Police: Local man hindered apprehension

MILLERSTOWN — A 26-year-old man was charged Friday with one felony count hindering apprehension/prosecution, after refusing to identify a the person responsible for burglarizing his family’s residence, according to court documents.

Early Friday morning, state police responded to a report of a burglary in progress in Millerstown. While the police were en route, the female accuser called and advised them that an unknown person had fled from her residence when confronted by her and fled the area in a silver sedan, according to court documents. The accuser advised police that Diaz, a relative of hers, knows who the alleged burglar is but would not divulge that person’s identity.

Diaz was arraigned later Friday morning before Magisterial District Judge Jacqueline Leister and committed to Perry County Correctional Facility, unable to post the $10,000 bail set. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Aug. 17.

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