Lulu Lemon Heist Leads To High-Speed Chase, Four Arrests In Delco: Police Lulu Lemon Heist Leads To High-Speed Chase, Four Arrests In Delco: Police
Lulu Lemon Heist Leads To High-Speed Chase, Four Arrests In Delco: Police One man and three women were arrested following a police chase down I-95 in Delaware County on Monday afternoon, Feb. 12, according to troopers.  Police were called about a theft at the Concord Township Lulu Lemon around 1:45 p.m., authorities said in a release. The suspects had grabbed $5,000 in merchandise and absconded in a gray Subaru Legacy, state police said.  After a brief search, authorities spotted the Subaru heading east on Route 322 toward I-95, troopers wrote. Police tried to stop the car but it continued to flee "at a high rate of speed" before merging onto I-95 …
Firefighter Injured At Martin's Country Market Multi-Million Dollar Fire In Ephrata (PHOTOS) Firefighter Injured At Martin's Country Market Multi-Million Dollar Fire In Ephrata (PHOTOS)
Firefighter Injured At Martin's Country Market Multi-Million Dollar Fire In Ephrata (Photos) A firefighter was injured and Martin's Country Market has announced that it has closed "indefinitely" following a massive fire early on Thursday, Feb. 15. The fire broke out just before 4 a.m. at the popular market located at 1717 West Main Street in Ephrata Township, according to Lancaster County Wide Communications.  The fire shuttered Route 322 in both directions between Wood Corner and Robert roads, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation explained. It has since reopened but Hackman road remains closed as of 1:30 p.m. Salt trucks were also called to the scene to help prevent the w…
Homicide Suspect Jumps From Second Floor Of Airport In Pennsylvania Homicide Suspect Jumps From Second Floor Of Airport In Pennsylvania
Homicide Suspect Jumps From Second Floor Of Airport In Pennsylvania A homicide suspect and convicted felon leaped from the second level of a parking garage at an airport in Pennsylvania on Valentine's Day, police announced the following morning.  Joshua Leyo, 30 of Altoona, was found with "serious injuries" in a stairwell at the Pittsburgh International Airport around 7:55 a.m., according to the Allegheny  County Police Department.  Leyo was wanted in Blair County on murder charges following a "suspicious death" in the 200 block of East Maple Avenue at 1:43 p.m. on Feb. 13, the Altoona Police Department said and court records confirmed.&…
Snowmobiler, 20, Killed In Central PA Crash Struck Downed Wire: Coroner Snowmobiler, 20, Killed In Central PA Crash Struck Downed Wire: Coroner
Snowmobiler, 20, Killed In Central PA Crash Struck Downed Wire: Coroner Shock and sadness spread following a snowmobile crash that left a 20-year-old York County man dead. York County Coroner Pamela Gay identified Newberry Township's Zachary Peiffer as the victim of the crash on Tuesday morning. Peiffer was not wearing a helmet when he ran into a downed wire crossing York Road between Miller Road and Pleasant Drive in Newberry Township around 8 a.m., Gay said.  Deputy Coroner Molly York was called to the scene to investigate and certify the death, which was pronounced at 9:29 a.m., Feb. 13. His cause of death was a "sharp Force Neck Trauma due to Impact with …
PA Man Gets Prison Time For Concealing Dad's Death To Collect Social Security PA Man Gets Prison Time For Concealing Dad's Death To Collect Social Security
PA Man Gets Prison Time For Concealing Dad's Death To Collect Social Security A Monroe County man was sentenced to five years in federal prison this week for covering up his father's death and continuing to cash his checks, according to the US Attorney's Office.  Timothy Gritman, 56, of Brodheadsville, pleaded guilty to Social Security and wire fraud in a federal court exactly one year ago, Feb. 14, 2023, Daily Voice reported. This year on Valentine's Day, Gritman was sentenced to five years plus three more of supervised release, prosecutors said in a release.  Authorities have said Gritman's father Ralph was 79 and "in poor health" when he was l…
Active Shooter Alert At Park City Mall Was Complete Accident: Officials Active Shooter Alert At Park City Mall Was Complete Accident: Officials
Active Shooter Alert At Park City Mall Was Complete Accident: Officials An active shooter alarm was activated Wednesday, Feb. 14 at a Pennsylvania mall. And it was a complete accident, authorities said. The active shooter alarm was sent out to multiple employees at the Park City Center mall at 8 a.m., Lancaster police said. "A Park City staff member set off the automated alarm system and a message was sent out to multiple employees before it could be turned off," police said in a news release. "The Lancaster City Police can confirm that there was no active shooter incident and the Park City Center is open for business."
