Facebook Posts Catch Parolee Seen On Video Robbing Turkey Hill In Central PA: Police Facebook Posts Catch Parolee Seen On Video Robbing Turkey Hill In Central PA: Police
Facebook Posts Catch Parolee Seen On Video Robbing Turkey Hill In Central PA: Police A man previously convicted of Felon Robbery has committed another robbery at a Turkey Hill convenience store, Manheim Township Police announced on Thursday, July 18. Kewuan Kantrell Jones, 33 of Lancaster, was "dressed in all black, wearing a black ski mask and white gloves, robbed the store with a gun," the police wrote in a release about the June 18 robbery of the Turkey Hill located at 1501 Manheim Pike.  He was captured on surveillance video stealing $303.93 from the register and a pack of Newport 100’s cigarettes, the police explained.  "Store employees believe the suspect h…
$35K Stolen From Family Dentistry By Employee In Central PA, Police Say $35K Stolen From Family Dentistry By Employee In Central PA, Police Say
$35K Stolen From Family Dentistry By Employee In Central PA, Police Say A family dentistry employee stole approximately $35,000, Gettysburg Borough of Police announced on Wednesday, July 17.  Rebecca Ann Chapman, 57 of Gettysburg, was working at Brent Guise Family Dentistry on Feb. 20, 2024, when police were to the office at 150 Chambersburg Street for a "reported theft from the business by an employee," police stated in the release. An investigation led by Detective Brian Weikert determined that Chapman had stolen thousands from the "business over an extended period of time," according to the release.  Chapman has been charged with 12 felonies for t…
PA State Police Car Catches Fire On Route 80 PA State Police Car Catches Fire On Route 80
PA State Police Car Catches Fire On Route 80 A PSP vehicle caught fire on a Luzerne County highway late Monday, July 15, according to officials.  The blaze happened on Route 80 near mile marker 272.1, said White Haven Fire Company. Troopers brought the flames under control by the time firefighters arrived, and a hose was used to soak down the engine compartment, authorities said.  No one was injured, the fire company added.  Daily Voice has reached out to PSP for details on what caused the fire. 
Child Foot Porn Made PA Babysitter Charged In Multiple Abuse Cases: DA Child Foot Porn Made PA Babysitter Charged In Multiple Abuse Cases: DA
Child Foot Porn Made PA Babysitter Charged In Multiple Abuse Cases: DA Photographs found on a former babysitter's computers (following a warranted search of his home) have led Pennsylvania State Police to identify yet another victim he abused, according to a release Lancaster County District Attorney's Office announced on Monday, Jan. 23.  Eric Dorwart, 54, of the 500 block of Pleasure Road in Manheim Township has been charged for the third time in a year for sexually assaulting children, the DA explained.  Originally, Dorwart was matched by DNA to the cold case assault of a boy and girl on West Newport Road, Gordonville, Leacock on April 4…
Dad Of 3 Killed In Wrong Crash With SUV In Lebanon: Police, Family Says Dad Of 3 Killed In Wrong Crash With SUV In Lebanon: Police, Family Says
Dad Of 3 Killed In Wrong Crash With SUV In Lebanon: Police, Family Says A 39-year-old father of three has died following a motorcycle crash where he drove the wrong way down a street, Lebanon City Police announced on Monday, July 15.  Alfredo Pizarro-Franco was driving the opposite way of traffic along Hanover Street when he blew through the Mifflin Street intersection without stopping — slamming into the driver's side door of an SUV around 8:30 p.m., on Sunday, July 14, city police detailed in the release.  He was taken to Penn State Health Hershey Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, according to the police release. Inv…
Teens Who Fired Gun Without Serial Number, Charged With Felonies: PSP Teens Who Fired Gun Without Serial Number, Charged With Felonies: PSP
Teens Who Fired Gun Without Serial Number, Charged With Felonies: PSP A shots fired incident involving a gun with an "obliterated serial number" has led teens to be charged with felonies, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Monday, July 15.  Roman Cole and Colby Clark both 18 of Brogue, PA, and a 17-year-old boy were taken into custody following "a shots fired incident in the area of Lock 12, at the intersection of Holtwood Road and River Road, Lower Chanceford Township, York County," around 7:58 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper James Grothey stated in a release.  The York Criminal Investigatio…
Employee Spends $8K+ On Central PA Disability Services Provider's Credit Card, Police Say Employee Spends $8K+ On Central PA Disability Services Provider's Credit Card, Police Say
Employee Spends $8K+ On Central PA Disability Services Provider's Credit Card, Police Say An employee at a disability service company is accused of making unauthorized purchases on her work's credit card totaling over $8,000, police announced on Thursday, July 11.  Kiara Kim Vandersluys, 30 of Red Lion, was an employee of Faithful Homes when she "used a company credit card for unauthorized purchases which totaled $8,028.48. The purchases included multiple food items, health care, and jewelry items," the police said.  The police were first alerted to these purchases by management at Faithful Homes located at 1467 Lancaster Road in Manheim on June 20, according to t…
