CRIME & SAFETY
Coroner called to motorcycle crash in York County
YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM)– The coroner was called to a motorcycle crash in York County Friday. The coroner said that they were called to a crash at the 500 block of Madison Avenue around 5:50 p.m. Details of the crash are still unclear, but it was between a car and a motorcycle, the coroner confirmed. […]
Police: Utz plant manager in York County was hero for confronting former employee who had machete in backpack
CONEWAGO TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Police in York County are calling an Utz manager a hero for confronting a former employee who allegedly went into a packing plant with a machete in his backpack and grabbed a woman. It happened just before 1 p.m. at the facility on Kindig Lane...
Vehicles run over, damage hose as crews battle house fire in York County
HELLAM TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Vehicles ran over and punctured a fire hose Friday morning as crews were trying to put out a house fire in York County, according to the fire company. The Hellam Fire Company posted photos on Facebook showing water shooting from the damaged hose (see above).
Two injured in morning rollover crash on I-83
YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHP) — Two people were injured in an early-morning accident on I-83, according to York officials. Emergency dispatchers say the single-vehicle crash happened around 3:14 a.m. near mile marker 30. The Newberry Township Fire Department, along with traffic control, responded to the accident. Dispatchers said two...
York County man convicted of killing his father
(WHTM) – The man accused of killing his father on July 22, 2019, has now been convicted, according to the York County District Attorney’s Office. Wyatt Nathaniel Dettinger, 25, of Wellsville has been convicted of first-degree murder and tampering with/or fabricating physical evidence. The DA’s office says Dettinger fatally shot his 48-year-old father in their […]
Teenager Arrested for Fatal Stabbing of Young Boy in York Park Incident
• A 14-year-old boy, identified as Michael Keys III, was fatally stabbed and three other teenagers were injured in a fight at Penn Park in York, Pennsylvania. • Police have arrested 16-year-old Ty'quan Rosario in connection with the stabbing. He was charged with criminal homicide.
Police looking for suspect they say stole multiple packages in York County
SPRING GROVE, Pa. — Police are trying to identify a person they say has stolen multiple packages in York County. York County Regional Police released a photo of the person and said he was involved in thefts along North Pine Street in Spring Grove Borough. If you know who...
Northern York County Regional Police will have a new home, thanks to a $4.5 million grant
The Northern York County Regional Police will soon have a new home, thanks to a $4.5 million state grant and a partnership with an industrial developer. The funding, which was given by the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Grant Program, will help the department build a new $11.5 million headquarters in Manchester Township. According to the police department, the facility will be funded by the grant, private contributions and sponsorships, municipal funds and contributions from its developer, NorthPoint Development.
Inmate to receive at least 25 years for stabbing prison guard with pencil: Prosecutor
A former inmate at SCI Camp Hill is facing a minimum sentence of 25 years for stabbing a corrections officer using a pencil. A Cumberland County jury found Dwayne Hill, 53, of Collegeville, guilty on two counts of aggravated assault related to a June 2021 incident in the prison. Hill...
Ex-York City Police officer in prison awaiting hearing on alleged parole violation
Former York City Police Officer Joseph Palmer Jr., who pleaded guilty earlier this year to sexual abuse of a teen, is in York County Prison on an alleged parole violation, according to the prison. It is not clear what the alleged parole violation involves. Palmer's attorney, Richard Robinson, filed a...
Wellsville man who killed father in 2019 found guilty of first-degree murder
A York County jury found 25-year-old Wyatt Dettinger, of Wellsville, guilty of first-degree murder for shooting and killing his father in July of 2019, and for tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. Dettinger was originally charged with fleeing to avoid apprehension, trial or punishment and recklessly endangering another person, which...
Grieving mother calls on community after second fatal stabbing in under two months
YORK CITY, Pa. (WHP) — After two stabbings tragically killed two teenagers within two months in York, one grieving mother is calling on the community to help. The most recent attack at Penn Park on Wednesday left a 14-year-old dead, three others hurt, and a community searching for answers.
Police warn this winter habit can lead to theft
CBS 21 News — In the colder months, many Pennsylvanians start their car before getting in to warm it up. The problem comes when the driver walks away, leaving their vehicle unattended. Police say opportunistic car thieves know how to take advantage of this behavior as the weather gets...
Man arrested after multiple firearms stolen from vehicle in York County
(WHTM) — A man has been arrested in connection with several incidents of theft from motor vehicles, including the theft of four firearms from a single vehicle in York County. According to State police, the thefts happened on the 200 block of Misty Hill Drive and Delta Ridge Drive...
Gunman fired ‘point-blank’ into car outside Harrisburg bar: police
Police have charged a Harrisburg man they believe tried to shoot and kill two men Oct. 27 outside of Piccolo’s Bar in the city. Ronsheek Baskerville, 46, of Rudy Road, Harrisburg, was charged Thursday with two counts of attempted homicide, according to court records obtained Friday. Baskerville walked up...
UPDATE: Road cleared after five-vehicle crash on I-83 in York Co.
YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHP) — UPDATE | The crash on I-83 has been cleared, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Police confirmed five vehicles were involved in the crash. One driver was evaluated for suspected minor injuries, according to Trooper James Grothey. PREVIOUS COVERAGE | A multi-vehicle crash on I-83...
Heart Issue Kills Driver On US Rt 15 In 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...
Man steals $800 of electronics from store
Selinsgrove, Pa. — A Selinsgrove man allegedly stole $800 of electronics goods from Best Buy in Monroe Township, police say. William Ray Morgan Jr., 30, was charged with retail theft for the alleged theft that occurred around 9:30 a.m. Dec. 4. Trooper Gill said Morgan concealed the merchandise and passed all points of sale before walking out of the store. Police obtained video surveillance and photos that showed Morgan taking the items. He was seen driving away in a 2009 Subaru Outback. Morgan was charged with misdemeanors of retail theft, receiving stolen property, and related summaries. Docket Sheet
York County road closed after multi-vehicle crash
YORK COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM)– A road in York County is closed after a Tuesday evening crash involving a utility pole. A multi-vehicle accident happened on East Prospect Road and Mountain Road in Windsor Township at about 5:17 p.m., York County Regional Police stated in a news release. East Prospect Road is currently closed as crews […]
Hit-and-run crash turns car upside down, two injured in Harrisburg
DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. (WHP) — A driver is possibly facing charges after crashing into a vehicle and taking off, according to Harrisburg Police. Officers say the incident happened Friday on the 3300 block of N. 6th St. after a car was t-boned while trying to make a U-turn. Authorities...