Titusville Police: ‘Another Gun Off the Streets’

| January 19, 2019

TITUSVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – The Titusville Police say “another gun is off the streets” following an investigation involving two separate handguns.

The first was a semi-automatic pistol and the second was a .357 Magnum revolver.

As a result of the information gathered by conducting numerous interviews, a warrant for the arrest of 28-year-old Michael K.Baker, of Titusville, was granted by District Judge Nicols, according to police.

On Friday, January 18, 2019, Baker was located and taken into custody.

He was arraigned at 9:48 a.m. on Friday on the following charges:

– Terroristic Threats W/Intent To Terrorize Another, Misdemeanor 1 (two counts)
– Harassment – Communicate Lewd, Threatening, Etc. Language, Misdemeanor 3 (two counts)
– Possession Of Weapon, Misdemeanor 1
– Endangering Welfare of Children – Parent/Guardian/Other Commits Offense, Misdemeanor 1

Unable to post $50,000.00 straight bond, he was lodged in the Crawford County Jail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on January 25 in front of Judge Nicols.

Following Baker’s incarceration, a search warrant was served on Baker’s residence.

The Titusville Police located a Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum revolver, ammunition for this firearm, and ammunition for another gun, as well.

The handgun, ammunition, and other items relevant to this case were seized and removed from this residence.

Further charges may be developed due to the result of the search warrant, according to Titusville Police.


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