Three suspects are in custody following the weekend robbery at Vince’s Pizza and Family Restaurant in Burnham. According to Mifflin County Regional Police, 44-year-old Amy Druckemiller and Nicholas Colyer, both of Lewistown, along with 23-year-old Chandra Kratzer of East Waterford were arrested for the incident that took place Saturday night. The investigation and a security video led to the arrests Sunday on Logan Street in Lewistown. Druckemiller and Kratzer were charged with felony counts of robbery, criminal conspiracy, simple assault and theft. Colyer was charged with two felony counts of criminal conspiracy to commit robbery and theft. Regional Police along with officers from the Lewistown and Granville Township departments were a part of the investigation.
Heavy traffic is expected this week as travelers head home for Thanksgiving. A projected 3.6 million cars and trucks will be traveling the PA Turnpike during the six-day period, beginning today (November 26th) and ending Sunday (December 1st). All lanes in each direction of the Turnpike will be open and available to accommodate heavier traffic volumes, except during possible emergencies. Extra maintenance personnel will be patrolling the roadway, along with PA State Police. This year also marks the first year that dear season opens on the Saturday (November 30th) after Thanksgiving. Heavier traffic may occur due to the change of opening day. Hunters are reminded they are not permitted to park along the Turnpike.
The Borough of Lewistown’s refuse pick-up schedule will change this week due to Thanksgiving. Thursday’s route will be picked up one day earlier on Wednesday. All other days remain the same. Thursday’s recycling customers should hold materials until the next scheduled day on December 12th.