By: KDKA-TV News Staff
BURRELL TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A man from Blairsville was arrested after a disturbance in Burrell Township on Thursday.READ MORE: Report: Attorneys For Christian Bey Want Certain Evidence Suppressed In Criminal Trial
According to Pennsylvania State Police, 43-year-old Matthew Tiger resisted arrest after he reportedly caused a disturbance along Maple Avenue Extension.
On Thursday morning, troopers were called to Maple Avenue Extension when they were alerted to Tiger acting erratically, making threatening statements, and alarming people in the area.READ MORE: Butler Transit Authority Stops Local Service Due To Driver Shortage
He fled the scene on foot before troopers arrived on the scene.
While troopers were making their way to the scene, they were alerted that Tiger was walking out into traffic and impeding oncoming traffic at the intersection of Sharps Hill Road and Old William Penn Highway.
He resisted arrest once troopers arrived but was ultimately taken into custody by a state trooper and an officer from the Blairsville Police Department.MORE NEWS: Federal Judge Dismisses Some Of The Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Ohio State And Dr. Richard Strauss
He is facing charges of felony terroristic threats, misdemeanor resisting arrest, and summary accounts of disorderly conduct, harassment, and public drunkenness.