Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Coal Region Canary
Coal Region CanaryCoal Region Canary

Schuylkill County Police News

Shenandoah Man Causes a Ruckus at Turkey Hill, Found with Machete

Seems like a machete and a trench coat go together.

shenandoah machete

A Shenandoah man is facing a weapons charge following an incident in town last week.

According to State Police in Frackville, the incident took place back on Jan. 19, just after midnight at the Turkey Hill on S. Main St.

Police say Richard Bates, 36, was causing a disturbance inside the convenience store. When police caught up to him, they say Bates was wearing a trench coat and wielding a machete.

A prohibited weapons charge is expected to be filed against Bates.

Subscribe to Coal Region Canary

Get email updates from Coal Region Canary by becoming a subscriber today. Just enter your email address below to get started!

Support Coal Region Canary

Like our reporting and want to support truly local news in Schuylkill County? Your small donations help. For as little as $5, your contribution will allow us to cover more news that directly affects you. Consider donating today by hitting the big yellow button below ...

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *