Saturday, September 24, 2022

Tamaqua Man Wanted by Schuylkill County Detectives for Failing to Make Court Appearance

Schuylkill County District Attorney Michael O’Pake and the Schuylkill County Detectives are asking the public to help locate a Tamaqua man who failed to make a court appearance.

Richard M. Catena, 43, with a last known address of  259 Lafayette St. Apt # 2, Tamaqua failed to appear at the Schuylkill County Courthouse on September 14, 2022 for status conference. 

Original charges include:
  • Burglary-Overnight Accommodations, Person Present, Bodily Injury Crime – Felony 1
  • Criminal Trespass-Break Into Structure – Felony 2, 
  • Impersonating A Public Servant – Misdemeanor 2.
Catena is described as is a white male, 5 feet 5 inches in height and weighs 175 lbs. 

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Catena or any other fugitive in Schuylkill County, is asked to call the District Attorney’s Office at 570-628-1350, or Schuylkill County Tip Line at 570-624-3988. You may also e-mail tips to

All information received will remain confidential.

A list of Schuylkill County Bench Warrants is available on the Schuylkill County website at