Mugshot Released Of Central PA Stabbing Homicide Suspect, Sex Offender: PD Mugshot Released Of Central PA Stabbing Homicide Suspect, Sex Offender: PD
Mugshot Released Of Central PA Stabbing Homicide Suspect, Sex Offender: PD Someone who was stabbed and rushed to Lancaster General Hospital has died, and police announced the following morning that the suspect is already in custody. Wilfredo Rodriguez, a 44-year-old registered sex offender living on Ann Street in Lancaster, convicted of sexually assaulting a minor, according to the state registry — has been charged with the following for allegedly stabbing someone to death, as detailed in his latest court docket: Homicide Murder Of The First Degree. Homicide Murder Of The Second Degree. Felony Murder Of The Third Degree. Felony Robbery-Inflict Serious Bodily Inju…
Struck Pedestrian Charged In Lititz: Police Struck Pedestrian Charged In Lititz: Police
Struck Pedestrian Charged In Lititz: Police A pedestrian has been charged after they were struck crossing a street in Lititz, police announced on July 10, 2024.  On Independence Day, a man "entered the roadway into the path of an oncoming vehicle, traveling southbound on South Broad Street, resulting in a collision between the vehicle and the pedestrian," the police stated in the release.  The crash happened near the intersection of South Broad Street/PA Route 501 and West Lemon Street around 9:01 p.m., according to police in Lititz.  There are two marked crosswalks at that intersection, as seen on Google Maps, b…
Police Sting Sends Sex Offender Jeffrey Pettinato To Jail — AGAIN, PA DA Says Police Sting Sends Sex Offender Jeffrey Pettinato To Jail — AGAIN, PA DA Says
Police Sting Sends Sex Offender Jeffrey Pettinato To Jail — Again, PA DA Says A 62-year-old sex offender who thought he was chatting online with 12 and 14-year-old girls, ended up getting a surprise greeting from law enforcement, according to a release by the Dauphin County District Attorney's Office on Tuesday, July 9.  Jeffrey Pettinato, 62 entered a guilty plea before Judge Edward M. Marsico, Jr. for the following on July 1, according to the DA: Felony trafficking in individuals. Felony criminal attempt to commit trafficking in individuals. Felony criminal solicitation to commit involuntary deviate sexual intercourse of a child under the age o…
Empty Vehicle Lands Entirely In House, Central Pennsylvania Fire Officials Say Empty Vehicle Lands Entirely In House, Central Pennsylvania Fire Officials Say
Empty Vehicle Lands Entirely In House, Central Pennsylvania Fire Officials Say An empty vehicle slammed into a home and parked inside on Tuesday morning, fire officials in Fulton Township announced on July 9.  The unoccupied Jeep Liberty Sport went way off-road, crashing into a home in the 400 block of Peach Bottom Road in Peach Bottom, Fulton Township, the Robert Fulton Fire Company explained in a release.  The company was called to the scene at 3:54 a.m. on July 9, according to the release.  "Due to the severity of the crash and the inability to enter the structure," the company had dispatch upgrade the crash to "entrapment" but "once acces…
While Yelling 'About The Devil' Pennsylvania Woman Stabs Mother: Affidavit While Yelling 'About The Devil' Pennsylvania Woman Stabs Mother: Affidavit
While Yelling 'About The Devil' Pennsylvania Woman Stabs Mother: Affidavit A woman in Levittown who was supposedly screaming about Lucfier is accused of stabbing her mother, according to a criminal complaint obtained by Daily Voice.  Emily Ann Rizzo, 32, is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and related misdemeanors, court records show.  The police were called to an Ivy Hill Road home on Tuesday, July 2 for a reported stabbing, according to the criminal complaint. They arrived to find Rizzo "face down yelling about the devil and Lucifer on the bed," according to the complaint.  Officers had to "drag her from the bed by her feet" t…
Pedestrian Struck Near Cemetery In Lititz, Police Say Pedestrian Struck Near Cemetery In Lititz, Police Say
Pedestrian Struck Near Cemetery In Lititz, Police Say Directly across from a cemetery, someone was struck by a vehicle, Lititz police announced on Sunday, July 7.  The crash happened at the intersection of South Broad Street/PA Route 501 and East Third Avenue around 2:16 p.m. on June 27, Lititz Borough of Police detailed in the release.  The driver was "attempting to turn left onto South Broad Street from East Third Avenue [and] failed to yield to the right-of-way of a pedestrian crossing the street in the crosswalk," the police stated in the release. The crosswalk is clearly marked as seen on Google Maps Street View (pictured a…
Deadly Shooting Under Investigation In Harrisburg: Police Deadly Shooting Under Investigation In Harrisburg: Police
Deadly Shooting Under Investigation In Harrisburg: Police One man was shot and killed in Harrisburg early Friday, July 5, city police say.  Officers responded to gunfire on the 1100 block of North 3rd Street around 1:30 a.m., authorities said in a release.  They rendered aid to the victim at the scene and he later died from his wounds, officials wrote.  The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call  717-558-6900. Anonymous tips can be submitted on Crimewatch. 
