Police arrest suspect for firing weapon in Mountville
West Hempfield Township Police arrested Matthew W. Heisey of Mountville with Aggravated Assault (F-2), 2 counts of Stalking (M-1) and Terroristic Threats (M-1). The charges stem from an incident that occurred on the early morning hours of Sunday, 8-16-15. Police originally received a complaint from Heisey’s wife with whom he is separated indicating that Heisey had been contacting her and making threats of bodily harm to her. The female and police agreed that she should leave her home on the 100 blk of East Main St for the night. A short time Officers observed Heisey arriving at the home of his estranged wife and entered the home. A short time later police allege that Heisey fired a single round from a handgun from the rear of the house at which time he re-entered the home. Several other law enforcement agencies responded to assist. Subsequently, Heisey was taken into custody without incident. He was transported to the Lancaster County Prison/Central Arraignment where he is being held on $250,000.00 Bail.
Heisey was alone in the house at the time of the incident and nobody was injured.
All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.