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More Arrests Made In Massive Fairfax County Car Meet Where Drivers Taunted Cops More Arrests Made In Massive Fairfax County Car Meet Where Drivers Taunted Cops
More Arrests Made In Massive Fairfax County Car Meet Where Drivers Taunted Cops Police have announced additional arrests at a massive illegal car meetup where drivers antagonized officers in Fairfax County last weekend. Around 3 a.m. on Sunday, March 31, an officer saw several vehicles pull into a commercial parking lot in the 6600 block of Electronic Drive in Springfield where a large group of individuals were driving recklessly and in circles, police said. Another group of people surrounded the officer’s cruiser, and at least one attempted to remove the license plate from the vehicle as the others acted disorderly, police said.  The group prevented the off…
Drivers Circle Police Car, Ram Officer At Massive Meetup In Fairfax County: Cops Drivers Circle Police Car, Ram Officer At Massive Meetup In Fairfax County: Cops
Drivers Circle Police Car, Ram Officer At Massive Meetup In Fairfax County: Cops An 18-year-old Woodbridge driver has been charged in connection with a massive weekend car meetup in Fairfax County, authorities said. An officer saw several vehicles pull into a commercial parking lot in the 6600 block of Electronic Drive in Springfield around 3 a.m., county police said. ALSO SEE: More Arrests Made In Massive Fairfax County Car Meet Where Drivers Taunted Cops A large group of individuals surrounded the officer’s cruiser and at least one tried to remove the license plate from the vehicle as the others acted disorderly, police said. Multiple officers responded and…
Central PA Chase At Speeds 130MPH+ Without Headlights: State Police Say Central PA Chase At Speeds 130MPH+ Without Headlights: State Police Say
Central PA Chase At Speeds 130MPH+ Without Headlights: State Police Say A man has been arrested in connection with an over 130-mile-per-hour chase in Central Pennsylvania, State Police announced on Tuesday, March 26.   Ryan Tyler Heisey, 22 of Mechanicsburg, was first spotted going at a high rate of speed on the Harrisburg Expressway/PA 581 West around midnight on Monday, March 25, Corporal Costello detailed in a release the following morning.  Starting at mile marker four, PSP troopers from Harrisburg began to pursue a 2011 silver Infiniti G37 "reaching speeds over 130 miles per hour," as stated in the release.  The troopers involved in th…
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
Scottish Man ID'd After Fatal Shot By Officers In Central PA: Coroner 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…
Mechanicsburg's Shane Gillis Bombs SNL Monologue, Scores Netflix Deal Mechanicsburg's Shane Gillis Bombs SNL Monologue, Scores Netflix Deal
Mechanicsburg's Shane Gillis Bombs SNL Monologue, Scores Netflix Deal Shane Gillis is having the last laugh, after many awkward ones. The Mechanicsburg, PA native who launched his career in Philly announced his new series "Tires" was bought by Netflix days after bombing his "Saturday Night Live" monologue. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Shane Gillis (@shanemgillis) Gillis, 36, allegedly self-financed and co-created the show, which IMDB says is about a "nervous" auto repairman who must save his father's shop amid being "tormented" by his cousin. Last Saturday, Gillis opened SNL by telling the audi…
ROAD RAGE: Ice Scraper Assault Of Passenger Starts On Route 581, Police Say ROAD RAGE: Ice Scraper Assault Of Passenger Starts On Route 581, Police Say
Road Rage: Ice Scraper Assault Of Passenger Starts On Route 581, Police Say A drunk driver and a man with an ice scraper got into a road rage-fueled fight in Camp Hill, police announced on Friday, Feb. 23.  The Camp Hill police were called to "an active road rage incident" in the 300 block of South 32nd Street at 8:26 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 4, as stated in the department's release.  Arriving officers found a drunk 47-year-old man from Mechanicsburg, a 26-year-old man with an ice scraper from Enola, and the intoxicated man's assaulted passenger, according to the release.  An investigation determined the men had been driving along Route 581 when the roa…
Tree Crashing Onto Pick-Up Kills Driver, Cumberland County Coroner Says Tree Crashing Onto Pick-Up Kills Driver, Cumberland County Coroner Says
