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March 23, 1998 | By Andrew Rice, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
A Lancaster County man and his girlfriend were arrested on murder charges Saturday night after the body of the man's ex-wife was found dumped by the side of a dirt road in Tinicum Township near the Philadelphia International Airport. The victim, identified as Dayna M. Dixon, 21, of the 1200 block of Union Street in Lancaster, was strangled with an electrical cord sometime Thursday between 2 and 8:50 p.m., when a fisherman found her body near Hog Island Road, police said. Justin Dixon, 25, and Evette Bish, 27, were arraigned on charges of criminal homicide and were being held without bail in Lancaster County Prison.
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June 13, 1989 | Special to The Inquirer
A man who left town 15 years ago while awaiting trial on charges that he set fire to a bar was arrested yesterday by state police who surprised him at the lumber yard where he worked in Exton, Chester County. Samuel L. Ashford Jr., 41, was charged with arson in the April 12, 1974, fire at Garver's Bar. He was arrested shortly after the fire, which did $3,500 in damage, and was released on $1,000 bail. He did not show up for his trial, scheduled for that September. "He was quite surprised," said State Police Sgt. Carl Harnish, of the Lancaster barracks, when troopers arrested him. "We've been working on this for a couple of years.
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March 17, 1988 | Special to The Inquirer
Robert M. Drinane Jr. 18, a University of Delaware freshman, doesn't have much of a summer vacation to look forward to. He'll be under house arrest. Drinane, who last year graduated third in a class of 286 at Conestoga Valley High School, where he was a star athlete and member of the National Honor Society, was charged in August with drunken driving and underage drinking. He pleaded guilty, and was sentenced yesterday by Lancaster County Judge Michael J. Perezous to stay home for the summer.
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September 10, 1989 | By Wendy Walker, Special to The Inquirer
Ten people have been arrested and charged with operating a methamphetamine ring in Chester and Lancaster Counties and Philadelphia. The arrests, made in western Chester County and eastern Lancaster County late last month, followed a five-month investigation by state, county and local police. All were charged with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession with intent to deliver. Released after they posted bail were Catherine S. Collins, 29, of the 1200 block of Valley Station Road, Valley Township (one count)
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June 3, 2012 | By Cindy Stauffer and LANCASTER Intelligencer Journal-New Era
LANCASTER — They sold drugs and shoplifted. One hosted a party at which a teen drank too much and died. Another is bipolar, and if she's not taking her medicine, her manic behavior gets her into trouble. What they have done is never far from their minds. But for a time on this overcast, muggy day, what they were mostly thinking about was onions — onions and peppers and hoeing a straight line in the soft dirt in an enclosed yard surrounded by high walls topped with razor wire.
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August 8, 1997 | By Rachel Smolkin, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Chester County prosecutors will seek the death penalty against both men charged in a June 1 double homicide that police have described as a drug deal gone sour. Daryl L. Glasco, 23, of Coatesville, was formally arraigned yesterday in the fatal shootings of Ty D. Sacksith, 23, of Coatesville, and Saysana "Sayse" Laomoi, 16, of West Chester. Glasco was brought from Lancaster County Prison to Chester County Court, where charges of two counts of criminal homicide and related offenses were read to him. Gary L. Brown, 24, of West Chester, is charged with the same crimes as Glasco and was formally arraigned last month at Chester County Prison via video link-up.
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February 13, 2002 | By Kelly Wolfe INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
A 30-year-old man was being held yesterday in Lancaster County Prison, accused of driving while drunk and killing a 64-year-old Amish farmer in a buggy in October 2000. Christopher Eric Hardy of Lancaster was arrested on Monday and charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence of alcohol and related charges. He was being held on $50,000 bail. Authorities said that at the time of the accident, Hardy had a blood-alcohol content of 0.11 percent, over the legal limit of 0.10 percent.
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September 2, 2012 | By Kathy Boccella, Inquirer Staff Writer
Two Delaware County men were among three men arrested in the killing of a Lancaster County man during a robbery and home invasion on Aug. 18 Brothers Kyle "Chunks" Wunder, 22, and Cody Wunder, 24, of Aston, and Stephen M. Harmer, 26, of Kirkwood, Lancaster County, were charged Wednesday with homicide, burglary, robbery, and conspiracy, and held without bail at Lancaster County Prison. Authorities say the trio plotted to rob the home of Douglas C. Herr, 62, in Drumore Township on Aug. 17 because they knew he had a safe containing $200,000.
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February 12, 2015 | By Justine McDaniel, Inquirer Staff Writer
Supporters raised thousands of dollars online Tuesday for the family of a slain Millersville University freshman as the campus mourned her death. Karlie Hall, 18, of Chadds Ford, died in her dorm room Sunday morning after an altercation with her boyfriend, Gregorio Orrostieta, 19, who was charged Monday with homicide in Lancaster County. An autopsy showed Hall died of strangulation and multiple traumatic injuries, the Lancaster County coroner said Monday, ruling her death a homicide.
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September 1, 2012 | By Kathy Boccella, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Two Delaware County brothers are among three men who have been arrested in the murder of a Lancaster County man during a robbery and home invasion on Aug. 18. Kyle "Chunks" Wunder, 22, and Cody Wunder, 24, of Aston, and Stephen M. Harmer, 26, of Kirkwood, Lancaster County, were charged Wednesday with homicide, burglary, robbery, and conspiracy, and were being held without bail at Lancaster County Prison. Authorities say the trio plotted to rob the home of Douglas C. Herr, 62, in Drumore Township on Aug. 17 because they knew he had a safe containing $200,000.
