State Police Arrest Trooper for Aggravated Assault

Pennsylvania State Police

HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced the recent arrest of Trooper Dustin Schumacher following a disturbance call on Monday in Claysville Borough, Washington County.

Trooper Schumacher faces felony and misdemeanor charges related to the incident, including:

  • Aggravated Assault, 18 Pa. C.S. §2702(a)(3)
  • Resisting Arrest, 18 Pa. C.S. §5104
  • Disorderly Conduct, 18 Pa. C.S. §5503(a)(4)

Charges were filed by the PSP Troop B Belle Vernon Criminal Investigation Unit in District Court 27-3-10. Trooper Schumacher was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Robert Redlinger and transported to Washington County Prison. Bail was set at $5,000.

Trooper Schumacher enlisted in the PSP in April 2016 and graduated as a member of the 146th cadet class. He is assigned to the patrol section of Troop B, Belle Vernon. Trooper Schumacher has been suspended without pay pending resolution of the criminal charges against him.

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Information is subject to change at any time. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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