Tree Crashing Onto Pick-Up Kills Driver, Cumberland County Coroner Says A tree falling onto a pick-up truck during Tuesday's storm has left one person dead, according to the Cumberland County Coroner Charley Hall.  Bruce Alan Beinhaur, 58 of Dauphin died at the scene in Mechanicsburg at 1:37 p.m. on Jan. 9, Hall detailed.  Hampden Township Police had been called to a report of "a traffic collision with injuries" in the 600 block of Good Hope Road, as stated in a separate police release. Officers arrived to find Beinhaur had already passed while trapped in his pick-up by the tree.  It is believed that "Beinhaur was travelling …
PA Man's Fatal Heart Attack Crashes Car Into Light Pole On New Year's Eve PA Man's Fatal Heart Attack Crashes Car Into Light Pole On New Year's Eve
PA Man's Fatal Heart Attack Crashes Car Into Light Pole On New Year's Eve A 66-year-old Mechanicsburg man died following a car crash on New Year's Eve,  but the coroner believes his actual cause of death was a "probable acute coronary event," as stated in a release late on Monday night.  David Geesey of the 600 block of Billet Avenue was in a single-vehicle crash on Broadway, near Stock Street, Hanover, according to the York County Coroner's office. The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 31, the coroner's office detailed.  Witnesses told police that Geesey's car was heading south before it suddenly veered off the road and struck a light p…
Heart Issue Kills Driver On US Rt 15 In Upper Allen Township: Police Heart Issue Kills Driver On US Rt 15 In Upper Allen Township: Police
Heart Issue Kills Driver On US Rt 15 In Upper Allen Township: Police One person has died following a crash on US Route 15 on Wednesday, according to Upper Allen Township Police. Donna Teeter, 82 of Mechanicsburg had a heart condition that led her to crash, according to Cumberland County Coroner Charles Hall.  The fatal single-vehicle crash happened on US Rt 15 near mile marker 39.7 around 2:50 p.m. on Dec. 6, according to township police. The coroner has clarified that her heart condition killed her, not the crash.  Teeter was the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, and she was pronounced dead at the scene, the authorities explained. Teeter…
Tractor-Trailer Overturns Spilling Food On I-81 Ramp In Mechanicsburg (UPDATE) Tractor-Trailer Overturns Spilling Food On I-81 Ramp In Mechanicsburg (UPDATE)
Tractor-Trailer Overturns Spilling Food On I-81 Ramp In Mechanicsburg (Update) A tractor-trailer en route to a Mechanicsburg grocery store overturned on a ramp along Interstate 81 on Tuesday evening, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesperson Fritzi Schreffler told Daily Voice.  The crash happened on I-81 south at Exit 57: PA 114 - Mechanicsburg in Silver Spring Township, Schreffler explained. It happened around 5:15 p.m. on Dec. 5, according to Schreffler.  It is unknown "if there are other vehicles involved, nor what caused the crash to occur. We have not been notified of any injuries just yet," Schreffler said.  The roadway reopened at …
NJ Man Steals $8K+ From Mechanicsburg Woman Using Passport At PA Bank: Police NJ Man Steals $8K+ From Mechanicsburg Woman Using Passport At PA Bank: Police
NJ Man Steals $8K+ From Mechanicsburg Woman Using Passport At PA Bank: Police An elderly woman has lost nearly $9,000 from her bank account after a New Jersey man used a fake passport card at a bank in Bethlehem, PA, police announced on Wednesday, Nov. 22.  Dax Perez Velazquez, 49 of West New York, NJ, somehow obtained a US passport card with his image on it but the elderly woman's name, and used it at a Member's 1st bank in Bethlehem, PA on September 30, Lower Allen Township police detailed in the release. The man initially made a cash withdrawal of $6,800 using the woman's account info and his fraudulent passport card at a teller window inside the bank and the…
'You Need To Die' Mechanicsburg Man Threatens US Congressman: Criminal Complaint 'You Need To Die' Mechanicsburg Man Threatens US Congressman: Criminal Complaint
'You Need To Die' Mechanicsburg Man Threatens US Congressman: Criminal Complaint A series of threatening voicemails have landed a Pennsylvania man a serious charge from the United States Attorney’s Office, according to court documents obtained by Daily Voice. Robert Lee Ingalls, Jr., age 61, of Mechanicsburg, is accused of leaving two voicemail messages "specifically threatened to kill a specifically identified United States Congressman" on the main congressional office answering system in Washington, D.C. Nov. 6, 2023, according to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam in a release on Tuesday, Nov. 14. The United States Capitol Police investigated the case with assist…
DNA On Tie-Dye Towel Links Mechanicsburg Man To Rape Of Family Member: Police DNA On Tie-Dye Towel Links Mechanicsburg Man To Rape Of Family Member: Police
