Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Minersville Man Arrested for Burglarizing Cass Township Home, Eating Food, and Fighting with Homeowner

A Minersville man is locked up in Schuylkill County Prison after he burglarized a home in Cass Township.

According to the Pennsylvania State Police at Frackville, the incident occurred on Thursday, November 17th, 2022, around 10:00pm, when Devon Shaak, 32, of Minersville, walked onto a property on Low Road in Cass Township and found an open rear door of the home.

Shaak reportedly entered the home and began eating food in the kitchen which alerted the homeowner.

Both Shaak and the homeowner walked outside, but Shaak refused to leave the property and a fight ensued in the driveway.

Shaak was restrained in the driveway until State Police arrived.

Shaak was charged by State Police with burglary, criminal trespassing, theft by unlawful taking, loitering and prowling at night, harassment, and public drunkenness.

He was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge David J. Rossi and locked up in Schuylkill County Prison unable to post $50,000 straight cash bail.