First-degree burglary charges refiled against Lancaster man

Anthony Maenza
York Dispatch

First-degree felony burglary is among the charges refiled against a Lancaster man for an incident that occurred in York County in September. 

Peter Heisterkamp, 33, was arraigned on those charges for a second time Monday before District Judge John Fishel. Bail was set at $20,000, which he posted. 

Peter Heisterkamp

Heisterkamp was also charged with criminal trespass, a third-degree felony, and two misdemeanor charges, including criminal mischief for damaging property. 

He was originally arrested by Lower Windsor Township Police and charged Sept. 9, but those charges were dismissed by Fishel on Nov. 3. The York County District Attorney's Office approved the refiling, and Heisterkamp was arrested again Nov. 7.

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According to court documents, Heisterkamp allegedly broke into a residence in the 4500 block of East Prospect Road between 4 and 4:30 a.m. Sept. 9.

He is accused of breaking a window to gain entrance to the residence and damaging items inside. Heisterkamp allegedly broke in to retrieve a trash bag with clothing and a blue vinyl bank bag that allegedly contained narcotics.

A preliminary hearing in the case is scheduled for Jan. 12.