EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) – Police in Lancaster County have arrested a man who climbed through a hotel air conditioner and stole $150 worth of property.
According to Police, John Parker Gilbert III was apprehended at 6: 30 a.m on Thursday, May 26 after returning to the Red Carpet Inn. Gilbert is facing additional charges of Criminal Trespass and Drug Possession.
East Lampeter Township Police said Gilbert was wanted for felony burglary after an incident at the Red Carpet Inn on Lincoln Highway East. Police say on May 14 around 5 a.m. Gilbert allegedly entered a locked hotel room through the framework of an air conditioner.
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Inside the room, Gilbert allegedly stole $150 worth of property from the room tenant.
According to court documents, Gilbert has been incarcerated in the Lancaster County Jail, where he was unable to post $50,000 bail. His preliminary hearing has been scheduled for June 2.