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Lehighton incidents lead to arrests

Published June 02. 2012 09:01AM

Lehighton police reported on several recent arrests.

Arthur L. Evans, 40, of 103 Gypsy Hill Gardens, Lehighton, was cited for harassment resulting from making unwanted physical contact with a female. The incident occurred at the Gypsy Hill Gardens building five, on Thursday, May 24, at 10:50 a.m.

Timothy Tappan, 53, of 100 Beaver St., Lehighton, was charged with issuing a bad check for $991.89 to Quality Plumbing. The check was returned due to insufficient funds.

Donna Hoffman, 44, of 4424 W. Grant St., Slatedale, was charged with theft by deception. Police said on Feb. 24, after having work done to her vehicle, Hoffman issued a check to Blocker Collision Center for $7,276.12. The check was returned for insufficient funds. Several contacts were made with Hoffman, but she failed to make good on the check, police said.

Carol Lynn Scott, 48, of 186 S. Second St., Lehighton, was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance. On April 23 police were called to her residence for an overdose. As the emergency medical technicians was working on Scott, a fentanyl patch was found in her mouth, police said. She later admitted she did not have a prescription for the drug.

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