Gregory Ward,  52, of 2093 Mahoning Drive East was arrested Aug. 10 after interfering with Mahoning Township Police.

Police were dispatched to that address to check on the welfare of a female who had called the crisis hotline.  When officers detained the woman for a medical evaluation, Ward tried to stop them from placing her in a police car.

  Police report he shoved an officer and attempted to prevent others from closing the police car door.

He was charged with two misdemeanors -- obstructing administration of law and persistent disorderly conduct -- and a summary offense for harassment.

Ward was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Casimir Kosciolek and placed in Carbon County Prison in lieu of $2,000 cash bail.