Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Police Officer / Retail Theft Arrest, 2:05 p.m., Sunday, September 22, 2019, 2030 Fruitville Pike – Walmart (MT) – Joseph Lee Mackey, Jr., M/50, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offenses after he was observed attempting to steal $123.67 worth of merchandise from the store. Store employees confronted Mackey, Jr. who dropped the merchandise and fled in a vehicle. The vehicle description was given to police, who located the vehicle moments later on Manheim Pike just south of Route 283. When the officer attempted to stop the vehicle, Mackey, Jr. fled at a high rate of speed; the officer did not pursue the vehicle. It was later determined that Mackey, Jr.’s driver’s license was suspended for DUI. A criminal complaint was filed.
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