On April 15, 2020 The Hatfield Township Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Fairgrounds Road regarding a disturbance involving an armed subject that pointed a handgun at another person. Officers arrived in the area and located the suspect, identified as Alexander Handschu. Mr. Handschu was taken into custody without incident and a loaded .45 caliber handgun was recovered from his waistband. Mr. Handschu was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Michael Quinn on charges of Firearms Not To Be Carried Without A License, Terroristic Threats, Possession Of A Weapon, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Simple Assault, Harassment, and Obstructing A Highway. Magisterial District Judge Michael Quinn set Mr. Handschu's bail at $5,000 and scheduled the preliminary hearing for April 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM at District Court 38-1-28.
CRIMINAL CHARGES, AND ANY DISCUSSION THEREOF, ARE MERELY ALLEGATIONS AND ALL DEFENDANTS ARE PRESUMED INNOCENT UNTIL AND UNLESS PROVEN GUILTY.