Police: York City Man threatened to 'get' woman's son

Christopher Dornblaser

A York City man allegedly threatened to "get" a witness's son after police told her to purchase heroin from him, according to police.

Raishawn Kevin Long, 32, of 709 W. Market St., is charged with one count each of aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, discharge of a firearm into an occupied structure and terroristic threats and two counts each of intimidation of a witness and retaliation against a witness, according to charging documents.

Raishawn Long

On Nov. 13 and Dec. 23., 2014, a woman purchased heroin from Long, also known as "Cash," in York City, under direction from the police, documents state. Police say they obtained warrants in May 2015  for Long, who then waived his preliminary hearing and is awaiting trial in the Court of Common Pleas.

On the morning of Sept. 1, 2015, Long allegedly approached the woman in the city, and the witness told police Long had his hand on a handgun in his jacket pocket.

Long allegedly said to the woman, "Bitch, you set me up!" documents state. The woman told police Long threatened to "get" one of her sons, police said.

Police say on the evening of Jan. 16, someone shot into the woman's rear dining-room window, and she told police she was standing in the kitchen and saw Long run from behind her residence. The woman said the bullet traveled through the dining-room window and lodged into a sofa in the front room of her home, a sofa where she often sits with her grandchildren, police said.

The woman told police she was afraid for her life because she believed Long was trying to kill her for the two times she purchased heroin from him under police direction, documents state.

Two days later, police showed the woman a photo of Long, whom she identified as "Cash," whom she purchased heroin from in November and December 2014 and the person who threatened her in September 2015 and shot into her residence in January 2016, police said.

Long remains in York County Prison in lieu of $500,000 bail.

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