Schools locked down: Man carrying gun, drugs apprehended

A man carrying a realistic-looking air gun in Mount Holly Springs triggered a lockdown of the town’s schools Thursday morning. Zachary Kramer, 20, of Carlisle, was taken into custody by Pennsylvania State Police following a foot chase, however.

When police arrived, Kramer fled on foot before being taken into custody. Police recovered a backpack containing a realistic air soft gun, suspected drugs and drug paraphernalia. 

Kramer faces multiple criminal charges, according to police reports. They include:

  • Risking a catastrophe,
  • Evading arrest or detention on foot,
  • Disorderly conduct,
  • Making terroristic threats,
  • Possession of a small amount of marijuana, and
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia.

It all started at about 9 a.m. Thursday when police received multiple phone calls reporting a masked man with a gun and backpack on West Pine Street, Mount Holly Borough in Cumberland County.

The local schools were contacted immediately and went into lock down due to the reports, but police said it was a precautionary measure. At no time did any threats directly target any of the local schools. 

Police filed the charges with Magisterial District Judge Daniel Freedman in Carlisle.

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