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State Police Arrest Trooper


Harrisburg, PA ­– The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announces the arrest of Trooper Dustin Schumacher following a disturbance call earlier this morning in Claysville Borough, Washington County.

Trooper Schumacher faces felony and misdemeanor charges related to the incident, including:

  • Aggravated Assault, 18 Pa. C.S. §2702(a)(3)
  • Resisting Arrest, 18 Pa. C.S. §5104
  • Disorderly Conduct, 18 Pa. C.S. §5503(a)(4)

Charges were filed by the PSP Troop B Belle Vernon Criminal Investigation Unit in District Court 27-3-10. Trooper Schumacher was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Robert Redlinger and transported to Washington County Prison. Bail was set at $5,000.

Trooper Schumacher enlisted in the PSP in April 2016 and graduated as a member of the 146th cadet class. He is assigned to the patrol section of Troop B, Belle Vernon. Trooper Schumacher has been suspended without pay pending resolution of the criminal charges against him.

MEDIA CONTACT:  Grace Griffaton or Corporal Brent Miller, 717-783-5556,

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