By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

Police: Felon is live on Facebook displaying gun as Lancaster Police surround home after threatening family members

Police: Felon is live on Facebook displaying gun as Lancaster Police surround home after threatening family members

Lancaster, PA

 

On Thursday, September 19, 2019, shortly after 8am Lancaster Police received information that Charles L. Olivencia had made threats to kill family members in the Pocono region of Pennsylvania. The threats were made and received via social media. Olivencia was last known to live in Lancaster City.  A warrant check showed that Olivencia had (2) active Bench Warrants through Lancaster County Sheriff’s/ Domestic Relations. 

Officers checked several addresses but did not initially locate Olivencia. Shortly after 11AM police developed information that Olivencia might be at a residence on the 800 block of Prangley Ave.  Officers arrived at the residence and made contact with Shaylyn Rodriguez. Police say Rodriguez told Officers that Olivencia was not there and would not give permission to check inside the residence.  While police were outside the home they received a call from a PSP Trooper that was with a family member of Olivencia in Northest Pennsylvania. The Trooper told the police that Olivencia was posting live video of himself holding a handgun and stating that the police had the house surrounded.

Rodriguez and her child were evacuated from the house.  Police established a perimeter around the home and attempted to make contact with Olivencia. Police say moments later Olivencia exited the home and surrendered.

Officers checked inside the residence and did not locate anyone else inside. A search warrant was applied for and police say a search of the home yielded a .22 caliber revolver.  Olivencia is prohibited from owning or possessing any firearms . 

Olivencia was transported to the hospital for an evaluation and later released on September 24, 2019. Olivencia was arraigned on a Criminal Complaint and charged with Persons Not To Possess (etc.) Firearms (F2). Olivencia was arraigned and later committed to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $150,000 bail.

A summons will be sent to Shyalyn Rodriguez for Hindering Apprehension (M