On June 29th, 2020, at approximately 10:42 pm, a Mechanicsburg Officer attempted to stop Spidel, who was operating a motorcycle, for a traffic violation in the 300 block of West Main Street. Upon the officer activating their lights and siren, Spidel attempted to flee from the officer on his motorcycle. Spidel crashed his motorcycle into a fence in the first block of North Pine Street. Spidel was taken into custody after the crash and was determined to have been drinking prior to operating his motorcycle. He was taken to the Cumberland County Prison and arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Beckley. He was released on $5,000 unsecured bail. A passenger on the motorcycle, McCreary, was injured in the crash. McCreary was transported to Holy Spirit Hospital by Geisinger EMS.
Dennis Spidel, age 57, 100 block North Locust Point Road, Mechanicsburg PA 17055
Charges – Fleeing and Eluding, DUI, Careless Driving, Driving Under Suspension, Red Light Violation