Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Judge Jails Amish Man

EBENSBURG, PA — An ultra conservative Amish man on Tuesday was sent to Cambria County Prison for 90 days for failing to bring two school outhouses into compliance with sewage regulations. In addition to jailing Swartzentruber, the judge fined him $1,000. That’s in addition to $1,600 previously owed for the conviction on a summary charge of failing to obtain a sewage permit and follow municipal sewage regulations Click to read more March 18, 2009