12/5/18by News Department on 12/05/18
Two men have been charged for the assault of a game warden over the weekend.
According to Skook News, State Police at Schuylkill Haven said 57 year old Wade Winemiller, of Wrightsville, and 57 year old Thomas Kelly Jr., of Stewartstown, were charged after assaulting the warden during a law enforcement contact in Norwegian Twp., along Peach Mountain Rd.
Authorities said the warden encountered two individuals unlawfully operating ATVs on lands closed to motor vehicle use. During the vehicle stop the suspects attacked the warden then fled the scene.
Winemiller was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Anthony Kilker, while Kelly was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge David Plachko. Both were committed to Schuylkill County Prison on$150,000 bail each.