In the early morning hours of July 17, 2021, Mount Joy Borough Police were dispatched to respond to an unknown injured person at the former location of Wells Fargo bank at 1 W Main Street, Mount Joy Borough. Through investigation, it was found that the patient, identified as Milton N. PASCUAL CASTILLO (M/17), had assaulted two males at a residence in the 300 block of Marietta Avenue, Mount Joy Borough. Mount Joy Officers responded to the residence and located a victim of a stabbing and another juvenile victim of an assault. Victim 1 had sustained two stab wounds and was transported to an area hospital where he was treated and later released. Victim 2 had sustained minor injuries from being struck by a metal rod.
PASCUAL CASTILLO was taken into custody for Aggravated Assault (1 count) and Simple Assault (2 counts), and he was transported to an area hospital for treatment. Following consultation with the Lancaster District Attorney's Office, direct file protocol was authorized and PASCUAL CASTILLO was charged as an adult for the above-listed crimes.
Following his release from the hospital, PASCUAL CASTILLO was arraigned by MDJ Scott Albert and was committed to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of posting the $250,000 bail.