ARMAGH, Pa. (AP) — A 90-year-old man has been jailed on charges he punched a state trooper called to the man’s western Pennsylvania home to check on the welfare of a woman who lived there.
Troopers from the Indiana barracks don’t say in a news release who asked them to check on the woman or why, or even who she is, and a barracks spokesman could not immediately be reached Tuesday.READ MORE: Some Students At Mitchell Elementary School Not Fed School Breakfast, Lunch Due To Staff Shortages
But police do say Russell Stiffler threatened to shoot any troopers or medical personnel who came to his home after police were asked to check on the woman just before 6 p.m. Friday.Kensington Drug Boss, Ricardo Carrion, Convicted On Several Drug Trafficking Charges
When troopers arrived, police say Stiffler met them outside and refused to show his hands and, instead, punched a trooper and was arrested.
Online court records don’t list an attorney for Stiffler, who faces a hearing March 25.MORE NEWS: New Jersey YouTube Star Indicted In Large Internet Piracy Scheme
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