Fentanyl Dealer Wanted For Selling Pills That Killed PA Teen: Police Fentanyl Dealer Wanted For Selling Pills That Killed PA Teen: Police
Fentanyl Dealer Wanted For Selling Pills That Killed PA Teen: Police Lower Allen police are looking for an accused fentanyl dealer in connection with a deadly overdose last year.  Major Mahari Winfield Defreitas, 20, is wanted for drug delivery resulting in death and possession with intent to deliver, authorities said.  Police were called about a suspected overdose on Rosemont Avenue in Camp Hill last Oct. 11, the department said. First responders rendered life-saving aid but the 16-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the release.  His cause of death was determined to be acute fentanyl toxicity, officials said. Invest…
Gettysburg Man, 72, Killed In Single-Car Crash: State Police Gettysburg Man, 72, Killed In Single-Car Crash: State Police
Gettysburg Man, 72, Killed In Single-Car Crash: State Police A Gettysburg man succumbed to his injuries after crashing in Mount Joy Township on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 13, troopers say.  Larry J. Redding was headed south on Barlow Two Taverns Road around 2:30 p.m. when he lost control of his car near Patterson Road, according to the state police report.  Troopers said Redding's GMC Enovy drifted across the road and hit a mailbox then a tree. The 72-year-old was taken to Gettysburg Hospital where he was pronounced dead, authorities said.  Adams Regional EMS, Alpha Company (Littlestown) EMS, WellSpan Life Flight, and Littlestown Fi…
YouTube Drone Pilot Summoned To Federal Court For Reckless Flying In PA YouTube Drone Pilot Summoned To Federal Court For Reckless Flying In PA
YouTube Drone Pilot Summoned To Federal Court For Reckless Flying In PA A Philadelphia man is accused of breaking Federal Aviation Administration rules while flying his drone around the city, according to a release from the US Attorney's Office.  From December 2019 to the present, federal prosecutors claim Michael DiCiurcio flew his drones "unlawfully and unsafely" — including at night and dangerously close to buildings and landmarks like the William Penn statue.  DiCiurcio operates a YouTube channel called PhillyDroneLife, where he films and uploads "drone footage from sunrises to sunsets with the beautiful city skyline as the backdrop," accordi…
'I'm Going To Kill You': Lancaster Man Strangled Woman In Front Of Her Daughter, Court Finds 'I'm Going To Kill You': Lancaster Man Strangled Woman In Front Of Her Daughter, Court Finds
Roberto Cruz-Aviles Convicted For Strangulation, Assault: DA A Lancaster City man was convicted of punching a woman, slamming her into a wall, and then strangling her in front of her own daughter, according to the District Attorney's Office.  Jurors returned a guilty verdict against Roberto Cruz-Aviles last Friday, Feb. 9 following a two-day trial, prosecutors said.  Authorities said the assault happened at a Willow Valley Drive home in West Lampeter Township on Aug. 23, 2022. The victim told the court that "seeing her daughter witnessing the attack gave her the strength to fight Cruz-Aviles off," the DA's Office said.  The victi…
HS Student ID'd After Fatal Shooting In Harrisburg: Coroner HS Student ID'd After Fatal Shooting In Harrisburg: Coroner
HS Student ID'd After Fatal Shooting In Harrisburg: Coroner A Harrisburg High School student has been identified by his family and the coroner as the juvenile shot dead on Friday. Torray "Umpie" Eden previous of East Pennsboro, Enola, was shot in the 1800 block of Market Street at 10:15 p.m., on Feb. 9 according to the Harrisburg Police and the Dauphin County Coroner's Office. Arriving officers found Umpie suffering from a single gunshot wound and took him to the local hospital, according to the police.  Umpie had suffered a gunshot to the chest and died at 11:11 p.m. at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Dauphin County Officials told Daily Vo…
PA Man Shoots, Kills Wife Of NJ Friend Who Took Him In, Dies Soon After: Authorities (UPDATE) PA Man Shoots, Kills Wife Of NJ Friend Who Took Him In, Dies Soon After: Authorities (UPDATE)
PA Man Shoots, Kills Wife Of NJ Friend Who Took Him In, Dies Soon After: Authorities (Update) 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A Pennsylvania man shot and killed the wife of a friend who took him into their northwest New Jersey home, then died of a medical emergency moments after fleeing, authorities said. Cheryl Schilling and her husband, Kevin, ran to an upstairs bedroom and closed the door after Armond Anthony Avitable grabbed a pump-action shotgun during an argument at their home in the Knowlton Township community of Columbia shortly before 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, they said. Avitable then kicked open the door and fired two shotgun blasts, both of which wounded the 58-year-old woman, Warren County P…