Police: Prison Guard Arrested for Threats

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

WATSONTOWN -- A prison guard found himself on the wrong side of a jail cell after police say he threatened his neighbors Thursday in Northumberland County.

Officers in Watsontown say Steve Clapp, a prison guard at Allenwood, faces multiple counts including terroristic threats and reckless endangerment.

Police said Steve Clapp waved a gun and cursed at people and traffic along Main Street.  Authorities said he even threatened a three-year-old boy during his armed tirade.

Clapp's son, Brandon, was also taken into custody by police but they released him without charges.

6 comments

Comments are closed.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.