PA Repo Man Takes Fire

handcuffs1Manheim, PA – August 29, 2014 – A Lancaster County man opened fire on and chased down a Repo Man during the attempted repossession of his car.

Lonnie Michael Ashford, 41, of Penn Township, allegedly fired three shots at two repossession contractor employees in the 300 block of South Main Street at around 1:18 a.m. Friday.

Ashford then reportedly got on a motorcycle and chased the Repo Man as he fled in the tow rig toward Manheim with the car attached, Northern Lancaster County Regional police said.

Officers were nearby investigating an unrelated incident when they heard the gunfire, followed by the sound of a motorcycle ashfrd_pastarting and accelerating.

The officers located Ashford, arrested him for two counts of reckless endangerment and recovered a .380-caliber handgun, police said.

He was later released on $25,000 unsecured bail.

The employees were not injured.

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1 thought on “PA Repo Man Takes Fire

  1. Every time I read about this I have a million questions I would love to ask about the situation.
    I also wonder if the financial institutions own employees where getting shot at what the Human Resource department would be faced with the day after or the hour after. Wow a million thoughts and questions. But I am willing to comment on the employee law suits and the turn over the financial institutions would have. COPIOUS

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