On 9/14/19 PTPD was dispatched to a residence in the 2000 Blk. of New Danville Pike in Pequea Township for a disturbance. It was reported a male on scene was threatening harm to himself and others. James Newsom, 49 years of age and currently homeless, was found in the residence holding his 4 year old child. Officer Huyett was able to de-escalate the situation and move the child to safety. It was learned that Newsom was in violation of a Protection From Abuse order and he was taken into custody without incident. Crystal Meth was also found in Newsom's vehicle.
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