DNA On Tie-Dye Towel Links Mechanicsburg Man To Rape Of Family Member: Police A 38-year-old man has been charged after a towel linked him to months of sexual assaults with a young family member, police announced on Monday, Oct. 23.  Around 11:40 a.m. on May 21, 2023, a girl under the age of 16 and her mom reached out to the Lower Allen Township Police Department to inform them "that a family member, John Heinrich George II, had been sexually assaulting her for the last two months," as stated in the release.  The incidents happened in Camp Hill beginning on March 2, 2023, according to court documents.  During the girl's meeting with the police she "rev…
Rite Aid To Close 39 Pennsylvania Stores After Filing For Bankruptcy Rite Aid To Close 39 Pennsylvania Stores After Filing For Bankruptcy
Rite Aid To Close 39 Pennsylvania Stores After Filing For Bankruptcy Rite Aid, the pharmacy giant that filed for bankruptcy on Sunday, Oct. 15, plans to close 154 underperforming stores nationwide, according to a new filing.  Thirty-nine of the stores closing are located in Pennsylvania.  They are: 1441 Old York Road in Abington 1628 South Fourth Street in Allentown 169 West Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore 5235 Library Road in Bethel Park 2178 West Union Boulevard in Bethlehem 2722 West 9th Street in Chester 200 West Ridge Avenue Suite 112 in Conshohocken 2715 Parade Street in Erie 1709 Liberty Street in Erie 4830 William Penn Highway in Export 6090 …
15 Men Caught In Undercover Sting At Cumberland County Hotel 15 Men Caught In Undercover Sting At Cumberland County Hotel
15 Men Caught In Undercover Sting At Cumberland County Hotel Fifteen men from across Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Colorado have been arrested while allegedly trying to meet with prostitutes at a Central Pennsylvania hotel. Instead of finding the women, the men thought they had communicated with to arrange for sex in exchange for cash, they found the Cumberland County Human Trafficking Task Force waiting to take them into custody, according to a release by the Cumberland County District Attorney's office on Wednesday, Oct. 4.  The men had really been in contact with undercover officers with the task force as they conducted "Operation Impact …
Patient Abused By Lititz Doctor Specializing In Treating Amish: Police Patient Abused By Lititz Doctor Specializing In Treating Amish: Police
Patient Abused By Lititz Doctor Specializing In Treating Amish: Police A doctor who specializes in "serving Old Order Amish and Mennonite (Plain) populations," is accused of sexually one of his patients. Vladimir V. Iakomi of Lititz was charged with indecent assault without consent and indecent assault of an unconscious person in connection with an appointment on Saturday, Sept. 30, according to a release by the Pennsylvania State Police the following Monday.  The woman told the state police that she fell asleep and about 30 minutes into her appointment at "Plain Community Health Care Network” located in the “Georgetown Medical Center,” 23 Lancaster Avenue in…
Carlisle Man Killed Slamming Into Tow Truck ID'd: Coroner Carlisle Man Killed Slamming Into Tow Truck ID'd: Coroner
Carlisle Man Killed Slamming Into Tow Truck 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…
Raid Of Massage Parlors Nets Another Arrest In Pennsylvania Sex Trafficking Ring: DA Raid Of Massage Parlors Nets Another Arrest In Pennsylvania Sex Trafficking Ring: DA
Raid Of Massage Parlors Nets Another Arrest In Pennsylvania Sex Trafficking Ring: DA An additional arrest has been announced in a large-scale sex trafficking ring run out of Pennsylvania massage parlors, authorities said. Zigui "Lisa" Zheng was arrested and charged with operating a corrupt organization and dealing in unlawful proceeds, along with related offenses, Cumberland County District Attorney Sean McCormac said. Significant amounts of cash and other evidence of labor/sex trafficking were found during the raids, he added. Last week, authorities announced the arrest of Min Dong, 54. She was charged for operating corrupt organizations, dealing in unlawfu…
Enola Mom Bites Corrections Officer, Police Say Enola Mom Bites Corrections Officer, Police Say
Enola Mom Bites Corrections Officer, Police Say A 43-year-old mom fought and bit a corrections officer, Central Pennsylvania police announced on Sept. 1. Shanika Shanta Cheatham most recently of Enola was spotted driving erratictly around 11:15 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24, according to the East Pennsboro Police Department. She was found appearing to be under the influence of alcohol without a valid license at the intersection of North Enola and East Columbia roads, the police explained. Cheatham was arrested and put in a patrol vehicle to be taken to the Cumberland County Prison for chemical testing — but before arriving at the priso…
