Vehicle Accident – At 11:12 a.m. Feb. 8, a crash occurred at the intersection of State Route 22 and Blue Mountain Road in Bethel Township. According to the report, a 2016 Ford F250 Supercab pickup truck, driven by a 19-year-old Fredericksburg woman, accompanied by passengers — a 23-year-old Coal Township woman; an 18-year-old Pine Grove woman; a 12-year-old female of Fredericksburg; a 3-year-old female of Fredericksburg; and a 2-year-old male of Coal Township — changed lanes and was struck by a 2008 Freightliner Sprinter tractor trailer, driven by a 54-year-old Enola man. The Fredericksburg woman’s vehicle rolled over and multiple occupants in the front seat were trapped, according to police. The Enola man and the 12-year-old were wearing their seatbelts, and the 3-year-old and 2-year-old were in front-facing child safety seats. The other involved persons were not wearing their seatbelts. The front seat occupants of the Fredericksburg woman’s vehicle were extricated by mechanical means and were taken by ambulance to the Hershey Medical Center. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. The Fredericksburg woman was cited with driving on roadways laned for traffic for his involvement in the crash.
Hit and Run – At 4:02 p.m. Feb. 2, police responded to the intersection of Pine Grove Street and State Route 22 for a hit-and-run crash. Police determined a 2010 Nissan was stopped at a yield sign when a 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer rear-ended it. The driver then fled the scene in the Trailblazer. The investigation is ongoing.
Deer Struck – An 18-year-old Ephrata woman struck a deer at 12:32 a.m. Feb. 7 on State Route 322 East at Boyd Street. The driver did not sustain any injuries in the crash, police said. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Vehicle Accident – At 4:52 p.m. Feb. 5, this two-vehicle crash occurred on State Route 422, just west of its intersection with North Locust Street. The crash occurred as a 2005 Mercury Grand Marquis, driven by an 85-year-old Lebanon man was traveling east on SR 422. The Marquis approached vehicles that were stopped at that intersection for a red light. Crawley was unable to slow or stop his vehicle in time, hitting both the rear bumper of a 2011 Volkswagen GTI, driven by a 23-year-old Myerstown woman, and a guide rail. Both individuals were wearing their seatbelts. No injuries were reported, according to police. The Lebanon man was cited with driving vehicle at safe speed for his involvement in this crash.
Criminal Mischief Under $1,000 – According to a report, police responded to South Broad Street for a report of scratches on the residence’s front door, valued at $50, of the victim, 20, of Myerstown. The investigation revealed that an unknown person(s) arrived at the victim’s residence around 5:50 p.m. Feb. 8 and caused the scratches. The person(s) then fled in an unknown direction by unknown means. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact PSP Jonestown at 717-865-2194.
North Cornwall Township
Vehicle Accident – At 5:07 p.m. Feb. 3, a crash occurred as a 26-year-old Lebanon man struck two mailboxes in the 1500 block of Colebrook Road. As a result of this crash, the man’s vehicle had two flat tires and needed to be towed from the scene. There were no injuries.
Vehicle Accident – At 6:36 p.m. Feb. 6, a crash occurred at the intersection of Quentin Road and York Street as a 43-year-old Lebanon man was traveling north on Quentin Road. According to the report, the man looked down for a second; when he looked back up, his vehicle rear-ended a vehicle driven by a 23-year-old Lebanon woman. Both vehicles sustained minor damage and were driven from the scene. No injuries were observed, according to police.
Possession with Intent to Use Drug Paraphernalia, Driving without a License – At 7:14 p.m. Feb. 7, a 45-year-old Lebanon woman was charged with possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia, driving without a license, and general lighting equipment, after a traffic stop in the 1800 block of Walnut Street.
North Londonderry Township
Vehicle Accident – At 4:24 p.m. Feb. 6, police responded to the intersection of Harry Avenue and Queen Street for a two-vehicle crash. A 19-year-old Palmyra woman reported to police that while traveling on Harry Avenue, she was blinded by the sun and struck a parked vehicle. The woman’s vehicle was towed by Zimmey’s Automotive. She was cited with careless driving for her involvement in this crash.
Weapons on School Property – Police charged a male student, 14, of Palmyra, with weapons on school property after he was found to be in possession of a knife at the Palmyra High School at 10:36 a.m. Feb. 7.
Vehicle Accident – Police investigated a crash in which a vehicle driven by a 63-year-old Grantville woman went off the roadway and into a ditch on Syner Road and Gravel Hill Road at 6:46 p.m. Feb. 9. There were no injuries, according to police, and the woman’s vehicle was towed as a result of the crash. She was cited with careless driving.
Vehicle Accident – At 8 a.m. Jan. 31, a single-vehicle crash occurred on Grace Avenue just past its intersection with Water Street in Swatara Township. According to the report, a 2016 Chevrolet Trax, driven by a 43-year-old Lebanon man, accompanied by a passenger, a 40-year-old Lebanon woman, was traveling south on Grace Avenue when it drove off the right side of the roadway, subsequently striking and driving through a fence and striking a utility pole. The vehicle came to a rest, facing west on the right shoulder of the roadway. The driver and passenger were wearing their seatbelts. The driver did not sustain injuries. The passenger sustained minor injuries to her upper torso from her seatbelt and was taken by ambulance to the Hershey Medical Center. The vehicle sustained disabling damage in the crash and needed to be towed. The driver was cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Identity Theft – On Jan. 8, the victim, 57, of Jonestown, reported that his identity was used to file a fraudulent unemployment claim. The victim related on Jan. 8, he received a 1099 form for his taxes and discovered that an unemployment claim was filed using his personal identifying information. The victim related that his HR denied the claim immediately and he did not suffer any monetary loss. The victim related that he was going to process a claim through the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. Police provided the victim with a Victim/Witness Assistance Guide. All information will be forwarded to Syreeta Scott, U.S. Department of Labor.
Retail Theft – Police are investigating a retail theft that occurred on Jan. 27 at BG’s Market. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Jonestown at 717-865-2194.
Vehicle Accident – At 7:50 p.m. Feb. 9, this crash occurred as a 2005 Ford F150XLT, driven by a male, 16, of Jonestown, was backing out of a parking stall and a 2011 Kia Soul was legally parked at Turkey Hill, at 500 Jonestown Road. Initial impact occurred, according to police, as the front bumper of the 16-year-old’s vehicle struck the driver’s side rear door of the Soul. The 16-year-old’s vehicle continued out of the parking lot and headed east on Jonestown Road. The F150XLT and the 16-year-old were located at 320 Swatara Creek Drive in Swatara Township. The 16-year-old was wearing his seatbelt. No injuries were reported. The 16-year-old was cited for limitations on backing for his involvement in this crash.
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