On August 13, 2021, police took a report that the defendant, Zachary T. Petrucelli made contact with a female victim at her residence. Police learned that Mr. Petrucelli randomly contacted the victim through Social Media multiple times and was told to stop and then was blocked by the victim. Mr. Petrucelli then showed up at the victim’s home, cornered the victim in a room and held her down by her wrists. When the victim broke away she went into another room and the defendant would not let her out until she yelled for help.
The next evening the defendant showed up again at the home after being told not to return. When the victim went to leave the home later that night she found that there were large rocks placed across the driveway prohibiting her from leaving.
Police obtained an arrest warrant the Zachary Tyler Petrucelli charging him with Stalking, False Imprisonment, Simple Assault, Defiant Trespass, Loitering and Prowling at Night, Disorderly Conduct and Harassment.
Mr. Petrucelli was picked up by police at his residence, transported to Northampton County Central Booking and committed to Northampton County Prison in lieu of $10,000.00 straight bail.