Man picked up on warrant
An Oley, Berks County, man, who is formerly of Tamaqua, was picked up on an outstanding warrant on Oct. 3.
Tamaqua Police Chief Dave Mattson was off duty at 3:30 p.m. when he observed suspicious activity in the area of 18 S. Railroad St. Mattson stopped the suspect and identified him as Leonard Defuso, 41. A routine records check indicated Defuso was wanted on a fugitive warrant issued by York police after he failed to appear on charges of driving under the influence (DUI) and hit-and-run.
On duty officers took Defuso into custody and transported him to the Schuylkill County prison, Pottsville.