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2 Central PA Men Indicted For Gun, Drug Trafficking: USDOJ 2 Central PA Men Indicted For Gun, Drug Trafficking: USDOJ
William L. Nalley Jr., Rafael Orihuela Indicted Two Cumberland County men have been indicted on drug and gun trafficking charges, the Middlesex Township Police Department on Tuesday, May 7.  William L. Nalley Jr., 27 of Boiling Springs; and Rafael Orihuela, 22 of Carlisle, were indicted by a federal grand jury "on charges related to the distribution of controlled substances and unlawful possession of firearms," the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced on Wednesday, May 1.  United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam explained the following about the case: "The indictment alleges tha…
PA Church Youth Leader Accused Of Molesting Child At McDonald’s: Affidavit PA Church Youth Leader Accused Of Molesting Child At McDonald’s: Affidavit
Roy Andrews Accused Of Molesting Child At McDonald’s A 76-year-old church volunteer took three youth group members shopping and to lunch at McDonald's and ended up with police storming his home, as detailed in court documents obtained by Daily Voice.  Roy Andrews of the 4900 block Raudabaugh Road in Mechanicsburg was the youth leader for a Hispanic church in Harrisburg called “Iglesia La Fuenta” from 2014 through 2022, the police explained in a release. When attendance at the church declined, Andrews began volunteering his Sundays to drive children to a sister church in Mechanicsburg, according to the affidavit of probable cause.&nbs…
PA Borough Manager Accused Of Violating Criminal Finance Laws PA Borough Manager Accused Of Violating Criminal Finance Laws
Newville Manager Fred Andrew Potzer Charged With Felonies The Newville Borough Manager for over 28 years has been charged with numerous felonies for allegedly criminally violating Pennsylvania finance laws, Cumberland County District Attorney Seán M. McCormack announced on Tuesday afternoon. Fred Andrew Potzer is accused of "financial gymnastics" by manipulating the Newville Borough books to use funds from the Newville Water and Sewer Authority to pay for local projects, the DA explained at a press conference.  Potzer has been charged with the following according to the DA and court documents: Felony Tampering With Public Record/Inform…
Sheriff's Vehicle Strikes SUV Head-On Hospitalizing 2, Pennsylvania State Police Say Sheriff's Vehicle Strikes SUV Head-On Hospitalizing 2, Pennsylvania State Police Say
Sheriff's Vehicle Strikes SUV Head-On Hospitalizing 2, Pennsylvania State Police Say A Cumberland County Sheriff's vehicle with lights and sirens was in a head-on crash while heading to a call – sending two people to the hospital, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Tuesday, April 16. The sheriff's vehicle was going west along West Trindle Road, just past the intersection with Horners Road in  South Middleton Township, when it struck a Honda SUV at 6:03 p.m. on Monday, April 15, according to state police. Investigators explained that the sheriff's vehicle had "attempted to pass other vehicles westbound. [When it] entered the eastbound lane and struck [the Honda] hea…
Fatal Crash: Convicted Drug Dealer With Active Felony Case Killed, PSP Fatal Crash: Convicted Drug Dealer With Active Felony Case Killed, PSP
Fatal Crash: Convicted Drug Dealer With Active Felony Case Killed, PSP A 22-year-old convicted drug dealer with an active felony case was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Saturday, Pennsylvania State Police announced on  April 1.  Nassan Saku Campbell-Richardson, of Bressler, died of "Multiple Traumatic Injuries" due to a motor vehicle collision, and the manner was ruled accidental, the Dauphin County Coroner told Daily Voice on Monday.  The deadly three-vehicle crash happened at Bow Creek Road/PA Route 743 at the intersection with Fox Run Road in East Hanover Township at 2:26 a.m. on March 30, investigating PSP Harrisburg Trooper Charles Blaz…
