegedly violating a protection from abuse (PFA) order.
State police at Frackville said Gene Maschal, 48, of New Philadelphia, was at a residence on Valley St. in the borough between 6:30-6:40 a.m. which was a violation of the PFA order.
He was found near the residence and taken into custody. He was arraigned before duty District Judge Stephen Bayer, of Tamaqua, and committed to the county prison in Pottsville after failing to post 10 percent of $10,000 bail set by Bayer.