Burglar caught in the act
A Schuylkill County woman was caught in the act of attempting to enter a county business.
State police at Frackville said the incident occurred about 4:07 p.m on Tuesday, June 26, at the Jiffy Mart, located at 146 N. Second St., Girardville.
Troopers said Melinda Marie Mahmod, 18, of Girardville, was observed on the roof of the business attempting to gain entry. She was taken into custody and charged with attempted burglary and related counts, troopers said.