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PA State Police Respond to Barricaded male in Lower Macungie Township

Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County – The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Troop M Fogelsville Station responded to a barricaded male on Monday, August 7, 2023, in the 2500 block of Waynesborough Court, Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County.

On August 7, 2023, at approximately 10:15 am, Sheriffs from Lehigh County attempted to serve a domestic relations warrant on a 54-Year-Old Male who was residing on Waynesborough Court. Upon attempting to serve the warrant, the male made threatening comments which caused the Sheriffs to exit the residence and Troopers from Fogelsville responded to the residence and formed a perimeter around the house. Troopers from the Special Emergency Response Team (S.E.R.T.) arrived on scene and took command of the incident.

Through negotiations with S.E.R.T., the male exited the residence, at approximately 2:35 pm, and was taken into custody where he was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest by Macungie Ambulance personnel for evaluation.

During this incident, Sauerkraut Lane was closed at Millhouse Road and Saddlebrook Road.

There were no injuries to law enforcement during this incident.

The Lower Macungie Township Fire Department assisted at the scene with traffic control.