A Lititz man was accused of falsely reporting a woman was trying to hang herself, and then threatening cops trying to arrest him, police said.
Michael Edward Arellano, 47, was accused after police said his report of a woman trying to hang herself was unfounded.
As Lititz and Northern Lancaster County Regional Police were investigating a report of gunshots being fired, they said they discovered Arellano had been setting off fireworks in the area. Arellano was also accused of resisted arrest and threatening to harm one of the officers apprehending him.
He was taken to central booking for arraignment on charges of terroristic threats, resisting arrest, false reports to police, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness.
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