Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Woman charged with ethnic intimidation

The Republican & Herald [Pottsville, PA]
19 September 2007

Woman charged with ethnic intimidation


TREMONT - Charges were filed against a former employee of the Tremont Super Market, Main Street, for making false statements to a police officer, disorderly conduct and ethnic intimidation.

Charges were filed through Magisterial District Judge Carol A. Pankake's office on Monday.

Amber J. Wolfgang, of 135 W. Laurel St., Tremont, was charged with the misdemeanor offenses, which could carry a jail sentence of two to seven years, according to Tremont police Chief Michael Conway.

Store owner Sam Singh, 27, of Pine Grove, a native of India, said he fired Wolfgang Aug. 3 for poor job performance. Shortly after, Wolfgang began perpetuating an e-mail rumor that said Singh told a person wearing military clothes to leave the store. [...]