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Milton Hershey School staffer fired over weapons charges

Police in Dauphin County are on the lookout for a former Milton Hershey School staffer wanted on a weapons charge.  Marcus Burns, 26, was a Transitional Living Coordinator at the Derry Township school.

Early this morning  students discovered a hidden digital camera in a dorm bathroom that was presumably secretly recording students whose ages range from 17 to 18 years old. Derry Township Police were immediately notified.

During the ongoing investigation, police obtained a search warrant for Burns apartment. The search uncovered three loaded handguns.  Police then obtained a criminal warrant for Burns arrest charging him with Possession of Weapons on School Property. Burns was then fired and ordered off the campus.

Burns remains at large his last known address was in Lancaster City. Police say he may be driving a black 2014 GMC Yukon bearing PA registration JKW0990. Anyone with information on Burns whereabouts is asked to call Derry Township Police at (717) 534-2202.  Dauphin County Crime Stoppers is offering a monetary award for information leading to Burns arrest.



1 Comment to “Milton Hershey School staffer fired over weapons charges”

    Amy said:
    May 16, 2014 at 6:14 PM


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