Live coverage of the Joseph Fitzpatrick first-degree murder trial

Authorities contend that Joseph Bernard Fitzpatrick III faked an ATV accident to cover up his wife’s murder.

Follow live coverage of his first-degree murder trial in York County court below or on Twitter @RickLeeYDR or#Fitz.

The prosecution alleges Annemarie Fitzpatrick’s $1.7 million life insurance policies and his ongoing relationship with another woman were his motives to kill his wife.

Joseph Fitzpatrick III

Joseph Fitzpatrick III

Fitzpatrick, 42, told authorities that he and his wife were celebrating a late wedding anniversary by the creek that bordered their property on June 6, 2012. He said she was in control of the ATV, with him riding behind her, when she backed them over a 6-foot embankment and into the 8-foot deep creek.
Annemarie Fitzpatrick

Annemarie Fitzpatrick

Fitzpatrick said he dove repeatedly looking for his wife’s body before spotting it on the other side of the creek. After Pennsylvania State Police attempted to reconstruct the fatal ATV ride, the death was ruled a homicide.

Troopers also found a note in Annemarie Fitzpatrick’s day planner that read, “If anything happens to me – Joe.”

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York County crime watch 4/24

Take a look at what’s happening in district courts across York County.

District Judge Robert Eckenrode:

District Judge Scott Laird:

NAME

STREET

CITY/STATE
CHARGE/S

DISPO
POSS CONT SUBST; POSS SMALL AMT MARIJ
WTC
COX, MICHAEL
491 MADISON AVENUE
YORK, PA.
POSS DRUG PARAPH; PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS

DUI: CONST SUBST/IMPAIR ABILITY, DUI: CONT
WTC
HAGA, JENNIFER
167 LINDEN AVE, APT C
RED LION, PA
SUBST/COMB. ALC & DRUGS DRIVE UNDER
SUSPENSION

BIGGS, ERICKA
718 S MANOR ST
YORK, PA
THEFT OF LEASED PROP. /
HFC
REC STOLEN PROP

MYERS, JASMINE
428 E MAIN ST. APT 3
DALLASTOWN
INTERFERENCE W/ CUSTODY OF CHILDREN
WTC
ENDANGERING WELFARE OF CHILDREN

GLENDYE, SARAH
151 OAK RIDGE LN
DALLASTOWN
DUI: GEN IMP; DUI: HIGHEST RATE OF ALC
WTC
.16%+; DRIVE @ SAFE SPEEDS; FOLLOW
TOO CLOSELY

MOCK, KELSEY
210 LANDING CIR
MOUNTVILLE, PA
DUI: GEN IMP; DUI: HIGHEST RATE OF ALC
WTC
.16%+; RESTRICTIONS ON ALC BEVERAGES

ULRICH, MASON
148 LEXINGTON RD
YORK, PA
DUI: CONT SUBST/IMPAIR ABILITY; DUI: CONT
WTC
SUBST/SCHED 1; CARELESS DRIVING

HILT, CLINTON
7506 RIPPLING RUN RD
FELTON, PA
DUI: GEN IMP; DUI: HIGHEST RATE OF ALC/
WTC
BAC .16%+

DUI: GEN IMP; DRIVE UNDER SUSP/DUI
WTC
RELATED; DUI: HIGHEST RATE OF ALC/BAC
PAULES JR, PHILIP
2623 MEADOWVIEW DR
YORK, PA.
.16%+; DUI: CONT SUBST/SCHED 1; DUI:
CONT SUBST/METABOLITE; DUI: CONT
SUBST/IMP. ABILITY; DUI: CONT SUBST/
COMB ALC & DRUGS

RUDACILLE, TRAVIS
75 FOX RUN DR
YORK, PA
POSS CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
WTC

SMITH, TERESE
4306 ZEIGLERS CHURCH RD
SEVEN VALLEYS
DUI x2, DRIVING ON RDWYS LANED FOR TR,
WTC
DEPOSITING WASTE UPON HWY

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York County crime watch 4/17

District Judge Jeffrey Oberdorf:


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Carroll Township Police swears in new officer

solomon

 

Laura Solomon is Carroll Township Police’s newest officer, according to its Facebook page. Solomon will work part-time, according to the department.

 

 

 

 

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York County crime watch 4/3

Take a look at what’s going on in York County district courts.

Judge Barry Bloss Jr.:

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York County crime watch 3/27

Take a look at what’s been going on in York County district courts.

District Judge Barry Bloss Jr.:

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York County crime watch 3/20

District Judge Barry Bloss Jr:

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York County crime watch 3/13

District Judge Barry Bloss Jr:

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York County crime watch 3/6

District Judge Robert Eckenrode:

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York County crime watch 2/27

District Judge Robert Eckenrode:


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