Fugitive Arrested for Fatal Drug Delivery


Andrei Burkett, 28
1200 block Alma Lane
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Drug Delivery Resulting in Death
Delivery of Controlled Substance
Criminal Use of Communication Facility

On Sunday March 22, 2020, the Upper Allen Township Police Department responded to a residence for a medical emergency. Police learned that the victim was deceased from a possible drug overdose. The Cumberland County Coroner’s Office later confirmed that the victim’s death was caused by an overdose of illicit drugs. During the subsequent investigation, police identified that Andrei Burkett and Clayton Carroll were responsible for delivering drugs to the victim. Clayton Carroll was arrested on May 1, 2020; however, Andrei Burkett was not immediately located. See previous press release here: https://upperallenpolice.com/wp/?p=25748. Upper Allen Township Police requested assistance from the US Marshals Service and they arrested Andrei Burkett on May 20, 2020 in Silver Spring Township. Burkett has been committed to the Cumberland County Prison on $125,000 bail. The preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 1, 2020.