Theft From Person – On Aug. 15, 2020 at 2:47 p.m., PSP Jonestown troopers responded to the 900 block of South College St. for a report of a theft. Investigation revealed that the Suspect took items that the Victim, a 51 year old Lancaster woman, left in their cart located in the cart stall and fled the scene. The Victim did not want to pursue charges.
Protection From Abuse Order Violation – A Protection From Abuse Order Violation has been filed against Whitney Heller, a 33 year old Lebanon resident, on Aug. 12, 2020 at 8:38 p.m. on the 1,200 block of Cornwall Rd. She is accused of making third party contact with the Victim of the PFA. Third party contact is prohibited and a violation of the PFA. At the time of this release, Heller had not been apprehended.
Drug Possession – A charge of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia has been filed against a 58 year old Lebanon woman and a 25 year old Lebanon woman after police assisted Lebanon County Probation Officers on July 23, 2020 at 10:34 a.m. on the 300 block of North 5th St.
Retail Theft – A 29 year old Lebanon woman has been cited for Retail Theft on Aug. 13, 2020 at 2:43 p.m. at 950 Church St. She is accused of taking merchandise from the store without paying for said merchandise. Total loss to the merchant was $3.82.
Public Drunkenness – A 50 year old Lebanon man has been cited for Public Drunkenness on Aug. 13, 2020 at 11:40 a.m. on the 100 block of Maple St.
Disorderly Conduct – A 31 year old Myerstown man has been cited for Disorderly Conduct on Aug. 13, 2020 at 4:25 p.m. on the 900 block of East Cumberland St.
Protection From Abuse Order Violation – Patrick Embry, a 49 year old Lebanon resident, has been charged with a Protection From Abuse Order Violation on Aug. 13, 2020 at 9:39 p.m. on the 300 block of Prune St. Embry is accused of making contact with the 32 year old Victim by verbally threatening to harm her. No physical contact was made between Embry and the Victim. Embry fled prior to police arrival and has not been apprehended.
False Reports To Law Enforcement Officers – A charge of False Reports to Law Enforcement Officers has been filed against Frankie Aponte, a 24 year old Lebanon resident, after investigation into a theft of a motor vehicle. Aponte reported his vehicle stolen to police on June 30, 2020 at 1:25 p.m. Aponte claimed his vehicle was stolen from the 900 block of Mifflin St. between June 29, 2020 and June 30, 2020. Police investigated this report and discovered the vehicle was not stolen as reported by Aponte. Police allege Aponte reported his car stolen on June 30, 2020 after leaving the car parked on the PA turnpike near King of Prussia when he had mechanical problems. The car was recovered on July 2, 2020 in the area Aponte last had possession of the car. Police allege Aponte posted a video of himself with the car on June 30, 2020 on the turnpike, talking about the car having mechanical problems.
Harassment – On Aug. 15, 2020 at 5:16 p.m., PSP Jonestown troopers responded to West Washington Ave. for a report of a harassment. Investigation revealed that earlier in the evening one juvenile pushed another and broke their glasses. The Arrestee was an 11 year old Myerstown Boro. male. The Victim was a 10 year old Myerstown Boro. male. PSP is investigating.
Vehicle Accident – On July 14, 2020 at 8:17 p.m., this crash occurred as Unit 1, a 2006 Hyundai Sonata, driven by Operator 1, a 41 year old Newmanstown man, was traveling east on East Main Ave., just west of its intersection with South Railroad St. Unit 1 was traveling east on East Main Ave. Unit 1 was originally traveling north on South Railroad St. and turned right (eastbound) onto East Main Ave. Operator 1 failed to maintain a safe distance between his vehicle’s right side and legally parked vehicles that were parked parallel to the right curb of the eastbound lane. Unit 1’s right side side-swiped (same direction) Unit 2’s, a 2018 Toyota Tacoma, left side in front of the residence located on the 30 block of East Main Ave., with Unit 2 being unoccupied at the time of this crash. Unit 2’s owner heard the crash, observing Unit 1 continue to travel east on East Main Ave. and ran after the vehicle on foot. Unit 1 came to final rest in the eastbound right travel lane under its own power, facing east near the residence located on the 200 block of East Main Ave. Unit 2’s owner caught up to Unit 1 and found Operator 1 to be unconscious in the driver’s seat with the vehicle’s engine on and the transmission in drive. Unit 2’s owner was unsuccessful when he requested Operator 1 to place his vehicle in park and turn the engine off. Unit 2’s owner put Unit 1’s transmission in park, turned off the vehicle’s engine, removed the vehicle’s key from the ignition, called 911 to report the incident and remained on scene until First Responders arrived on scene. This was the scene upon trooper’s arrival.
North Londonderry Township
Retail Theft – A 34 year old Palmyra man has been charged with two counts of Retail Theft following two separate incidents at Wal-Mart, located at 100 North Londonderry Sq. On July 3, 2020, he was observed by store staff concealing merchandise on his person prior to leaving the store. On July 5, 2020, staff watched him under-ring several items while utilizing a self-checkout register. Wal-Mart lost a total of $85.14 between the two incidents.
Retail Theft – North Londonderry Twp. police charged a 33 year old Lebanon resident with one count of Retail Theft when he exited the Palmyra Wal-Mart, failing to pay for $488.46 worth of merchandise. This occurred on Friday, July 31, 2020 at approximately 2:00 p.m.
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