On April 2nd, 2021, at approximately 1:53 pm, the police department was dispatched to a crash which just occurred in the 400 block of Brandy Lane. Upon arrival officers determined there were two vehicles involved. Investigation into the crash determined there was a heavy traffic backup on Brandy Lane for westbound traffic. A vehicle being operated by Permenter began to pass vehicles over the double yellow line in the eastbound lane of traffic. A vehicle stopped in traffic began to pull into a driveway to turn around. Upon starting to turn into the driveway, their vehicle was struck by Permenter’s vehicle. This vehicle was operated by Esworthy. Both vehicles required towing due to the damage they sustained in the crash. Charges are pending against Permenter for providing false information as it related to who was driving the vehicle he was in at the time of the crash.
UPDATE – On April 15th, 2021, it was reported to the police department Cody Permenter was not the driver involved in this crash. It was determined the actual driver was Joshua Permenter. Joshua used his brother’s identifying information due to having multiple criminal warrants. Criminal charges will be filed against Joshua and a preliminary hearing will be held at a later date. Anyone knowing the current whereabouts of Joshua is asked to contacted their local police department.
Joshua Permenter, 20 – Unknown Current Address
Marianna Esworthy, 57 – Mechanicsburg, PA 17050