Jackson Township man charged with assaulting trooper

Michael Marsh is charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, simple assault and disorderly conduct

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JACKSON TWP., Pa. (WYTV) – Investigators said a Jackson Center man assaulted a trooper after threatening to shooting himself during a domestic dispute.

Troopers with Mercer’s Pennsylvania State Police were called to a home on Franklin Road on Saturday afternoon. There, they found 41-year-old Michael Marsh, who had reportedly made suicidal remarks.

Troopers told Marsh he would have been to be transported for a mental health evaluation, but Marsh tried to get away, pushing one of the troopers, according to a police report. That trooper had a minor head injury as a result of the struggle.

Marsh was charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, simple assault and disorderly conduct. He was taken to Mercer County Jail.