Saturday, December 1, 2018

Deputy Game Warden Assaulted in Norwegian Township

According to the Pennsylvania Game Commission, a game warden was assaulted in Norwegian Township Saturday morning.

The incident allegedly took place at approximately 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. 

The warden was assaulted during a law enforcement contact in Norwegian Twp. on the Grande Hunter Access Property along Peach Mountain Rd. near Saint Clair. 

The warden encountered two individuals unlawfully operating ATVs on lands closed to motor vehicle use. During the vehicle stop the suspects attacked the warden. 

They then fled the scene in the direction of Arnots Addition. 

One ATV was orange and black. Both ATVs were racing-type machines with loud exhausts. The suspects are middle-aged, approximately mid-50s, medium build, approximately 5’10”. Both have gray hair and facial hair. One suspect has a long goatee gathered in a ponytail with rubber bands. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the PA State Police, Schuylkill Haven station at (570) 754-4600.

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