‘90 Day Fiance’ PA Barber Conviction Withdrawn Due Juror, Witness Interactions: DA ‘90 Day Fiance’ PA Barber Conviction Withdrawn Due Juror, Witness Interactions: DA
90 Day Fiance's Michael Baltimore's Conviction Withdrawn A former Pennsylvania barber who appeared in "90 Day Fiance” and “90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?” who was extradited from Florida over six months after he was caught with fentanyl by US Marshals — has had one of his convictions dismissed due to contact between a juror and witness, the Cumberland County District Attorney Seán M. McCormack announced on Friday, March 23, 2024.  Michael Anthony Baltimore, 44 of Carlisle, PA, had been convicted on Feb. 1, 2024, in a domestic violence case from Jan. 7, 2021,  but the charges were dismissed and the case was vacate…
Scottish Man ID'd After Fatal Shot By Officers In Central PA: Coroner Scottish Man ID'd After Fatal Shot By Officers In Central PA: Coroner
Gregor Fleming Of Scotland Shot Dead By Police In PA, USA The person shot dead by police in Central Pennsylvania has been identified as a Scottish man who had allegedly caused a disturbance, the Cumberland County Coroner told Daily Voice on March 18.  Gregor Fleming, 44 of Glasgow, UK, was shot dead in the 5000 block of Erbs Bridge Road in Hampden Township on Thursday, March 7, authorities said.  State police made the following statement about the events that led to the fatal shooting: "During the course of the investigation, the subject of the disturbance displayed a firearm. At that time, the officers discharged their firearms st…
Wanted PA Felon Who Escaped After 8 Days In Prison Turns Herself In: Sheriff Wanted PA Felon Who Escaped After 8 Days In Prison Turns Herself In: Sheriff
PA Prison Breaker Timberly Smith Turns Herself In After just eight days in Pennsylvania prison, a woman escaped, but less than a week later she turned herself in, authorities announced on Friday, March 15.  Timberly Smith, 27 of Duncannon, escaped the Cumberland County Prison during a release for two hours to renew her Pennsylvania ID card at the Carlisle PennDOT Driver License Center located at 950 Walnut Bottom Road on Saturday, according to the county's sheriff's office. Smith had been taken a plea deal for her third felony for driving under the influence of drugs on Jan. 4, 2024, but after two days into her one-year…
Foreign Citizen Who Threatened To Assassinate Joe Biden, Donald Trump Goes To Prison Foreign Citizen Who Threatened To Assassinate Joe Biden, Donald Trump Goes To Prison
Foreign Citizen Who Threatened To Assassinate Joe Biden, Donald Trump Goes To Prison A Somalian man living in Pennsylvania threatened to assassinate President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, and now he's in a Pennsylvania Prison, according to a release by the US Department of Justice on March 15, 2024. Mohamed Farah, 34, who was living in Cumberland County, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Jennifer P. Wilson to three years’ imprisonment on Wednesday, March 13.  Following his release, the Court has also imposed a three-year term of probation.  "The indictment alleges that in January 2022, Farah, who is a citizen of Somalia, threatened to ass…
Dead Body Found In Central Pennsylvania: Authorities (DEVELOPING) Dead Body Found In Central Pennsylvania: Authorities (DEVELOPING)
Dead Body Found In Central Pennsylvania: Authorities (Developing) Someone was found dead in Enola on Saturday, authorities announced.  The person was found in the 700 block of Shaffer Street, East Pennsboro Township, Enola at 5:45 a.m. on March 9, according to the local police department which had officers called to investigate. The East Pennsboro Township EMS, and the Cumberland County Coroner's Office also assisted at the scene.  "The death in Enola is not Suspicious and an autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow," Cumberland County Coroner Charles Hall told Daily Voice.  Check back here for updates on this developing situation. 
