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Linda Baumunk, Laporte

John Lee Bender, 42, of Forksville, faces prosecution for disorderly conduct and public drunkenness related to an alleged incident on Aug. 1 in Elkland Township. Police report Bender became argumentative with firefighters and police who kept him from entering the burning structure when his home was on fire.

Zachaury Clayton Capriotti, 18, of Dushore, faces prosecution for aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment and harassment related to an alleged incident on July 17 in the Acorn Market parking lot in Dushore. Although the victim is still a juvenile, District Attorney Max Little stated Capriotti will be charged as an adult in this matter. Police report Capriotti reacted to a statement made to him by a 14-year-old girl by choking her and holding her against a brick wall until she became unconscious.

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