Mechanicsburg Man Arrested For Aggravated Assault and Resisting Arrest.


September 8, 2013 – WSR20130900281

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 around 1230 hours a West Shore Regional Police Officer was dispatched to the Econo-Lodge in the 800 block of North Front Street in Wormleysburg for a male refusing to leave.  Officers arrived to learn that 34-year-old John Peter BUTERBAUGH of the 900 Block of Apple Drive, Mechanicsburg was refusing to check out of a room.  Officers went to speak with BUTERBAUGH who became upset.  BUTERBAUGH pushed the officer out of the room and attempted to slam the door in the officer’s face.  BUTERBAUGH then attempted to get in his vehicle and began to resist the officers, who were taking him into custody.  While being taken into custody, BUTERBAUGH spit on the officers.

Once in custody, BUTERBAUGH kicked the rear window out of a patrol vehicle.  BUTERBAUGH was transported to Cumberland County Prison and is awaiting arraignment.

BUTERBAUGH was charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, and criminal mischief.