May 30, 2019

Man charged with fleeing from federal park rangers

SCRANTON- The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania charged a Chester County man with fleeing from National Park Service Rangers.

Saul Rivkin, 55, allegedlly fled from rangers in the Delaware Valley Water Gap Recreation Area on October 21, 2018, in an automobile. 

Another individual involved in the incident, Jeffrey Steigelmann III, pleaded guilty on May 14, to fleeing from rangers.  Steigelmann is awaiting sentencing.

The investigation was conducted by the National Park Service Rangers and other state and local law enforcement officials.  Assistant United States Attorney Phillip J. Caraballo is prosecuting the case.

Both defendants could face two years in prison.

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