On 06.15.22 at 19:39 hrs. the Northern York County Regional Police Department investigated a retail theft at the Pennsylvania Wine and Spirits Store. The Wine and Spirits Store is located at 351 Locks Rd. in Manchester Township.
The first officer on scene observed the suspect outside of the store. The suspect entered the passenger door of a tan Honda Accord. The officer stopped the vehicle and approached the suspect. The officer had the suspect exit the vehicle and attempted to handcuff the gentleman.
The suspect resisted and attempted to flee the scene on foot. A second officer arrived on scene and they were able to get the suspect to the ground.
While attempting to handcuff the suspect four good Samaritans assisted the officers in controlling the suspect so he could be handcuffed. The Northern York County Regional Police Department extends a thank you to the citizens who assisted the officers.
The driver of the tan Honda Accord was not a suspect in any crimes and was released from the scene.
The suspect was identified as Marlo Harvard Jr., no fixed address. Marlo Harvard Jr. was found to also have heroin and needles in his possession. Marlo Harvard Jr. was arraigned on charges of Flight to Avoid Apprehension, Resisting Arrest, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia along with a warrant for felony Retail Theft.