According to the Ridgway-based state police, the male contacted a corrections officer at the prison by telephone. He allegedly identified himself as a trooper with the Pennsylvania State Police at Kane.
The CO immediately recognized the call as suspect. The origin of the call was tracked to a Johnsonburg residence. As a result, a known male was apprehended in the alley outside of the residence. He admitted to making the telephone call, state police said.
Charges are currently pending at this time.