According to a statement, in addition to the two life terms, Adrian Oswaldo Sura Reyes was sentenced to an additional 123 1/2 to 380 years for the "brutal crimes he committed" last summer.
On Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, at 6:15 p.m., Pennsylvania State Troopers were asked to help the Berwick Police Department with an incident where a vehicle drove through a crowd at an event on West 2nd Street. One person reportedly died at the scene and several others were injured. Minutes later, Pennsylvania State Police got a call about a man assaulting a female in Nescopeck Borough.
Troopers arrested Sura Reyes at the scene without incident.
Court records show Sura Reyes was indicted on 40 charges, including two counts of criminal homicide, 19 counts of attempted criminal homicide, and 19 counts of aggravated assault. He pleaded guilty to the first two charges, and prosecutors dropped the aggravated assault charge.
According to The Associated Press, the people gathered at the fundraiser were there to honor 10 people who were killed in a fire Aug. 5, 2022. The victims — seven adults and three children — were reportedly all relatives of a volunteer firefighter who helped extinguish the blaze.