JOHNSTOWN - A local man was charged by city police early Thursday after becoming irate at City Hall, damaging the front door and fighting with officers.
Police said George E. Ahrens, 27, of 6 E. Canal St., was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and resisting arrest. He will appear later in City Court.
Police said he came to the police station at City Hall at 2:03 a.m. Thursday to lodge a complaint. While doing so, he became upset and intentionally damaged the front door of the building, according to the report. Ahrens physically resisted officers as they tried to handcuff him and take him into custody, police said.