Landisville man charged in arson, burglary

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A Landisville man has been charged with arson for setting fire to a Lancaster County home during a burglary.

Zachary Michael Tersak, 24, was additionally charged Thursday with burglary and criminal mischief, West Hempfield Township police said.

Police said Tersak admitted to investigators that he forcibly entered the home in the 1600 block of Stanley Avenue in Landisville on the night of June 18, with the intent to remove property, and then started the fire.

Tersak was being held in Lancaster County Prison on $50,000 bail.


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