A Duncansville man was arrested early Wednesday morning after he allegedly trespassed on a property in Woodbury Township after he had used methamphetamine.

Jacob W. Curry, 46, was arraigned on misdemeanor charges of criminal mischief and loitering and prowling at night.

State police responded to 1057 Frosty Hollow Road about 6:20 a.m. on a report of an active trespass.

Betty Lou Imler told police that Curry had opened her back porch storm door and attempted to speak to her, according to court documents. Imler told Curry to leave the property and he allegedly refused. Instead, Curry continued to “lurk” around the property and went to a bedroom window to attempt to speak with Imler again, police said.

Imler’s son-in-law, Brad High, and daughter, Angela High, responded to the home and told Curry to leave.

It was reported that Curry then said “someone’s gonna get shot” and walked toward Brad High, documents said.

At that time, High pulled out a gun and again told Curry to leave.

Police said Curry left the property and walked into a nearby farm field, where he was later arrested.

When speaking to police, Curry admitted to being on the property, but told troopers he was attempting to warn the homeowner of “danger in the area,” documents said. He also told police he fled into the field to search for a gun to protect himself.

During the interview, police learned Curry had used methamphetamines Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

District Judge Brian Baker set bail at $15,000 straight. A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Oct. 28.

Contact Will DeShong at wdeshong@bedfordgazette.com; 623-1151, ext. 150.

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