Cumberland Times-News

March 27, 2013

Police disarm man with knife in home - 03/28

Cumberland Times-News

— SOMERSET, Pa. — A Somerset man was charged with resisting arrest and disorderly conduct early Tuesday morning at a residence in the 100 block of Lillian Lane by Pennsylvania State Police.

Troopers responded to a complaint of an intoxicated man destroying property within the residence at 4:17 a.m. They found Jared Benjamin Knopsnyder, 24, hiding behind the door with a filet knife.

Police said they disarmed Knopsnyder and had to use substantial force to overcome him.

Knopsnyder was jailed on $2,000 bond.