Allentown police car 2020

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - An Allentown man is facing charges after a disturbance involving a weapon early Monday morning.

John Trinkle, 65, was charged with terroristic threats, simple assault and reckless endangerment in the incident in the 600 block of North Fifth Street, where he lives, police said.

Officers were called to the area shortly before 7 a.m. for a disturbance involving an armed person.

Police made contact with Trinkle, and he was arrested without incident, police said.

Officers recovered a loaded shotgun.

Police did not comment further on what happened.

DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links, images, GIFs, inappropriate language, or memes may be removed by the moderator. Job listings and similar posts are likely automated SPAM messages from Facebook and are not placed by WFMZ-TV.
Comments disabled.