01 - 27 - 2014 Lewistown man brandishes handgun during weekend dispute
Late last night around 10:15pm, Mifflin Co. Regional Police were called to a home invasion burglary Walnut St. in Reedsville In a report released by police, 55-y/o Gary Lee Wagner, Jr. of Lewistown was charged with Burglary Criminal Trespass Aggravated Assault Terroristic Threats Recklessly Endangering Another Person & Simple Assault. Police found that Wagner had unlawfully entered his ex-wife's residence, began an altercation and fixed a handgun within a foot from his ex-wife's current husband, with the intent to do harm. The victims pushed Wagner out of their home & barricaded themselves inside. Wagner then fled the scene & officers later found him outside his S. Main St. residence in Lewistown, still in possession of the handgun. Wagner initially refused Officer commands & barricaded himself inside his residence. Officers were eventually able to talk Wagner from his residence shortly after midnight & took him into custody.