Soot-Covered Woman Arrested For Ephrata Public Works Arson: Police Soot-Covered Woman Arrested For Ephrata Public Works Arson: Police
Ruth Brumbach Admits To Arson At Public Works, Police Say A 70-year-old with a criminal record was caught near the scene of a literal dumpster fire at Ephrata Borough Public Works on Friday, the police announced Monday, Feb. 12.  Ruth Brumbach was seen walking while intoxicated into traffic on Church Avenue in front of the Public Works building within an hour after the fire was discovered at 10:47 a.m. The smoke and flames were spotted coming from a dumpster behind the Ephrata Borough Public Works building located at 300 Church Avenue, Ephrata Borough on Feb. 10, according to the area police.  Brumbach was identified by "prior poli…
PA Dad Of 3 Dies Suddenly From Flu Complications, Fund Says PA Dad Of 3 Dies Suddenly From Flu Complications, Fund Says
PA Dad Of 3 Dies Suddenly From Flu Complications, Fund Says Support is on the rise for a York mom and three children after the family lost their patriarch unexpectedly. According to a GoFundMe for Lindsey Markey, Dan Martin — her fiance — died Sunday, Feb. 3 due to complications of the flu and an upper respiratory infection.  Martin leaves behind children Royce, 8, Ryker, 6, and Lennon, 3. "No one prepares you for something like this," Lindsey wrote on Facebook. "I’m still trying to wrap my head around everything, and trying to get pass the traumatic events that took place yesterday.💔 "I want everyone to know that Dan was a good man! He …
PA Man Wanted For Rape, Sexual Assault, Incest: Police PA Man Wanted For Rape, Sexual Assault, Incest: Police
PA Man Wanted For Rape, Sexual Assault, Incest: Police Authorities are looking for 38-year-old Benicio Antoin Benifield.  Benifield is wanted in Palmer Township on charges of felony rape, sexual assault of a victim under 13, incest, and multiple related counts, according to the Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers.  Court records claim the crimes took place in November 2018.  Investigators believe he may be in or around Macungie or Allentown.  Benifield is described as 5 feet tall and 225 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information should call Palmer Township Police at 610-759-2200 or submit an anonymous tip…
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States Due To Possible Listeria Contamination Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States Due To Possible Listeria Contamination
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States Due To Possible Listeria Contamination A recall has been issued for several Dole Fresh Vegetables salad kits due to possible Listeria contamination. Dole says the kits were processed on the same line as cheeses produced by Rizo-López Foods, which recalled a line of its dairy products, including cheeses. Related story - Deadly Cheeses Prompt Massive Recall Nationwide: CDC, FDA, USDA "This recall notification is being issued due to the potential for cross-contamination of cheese contained in certain master packs by cheese potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes from our packaged cheese supplier," Dole sai…
GUILTY! BF Beat 21-Year-Old GF To Death On Video: Chester County DA GUILTY! BF Beat 21-Year-Old GF To Death On Video: Chester County DA
Guilty! BF Beat 21-Year-Old GF To Death On Video: Chester County DA A week-long trial ends with an abusive boyfriend's conviction nearly two years and two months after he brutally killed his girlfriend, the Chester County District Attorney's Office announced late Friday, Feb. 9.  Leroy Brahm III, now 33 of Spring City, has been convicted of the following in connection with the Dec. 4, 2021, killing of 21-year-old Annabel Rose Meenan and months of abuses leading up to her death: Homicide Murder Of The First Degree. Felony Murder Of The Third Degree. Homicide- Criminal Homicide Strangulation - Applying Pressure to Throat or Neck. Felony…
90-Year-Old Reading Man Dies After Lancaster Crash: Officials 90-Year-Old Reading Man Dies After Lancaster Crash: Officials
90-Year-Old Reading Man Dies After Lancaster Crash: Officials A Reading man died from his injuries following a two-car crash in Lancaster County, state troopers say.  It happened near Good's Feed Mill, 949 Dry Tavern Road in Brecknock Township, on Jan. 22, according to the police report.  Donald F. Swavely, 90, pulled out of the Good's parking lot when a southbound Jeep Compass struck his Hyundai Sonata, authorities said. Swavely's car hit a guide rail on the north side of the road and came to a rest, police wrote.  The 28-year-old woman and her 11-month-old daughter in the Jeep were not harmed, but Swavely was taken to Reading Hospita…
Branded Bull, 1500 Pound Angus, Stolen From Chambersburg Farm, State Police Branded Bull, 1500 Pound Angus, Stolen From Chambersburg Farm, State Police
