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    Posted on January 21st, 2015 Becky 43 comments


    Charles D. Leayman

    * LNP has finally issued a correction to their Sunday editorial (see below on this site).  This is on today’s editorial page:



    Hello Becky –


    First of all I was amazed to find this site online. Secondly, however, it is due to searching for items on the tragic issue of Chuck Leayman in Lancaster.

    Yes, we were partners for a time. We eventually became steadfast friends (which is what we should have been in the first place) and we remained in close contact after I left Lancaster for California about 15 years ago.

    The prognosis for Check is not good but there is no official news release as yet. You can probably investigate for yourself or I can notify you when a news release is official. Chuck’s only close relative, his sister, is handling this.
    I settled out here on the coast not far from Lamar and Sally Hoover. We were in contact for awhile until Lamar passed on and Sally left the area. If you are by any chance in contact with Sally you might let her know about Chuck.
    Thank you for the mention online. I’m still writing and am currently working on two books about film and music. And I just had a wonderful performance of my Rock Mass which was written way back in Lancaster. And I LOVE California! However, I’m still somewhat in shock over the current developments in Lancaster.
    Ross Care
    Ventura, CA.

           Thank you, Ross.  Please keep us informed.  Brandon Bleecher, 23, has been arrested and charged (click here). 


    43 responses to “* BRANDON BLEECHER CHARGED”

    1. LNP can’t even write a good “Correction!” 😛

    2. Police have not released his name but said they believe he lives near where the crash occurred.

      You’ve been saying that for at least two days now, Ryan Robinson! Is that what they taught you in journalism school? Is it? You wait until, and only until, the police “release his name?” If the police told you to jump off a bridge, I bet you’d do it!

    3. So sad about Mr. Leayman. This Bleecher person should NEVER have been behind the wheel. Hope his illegal driving was worth it to him now he must live with it.

    4. The police have updated their press release and it says – and his docket says – he was released on $20,000 UNSECURED bail. I can’t believe this! I really can’t!

    5. I’m going to tie this in with what Stedman said at the forum regarding bail/sentences. Someone needs to get these namby pamby District Magistrates together and give them a talk about real life. They need to get their acts together and go for realistic bail and sentences. I was favorably impressed with what Stedman had to say.

    6. my goodness, Stedman sounds good but look at his actual actions. I no longer buy into Stedman. I’ll try to put some things together to show you what I mean.

    7. OMG, for killing a person!!!!!!!! This is just outrageous!!!!!!!

    8. Yes, unsecured bail in this case is despicable!

    9. And which idiot did this???

    10. District Judge Jayne F. Duncan who normally does Elizabethtown but apparently was filling in for DJ Bruce Roth since according to the docket she arraigned him at 7:32 this morning.

    11. thanks but never mind I found it

    12. That’s the problem with Stedman, what he says and what he does are two different things.

    13. Yep. Exactly. He was running for re-election today.

    14. Hi Becky…I somehow managed to sit trough 45 minutes of the forum today on LNP.

      45 minutes of my life I will never get back!

      Who decided to put a microphone in front of Suzanne Cassidy?? Or Mayor Dick? Or Chief Sadley? We should have had Ed Wickenheiser from Channel 8 (York) to better mumble-mouth questions/responses.

      WHAT WAS ACCOMPLISHED by this dog and pony show?

    15. I wonder what they had to eat.

    16. Unsecured bail in this case is reprehensible. This man was picked up on a second DUI AND driving without the license he lost from his first DUI. And now, probably driving on a third DUI he kills a man.

      Unsecured bail is ridiculous. He could just get in his girlfriend’s car and drive drunk again.

      Is he wearing an ankle monitor? Is he confined to his home?

      Contrast this with what Jeri Wright got for picking through a dumpster. And that was before his trial.

      This justice has let loose a convicted repeated DUI offender who can feasibly do the same thing again with just access to car keys.


    17. I saw no DUI on his dockets??

    18. A child has a still born baby in school and is given $100k cash bail, the mind boggles.

    19. I think you forgot three zeros, galty. Don’t you mean one million dollars bail?

    20. Oh, and remember the couple who dumped their friend who was overdosing on heroin by the side of the road? Oh, do I have an update on that one for you! 🙁

    21. My first thought was when typing that it was a Million and then thought “no that is to stupid” so typed $100k

      But as Chad/ FDR said on lanctalk she was a flight risk.

    22. galty, I prefer not to have the Klan forum mentioned on this site. And you know, one of the two ADMINISTRATORS on that forum is a Pennsylvania State Trooper and I think it is beyond inappropriate and he should be investigated and possibly lose his job. I’m not being dramatic – it is that racist and disgusting!