See Taylor Swift: Eras Tour Movie Comes To Pennsylvania Theaters (And Tickets Are Just $19.89) See Taylor Swift: Eras Tour Movie Comes To Pennsylvania Theaters (And Tickets Are Just $19.89)
See Taylor Swift: Eras Tour Movie Comes To Pennsylvania Theaters (And Tickets Are Just $19.89) Couldn't get tickets to see Taylor Swift's The Era Tour in person? You're very much not alone. But don't worry, Swifties, there's a way to experience the pop culture juggernaut. Get tickets now to see TAYLOR SWIFT | THE ERAS TOUR Concert Film only in theaters in North America beginning 10/13. Taylor Swift "Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour" will be premiering at AMC Theatres across Pennsylvania starting on Friday, Oct. 13 (obviously) with tickets going on sale Thursday, Aug. 31. Showtimes will run Thursdays to Sundays.  Standard showings are priced at $19.89 (cute!) for adults and $13.13 fo…
Mechanicsburg Toddler Crushed To Death By Hay Bale ID'd: Coroner Mechanicsburg Toddler Crushed To Death By Hay Bale ID'd: Coroner
Mechanicsburg Toddler Crushed To Death By Hay Bale ID'd: Coroner Three days before his fourth birthday, a Mechanicsburg boy was crushed to death by a hay bale, authorities announced on July 13, 2023.  A large hay bale fell on 3-year-old Lincoln Nathan Johns at a farm on Davis Lane in Taylor Township on July 1, according to a Pennsylvania State Police on Thursday.  Troopers from McConnellsburg were called to Fulton County Medical Center at 10:57 a.m. They were informed the boy had died due to life-threatening injuries caused by the falling hay bale.  Lincoln's death has been ruled an accident caused by "multiple systems or organs failuring due to blunt …
FLOOD WATCH: Here's How Much Rain Could Fall In NJ, PA FLOOD WATCH: Here's How Much Rain Could Fall In NJ, PA
Flood Watch: Here's How Much Rain Could Fall In NJ, PA The National Weather Service has issued flood watches and advisories for much of the region Sunday, July 9. Most of New Jersey and areas west of Philadelphia are expected to see about 2 inches of rain between Sunday, July 9 and Tuesday, July 11, AccuWeather reports.  The Poconos, North Western New Jersey and the Lehigh Valley could see up to four inches of rain. Rainfall mapAccuWeather Storms were expected to begin in North Jersey in the evening hours, and remain strong through Monday, July 10, forecasters say. A severe thunderstorm watch was also issued for much of New Jersey as of S…
Undercover Officers Run Sex Sting Catching Men From Cumberland County: PSP Undercover Officers Run Sex Sting Catching Men From Cumberland County: PSP
Undercover Officers Run Sex Sting Catching Men From Cumberland County: PSP Undercover officers posing as sex workers led to the arrest of men from four Central Pennsylvania counties, State Police explained in a release on Friday, July 7, 2023.  The men were caught during an operation that involved female officers posing as sex workers and placing ads on various internet sites offering to perform sex acts in exchange for money, according to police.  The operation was conducted by the State Police Carlisle Criminal Investigation Unit, along with members of the Cumberland County District Attorney's Office CID Unit. The men agree to pay the woman and m…
IDs Of PSP Troopers Killed, Wounded, Gunman Released IDs Of PSP Troopers Killed, Wounded, Gunman Released
IDs Of PSP Troopers Killed, Wounded, Gunman Released A 29-year-old Pennsylvania State Police trooper was shot and killed and a 45-year-old trooper was seriously injured by a gunman during a manhunt over the weekend in Juanita County. Jacques Rougeau Jr. was fatally wounded while Lt. James A. Wagner was injured in a separated encounter with the same shooter on Saturday, June 17 in Mifflintown, PSP said. Wagner remains critical at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. The shooter, identified as Brandon Stine, 38, of Thompsontown, Juniata County, was killed in an exchange of gunfire after the shootings. He initially arriv…
Mechanicsburg Woman To Compete On JEOPARDY! Mechanicsburg Woman To Compete On JEOPARDY!
Mechanicsburg Woman To Compete On Jeopardy! A woman public service assistant from Pennsylvania will soon compete in an upcoming episode of JEOPARDY! Megan Braught of Mechanicsburg will appear on America's favorite quiz show in an episode airing on Thursday, May 25, 2023, on CBS, according to officials from the show.  The show will air at 7 p.m. JEOPARDY!, is in its 39th season in syndication.