Houseguests Barricaded Themselves In Lancaster County Home, Police Say Houseguests Barricaded Themselves In Lancaster County Home, Police Say
Houseguests Barricaded Themselves In Lancaster County Home, Police Say A man and a woman were arrested at a Quarryville home late last month after barricading themselves inside with a shotgun, police said in a release on Wednesday, July 3.  Branden Hunter and Joanna Hagens were guests at a residence in Oak Bottom Village when they got into a "physical altercation" with the homeowners on June 24, according to borough police.  Authorities were called to the Groffdale Drive home around 9:15 p.m., officials said. A Lancaster County Special Emergency Response Team (SERT) was dispatched after they ignored police pleas to come outside, authorities…
Florida Man Took Woman Against Her Will From Pennsylvania To Virginia Hotel, Police Say Florida Man Took Woman Against Her Will From Pennsylvania To Virginia Hotel, Police Say
Florida Man Took Woman Against Her Will From Pennsylvania To Virginia Hotel, Police Say A Florida man visiting Virginia is facing charges after allegedly abducting a woman against her will from Pennsylvania and taking her to a Woodbridge hotel over the weekend. Oak Hill native Robert Buchanan, 64, was arrested following an investigation into a reported abduction of a 30-year-old woman who was taken on Thursday, June 27. According to the Prince William County Police Department, officers were called to the Sleep Inn on Shoppers Best Way in Woodbridge shortly before 2:45 a.m. on Friday, June 28 to investigate the abduction. Investigators say that Buchanan, described as an acquai…
VFW Employee Steals $2K+ Police In Central PA Say VFW Employee Steals $2K+ Police In Central PA Say
VFW Employee Steals $2K+ Police In Central PA Say A VFW employee "stole over $2,000 in cash and a bottle of unopened whiskey" from her place of work, the Mount Joy Borough of Police announced on Thursday, June 27.  Erica Reene Mays, 38 of Marietta, has been charged with felons for Theft by Unlawful Taking of Movable Property and Theft By Decepition or False Impression following the police investigation into an incident at the Mount Joy VFW on May 25, according to the police and confirmed by court documents.  Mays is a convicted felon who previously served prison time for Manufacture, Deliver, or Posses with the Intent t…
CNA Killed Infant Throwing It Like 'Dog Poop' Out PA Window: Affidavit CNA Killed Infant Throwing It Like 'Dog Poop' Out PA Window: Affidavit
CNA Killed Infant Throwing It Like 'Dog Poop' Out PA Window: Affidavit A certified nursing assistant in Maryland and her boyfriend have been arrested for throwing their newborn son out an apartment window and attempting to cover up his death, Pennsylvania State Police troopers announced on Tuesday, June 25, and detailed in court documents obtained by Daily Voice.  Joshua Wooters, 19, and Emily Dickinson, 20, both of McConnellsburg, have been charged with felonies for criminal homicide and conspiracy, as well as misdemeanor counts of concealing the death of a child and abuse of a corpse, as stated in their court dockets.  The couple's arrests com…
Shooting Sends 4 GirlsTo Hospital York Police Say Shooting Sends 4 GirlsTo Hospital York Police Say
Shooting Sends 4 GirlsTo Hospital York Police Say UPDATE: the vehicle was located shortly after Daily Voice published this. The police thank everyone who submitted tips.  ORIGINAL: Suspects and their stolen vehicle are being sought after four teenage girls were shot in York City on Monday, police announced on June 25. Three 18-year-old girls and a 16-year-old girl were shot in the 600 block of West Market Street at 6:47 p.m. on June 24, police detailed in the initial release. All four girls sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to the hospital in a private vehicle.  Police believe the shootings were possibl…
