WANTED PERSON / RESISTING ARREST

Incident:  2206020140

Type:     THREATS IN PROG

Time Received:   06/17/2022 22:33:58

Status: COMPLETE

Service: POLICE

NLCRPD Patrol District Assignment:     L86 SECTOR 41 EAST PETE BORO P8610

Primary Agency: NORTHERN LANCASTER COUNTY REGIONAL POLICE DEPARTMENT

Responsible Unit:   P86-10

Incident Location:   6000 BLK JEANETTE DR

Municipality:   EAST PETERSBURG BOROUGH

Cross-Streets:   JEFFERSON DR/JACKSON DR

On Friday, June 17, 2022, @ 10:37 PM NLCRPD Officers were called to a home in the 6000 Block of Jeanette Drive in East Petersburg for the report of an adult male making active threats against family members. On arrival, Police encountered Fletcher MORTON Jr. of East Petersburg on an exterior porch of the home.  MORTON Jr. had several outstanding warrants for his person. MORTON Jr. was confrontational, argumentative, and verbally combative with both family members and the police. When MORTON repeatedly refused to comply with Officer’s instructions, Officers were forced to deploy a TASER to control and apprehend MORTON Jr.. MORTON Jr. received medical attention and was later transported to NLCRPD for processing on charges associated with resisting arrest and the outstanding warrants. MORTON was remanded to the Lancaster County Prison pending a preliminary hearing.