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Threat with gun incident probed

Published July 25. 2011 05:02PM

State police at Schuylkill Haven are investigating a threat incident in which a gun was used.

Troopers said about 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, Herbert H. Krause, 81, of 317 Rock Road, in Pine Grove Township, pulled into the driveway of his home. An unknown person driving a pickup truck pulled along the side of the driveway and pointed what appeared to be a pistol, brown in color, at Krause.

The suspect yelled at Krause for attempting to pass him illegally along Rock Road near the state game lands on SR895. There was a passenger in the truck. While pointing the gun at the victim the suspect yelled an obscenity at him.

The suspect is described as being a slender male with a short black beard. The truck was described as being very shinny and possibly had chrome side rails on it.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call troopers at (570)-593-2000.

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