Media Release – 10/15/2018

Arrest(s) – Criminal Mischief – Weona Park, Pen Argyl Borough, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Pen Argyl Borough

On October 4, 2018 the Slate Belt Regional Police Department responded to a report of Criminal Mischief to the dugouts and pool walls in Weona Park, Pen Argyl Borough and also a report of vandalism (graffiti) at the St. John’s Church on Westbrook Ave., in Pen Argyl Borough. Police arrived on scene and found that the dugouts to the baseball field and a wall of the pool had been spray painted with various graffiti. The sign at the church had been spray painted by unknown persons and this graffiti was similar to that painted at the Weona Park. The subjects who vandalized the park were caught on video surveillance and still photographs from the video were placed on the SBRPD social media page. Officers received numerous tips, leading to the subsequent interviews and arrests of the following individuals. All were charged with the vandalism and related charges. Adult charges were filed on 10/15/2018 at MDJ Zito’s Office in Bangor.
Levi Ernst 21 yr old male – Riegelsville PA (Institutional Vandalism, Criminal Mischief, Trespassing)
Michael Kleyling 19 yr old male – Bath PA (Institutional Vandalism, Criminal Mischief, Trespassing)
Tyeler Trinkley 21 yr old male – Wind Gap PA (Institutional Vandalism, Criminal Mischief, Trespassing)
17 female JUVENILE – Bath PA (Juvenile Allegation Filed) (Institutional Vandalism, Criminal Mischief, Trespassing)

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