HAGERSTOWN, MD– Got him!
Late Wednesday evening, Connecticut State Authorities revealed on social media that they’ve recorded the university student wanted in a string of murders.
The post read:
*** UPDATE *** Suspect, Peter Manfredonia has been discovered and remains in custody. Connecticut State Cops Eastern District Major Criminal activity are on scene in Hagerstown, MD. There are no injuries to any police workers or Manfredonia. More info will be supplied on Thursday, May 28.
An enormous mahunt has actually been underway for days for university student Peter Manfredonia.
He’s desired for multiple murders– and authorities stated he was most recently believed to be in Maryland.
WTTG reports he was initially seen at a Sheetz in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, and that a taken Hyundai SUV that he was believed to be driving with the suspect was found close by.
From there, he’s thought to have taken an Uber to Hagerstown, Maryland.
On Tuesday, the Connecticut State Police held a press conference, urging him to give up.
“We understand this is not who you are,” CSP Lieutenant John Aiello said. “Peter, we’ve spoken to your household. We’ve talked with your buddies and your roommates. All of them have said the very same thing, that this habits is out of the regular for you.”
He stated cops are “all set to listen”.
“We want you to be able to tell your story,” Lt. Aiello added. “We are here to listen to you. Your moms and dads, your friends, all of us back here in Connecticut desire a peaceful end to this.”
*** WILLINGTON HOMICIDE UPDATE *** Searching for a stolen Black Hyundai Santa Fe, PA reg KYW-1650, NOT VERIFIED that it’s the suspect, but was stolen from the area he was last seen. DO NOT METHOD, call 911 instantly https://t.co/0itfcvjEdF
— CT State Cops (@CT_STATE_POLICE) Might 26, 2020
Previously today, Pennsylvania State Cops launched a picture of who they believed was suspected killer Peter Manfredonia in East Stroudsburg.
UPDATE SUSPECT was last seen yesterday (Sunday) afternoon in East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, PA. Description:
White Male, 23 years of ages, dark colored shorts, white t-shirt & & bring a large knapsack.
If seen, DO NOT METHOD, ARMED & & DANGEROUS ➡ CALL 911 RIGHT AWAY!
— Trooper Petroski (@PSPTroopNPIO) May 25, 2020
The 23-year-old university student is accused of murdering two individuals in three days in Connecticut prior to ranging from the state and being tracked to Monroe County.
According to state police, the image was taken along a stretch of railroad in the district.
Monday afternoon, state authorities released its SERT team on the ground and dealt with Stroud Location Regional Police to try and found him.
They were supported in their efforts by a police helicopter from Harrisburg, which allowed troopers to search by air.
Manfredonia is a senior at University of Connecticut and was reportedly last seen in East Stroudsburg, Monroe County prior to heading to Maryland … wearing dark colored shorts, a white t-shirt, and carrying a big knapsack. He’s a white male and 6’3 ″ and 240 pounds.
The FBI & & our police partners are working to find Peter Manfredonia, desired by @CT_STATE_POLICE, whose last recognized place remained in #EastStroudsburg, Monroe County. Manfredonia is considered armed & & harmful. Anyone with info, please call 911 or FBI/215 -418 -4000 ASAP. pic.twitter.com/59NXin16TO
— FBI Philadelphia (@FBIPhiladelphia) May 25, 2020
They’ve provided an immediate warning to the general public not to approach him, as he’s considered armed and harmful.
On Monday, authorities state his kidnapping victim was discovered unscathed in Patterson, New Jersey.
They told local media outlets that this individual was in the house in Connecticut where a guy was found dead.
Officers said they were notified that the victim had actually been found while they were searching for the person and were assembling a Silver Alert. That victim has considering that been brought back to Connecticut and has positively identified their captor as Manfredonia.
Here’s the back story, which cops state started on Friday.
Neighbors from the original scene in Willington, Connecticut Manfredonia rode up to a house by bike and asked two males for help.
They stated he then violently assaulted them with a machete., cutting off one man’s arm, eliminating him, and leaving the other extremely maimed.
