KULPMONT – A western Pennsylvania man was arrested after Kulpmont Police had to use a taser during a foot chase after officers discovered a stolen weapon and drugs inside a vehicle. Kulpmont Police tell us 30-year-old Melvin Harris of Allegheny County is now in Northumberland County Prison facing a felony gun charge and several other infractions.
Officers say they discovered a stolen pistol and pills in a vehicle located on Oak Street. When questioned, Harris said he was meeting a friend, before officers discovered he had outstanding warrants. Harris will be arraigned in district court.