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February 12, 2015 | By Justine McDaniel, Inquirer Staff Writer
Supporters raised thousands of dollars online Tuesday for the family of a slain Millersville University freshman as the campus mourned her death. Karlie Hall, 18, of Chadds Ford, died in her dorm room Sunday morning after an altercation with her boyfriend, Gregorio Orrostieta, 19, who was charged Monday with homicide in Lancaster County. An autopsy showed Hall died of strangulation and multiple traumatic injuries, the Lancaster County coroner said Monday, ruling her death a homicide.
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February 11, 2015 | By Justine McDaniel, Inquirer Staff Writer
A Kennett Square man was charged Monday with strangling and beating his girlfriend in her Millersville University dorm room early Sunday. Karlie Hall, 18, of Chadds Ford, was found dead in her room Sunday, police said, after a fight with Gregorio Orrostieta, 19. Orrostieta was charged with criminal homicide Monday afternoon in Lancaster County. An autopsy showed Hall, a freshman, died of strangulation and multiple traumatic injuries, county District Attorney Craig Stedman said at a news conference Monday.
NEWS
September 2, 2012 | By Kathy Boccella, Inquirer Staff Writer
Two Delaware County men were among three men arrested in the killing of a Lancaster County man during a robbery and home invasion on Aug. 18 Brothers Kyle "Chunks" Wunder, 22, and Cody Wunder, 24, of Aston, and Stephen M. Harmer, 26, of Kirkwood, Lancaster County, were charged Wednesday with homicide, burglary, robbery, and conspiracy, and held without bail at Lancaster County Prison. Authorities say the trio plotted to rob the home of Douglas C. Herr, 62, in Drumore Township on Aug. 17 because they knew he had a safe containing $200,000.
NEWS
September 1, 2012 | By Kathy Boccella, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Two Delaware County brothers are among three men who have been arrested in the murder of a Lancaster County man during a robbery and home invasion on Aug. 18. Kyle "Chunks" Wunder, 22, and Cody Wunder, 24, of Aston, and Stephen M. Harmer, 26, of Kirkwood, Lancaster County, were charged Wednesday with homicide, burglary, robbery, and conspiracy, and were being held without bail at Lancaster County Prison. Authorities say the trio plotted to rob the home of Douglas C. Herr, 62, in Drumore Township on Aug. 17 because they knew he had a safe containing $200,000.
NEWS
June 3, 2012 | By Cindy Stauffer and LANCASTER Intelligencer Journal-New Era
LANCASTER — They sold drugs and shoplifted. One hosted a party at which a teen drank too much and died. Another is bipolar, and if she's not taking her medicine, her manic behavior gets her into trouble. What they have done is never far from their minds. But for a time on this overcast, muggy day, what they were mostly thinking about was onions — onions and peppers and hoeing a straight line in the soft dirt in an enclosed yard surrounded by high walls topped with razor wire.
NEWS
February 13, 2002 | By Kelly Wolfe INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
A 30-year-old man was being held yesterday in Lancaster County Prison, accused of driving while drunk and killing a 64-year-old Amish farmer in a buggy in October 2000. Christopher Eric Hardy of Lancaster was arrested on Monday and charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence of alcohol and related charges. He was being held on $50,000 bail. Authorities said that at the time of the accident, Hardy had a blood-alcohol content of 0.11 percent, over the legal limit of 0.10 percent.
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March 11, 1999 | By Adrienne Lu, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
John Alexis Negron pleaded guilty yesterday to robbery and burglary charges for his role in a series of violent attacks against migrant mushroom workers in Kennett Square last May. Chester County Court Judge Juan Sanchez sentenced Negron to six to 12 years in a state facility, followed by eight years' probation. Negron, who faced a minimum sentence of five years, will receive credit for time served in Chester County Prison since June 28. Negron, 20, of Wilmington, is the first of eight people to face charges for a series of five robberies that terrorized the community of mushroom workers in Kennett Square and New Garden.
NEWS
March 23, 1998 | By Andrew Rice, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
A Lancaster County man and his girlfriend were arrested on murder charges Saturday night after the body of the man's ex-wife was found dumped by the side of a dirt road in Tinicum Township near the Philadelphia International Airport. The victim, identified as Dayna M. Dixon, 21, of the 1200 block of Union Street in Lancaster, was strangled with an electrical cord sometime Thursday between 2 and 8:50 p.m., when a fisherman found her body near Hog Island Road, police said. Justin Dixon, 25, and Evette Bish, 27, were arraigned on charges of criminal homicide and were being held without bail in Lancaster County Prison.
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August 8, 1997 | By Rachel Smolkin, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Chester County prosecutors will seek the death penalty against both men charged in a June 1 double homicide that police have described as a drug deal gone sour. Daryl L. Glasco, 23, of Coatesville, was formally arraigned yesterday in the fatal shootings of Ty D. Sacksith, 23, of Coatesville, and Saysana "Sayse" Laomoi, 16, of West Chester. Glasco was brought from Lancaster County Prison to Chester County Court, where charges of two counts of criminal homicide and related offenses were read to him. Gary L. Brown, 24, of West Chester, is charged with the same crimes as Glasco and was formally arraigned last month at Chester County Prison via video link-up.
NEWS
October 30, 1995 | By Jennifer Wing, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
A man who police say bragged to his friends about stabbing another man to death during an early-morning brawl in the parking lot of the Big Apple Dinner Theater in Chester County pleaded guilty Friday to third-degree murder. A shackled Miguel Lopez Perez, 23, of Oxford, made the plea through his Spanish-speaking translator in front of Chester County President Judge Thomas Gavin. Perez could receive 10 to 20 years for murdering 18-year-old Cesar Garcia, and an additional 3 1/2 to seven years for riot offenses, said Deputy District Attorney Robert Miller.
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