SUNBURY — Joseph J. Leschinskie Jr. was charged Thursday morning with threatening to kill and/or assault Shamokin Councilwoman Jennifer Seidel and her husband, Erik Seidel, following a Sept. 14 city council meeting.

Leschinskie, 36, of 518 E. Pine St., Shamokin, was taken into custody on a warrant at his place of employment in Shamokin by two state troopers and transported to Magisterial District Judge Michael Toomey’s office in Sunbury, where he was arraigned at about 11:30 a.m. on two misdemeanor counts of terroristic threats, three misdemeanor counts of disorderly conduct and three summaries of disorderly conduct.

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