Stabbing In Lititz Park Hospitalizes Teen In Ephrata: Police Stabbing In Lititz Park Hospitalizes Teen In Ephrata: Police
Stabbing In Lititz Park Hospitalizes Teen In Ephrata: Police A teenage boy is in the hospital following a stabbing involving two other boys and a girl at a park, the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police announced on Tuesday morning.  The police learned of the stabbing after the boy was taken in a private vehicle to Ephrata Hospital at 1:22 a.m. on June 25, NLCRPD explained in the release.  The stabbing is suspected to have involved the other three teens at Lions Parks located at 20 Twins Brook Road in Lititz, police detailed.  The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 717-733-0965 or cli…
Two Cut With Knife During Scuffle At PA Waterpark: Authorities Two Cut With Knife During Scuffle At PA Waterpark: Authorities
Two Cut With Knife During Scuffle At PA Waterpark: Authorities Three people were arrested when an argument at a Scranton waterpark became violent last Friday, June 14, according to city police.  Authorities said it happened in the parking lot after an adult swim event at Montage Mountain. Multiple parkgoers "engaged in an altercation" that left four people injured, including two who were cut by a knife, officials said.  Those arrested:  Nyree Kenya Tawanda Pemberton, 25, of Ithaca, New York was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, harassment, and disorderly conduct. Divine Naysa Nari Taylor, 22, of Ithaca, New York …
Fresh Out Of Prison: Man Charged With Stalking Victim In Lancaster County, Police Say Fresh Out Of Prison: Man Charged With Stalking Victim In Lancaster County, Police Say
Fresh Out Of Prison: Man Charged With Stalking Victim In Lancaster County, Police Say An Ephrata area man is back in police custody after authorities said he harassed a victim just after being released from jail.  Timothy E. Rinehults, 35, is also charged with stalking, said West Earl Township police.  Authorities said they were called to the Hilltop Mobile Home Village in Akron Borough on June 13. A resident said Rinehults was banging on the front door and yelling for them to come outside, according to police.  Rinehults was gone when police arrived and authorities learned he had previously been arrested for a domestic dispute at the same address on May 14, …
Pennsylvania State Police Troopers Injured In Fatal Crash: Officials Pennsylvania State Police Troopers Injured In Fatal Crash: Officials
Pennsylvania State Police Troopers Injured In Fatal Crash: Officials One person has died after a crash involving a state police car early Friday morning, June 14.  Troopers were driving south on Christopher Columbus Boulevard responding to a separate incident around 1:30 a.m., authorities said. At the intersection with Race Street, a northbound Mazda pickup truck "made an illegal left turn" into the path of the state police car, according to officials.  The driver of the Mazda was fatally injured and the two troopers were taken to Jefferson Hospital with "moderate injuries," authorities said. They have since been discharged.  An investigation…
Maryland Man Arrested For Killing Dog In Pennsylvania: State Police Maryland Man Arrested For Killing Dog In Pennsylvania: State Police
Maryland Man Arrested For Killing Dog In Pennsylvania: State Police A 21-year-old from Maryland is charged with aggravated cruelty to animals, Pennsylvania State Police say.  Troopers said Damien Thiel of Westminster fatally assaulted a family dog in West Nottingham Township on Saturday, June 8. It happened on the 100 block of Pleasant Drive, according to investigators.  He posted 10 percent of his $15,000 bail and has a preliminary hearing set for June 18, court records show. 
