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Arrests reported

Published April 29. 2011 05:00PM

State police at Lehighton reported on two arrests made by troopers this week.

On Tuesday, April 26, about 11:34 p.m. troopers observed Joseph Pizzutti, 64, of Lehighton, walking into traffic at the intersection of state routes 443 and 209, in Lehighton. He was under the influence of alcohol.

He was placed under arrest and cited for public drunkenness, troopers said.

On Thursday, April 28, between 1:20 and 1:30 a.m. along Lower Smith Gap Rd., in Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon County, Corey Scherer, of Kunkletown, and Elizabeth Malarkey, of Palmerton, engaged in a verbal argument. The argument turned physical when Malarkey allegedly began to punch Scherer causing a scratch to the face.

She was cited for harassment, troopers said.

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