Resident Killed When Tree Falls On House In Central Pennsylvania: Officials Resident Killed When Tree Falls On House In Central Pennsylvania: Officials
Scott Quickel Killed When Tree Falls On House: Coroner A 45-year-old Central Pennsylvania man died after a tree fell on his home early Monday morning. Scott Quickel has been identified as the man killed in this tragic tree fall, the Cumberland County Coroner Charles Hall told Daily Voice. The tree fell onto a house at 804 Baltimore Pike/US Route 94 in South Middleton Township, Gardeners, at 3:10 a.m. on March 11, according to Cumberland County Emergency Dispatch. Three people were in the home when the tree came down due to soil loosened by heavy rains followed by strong winds fire officials in the township explained. Two people esca…
Pennsylvania Man Who Purchased Human Body Parts On Facebook Sentenced Pennsylvania Man Who Purchased Human Body Parts On Facebook Sentenced
Jeremy Pauley Sentenced For Buying Body Parts On Facebook A 41-year-old man who purchased human body parts from a woman in Arkansas through Facebook has been sentenced in a Pennsylvania court on Tuesday, March 5.  Jeremy Pauley, originally of Enola, Cumberland County but most recently of Thompson, Susquehanna County, has been sentenced to two years of probation for his role in a national illegal human body parts selling scheme involving a funeral home and the Harvard morgue, as Daily Voice previously reported.  He has been under investigation by local police and the FBI since authorities received a call about "suspicious activi…
22 'Probable' Cases Of Lead Poisoning In PA, Including Cumberland County: Officials 22 'Probable' Cases Of Lead Poisoning In PA, Including Cumberland County: Officials
22 'Probable' Cases Of Lead Poisoning In PA, Including Cumberland County: Officials The Pennsylvania Department of Health has reported 22 "probable" cases of lead poisoning to federal regulators, a spokesperson told Daily Voice.  The 22 "probable" cases and one "suspected" case are linked to cinnamon applesauce pouches that have been recalled by the Food and Drug Administration, DOH said.  The affected products were:  WanaBana apple cinnamon fruit puree pouches – including three packs Schnucks-brand cinnamon-flavored applesauce pouches and variety pack Weis-brand cinnamon applesauce pouches FDA officials said Thursday, Feb. 29 that the lead and chromi…
PA Mom On Drugs Injures 3-Week-Old Infant During 'Incident', Police Say PA Mom On Drugs Injures 3-Week-Old Infant During 'Incident', Police Say
Chynna-Blu Nagle Allegedly On Drugs When Infant Injured A 35-year-old mom with criminal records in five Pennsylvania counties is behind bars again for allegedly injuring her 3-week-old infant while high on drugs, East Pennsboro Police explained in a release on Wednesday, Feb. 21.  Chynna-Blu Nagle, originally of Milroy but most recently of Enola, was found "on controlled substances and was attempting to care for her 3-week-old child," at 7:37 a.m. on Feb. 15, as stated in the police release.  Officers had been called to a "medical incident" in the 200 block of South Enola Drive, Enola. Arriving officers soon "determined the 3-week-old …
Ex-Wife Speaks Out After NJ Child Lurer's Conviction For Raping Her Daughter In Pennsylvania Ex-Wife Speaks Out After NJ Child Lurer's Conviction For Raping Her Daughter In Pennsylvania
NJ Convict, Dean E. Leon's PA Ex-Wife Speaks Out A formerly licensed teacher serving time in a New Jersey Prison for child luring has been convicted for raping his stepdaughter in Pennsylvania when she was under 16 years old, the Cumberland County District Attorney announced on Monday, Feb. 5. Now his ex-wife is speaking out, in an exclusive statement to Daily Voice. Dean E. Leon, 56 of Enola, was convicted on charges in connection with the repeated sexual assaults of his stepdaughter following a trial that concluded on Monday, Jan. 31, District Attorney Seán McCormack detailed in the release.  **Scroll Down To Read Statements From H…
Maryland Man Who Robbed 5 Pennsylvania Banks —  Including In Cumberland Co. — Sentenced: USDOJ Maryland Man Who Robbed 5 Pennsylvania Banks —  Including In Cumberland Co. — Sentenced: USDOJ
