Brookville Man Faces Hearing After Shoving, Striking Victims During Domestic Dispute

KNOX TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A Brookville man is facing a preliminary hearing on assault and related charges stemming from an argument that escalated at a residence in Knox Township, Jefferson County.

A preliminary hearing for 19-year-old Corey Ivan Geer, of Brookville, is scheduled for May 1, 2018, at 2:15 p.m., in Magisterial District Judge Gregory M. Bazylak’s office.

He faces the following charges:

– Simple Assault, Misdemeanor 1
– Harassment – Subject Other to Physical Contact, Summary (two counts)
– Criminal Mischief-Damage Property, Summary

Geer remains lodged in the Jefferson County Jail on $30,000.00 monetary bail.

Case details:

According to a criminal complaint, on April 5, Geer was involved in an argument with his grandmother at her residence when a known male got in Geer’s way. Geer began pushing the male victim with a metal ladder stool.

At this time, a second victim, a known male, stepped in to try and stop the scuffle. Geer then allegedly began pushing, swinging, and punching at both victims, the complaint states.

During the altercation, Geer broke a wireless phone belonging to the second victim, the complaint indicates.

Geer left the residence, but when he returned the altercation continued after he requested a ride and allegedly threatened the first victim with a barbeque fork – saying, “I will stab you!” according to the complaint.

Geer was arraigned at 9:34 a.m. on April 6, in Judge Bazylak’s office.

Geer is also facing a preliminary hearing on May 1 on Possession of Marijuana and Use/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia from an April 5, 2018 incident in the borough of Brookville.

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