Standoff Near Orwigsburg Ends Peacefully
WEST BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- An early morning standoff with police in Schuylkill County ended peacefully. A state police SERT team was called to a home on Lehigh Avenue near Orwigsburg after state police tried to do a mental health check on the 62-year-old woman living there. The woman threatened to hurt herself and warned that she had guns inside the home. After several hours of negotiating, the woman surrendered to police.