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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 criminal trespass 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.

WILKES-BARRE - City police reported the following:

• Grace Zeleznock reported to police that someone smashed her car’s driver’s side window Saturday morning while the vehicle was parked in the Geisinger parking lot along South Wilkes-Barre Boulevard. Items in the car were disturbed but nothing appeared to be missing.

• Officers responded to a Saturday call that Andrew Deininger was in alleged violation of a protection from abuse order. Antoinette Wilkes-Cragle, of Hanover Street, told police Deininger had been at her home with her children when she returned to find the residence was “a mess” and Deininger had not been attending to the children.

Wilkes-Cragle said she confronted Deininger and he assaulted her, grabbing her arm and pushing her into a wall. She said Deininger also kicked her.

Police said they looked for but could not find Deininger and charges were filed.

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