08 - 21 - 2012 Half-way house escapee apprehended by police
LEWISTOWN - Lewistown Police Department arrested a man wanted for escape, and charged a 17-year-old from Lewistown with assaulting an officer, after an incident Aug. 16 in Lewistown. Police said information was received from Pennsylvania State Parole officers, that Donald Eddy, 27, of Pittsburgh, who was wanted for escape for failing to return to a state halfway house, was in Mifflin County. At approximately 3 am.. as officers were attempting to arrest Eddy, a 17-year-old was arrested for assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Eddy refused to surrender and would not come out of the residence. After a half hour of speaking to Eddy through a window, he came out of the residence and was arrested without incident. Eddy was placed in the Mifflin County Correctional Facility on escape charges. The 17-year-old will face Mifflin County juvenile court action.