Maryland Man Who Robbed 5 Pennsylvania Banks — Including In Cumberland Co. — Sentenced: Usdoj A man has been sentenced after committing five bank robberies in Adams, Cumberland, and York Counties in under four months just two months after spending over a decade in a Maryland State Prison, according to an updated release by the US Department of Justice on Monday, Feb. 5. James Henderson Bryant III, 46, of Westminster, Maryland, was sentenced to 14 years in prison on Thursday, Feb. 1, the USDOJ detailed in the release.  Bryant stole approximately $28,823 during the five robberies, which are as follows as Daily Voice previously reported: July 19, 2021 - BB&T Bank, Hanov…
Woman 'Seriously Injured' In Shippensburg Fire MedEvac'd To Maryland (PHOTOS; VIDEO) Woman 'Seriously Injured' In Shippensburg Fire MedEvac'd To Maryland (PHOTOS; VIDEO)
Woman 'Seriously Injured' In Shippensburg Fire MedEvac'd To Maryland (Photos; Video) A 70-year-old Shippensburg resident is in the hospital in Maryland following a fire on Tuesday evening, Pennsylvania State Police announced on Thursday, Feb. 1. Deborah Westbrook's single-family home at 303 Dwelling Court had a fire break out near the entryway at 5:48 p.m. on Jan. 30, Trooper First Class Kemerer detailed in the release.  Westbrook was found by Shippensburg firefighters who entered the smoke-filled home through the first window about a minute later. EMS at the scene treated her and took her to a helicopter landing zone so she could receive further care at a medical faci…
Florida Man Wanted In NJ Flees Chase On I-81 In PA: State Troopers Say (VIDEO) Florida Man Wanted In NJ Flees Chase On I-81 In PA: State Troopers Say (VIDEO)
Jimmy Lee Fancy Wanted In NJ, PA Flees After Chase On I-81 A Florida man wanted in New Jersey, fleeing from Pennsylvania State Police in Jonestown has caused an "active police incident" on Interstate 81, Trooper Megan Frazer said on Thursday. Jimmy Lee Fancy, 35, of Daytona, FL was wanted on "warrants for firearm violations from New Jersey as well as other active warrants in Pennsylvania," Trooper Frazer stated in a release. The pursuit in PA began in Jonestown in the area of 81 Southbound at mile marker 85 when a trooper saw Fancy committing traffic violations while driving a silver Kia SUV around 9:45 a.m. on Jan. 25, as …
Dad Dies In Dauphin County Prison Dad Dies In Dauphin County Prison
Dad Dies In Dauphin County Prison A dad awaiting his preliminary hearing on newly-filed charges died in Dauphin County prison Thursday, Jan. 18, according to court records officials. Michael Howard Butler II had been in and out of prisons in four counties since 2009, according to his criminal record. Tragically, for those who loved him, this time in prison was his last.  A "medical emergency" was called in the A Block dayroom after Butler was "found unresponsive, lying on his back, in his bunk" at 9:38 p.m. on Wednesday. Staff began life-saving measures within a minute but they stopped at 10:22 p.m. and…
Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Cumberland County Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Cumberland County
Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Cumberland County Officials are advising residents across southeastern and central Pennsylvania to take caution ahead of the snowstorm predicted for Friday, Jan. 19, according to National Weather Service meteorologists.  Chester, Delaware, Philadelphia, and parts of lower Bucks and Montgomery counties are under a winter storm warning as of 5 p.m. Thursday. In Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Northampton, and upper Bucks and Montgomery counties, a winter weather advisory is in place.  NWS's Mount Holly, New Jersey station says snow will begin to fall around 4 to 7 a.m. …
Crash On I-81 Near Shippensburg Leads To Delays In Dense Fog: PennDOT Crash On I-81 Near Shippensburg Leads To Delays In Dense Fog: PennDOT
