Punxsy State Police Apprehend Burglary Suspect

handcuffsMILLCREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – State Police have filed felony charges against a 32-year-old man in connection with an August 29 camp burglary in Millcreek Township, Clarion County.

Clarion-based State Police say Charles William Pershing, 32, of Blairsville, was apprehended by Punxsutawney-based State Police after he was stopped for a traffic violation.

During the traffic stop, police located numerous items belonging to the victim of an August 29 burglary at a cabin in Millcreek Township, Clarion County.

Pershing faces the following charges:

– Burglary – Overnight Accommodation, No Person Present (Felony 1)
– Criminal Trespass – Breaking Into Structure (Felony 2)
– Theft By Unlawful Taking-Movable Property (Felony 3)

Pershing is awaiting a preliminary hearing. No date has been set as of September 3.

Police say the items have been returned to the victim.


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