An arrest warrant has been issued for a Monroe County man for assault and other counts.
Pocono Mountain Regional police said on Tuesday, June 12, about 9 a.m. they and ambulance personnel were dispatched to 224 Zorn Terrace, Tobyhanna, for an assault. Officers were told that David Pinero, 29, of that address, got into an argument with his mother-in-law, Mary Thorne, 55, over milk.
Police further learned that Pinero forced his way into the bedroom of Thorne knocking her to the floor. She then pepper sprayed Pinero in the facing trying to get him away from her.