Arnold, Pa. – A 26 year-old man was arrested by police after jumping from a second story window to avoid apprehension by police following an alleged domestic incident in the residence.
According to the criminal complaint, Troyan Wilkins, age 26 of Arnold was involved in a domestic dispute after the victim was attempting to break up with him. Wilkins allegedly became irate and began following the victim around yelling at her. The victim attempted to seek outside help when Wilkins took the phone away from her and threw it. The victim also told police Wilkins began smacking her in the side of the face and head.
Police arrived and attempted to make contact with Wilkins, but he refused to open the door and went to a second story window and began speaking with officers. Wilkins was told multiple times to come outside, but closed the window and walked away. One officer began to walk around to the back side of the residence and radioed that Wilkins had jumped out the second story window and was fleeing on foot through the alley. Wilkins was eventually located between two houses on the 2000 block of Alcoa Drive. Wilkins attempted to flee again, but was apprehended in the 2000 block of Dunn Alley.
Wilkins Charges: M2 Simple Assault 03/01/2019, M2 Flight To Avoid Apprehension/Trial/Punish, and M2 Resist Arrest/Other Law Enforcement.
A Preliminary Hearing is scheduled on 03/14/2019 @ 9:45 am before the Honorable Magisterial District Judge FrankJ. Pallone Jr. Wilkins was released on ROR. A release on your own recognizance (ROR), also known as an own recognizance (OR) or personal recognizance (PR), is a written promise signed by the defendant promising that they will show up for future court appearances and not engage in illegal activity while out on an ROR.