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U.S. Marshals arrest former Harrisburg man in Lemoyne convenience store robbery

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James Betz

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. – James Betz, formerly of Harrisburg is arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force in the robbery of a Lemoyne convenience store.

In March of 2013, Betz was convicted of operating a methamphetamine lab and lesser included offenses in Somerset County.  He was sentenced to prison, followed by a term of parole.  On Thursday October 26,  members of the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole discovered that Betz didn’t live at his provided address and obtained a warrant charging him with absconding.

On Monday, October 31, the West Shore Regional Police Department obtained a warrant charging Betz with the the robbery of the Lemoyne Mart in the 200 block of 3rd Street on Friday, October 29th.

At about noon, Thursday, November 3, U.S. Marshals arrested Betz at a residence in the first block of William Penn Drive, Camp Hill.  He was detained without incident and was turned over to officers from the West Shore Regional Police Department.