On September 8th, 2021, at approximately 9:06 pm, the police department was dispatched to the 1st block of West Main Street for an active domestic. Upon arrival officers determined a male, later identified as Highlands, got into an argument with the victim, which turned physical. Highlands reportedly grabbed the victim around the throat, pushed and struck the victim during the incident. There was injury to the victim and Highlands was arrested. Highlands was transported to the Cumberland County Prison. He was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Anthony Adams. Bail was set at $50,000. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.
Michael Highlands, age 29, 1st block of West Main Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Charges – Strangulation, Simple Assault, Harassment, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia