York Daily Record: York County state trooper accused of assaulting, threatening girlfriend (Dec 18 2012)
Documents state Patrick A. Kelly, 44, threatened to kill his girlfriend and kicked her in the side while she was on the ground, as the two were returning from a night in Harrisburg where the two had been drinking. Kelly, of the 3900 block of Sheppard Drive, Dover Township, faces charges of terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment. He also is charged with DUI and DUI — highest rate of alcohol, which indicates a blood alcohol level of .16 percent or higher.
York Dispatch: Trooper suspended after being arrested on charges of DUI, domestic assault (Dec 18 2012)
The allegations: Charging documents state Northern York County Regional Police were called to the 100 block of South Man Street just before 2 a.m. Nov. 4. Kelly and his girlfriend, Lisa Stroule, had been drinking in Harrisburg and were on their way home when they began arguing and she punched him, according to charging documents. Stroule told officers Kelly “beat her head” several times and threatened to kill her, then stopped and told her to get out of his Porsche, documents state. She said she got out and was lying on the ground when Kelly kicked her in her side, police allege.
Fox 43: Pa. State Trooper accused of assaulting girlfriend, suspended without pay (Dec 18 2012)
A veteran Pennsylvania State Police Trooper is facing criminal charges and has been suspended without pay after a domestic incident was sparked over Facebook in Dover Borough on November 4th. Patrick A. Kelly, 44, of Dover Township, was arraigned by Magisterial District Justice David Eshbach on one count each of simple assault, terroristic threats and DUI.