July 15, 2020 at 17:35 EDTPA homepage
SELINSGROVE, SNYDER COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — The man accused of a double murder, at the Buffalo Wild Wings in Snyder County, was arraigned Wednesday morning.
Investigators say Christopher Fernanders shot and killed two people in the restaurant’s parking lot. The judge told Eyewitness News Fernanders was alert during his video arraignment this morning from the hospital, to district court.
Police say 55-year-old Christopher Fernanders, of Paxinos, opened fire on 46-year-old Heather Campbell and 52-year-old Matt Bowersox on Friday night.
July 13, 2020 at 14:12 EDTPA homepage
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — The murder of a centralPennsylvania woman Friday night has once again raised questions about the effectiveness of Protection from Abuse Orders commonly known as PFAs.
Investigators say 46-year-old Heather Campbell from Trevorton had recently filed a PFA against the alleged shooter, Christopher Fernanders from Paxinos. Campbell and 52-year-old Matthew Bowersox were shot and killed outside a restaurant.
July 11, 2020 at 23:13 EDTPA homepage
SNYDER COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – A man and a woman were gunned down Friday night outside Buffalo Wild Wings in the Monroe Marketplace.
Police have identified the shooter as 55 year-old Christopher Fernanders, and the Distrct Attorney’s Office revealed that one of the victims filed a PFA against him before this tragic incident.
What should have been a regular night out at Buffalo Wild Wings on Friday rapidly turned into a murder scene that still has the community shaken.
July 11, 2020 at 19:29 EDTPA homepage
SNYDER COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A shooting left two people dead near Selinsgrove Friday night. It happened in the parking lot of Buffalo Wild Wings on Marketplace Boulevard.
State police have named the victims as Heather Campbell of Treverton and Matthew Bowersox of Mifflinburg.
Eyewitness News spoke to witnesses of the incident who say they just can’t believe what happened.
“I’m 43 years old and I’ve never experienced anything like that in my life. And I never want to experience anything like that again,” said Christa Keefer.
July 11, 2020 at 18:28 EDTPA homepage
SNYDER COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – Pennsylvania State Police have identified the suspect in the double murder that happened Friday night in Snyder County.
According to police, Christopher Tauren Fernanders of Paxinos shot and killed 46-year-old Heather Campbell of Trevorton and 52-year-old Matt Bowersox in the parking lot of a Buffalo Wild Wings off Route 15 near Selinsgrove Friday night.
A customer at the business then shot Fernanders, leaving him in serious condition.
July 10, 2020 at 22:57 EDTPA homepage
SNYDER COUNTY, Pa. (WBRE/WYOU) – UPDATE: According to Snyder County DA Michael Piecuch, no charges will be filed against the male patron who shot the person at the Buffalo Wild Wings.
“He will not be charged. Under the circumstances he was legally justified in using deadly force,” said Piecuch.
Two people are dead and one person is in custody following a shooting in Snyder County.
July 9, 2020 at 16:50 EDTPA homepage
SHAMOKIN DAM, SNYDER COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Monica Strocko, 40, of Selinsgrove, was arraigned on multiple drug charges from an incident at the Econo Lodge Motel in Shamokin Dam on June 23rd, 2020.
The Shamokin Dam Police Department was contacted by Snyder County Probation officers who were in contact with Strocko at the motel.
After searching the room, officers recovered two pounds of methamphetamine, a half-pound of marijuana, cocaine, pills, cash and various other drug-related items. According to the police department, the estimated value of the seizure is $70,000.
July 7, 2020 at 18:12 EDTPA homepage
SHAMOKIN DAM, SNYDER COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The Shamokin Dam Police Department is investigating an invasion and robbery incident at an area motel.
Officers were called to investigate a robbery at a rented room in the Econo Lodge Motel in Shamokin Dam on July 7th, between 8-8:30 a.m.
Police say four men wearing dark clothing and ski masks forced entry into a motel room occupied by two people and stole an undisclosed amount of money and other valuables.
July 1, 2020 at 10:40 EDTPA homepage
MIDDLEBURG, SNYDER COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — A man already serving a lengthy prison sentence has now received an additional two to four years in state prison for a sexual assault that occurred back in 2014.
Craig Poust was sentenced Monday for sexually assaulting two women at his Port Tervorton residence where he lived at the time with his co-defendant Chanel Kantz. Along with the prison term, Poust was ordered to register as a sex offender under Megan’s Law for the rest of his life.
June 4, 2020 at 07:46 EDTPA homepage
(WBRE/WYOU) – Several places in our region saw damage from Wednesday’s strong storms as hope remains power will be restored to affected customers on Thursday.
Catch that story, plus your local forecast, in the Eyewitness News Webcast for Thursday, June 4th.