David Michael, of State College, was jailed after State College police said he tried to pull an officer’s stun gun off his belt, knocked the handcuffs out of the officer’s hands and ripped the badge off his shirt.
A Millersville man who was serving time in Benner state prison for rape charges in Lancaster County was found unresponsive in his cell and pronounced dead on Wednesday, the state Department of Corrections said.
Matthew Sheffer, of Port Royal, Mifflin County, was found guilty of all charges, including child rape. State police at Rockview accused Sheffer of molesting an 11-year-old girl while her mother was at work and away from their Millheim residence.
Four Penn State students were charged four months after Pennsylvania state police used a helicopter and horses to disrupt and unruly crowd at a tailgate outside Beaver Stadium before the Penn State-Ohio State football game.
State College police on Thursday confirmed the potential involvement of Penn State student-athletes in fraternity assault. Police say four people were taken to Mount Nittany after the large fight at Delta Chi on Sunday.