A York County man tried to fake out police and his insurance company by claiming his car was stolen at Antietam Lake, authorities said Thursday.
Daniel L. Slaughter, 25, Felton, boasted of insurance fraud on social media on Feb. 25, then the car was reported stolen on May 10.
Central Berks Regional Police Detective Deron Manndel thought there was something fishy about the stolen car incident and eventually got a search warrant for Slaughter’s cellphone and the evidence he needed to file charges.
“LOl so my buddy and i figured out what to do with my bmw,” Slaughter wrote on Snapchat on Feb. 25, a screenshot of which was found in the photo gallery of his cellphone, according to the criminal complaint.
The message continued: “Gunna chop it up in pieces, scrap it. Once it’s all gone, going to some hiking trails around here and claiming it stolen. They wont