WILKES-BARRE — Police were dispatched to the area of 29 Essex Lane at about 10:15 Wednesday night for a report of a male yelling at a tree in a resident’s back yard.
Upon arrival, officers made contact
with Gregg Smith, who police said was standing in the rain in a yard and
could be heard yelling from the street.
Police said Smith, of
Essex Lane, had an odor of alcohol emanating from him, and was in
possession of an open can of beer. They said Smith couldn’t understand
simple questions posed to him and spoke with slurred speech.
There has a problem with aggressive trees in our area.
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