• Police: Man's pot smoke triggered smoke alarm

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    WHITEHALL, Pa. - A Whitehall man is facing summons after police said they responded to his home earlier this month for a smoke alarm caused by marijuana smoke.

    Authorities said the smoke alarm at William Korach’s Seton Drive home was set off about 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 15.

    According to police paperwork, when officers arrived at the home, they smelled a marijuana odor coming from the home.

    Korach admitted to smoking pot and the officers found a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, investigators said.

    Police said Korach was charged by summons and was not arrested. He is facing charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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