Schwenksville Woman Charged in Domestic Dispute

SCHWENKSVILLE PA – A 26-year-old Schwenksville woman has been arrested and charged by Pennsylvania State Police with harassment by physical contact. It followed a domestic dispute in which troopers alleged a verbal argument with her parents escalated to one of “shoving and pushing,” according to a public information release issued Friday (July 30, 2021) from the Troop K Barracks in Skippack.

Also Friday, the barracks reported the investigation of two individuals in separate and unrelated incidents for alleged drug possession.

In the Schwenksville incident, troopers said they responded Monday (July 26) at 6:16 p.m. to a property on 4th Street in the borough where the woman and her parents, a 60-year-old man and a 57-year-old woman, were involved in a domestic dispute. “Both parents were subject to shoving and pushing from the arrestee during an argument that went from verbal to physical,” troopers stated.

No injuries were reported by any of the involved parties, troopers added.

Drug possession alleged

State police arrested a 60-year-old Boyertown man June 16 at 1:33 a.m. on charges of driving under the influence of and possessing a controlled substance, following a traffic stop of his 2015 Dodge Dakota conducted in the 1100 block of Route 100 in Washington Township, Berks County. Charges were filed with the Boyertown courtroom of Magisterial District Justice Michael G. Hartman, they noted.

In a separate and unrelated incident, troopers said they were investigating allegations of driving under the influence of and possessing a controlled substance following an encounter with a 25-year-old Macungie man June 25 at 9:18 p.m. on Walt Road in Red Hill Borough. He was driving a 2015 Dodge Caravan, troopers reported. They did not indicate if an arrest had been made or was pending, or if charges had been filed.

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