Westmoreland Co. Man Charged After Allegedly Fighting 3 Police Officers During Welfare Check – CBS Pittsburgh

NORTH HUNTINGDON, Pa. (KDKA) — A Westmoreland County man has been charged after he allegedly fought three police officers who came to his home for a welfare check.

For Jake Ruffing, living in his North Huntingdon apartment hasn’t been much fun.

For North Huntingdon police, a recent visit to the dwelling proved a challenge as well.

According to police, they showed up at the Central Highway address to check on 23-year-old Kevin Shouse. Investigators say Shouse greeted the officers while swinging an 18-inch machete.

Source: Westmoreland Co. Man Charged After Allegedly Fighting 3 Police Officers During Welfare Check – CBS Pittsburgh