Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Man Charged with Burglarizing American Legion

A man has been charged with burglarizing an American Legion.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville, on Sunday, 02/19/17, police were called to the Girardville American Legion, located on the 100 Block of Main Street for the reports of a burglary that occurred between 4:30pm and 7:30pm.

An investigation led to police issuing a warrant of arrest for Michael Butler, 34, of Ashland

On Wednesday, Butler was arrested by police in the borough of Frackville and later arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Rossi.

Butler was charged with Burglary, Criminal Trespass, Theft by Unlawful Taking, and Criminal Mischief.

Butler was locked up in Schuylkill County Prison unable to post $25,000 bail.