New Details Emerge In Sen. Fetterman's Maryland Crash New Details Emerge In Sen. Fetterman's Maryland Crash
New Details Emerge In Sen. Fetterman's Maryland Crash A witness told Maryland State Police that Sen. John Fetterman was driving over the speed limit when his car rear-ended another on Sunday, June 9, according to a crash report.  Fetterman, his wife Gisele, and the other driver were all taken to the hospital after the I-70 crash. Fetterman's office said he was treated for a bruised shoulder and later released.  In a crash report from Maryland State Police, a witness said Fetterman's Chevrolet Traverse passed her "at a high rate of speed, well over the posted speed limit." He rear-ended a Chevrolet Impala after passing the witness, j…
VA Man With Criminal Charges In WV, MD Arrested For Murder In PA: Police VA Man With Criminal Charges In WV, MD Arrested For Murder In PA: Police
VA Man With Criminal Charges In WV, MD Arrested For Murder In PA: Police A Virginia man with a criminal record in both West Virginia and Maryland has been charged with murder in connection with a fatal shooting in May, police announced on June 12, 2024.  Kameron Lamont (or Lamond) Hymes, 27 of Culpeper, Virginia, has been charged with Criminal Homicide Murder, Felony Possession of a Firearm Prohibited, and Felony Carrying a Firearm Without a License, as well as four misdemeanor counts of Recklessly Endangering Another Person, the Harrisburg City Bureau of Police detailed in a release on Wednesday.  The charges stem from his alleged involvement in …
Victim Hospitalized Following Hit-Run In Central Pennsylvania: Police Victim Hospitalized Following Hit-Run In Central Pennsylvania: Police
Victim Hospitalized Following Hit-Run In Central Pennsylvania: Police A criminal investigation is ongoing following a hit-and-run in Central Pennsylvania, police announced on Monday, June 10.  Officers with the Lower Paxton Township Bureau of Police were called to  a report of a hit and run crash involving a pedestrian the 500 block of South Arlington Avenue on Sunday, May 26, 2024. Arriving officers found the victim and gave them medical aid until they were taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. There were witnesses on the scene who described "the striking vehicle as a white or light green four door SUV. The suspect vehicle …
9-Year-Old Found Strangled In PA Church, Police Seek Tips 62 Years Later 9-Year-Old Found Strangled In PA Church, Police Seek Tips 62 Years Later
9-Year-Old Found Strangled In PA Church, Police Seek Tips 62 Years Later Pennsylvania State Police investigators are seeking tips in a 9-year-old girl's cold case murder.  Carol Ann Dougherty was found dead inside St. Mark’s Roman Catholic Church in Bristol Borough on Oct. 22, 1962. She was strangled and had been sexually assaulted, according to troopers.  Police said Dougherty had stopped at the church while riding her bike to the library. She had stopped there to say a prayer, according to a report in the Bristol Courier-Times the day after her murder.  Then-Bristol Police Chief Vincent Faragalli called her killing "one of the most br…
Highway Robbery, Assault On Rt 222 In Central Pennsylvania: Police Highway Robbery, Assault On Rt 222 In Central Pennsylvania: Police
Highway Robbery, Assault On Rt 222 In Central Pennsylvania: Police A woman was left with bruises on her face and arms after a convict accosted her vehicle on Route 222 and robbed her, West Earl Township Police announced in a release on Tuesday, June, 11. Michael Eugene Ermold Jr., 57 of Lancaster (who is reportedly experiencing homelessness), is accused of attacking a woman near mile marked 36.8 shortly before 7 p.m. on June 4, the police detailed in a release. The woman reported that he assaulted her inside of her vehicle "took the [her] cash before throwing the purse back into the vehicle [... then] fleeing on foot," according to the release. Office…
Name Released Of 29-Year-Old Man Killed By Police In Central PA Name Released Of 29-Year-Old Man Killed By Police In Central PA
Name Released Of 29-Year-Old Man Killed By Police In Central PA A convicted felon has died following an officer-involved shooting in Lewistown, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Tuesday, June 11, 2024.  Ridge Ryen Rhodes, 29 of Lewistown, is accused of firing "several shots" when local police responded to the area of the 100 block of West Fourth Street and fired back around 8:30 p.m. on Monday, according to the PSP Troop G release.  Rhodes "succumbed to injuries" after being shot by police. The Mifflin County Coroner's Office later confirmed his identity. The Troop G Major Case Team is assisting with the investigation, along with P…
Sen. John Fetterman Involved In Maryland Car Crash Sen. John Fetterman Involved In Maryland Car Crash
Sen. John Fetterman Involved In Maryland Car Crash Senator John Fetterman's office said he and his wife Giselle were in a two-car crash on Sunday morning, June 9.  Maryland State Police said it happened in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 at Interstate 68 in Hancock. Fetterman was driving a Chevrolet Tahoe that struck the rear of a Chevrolet Impala "for unknown reasons," troopers said.  "Out of an abundance of caution, they were evaluated at a local hospital," a spokesperson said.  Fetterman was treated for a bruised shoulder and he and Giselle were discharged that afternoon, the spokesperson said.  A passenger in …