Reports from police Sunday early morning suggest he then held a male against his will in Willington, Connecticut prior to making off with guns and the victim’s truck.
The truck was found near Osbornedale State Park. Authorities said they learned Manfredonia had an associate close by, and when they got here, they instead discovered another dead body.
Cops say that the body was that of Nicholas Eisele, likewise 23 years old. At that time, authorities stated Nicholas’ sweetheart was taken by Manfredonia against her will and later on validated that she was discovered unhurt in Patterson, NJ.
Officers stated Manfredonia had actually then taken another vehicle, which was found in New Jersey along the Pennsylvania state border Sunday.
That’s what lead to the search still ongoing in Monroe County.
“All of our law enforcement partners are actively and continually looking for this suspect. We know that he is armed and dangerous. If anyone has any details or if they see this person, please do not approach him and call 911,” Connecticut State Authorities Cannon fodder Christine Jeltema said.
Police said they “can’t worry enough that Manfredonia is considered armed and extremely unsafe”.
Connecticut Authorities stated that a lot of misinformation is being posted on social media and they are vetting it to ensure all readily available details is present and appropriate– which is reasonable thinking about contrasting media reports, such as this one below.
Local news station WFSB reported:
“A neighbor of Eisele says he heard a battle early Sunday morning.
“‘I heard a loud bang, I heard a loud scream, and then I heard two people arguing, I couldn’t actually understand what it was,’ stated Jesse, a next-door neighbor.
“Jesse stated he heard the argument in between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m.
“‘When I heard the battling and things going on, I didn’t call [the cops] I heard whatever upstairs, however I thought it was a young couple arguing, they argued in the past. To me it felt regular,’ Jesse said.”
The killed male was recognized as Tom DeMers. His better half, Cynthia DeMers, said that Tom and their elderly next-door neighbor used Manfredonia a ride to his motorbike after seeing him walking on the roadway.
“It could have been any person who provided him a trip. It might have been any of my next-door neighbors’ partners. It just occurred to be mine.”
Manfredonia held Tom versus his will from Friday until early Sunday morning, when he allegedly killed Tom, stole four weapons, and took his truck and fled.
The suspect crashed the truck near Osbornedale State Park. Cops discovered the crash and the empty truck around 6:45 am Sunday. At this time the authorities found Manfredonia’s acquaintance with Eisele in near by Derby, as both males are from Newton originally. They went to the home and located Eisele deceased.The suspect was not surviving on the University school and was not taking summer season courses.
“Manfredonia’s LinkedIn account states he worked as a monetary operations expert and currently as a marketing coordinator for a nonprofit organization, raising money for Special Olympics and state police.”
Simply recently in Baton Rouge, Louisiana another manhunt pertained to a deadly ending.
What began as a tried morning traffic stop on Might 17th intensified into a deputy being shot and a manhunt taking place into a wooded area.
Authorities search for suspect who presumably shot deputy throughout traffic drop in Baton Rouge– NBC News https://t.co/w4qWTRHGfa through @GoogleNews
— Gerald R. Laudermilk (@Rich_Laudermilk) May 18, 2020
Sources from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Workplace are now stating that the hunt for the suspect ended with him being shot and killed throughout a fight with police after hours of searching.
The chain of occasions started when an EBRSO deputy had pulled over 39-year-old Bernard Ledlow at approximately 7:00 a.m. on Might 17th around Pecue Lane and Airline Company Highway.
According to officials, the deputy tried to pull the chauffeur over as the deputy thought Ledlow to be nodding off while driving.
Rather of pulling over, it was reported that the suspect lead police on a chase for several miles.
The chase abruptly ended after Ledlow was stated to have actually crashed his SUV near Kendalwood and Hoo Shoo Too roads. From there, the suspect presumably fired a rifle from his rear windscreen towards deputies engaging, triggering one of the deputies to be grazed by a bullet on his leg.
SIMPLY IN: Name of guy killed after shooting EBRSO deputy released https://t.co/GFj3fBKcs1
After shooting his rifle, it was stated that Ledlow fled from his crashed vehicle and ran into the woods nearby.
