Waynesboro man charged with striking Pa. state trooper
A Waynesboro, Pa., man has been charged with striking a Pennsylvania State Police trooper in the face during a traffic stop Tuesday in Guilford Township.
Levi Ashton Kalathas, 18, of Waynesboro, was charged with aggravated assault, according to a state police news release.
Troopers said the incident happened at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Marion and Swamp Fox roads, where Kalathas was pulled over for suspicion of shooting BB pellets at passing vehicles from the passenger window of a Honda Civic.
During the stop, Kalathas became combative and, the release alleged, struck the trooper in the face. The trooper suffered minor injuries.