Last updated: April 21. 2013 7:24PM - 5282 Views
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HANOVER TWP. — Timothy Dwayne Evans Jr., 19, of Edwardsville, was arrested Saturday on charges connected with reports of shots fired earlier that day at Hanover Village Apartments.

Police said Evans had threatened to harm his former girlfriend in the complex and later fired a Luger .38 handgun in a wooded area nearby.

Police said they discovered Evans hiding in an apartment and also found a handgun in the residence.

Evans was charged with felony counts of carrying a firearm without a license and misdemeanor counts of terroristic threats and disorderly conduct, police said.

Evans was arraigned before District Judge Joseph A. Halesy Sunday morning and sent to to Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of bail.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., April 30.

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