On Sunday, September 5, 2021 at 6:26PM, Slate Belt Regional Police Officers were dispatched to 2016 Delabole Rd in Plainfield Township pertaining to the caller's neighbor setting off fireworks. Upon arrival, Officers made contact with the caller, Paul J. Hitzel, who told Officers if his neighbor continues setting off fireworks that he would "take them out." P. Hitzel further stated to Officers, "Put it on record, I got a gun. I'll go down and I'll take them out." As a result of the threat made by P. Hitzel to Officers, Officers placed him into custody. P. Hitzel was transported to the Northampton County Booking Center, where he was arraigned before Magisterial District Judge Taschner. Judge Taschner set bail at 10% of $10,000, and required him to relinquish his firearm.