      Interesting that LNP runs a lot of the York paper content but they didn’t run this one:

    23. Sorry Becky did not know that about one of the Mods(who) wont mention that site again, it is as you say a racist and a disgusting site and all that’s wrong in America.

      On a lighter note am landing in Vegas on the 16 Feb for 2 weeks….. a room going free if you fancy it.

    24. galty, I’m embarrassed – kind of scared to fly! LOL! Really. 🙁 I even checked trains and they do not go to Vegas. I’m serious. Thank you for the offer and let me think about it and I’ll get back to you on FB.

      P.S. It’s an administrator and it’s not City.

    25. Robert, I agree I don’t see any stated previous DUI charges – but this guy had two prior serious incidents:

      LNP: Driver who struck, killed city man charged in prior hit-run incidents

    26. My mistake. I saw that he had lost his license and then was driving on his suspended license when he was arrested again. So he did something bad enough to lose his license the first time and then he was arrested the second time for driving w/o a license.

      So if there was no alcohol involved in him killing the pedestrian, that makes him doubly cold hearted if he hit and ran. He can’t even blame being an impaired driver.

    27. It is reported now that he was involved in two other hit and run accidents, but they were parked cars he struck. He got off scott-free and now a really good human being is dead because of him, and because he was loose to do this again and again.

    28. Anonymous2, and unless he is restricted to his home, he is free to grab a set of car keys and do it again.

    29. Exactly, huh?! Knowing his past history I find it unbelievable that a magistrate let him walk out on unsecured bond with no restrictions. He killed a man and drove away. So what, right, judge? I find myself so angry at the no-justice system in Lancaster.

    30. Who’s he related to?

    31. Oh, holy crap! Is his dad the Douglas Bleecher from that Neverwet stuff?

    32. Holy crap! I think it might be him:

    33. OMG! This is getting too weird for me. Where’s Marvelous Marv when you need him – “You can’t make this kind of stuff up!”

    34. MANHEIM TWP.: Lisa M. Bleecher, 43, of the 300 block of Meeting House Road, was charged after a domestic incident Wednesday at her home.

      The home listed as Brandon Bleecher’s address in Lancaster Online is 372 Meeting House Lane and according to county records it is owned by George R. Garbrick. Lisa’s M. Bleecher’s last name is listed as Garbrick when she married Thomas L. Bleecher in 1989 and divorced him in 1997. Following that, a Lisa M. Bleecher married a Douglas Michael Bleecher in 1999 and divorced him in 2004. Oh, my!

      * There seems to be a great deal of confusion as to whether Meeting House is one word or two and whether it is road or lane. The county website has it as “Lane” and in one spot has Meeting House broken into two words and another place for the same address it is one word!

    35. Oh, Frank, it gets better!

    36. 60. Defendant defamed Lisa Bleecher by telling Mary Souber, a social worker for Cobys, that Lisa Bleecher beats her children.
      61. Linette McCurdy submitted an article to the school newspaper where the Bleecher children attend asserting that Lisa Bleecher was married to Doughlas Bleecher’s brother.
      62. Defendats told Mark Kilpatrick that the Bleechers “don’t pay their rent” and that they “disgrace their house.”

      I cannot link to it. It is a lawsuit on the Prothonotary’s website and it is unbelievable!

    37. Anyway, all of this incredibly juicy stuff aside for the time being, all this means that Douglas M. Bleecher is the father or step-father of Brandon Bleecher and he is one of the inventors of “Neverwet!”

    38. If that is his dad, I smell a boot camp and stern lecture coming his way.

    39. Lisa’s FB page is next to nothing.

    40. I know – it only confirms the Garbrick name. I don’t know if she’s always had it that way or if she cleaned if off following his arrest.

    41. Daddy or step daddy, either way Becky. Neverwet = $$$$$, which in our quaint banana republic, means wrist slap if convicted

    42. You know, Frank, when you asked this morning who he is related to I was just going to come back with white, Manheim Township kid. Look what your question has done!!! Douglas is either the father or the step-father AND uncle of Brandon. OMG!

      (In the lawsuit the couple being sued also accused Lisa of sleeping with a MT football coach. And the lawsuit on the Bleecher’s behalf was brought by none other than Leonard Brown, now a Judge, and of course his law firm back then was Clymer & Musser – before Jeff Conrad left the DA’s office and joined the firm and it became Clymer Musser & Conrad!) OMG!

    43. I have lost all respect for the judges and the DA of Lancaster County. It would have only fit on a piece of rice anyways, but now that’s even gone.

      Someone has to do something!