The Fairview Township Police Department has arrested Dennis W. Bechtel of Mallard Drive, Etters following an investigation into images of child pornography. Police specifically received information that these images were viewed and/or uploaded from an account belonging to Bechtel. Police then served a search warrant on Bechtel's residence and recovered evidence that he possessed or viewed these images of child pornography.
Police charged Bechtel with 34 counts of Sexual Abuse of Children as a result of this investigation. He was taken into custody on May 17, 2019 and arraigned in front of Magisterial District Judge Scott Gross. Bechtel was released on $25,000 unsecured bail and awaits his preliminary hearing.