Stephen M. McDonough, 36, of Palmerton, is facing a charge of harassment as a result of an incident at 3:40 p.m. Dec. 26 at 201 State Road in Parryville.

State police at the Lehighton barracks said it is alleged he became verbally abusive towards a 36-year-old Palmerton woman when she was leaving the premises with a toolbox that she was authorized to possess.