Warrant leads to Tamaqua man's arrest
A Tamaqua man was picked up on an outstanding warrant on Feb. 12.
Tamaqua Patrolman Karl Harig received a tip at 9:32 p.m. that day, informing him that Douglas Schartel, 31, of 114 Market St., Tamaqua, was sitting in the Happy Endings Bar on Railroad Street. Schartel was wanted by state parole officers.
Harig and Sgt. Richard Weaver went to the establishment and arrested Schartel without incident.
State parole officers took custody of Schartel at approximately 11 p.m.