A Dauphin County man faces multiple charges following a violent dispute with his ex-girlfriend. The incident happened at about 11:22 pm Tuesday at a home in the 3800 block of Old Township Road in Swatara Township.
Police say 27 year old Ryan Hess broke into the house and assaulted his ex-girlfriend. Hess fled the scene before police arrived. Township police assisted by officers from Harrisburg City and Susquehanna Township began looking for him.
A short time later Hess was seen returning to the woman’s home. Officers searched the house and found Hess hiding inside a locked bathroom. Hess resisted arrest while being placed in custody. A search of the bathroom uncovered an unloaded stolen handgun as well as drug paraphernalia.
Charges against Hess include Burglary, Receiving Stolen Property, Simple Assault, Criminal Mischief and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.