Crash On I-81 Near Shippensburg Leads To Delays In Dense Fog: PennDOT Traffic on Interstate 81 was already moving a bit slow due to the fog when a crash led to an additional slowdown on Thursday morning, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.  The multiple-vehicle crash happened in the northbound lanes of I-81, approximately .8 miles from Exit 29: PA 174 - King Street, near Shippensburg, according to PennDOT's 511PA.  It was reported at 10:06 a.m. on Dec. 28, 511PA shows.  The crash involved three vehicles, including a passenger and a commercial vehicle, PennDOT spokesperson David Thompson told Daily Voice.   "P…
Convict In 5 PA Counties Sentenced For Stabbing Couple He Was Staying With: DA Convict In 5 PA Counties Sentenced For Stabbing Couple He Was Staying With: DA
Robert Suders Sentenced For Stabbing Couple A man who previously was reportedly "living in a bad place" and thought to be experiencing homelessness last winter was kindly taken in by a couple – whom he thanked by stabbing – now, he will have a home for several years in a state correctional institution, the Cumberland County District Attorney's office announced on Wednesday.  Robert Lee Suders, 43, most recently of Harrisburg, confessed to the Jan. 27, 2023 stabbing at a hearing over the summer and was sentenced by the Honorable Jessica E. Brewbaker on Dec. 12, the DA said and court records confirmed.  Both of the victims "r…
Winning PA Lottery New Year's Millionaire Raffle Ticket Sold At Mechanicsburg Sunoco Winning PA Lottery New Year's Millionaire Raffle Ticket Sold At Mechanicsburg Sunoco
Winning PA Lottery New Year's Millionaire Raffle Ticket Sold At Mechanicsburg Sunoco Two winning tickets have been sold for the New Year’s Millionaire Raffle, the Pennsylvania Lottery announced on Tuesday, Dec. 26.  Both tickets won $50,000 as part of the sixth weekly drawing in the New Year’s Millionaire Raffle.  The winning numbers were 00300676 and 00269987. The tickets were sold at Sunoco Food Mart, 6025 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, and Giant Eagle, 1050 Mountain Laurel Plaza, Latrobe, Westmoreland County. These randomly drawn numbers were pulled from more than 66,100 Millionaire Raffle tickets sold between November 28 and Decem…
Tractor-Trailer Rollover On I-81: PennDOT (UPDATE; PHOTOS) Tractor-Trailer Rollover On I-81: PennDOT (UPDATE; PHOTOS)
Photos Released Of Crash On I-81 Near Exit 52, PennDOT A tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 81 — rolling over, spilling goods and fuel, and injuring the driver, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler told Daily Voice on Wednesday morning.  The crash happened around 12:45 a.m. but the road was partially blocked for clean-up efforts until 8: 30 a.m. on Dec. 20, according to Schreffler and PennDOT's 511PA.  The tractor-trailer crashed and rolled as it left the roadway on I-81 near Exit 52: Route 11/Harrisburg Pike, in Cumberland County, Schreffler detailed.  The driver's injuries were…
'I Just Shot Her' Shippensburg Shooter Confesses To Killing On Victim's Birthday: DA 'I Just Shot Her' Shippensburg Shooter Confesses To Killing On Victim's Birthday: DA
Beth Ann Schwartz Obituary; Breanna Black Sentencing A Shippensburg woman initially confessed to her girlfriend and sister, but now – on the victim's birthday – she has pleaded guilty in front of a judge to shooting a 48-year-old mother of two, the Cumberland County District Attorney's office announced on Friday.  Breanna Black, 34 entered guilty pleas to "Criminal Homicide – Murder of the Third Degree and Persons Not to Possess a Firearm in front of the Honorable Jessica E. Brewbaker," on Dec. 8, the DA said. She was immediately sentenced to serve 30 to 60 years in a state correctional institution.  The charges …
Mennonite Toddler ID'd After Fatal Train Strike In Walnut Bottom Mennonite Toddler ID'd After Fatal Train Strike In Walnut Bottom
Norfolk Southern Train; Landis Sensenig Newswanger Obituary A 15-months and 14-days-old boy has been identified after being struck by a Norfolk Southen Train on Thursday. Landis Sensenig Newswanger was hit by a Norfolk Southern train running along the tracks in his backyard in the 400 block of West Main Street, South Newton Township, Cumberland County at 10:04 a.m. on Dec. 7, according to state police and later identified in his obituary.   Landis was taken to Carlisle Hospital where they were pronounced dead, Cumberland County Coroner Charles Hall told Daily Voice.  His autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 12, Hall said. …
