UPDATE: Troopers arrest man who allegedly used stolen gun to try and steal a car

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UPDATE: State Police out of Indiana has reported the capture of David Paul Dilts Jr. Acting on a tip, troopers went to Twolick Drive and report they found him walking in the area.

Dilts was taken into custody without incident and they report he’s awaiting his preliminary hearing.


INDIANA COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — State Police out of Indiana are looking for a man who allegedly crashed a stolen car, then used a stolen rifle to try and steal another car from a man walking his dog.

Police report that David Paul Dilts, Jr, had allegedly crashed a stolen Nissan Frontier on November 29, in the area of Gamble Road and Germany Luthern Cemetary Road around 5:30 p.m.

It’s reported that Dilts then allegedly used a stolen .22 rifle on a man who was walking his dog, demanding that he give him the keys to the car in his driveway.

Reportedly, the man proceeded to disarm Dilts and throw him to the ground. Dilts then left the area on foot, leaving the stolen rifle behind.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of David Paul Dilts, Jr. you are asked to call State Police – Troop A at 724-357-1960.

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