Hallucinogenic Drugs Used During 100+ Massages At PA Chiropractor YouTuber's Office, Police Say Hallucinogenic Drugs Used During 100+ Massages At PA Chiropractor YouTuber's Office, Police Say
Hallucinogenic Drugs Used During 100+ Massages At PA Chiropractor YouTuber's Office, Police Say A massage therapist gave over 100 clients a hallucinogenic and psychedelic drug while offering services at a popular Chiropractor and YouTuber's office, according to court documents obtained by Daily Voice.  Matthew John Perrotta had been working at 4909 Louise Drive, Suite 102 in Mechanicsburg on May 3, 2022, when the incident happened that brought the 30-year-old to the attention of the police, according to the affidavit.  The Suite is home to both Pain Relief Chiropractic - Dr. Binder Brent— also known as Chiropractic Medicine@chiropracticmedicine47 on …
11 'Johns' Arrested In Sex Trafficking Operation In Cumberland Co. 11 'Johns' Arrested In Sex Trafficking Operation In Cumberland Co.
11 'Johns' Arrested In Sex Trafficking Operation In Cumberland Co. 11 "Johns" from 9 different parts of Pennsylvania were arrested in a joint Human Trafficking Investigation with the Pennsylvania State Police, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department, the Hampden Township Police Department, and the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office. In what was called Operation Impact Demand 4, the men would contact undercover investigators and arrange to trade sex of money at a hotel in South Middleton Township, but when they arrived they would be arrested. Cumberland County District Attorney Seán M. McCormack commented on the arrests stating the following: …
'Serious Injuries' After Hospital Assault In Camp Hill, Police Say 'Serious Injuries' After Hospital Assault In Camp Hill, Police Say
'Serious Injuries' After Hospital Assault In Camp Hill, Police Say Someone suffered "serious injuries" during an assault at Penn State Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, police announced on Monday, April 17, 2023.  Andrew John Zwierzyna, 38, of Mechanicsburg was arrested after police arrived and spoke with the victim on Saturday, April 15 around 4 p.m., according to the release. He was charged with the following, police said and court records confirmed: Aggravated Assault - Attempts to cause Serious Bodily Injury or causes injury with extreme indifference. Recklessly Endangering Another Person. Disorderly Conduct Obscene Language or Gesture.&nb…
Church Security Guard Brings Loaded Gun To Harrisburg International Airport: TSA Church Security Guard Brings Loaded Gun To Harrisburg International Airport: TSA
Church Security Guard Brings Loaded Gun To Harrisburg International Airport: TSA A Mechanicsburg church security guard was stopped with a loaded gun at an airport security checkpoint on Friday, March 31, 2023, according to the TSA the following Monday. An unnamed Mechanicsburg man "told officials that he carries the gun with him when he goes to church because he serves on the church security detail and forgot that he had it with him when he headed to the airport for his flight," as stated in the release.  The 9mm gun was loaded with 10 bullets, as detailed int he release. The gun was found by officers at the x-ray machine. The X-ray unit alerted the TSA offic…
13-Year-Old On Scooter ID'd After Fatal Strike On Carlisle Pike, Coroner Says 13-Year-Old On Scooter ID'd After Fatal Strike On Carlisle Pike, Coroner Says
13-Year-Old On Scooter ID'd After Fatal Strike On Carlisle Pike, Coroner Says A 13-year-old boy was struck dead while riding a scooter across Carlisle Pike on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, according to a release by the Cumberland County Coroner’s Office the following day.  Jaron J. Li of Mechanicsburg was struck dead in the vicinity of Silver Spring and Lambs Gap roads in Hampden Township around 8 p.m., as detailed in the release.   Jaron was with three of his friends at the time and "They were all trying to cross from the North side to the South side of Carlisle Pike when Li was struck by a vehicle travelling East on Carlisle Pike," Coroner Cha…
Mechanicsburg Drug Dealer Who Made 'Graphic Threats Of Death' Arrested: Police Mechanicsburg Drug Dealer Who Made 'Graphic Threats Of Death' Arrested: Police
Mechanicsburg Drug Dealer Who Made 'Graphic Threats Of Death' Arrested: Police A convicted drug dealer with a history of driving under the influence and giving alcohol to kids has been arrested for making threatening text messages, authorities say.  Jemel Mixell, 31, of Mechanicsburg  sent numerous threatening text messages to the victim; including graphic threats of death and bodily injury aimed at the victim and their family in Lower Allen Township, police announced on Friday, March 24, 2023. A warrant for Mixell's arrest was issued that morning at 8 a.m. following the investigation, which began on March 2, 2023 with the LATPD "took a report from a local r…