Daily News Release - Tuesday 12/18/2018

Daily News Release – Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer
Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583
Cell: (717) 340-2130


1.  Harassment / Criminal Mischief Arrest, 6:12 a.m., Thursday, December 13, 2018, 1600 block Judie Lane (LT) – Wanyai A. Parker, M/20, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offenses following a domestic dispute.  During the altercation, Parker dumped a cup of vinegar on the victim as they were cleaning.  Parker then went outside and kicked the victim’s car resulting in $300.00 in damage.  Two (2) citations were filed.

2.  Vehicle Theft / Access Device Fraud, 9:15 a.m., Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 5700 block Main Street (EP) – Philip William Dixon, M/33, homeless, was charged with the above offenses after he stole a 2012 Toyota Camry which had been left running and unattended.  The victim’s purse containing credit cards was inside the vehicle when Dixon stole it.  Dixon then drove the vehicle to Hershey, PA, where he used the victim’s Discover card to purchase three Visa gift cards in the amount of $315.85.  On Monday, December 10, 2018, detectives with the Lancaster County Drug Task Force located Dixon inside the stolen vehicle during an unrelated incident; he was arrested.  A criminal complaint was filed as Dixon was already incarcerated in Lancaster County Prison on other charges.


1.  Theft, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Sunday, December 16, 2018, 1300 Lititz Pike – LA Fitness (MT) – Unknown person/s stole a wallet and contents from an unlocked locker at the gym.  Total loss: $555.00.

2.  Theft By Deception, 6:00 p.m., Monday, December 17, 2018, 1500 block Mission Road (MT) – An unknown person called the victim and told them they won a prize.  The victim was instructed to purchase Apple iTunes gift cards to cover fees for the prize.  The victim provided the gift card information to the scammer.  Total loss: $200.00.

3.  Theft From Motor Vehicle, Friday, December 14, 2018, 1400 Harrisburg Pike – United States Post Office (MT) – Unknown person/s forced entry into a locked vehicle but no items were taken from inside. 


Incident Date: 
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 (All day)