Branded Bull, 1500 Pound Angus, Stolen From Chambersburg Farm, State Police A black angus bull was stolen from a farm in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania State Police say.  The bull was reported stolen from Oaklea Farms located in the 600 block of Strite Road in Antrim Township, Chambersburg at 10:27 a.m. on Feb. 4, according to Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Clark.  The bull was estimated to have weighed between 1,400 to 1,600 pounds, according to Clark's release.  Daily Voice reached out to the owner of Oaklea Farms, Vicki Marshall for a comment on the theft: "Yes, it was our bull stolen. He has a freeze brand on his right flank. He is a very good …
Support Surges For Manheim Mom's Girls As Murder Suspect Husband's Mugshot Is Released Support Surges For Manheim Mom's Girls As Murder Suspect Husband's Mugshot Is Released
Community Rallies Jami Harrison, Matthew's Mugshot Released The mugshot of a husband suspected of sexually assaulting and murdering his wife has been released by police as the community rallies for children living in their home on Friday following a three-day manhunt.  A mugshot of a bloodied and bruised, Matthew Scott Harrison, 48 of Manheim, originally of Hellam, was shared by the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department on Feb. 9.  Harrison had been on the run since an 11-year-old child who lives in their home, came back from school to find his wife, Jami Harrison, strangled to death on Monday, Feb. 5, ac…
Man Accused Of Raping Girls, There Maybe More Victims, Lebanon County DA Says Man Accused Of Raping Girls, There Maybe More Victims, Lebanon County DA Says
Man Accused Of Raping Girls, There Maybe More Victims, Lebanon County DA Says A 34-year-old man is accused of sexually assaulting three children and raping at least one girl – and he may have more victims, the Lebanon County District Attorney Pier Hess Graf announced on Friday, Feb. 9. Jason Shirk has been arrested on charges related to the sexual assault of three young children beginning in 2015, court records show.  Lebanon County Detectives began their investigation when two of the girls came forward in 022. "Since that time, a third victim has come forward to state that Jason Shirk sexually abused her," the DA noted in her release.  Independently, all…
Middletown HS Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault For Rubbing Student In Leggings: Affidavit Middletown HS Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault For Rubbing Student In Leggings: Affidavit
Middletown HS Teacher Charged With Sexual Assault For Rubbing Student In Leggings: Affidavit A teacher and coach has been charged with sexual assault for a series of bizarre incidents — including one where a girl wore leggings in his class, court documents obtained by Daily Voice detail.  Zachary Agustin Cerrone, 33 of Wellsboro, was charged on Thursday with two counts each of institutional sexual assault, unlawful contact with a minor, and corruption of minors, as well as three counts of indecent assault related to incidents at Middletown Area High School, the Lower Swatara Township police announced on Friday, Feb. 9.  The charges stem from an investigation in the …
Lititz Home 'Total Loss', Fire Closes Road: Police, Fire Marshal (PHOTOS; VIDEO) Lititz Home 'Total Loss', Fire Closes Road: Police, Fire Marshal (PHOTOS; VIDEO)
Lititz Home 'Total Loss', Fire Closes Road: Police, Fire Marshal (Photos; Video) A large house fire closed down part of a road in Lititz on Friday, authorities said.  The fire broke out at the home in the 900 block of Disston View Drive in Warwick Township, Lititz at 9:12 a.m. according to Lancaster County Wide Communications on Feb. 9.   The house fire in Lititz. NLCRPD The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police asked people to avoid the area as crews worked to extinguish the fire. House fire in Lititz. NLCRPD No injuries have been reported, although the fire marshal said the home is a "total loss." Currently on scene of a working s…
Deadly Cheeses Prompt Massive Recall Nationwide: CDC, FDA, USDA Deadly Cheeses Prompt Massive Recall Nationwide: CDC, FDA, USDA
Deadly Cheeses Prompt Massive Recall Nationwide: CDC, FDA, USDA Dairy products linked to deaths and serious illness — sold nationwide at many major retailers — are being recalled, the Center for Disease Control, the US Department of Agriculture, and the Food And Drug Administration announced in multiple releases over the first week of February.  Rizo Lopez Foods, Inc. is recalling over 50 products after 26 illnesses, 23 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths, according to the CDC.  The California-based company issued the recall following the report of Listeria monocytogenes contamination causing illnesses in 11 states. Listeria monocytogene…