Boy Injured, Students Cited For School Bus Assault In Mt. Holly Springs: State Police Boy Injured, Students Cited For School Bus Assault In Mt. Holly Springs: State Police
Boy Injured, Students Cited For School Bus Assault In Mt. Holly Springs: State Police A boy was reportedly the victim of a "fight that happened on a school bus," Pennsylvania State Police announced in a release on Monday, Nov. 20.  Pennsylvania State Police were called to a report of a fight on a school bus in Mount Holly Springs around 2:50 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1.  Trooper Marc Cutaiar arrived to investigate at South Baltimore Avenue, Mount Holly Springs Borough, Cumberland County.  He found an 11-year-old boy from Mount Holly Springs had suffered bodily injuries as a result of a fight on the school bus, as explained in the release.  He cited ot…
Murder Suspect With 36+ Year Record Of Crimes Across PA Arrested: Police Murder Suspect With 36+ Year Record Of Crimes Across PA Arrested: Police
Murder Suspect With 36+ Year Record Of Crimes Across PA Arrested: Police A 58-year-old former convict has been arrested for murder among other charges, Harrisburg police announced on Thursday night.  Carel Dell Foster of Harrisburg was arrested in connection with the deadly stabbing of William Gonzalez, 51 also of Harrisburg, on Nov. 9, police detailed.  Gonzalez was found stabbed to death in Harrisburg on Sunday night, city police announced the following morning. He was identified as the victim by Dauphin County officials on Monday, Nov. 6. Officers were called to the reported stabbing in the 1800 block of Paxton Street, near the intersect…
15-Year-Old Girl Assaulted, Filmed After 'Pattern Of Grooming Behavior' By Shippensburg Man: DA 15-Year-Old Girl Assaulted, Filmed After 'Pattern Of Grooming Behavior' By Shippensburg Man: DA
15-Year-Old Girl Assaulted, Filmed After 'Pattern Of Grooming Behavior' By Shippensburg Man: DA A 39-year-old man has been convicted on several charges for raping a 15-year-old girl on multiple occasions and filming it, authorities announced on Friday. William Bradford Ross of Newville was 30 years old when he began to pursue his neighbor's 15-year-old daughter in 2015. **WARNING THE FOLLOWING DETAILS ARE DISTURBING** During the two-day trial, "testimony revealed that Ross had moved into the Shippensburg area" after getting close with the neighbors, he "demonstrated a pattern of grooming behaviors, which culminated in him subjecting the 15-year-old child to frequent oral, anal, and v…
Oklahoma Child Sex Offender Escapes Pennsylvania Prison: State Police Oklahoma Child Sex Offender Escapes Pennsylvania Prison: State Police
Oklahoma Child Sex Offender Escapes Pennsylvania Prison: State Police A registered sex offender convicted in Oklahoma has escaped from police in Pennsylvania — again.  Dave Luther Kendrick, 35, original of Stillwater, Oklahoma escaped the Keystone Correctional Facility located at 7201 Allentown Boulevard, West Hanover Township, Dauphin County, by going to a doctor's appointment, according to a release by the Pennsylvania State Police on Oct. 2.  He had taken a photo for the Megan's Law Registry on July 25, and 26, and listed the facility as his home address. On Aug. 10, he was allowed to leave to go to UPMC Osteopath Hospital and he never retur…
Man Killed Slamming Into Tow Truck In Central PA ID'd: Coroner Man Killed Slamming Into Tow Truck In Central PA ID'd: Coroner
Man Killed Slamming Into Tow Truck In Central PA ID'd: Coroner A driver who died after back-to-back crashes on Pennsylvania Route 581 has been identified, Cumberland County Coroner Charles Hall told Daily Voice.   Alexander O’Donnell-Colella, 28, of Carlisle, died a the scene of the two crashes on Sunday, Sept. 17. The first crash involved two passenger vehicles on PA Route 581 east at the on-ramp from US Route 15, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler explained. That crash happened around 9 p.m.  "A tow was nearby and responded to help protect the other vehicles," she said. "A third passenger veh…