Cooperstown Man Accused of Pulling Gun, Knife on Police in West Mead Township

| March 8, 2019

WEST MEAD TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Cooperstown man is facing aggravated assault and related charges after he allegedly attempted to pull a gun and a knife on a police officer in West Mead Township.

According to court documents, the West Mead Township Police Department filed the following criminal charges against 28-year-old Dustin Levi Young, of Cooperstown, on March 1:

– Aggravated Assault, Felony 1
– Possession Of Weapon, Misdemeanor 1
– Terroristic Threats W/Intent To Terrorize Another, Misdemeanor 1
– Simple Assault, Misdemeanor 2
– Resist Arrest/Other Law Enforcement, Misdemeanor 2
– Disorderly Conduct Engage In Fighting, Misdemeanor 3
– Public Drunkenness And Similar Misconduct, Summary
– Defiant Trespass Actual Communication To, Summary

He was arraigned at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7, in front of Crawford County Magisterial District Judge Samuel V. Pendolino.

According to a published article in The Meadville Tribune, Young was carrying a 9-mm handgun, as well as a knife concealed on his person, and attempted to pull both out on a West Mead Township Police Officer who responded to a disturbance at a location on Leslie Road, in West Mead Township, Crawford County, on Wednesday, February 20.

Young currently remains free on $25,000.00 unsecured bail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on April 11 with Judge Pendolino presiding.


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