By David Lindenmuth
GIRARDVILLE - Girardville Police, assisted by Mahanoy City and Mahanoy Township Police, arrested a man after a child luring attempt last night in this borough.
According to police, the incident occurred around 8:20pm last night, where the suspect, identified as Richard Scott Carver, 46, of Colonial Beach, Virginia, attempted to lure an 8-year-old into his veicle.
Police tracked Carver down, leading them to 9 West Ogden Street, where the victim positively identified the man as the suspect.
According to police, while at the borough police station, Carver exposed himself to Officer Jody Long, the arresting officer.
Carver was arraigned by on-call Magisterial District Judge James Ferrier, Orwigsburg, charged with Felony Luring a Child into a Motor Vehicle, Felony Attempted Interfering with the Custody of a Child, and Misdemeanor Indecent Exposure.
Carver was committed to Schuylkill County Prison in lieu of $20,000 straight cash bail.