On October 1st, 2020 at approximately 8:30 am, the Mechanicsburg Police Department, along with agents from the Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General, agents with the Department of Homeland Security and a deputy with the Monogalia County Sheriff’s Office, West Virginia, served a search warrant at a residence in the 700 block of Robert Street. While serving the search warrant, Ryan Banks was taken into custody and charged with being a Fugitive from Justice. Banks was wanted on multiple charges from the state of West Virginia. The charges from West Virginia included, use of minors in filming sexually explicit conduct, distribution of exhibition of sexually explicit material involving minors, strangulation of another without their consent, soliciting a minor via computer, and sexual assault in the third degree with a person less than 16 years old. All of those charges were filed after an investigation in West Virginia by the Monogalia County Sheriff’s Office. As a result of the search warrant served by the Mechanicsburg Police Department, evidence was seized and an investigation is ongoing. Banks was transported to the Cumberland County Prison and was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Mark Martin. Bail was set at $250,000.
Ryan Banks, age 36, 700 block of Robert Street, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Charges – Fugitive from Justice