A fight between a father and son resulted in both being charges with assault and other offenses. Pocono Mountain Regional police said the incident occurred on Wednesday, July 13, about 8:24 a.m. at the home of David G. Beagell, 45, and David R. Beagell, 20, of 34 Blossom Lane, Recreation Village, in Blakeslee.
At the time and date stated officers were dispatched to the home for a report of a fight. Upon arrival officers learned there was a physical altercation in which David R. Beagell was struck numerous times in the head with a wooden stick by David G. Beagell. It was also alleged that David G. Beagell fired one shot from a .357-magnum handgun within the residence.
David G. Beagell told officers that his son struck him several times in the head with his fist. David R. Beagell was taken to the Pocono Medical Center, East Stroudsburg, for treatment of injuries. Upon his release he was placed under arrest and charged with simple assault.
Police said during the investigation marijuana and drug paraphernalia was discoverd in the residence. David G. Beagell was placed under arrest and charged with aggravated and simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, terroristic threats, harassment, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a small amount of marijuana.