Man arrested after searching imaginary man in PA Walmart parking zone

Police stated he appeared to be underneath the affect of medicine and claimed to be seeing individuals who weren’t there

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Duncansville man that police say wielded a .50 caliber muzzleloader as he looked for an imaginary man within the parking zone of a Blair County, Pennsylvania Walmart is now going through costs.

It was about 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 27 when Freedom Township police have been despatched to the realm of Nation Lane and Restore Highway after a name a few man strolling across the Walmart parking zone, pointing a gun as if he was searching for somebody, in response to costs filed by police.

Police noticed Jacob Curry, 46, throughout the highway from Walmart. Officers acknowledged him and after officers from close by departments arrived, Curry was handcuffed with out incident.

Police stated Curry appeared to be underneath the affect of medicine and claimed to be seeing individuals who weren’t there outdoors of the police cruiser.

He claimed he drove to Walmart as a result of a person was in his truck and held a gun to his head, however the man bought out once they arrived so he walked by means of the parking zone with the gun to guard himself and his household.

Police stated Walmart video confirmed Curry was alone when he pulled into the lot and jumped out of the truck, which he initially didn’t put into park so it stored transferring till he bought again in and stopped it.

Together with the gun, police took two muzzleloader magnum caps present in Curry’s shirt pocket. Additionally they discovered 4 prescription gabapentin tablets, police stated.

Curry was taken to the hospital for a medical analysis. A subsequent drug screening confirmed a laundry checklist of gear in his system, together with methamphetamine, alprazolam and clonazepam.

He’s now charged with a felony depend of individuals to not possess a firearm together with misdemeanor counts of drug possession, DUI, recklessly endangering one other individual and terroristic threats.

Curry stays free with a preliminary listening to scheduled for March 11.

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