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Driver jailed for threatening woman & dog with handgun 


A truck driver has been arrested after allegedly threatening a woman and her dog with a gun at a hotel in Pennsylvania. 

The incident happened on December 27th at around 11 a.m. at the Red Roof Inn in Clearfield, Pennsylvania. 

According to WTAJ News, 56-year-old truck driver Ricky Baskins showed the woman a handgun and threatened to kill her and her dog. 

Baskins then left the scene and was later found at a truck stop while getting his truck worked on. Police conducted a search of his truck and found a handgun in the cab. 

Baskins was placed under arrest and taken to Clearfield County Prison with bail set at $200,000. A preliminary hearing is set for January 4th. 

No further information has been released.


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