A boundary was developed around the woods that rests close by the Amite River, with several law enforcement firms lending resources to help in the search. This led to the similarity K9s and helicopters being released to speed up the capture of the suspect.
UPDATE: A man believed of shooting a deputy during a routine traffic drop in Louisiana on Sunday was eliminated after a six-hour manhunt, authorities say. https://t.co/IiHPRUcE5g
— NBC News (@NBCNews) Might 18, 2020
After approximately a six-hour search, a fight occurred in between Ledlow and police that led to him being shot dead.
Sheriff Sid Gautreaux from the EBRSO didn’t enter into terrific detail regarding just what transpired throughout stated conflict, aside from keeping in mind that the suspect was killed by police.
A spokesperson from the constable’s office, Casey Rayborn Hicks, mentioned that the deputy wasn’t gravely hurt and it was reported that he was launched from the healthcare facility shortly after getting treatment.
As for the deceased suspect, reports have actually emerged that he just recently served a 17-year jail sentence, and was simply released in January of 2020. His prison term originated from a 2003 conviction associated to having a gun with a shaved identification number and likewise the sale of narcotics.
In addition to Ledlow’s near-two-decade federal prison stint, he likewise reportedly acquired 13 numerous arrests prior to his convictions in 2003.
Things could have gone far even worse for the deputy who was shot. We at Police Today are grateful to hear that he wasn’t seriously hurt during this tried traffic stop gone terribly awry.
Last month in Louisiana, we reported on a stand-off with an armed suspect which resulted in an officer being shot. Luckily, in that circumstances, the officer handled to endure the encounter as well.
Police authorities in Louisiana state that an officer was shot on April 6th and is was hospitalized as a result. From what authorities state, the suspected shooter, who remains in custody, is a 65-year-old man.
Officers apprehended 65-year-old William C. Torrans minutes shy from 4:00 p.m. on April 6thafter the armed suspect reportedly fired at authorities officers, who had actually been reacting to a shots fired called. According to cops, the entire standoff with Torrans all stemmed from his aggravation with loud groundskeepers at his apartment or condo complex.
William Torrans– Shreveport Authorities Department
BREAKING NEWS: I am on the scene where a @ShreveportPD officer has actually been shot. Sources inform me the officer was serving a warrant when hit, however the officer’s bullet evidence vest might have prevented more serious injuries. According to my sources the officer is at a local healthcare facility. pic.twitter.com/00XGwH6JV6
— Stacey Cameron (@StaceyTVJourno) April 6, 2020
The original call was available in at around 11:40 a.m. on April 6th, when officers were notified of a male shooting at people performing yard upkeep at the Residences of SpringRidge apartment or condos in Shreveport.
Torrans had apparently became disappointed as workers were cutting the turf and edging, and began to shoot towards the employees performing the upkeep.
Detectives stay on the scene at Residences of Springridge in the 3200 block West Bert Kouns Industrial Loop. This story will be updated. https://t.co/3XAEA3fAIe
— The Shreveport Times (@shreveporttimes) April 6, 2020
When authorities showed up on the scene, the suspect’s hostility relied on the first responders.
While gunfire was intended towards responding officers on the scene, police Cpl. Angie Willhite mentioned that one officer was struck in the fray:
“He was struck in the chest location. He was wearing his vest. It actually took a trip into his body really near to his vest.”
Reports specify that the officer is expected to fully recover. Cpl. Marcus Hines explained the injured officer as a veteran with the department, with recent reports identifying the officer shot as Cpl. Robert Brice.
Shreveport Authorities private investigators have actually charged 65-year-old William Torrans in a shooting which sent out a veteran Shreveport Policeman to the health center Monday early morning. https://t.co/So3rCICbkj
— The Shreveport Times (@shreveporttimes) April 7, 2020
Torrans is now facing charges of attempted first-degree murder and worsened attack with a gun.
The most current updates on Cpl. Brice stated that his injuries were just minor, despite being shot. He has since been released from the medical facility and is on the fix.
Now that is one tough policemans.
We at Law Enforcement Today want to want Cpl. Brice a quick healing and are thankful matters didn’t turn out even worse for all included.
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