Port Trevorton man accused of pointing a gun at state troopers

PORT TREVORTON – A Port Trevorton man is jailed after state police say he pointed a gun at them.  The incident took place on January 22 on Old Route 15 in Chapman Township, Snyder County.


State police say 23-year-old Lowell Hoover was holding a knife while they were investigating in the area.  After demands were made to drop the knife, Hoover allegedly threw the knife on the ground and then pulled out a gun and pointed it in the direction of troopers.


Hoover was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest and weapons possession.  Hoover is incarcerated on $250,000 bail.  No injuries were reported.

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