Nature of Incident:
Criminal Trespass, Resisting Arrest - Railroad, PA
Date of Incident:
July 6, 2013
Location of Incident:
Railroad Borough, PA

Person Involved: William Wesley DUVALL Jr,  age 42
Essex Circle
Shrewsbury, PA
Incident Summary:
On July 3, 2013 at 5:02 pm Officers from the Southern Regional Police Department were dispatched to a domestic dispute at 8 Snyder Rd. in Railroad Borough. William Wesley DUVALL Jr, age 42, from Essex Circle in Shrewsbury fled the scene on foot prior to police arrival. DUVALL was to be intoxicated and had a warrant issued for a state parole violation.

DUVALL fled into a wooded area with heavy brush. At one point during the search DUVALL came back to the area and threatened a neighbor for calling 911.

Officers saturated the area and searched over an hour, eventually locating DUVALL hiding in dense undergrowth and brush. DUVALL fled deeper into the dense brush and failed to respond and continued to flee officers. DUVALL was eventually taken into custody while resisting arrest on a steep sloped hill that dropped onto a high traffic area.

DUVALL was intoxicated and stated that he knew he was supposed to turn himself into parole on 7/2/2013 after receiving a phone call from his parole officer who declined a SRPD officer's requests to incarcerate him the previous night for intoxication.

DUVALL was taken to central booking and charged with: Flight to avoid apprehension, resisting arrest, criminal trespass, harassment, disorderly conduct, and public drunkenness. DUVALL is also being held on a state parole detainer.



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