Annville Township

Hit-and-Run Crash – At 8:50 a.m. Feb. 13, police received a complaint from an owner of a vehicle in the first block of West Sheridan Avenue that an unknown person struck his unoccupied parked vehicle with their vehicle and drove off. The victim’s vehicle, a red Nissan station wagon, sustained a significant amount of damage to its driver’s side. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Annville Township Police Department at 717-867-2711.

Hit-and-Run Crash – At 1:03 p.m. Feb. 8, police were dispatched to a home located on the first block of East Queen Street for a report of a hit-and-run crash that had just occurred on the property. According to a report, witnesses reported seeing a blue sedan that had moderate left front-end damage, including a flat left front tire, leave the scene. The striking vehicle had jumped a curb and struck multiple flower pots and a composite deck, before fleeing the scene. A short time later, police located the striking vehicle parked in the 400 block of West Main Street. The driver was contacted and later cited with two summary traffic violations. No injuries were reported.

Fire Activity – According to a report, at 6:54 a.m. Feb. 18, firefighters from Annville, Cleona, Palmyra, and North Cornwall townships were dispatched to an automotive garage fire in the 1300 block of East Main Street. Arriving firefighters found one of the bays of the garage fully involved in fire with the fire spreading to the remainder of the building. A second alarm was requested for additional manpower as firefighters battled not only the structure fire but also dealt with four propane tanks venting. The business owner, who was in the building at the time of the fire, was not injured. Damage to the building, its contents, and surrounding vehicles is estimated at $900,000. The state police fire marshal is investigating the cause of the fire, which is not considered suspicious. 

Cornwall Borough

Deer Struck – A 50-year-old Lebanon man struck a deer at 3:57 a.m. Feb. 12 on Zinns Mill Road near North Cornwall Road. No injuries were reported, according to police.

East Hanover Township

Drug Possession – At 5:54 p.m. Jan. 20, police responded to a two-vehicle crash at Allentown Boulevard and Zion Church Road. Upon investigation, police determined that the driver, 32, of Harrisburg, of the 2009 Toyocar Van Container Trailer, was in possession of drug paraphernalia. The other vehicle involved in the crash was a 2016 International Coach MFG. Police are investigating.

Vehicle Accident – At 2:46 p.m. Jan. 20, this two-vehicle crash occurred on State Route 22, just east of its intersection with Jonestown Road in East Hanover Township. A 2009 Toyota Yaris driven by a 32 year old Harrisburg man was traveling west in the left lane of travel on SR 22. The Toyota turned into the right lane, striking a 2016 International Harvester driven by 29 year old Marysville man, who was slowing to turn into a parking lot on the right side of the roadway. Initial impact occurred as the Toyota’s right front fender hit the International Harvester’s front bumper. The impact caused the Toyota to overturn onto its side. The Toyota came to final rest on the shoulder of the right lane on its roof, facing east. The International Harvester came to final rest on the shoulder of the roadway, facing west. The drivers were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash. The Harrisburg man sustained suspected minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Hershey Medical Center. The Marysville man sustained no injuries, according to police. This crash and charges, including driving under the influence, are pending further criminal investigation.

Heidelberg Township

Vehicle Accident – At 2:54 p.m. Feb. 14, a four-vehicle crash occurred on State Route 897, just 10 yards east of its intersection with SR 501. A 2015 Volvo S60 driven by a 79 year old Newmanstown woman, accompanied by a 74 year old Newmanstown woman, was pulling out of a driveway onto SR 897 westbound. A 2018 Audi SQ5 driven by a 43 year old Ephrata man, accompanied by a male, 4, of Ephrata, a 2008 Hyundai Accent driven by a female, 16, of Reading, accompanied by a 39 year old Reading man, and a 2017 GMC Sierra driven by a 67 year old Jonestown man were stopped at a traffic light on SR 897 Westbound.

The Volvo struck the front driver’s side of the Audi and the rear bumper of the Hyundai. The Hyundai was pushed forward into the rear bumper of the GMC. All vehicles came to final rest in the travel lane of SR 897 westbound.

The Volvo, Audi, and Hyundai all sustained disabling damage, according to police, and were towed from the scene by CJ Wagner’s Towing. The GMC sustained minor damage and was driven from the scene by the Jonestown man. All occupants were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash, and the 4-year-old was in a front-facing child safety seat. There were no reported injuries, except for the 16-year-old who sustained possible injuries and was taken by ambulance to an area hospital. Police were assisted on scene by Lebanon County fire companies and Schaefferstown EMS.

DUI – At 5:02 a.m. Feb. 12, a man, 39, of Red Lion, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol while operating a vehicle, a 1995 GMC R1500, on South 5th Avenue and Juliada Drive.

Myerstown Borough

Criminal Mischief Under $1,000 – At 9 p.m. Feb. 10, a woman, 24, of Myerstown, was charged with criminal mischief for damaging a wooden door on West Washington Avenue.

North Cornwall Township

Vehicle Accident – At 2:28 p.m. Feb. 12, a crash occurred at the intersection of 16th and Cumberland streets.A 60 year old Phoenixville man was stopped on West Cumberland Street for traffic. A vehicle driven by a 44 year old York woman then rear-ended the Phoenixville man’s vehicle. No injuries were reported, according to police.

Vehicle Accident – At 2:55 p.m. Feb. 12, a crash occurred in the Kohl’s parking lot. A juvenile, 16, backed out of a parking space and struck a vehicle driven by a 25 year old Lebanon woman. No injuries were reported.

Vehicle Accident – At 8:08 p.m. Feb. 14, this crash occurred at the intersection of Chestnut and 16th streets. A 43 year old Lebanon woman was traveling south on 16th Street through the intersection and struck a vehicle driven by a 58 year old Lebanon woman. According to police, both vehicles were towed from the scene. The 43-year-old was transported to WellSpan/GSH for breathing problems. No injuries were reported.

Deer Struck – At 11:46 p.m. Feb. 16, a crash occurred in the 100 block of Royal Road. A 60 year old Lebanon man was traveling east on Royal Road when he struck a deer in the eastbound lane. No injuries were reported. His vehicle was driven from the scene.

North Lebanon Township

DUI – At 2:25 a.m. Feb. 13, police arrested Fernando Luzon-Guzman, 66, of Lebanon, for driving a vehicle, a 2005 Honda HRV, while under the influence of alcohol on West Maple and 20th streets.

North Londonderry Township

Vehicle Accident – A 38 year old Cleona woman was cited with stop signs and yield signs for her involvement in a crash at the intersection of Railroad and Elm streets at 10:24 a.m. Feb. 13. The woman proceeded through a stop sign on Elm Street into oncoming traffic on Railroad Street, and her vehicle struck a vehicle driven by a 75 year old Palmyra man.

PFA Violation – Police have charged Willie Haslip, 57, with contempt for violation of order or agreement for violating a PFA violation at 2 p.m. Feb. 3. The victim was a woman, 49, of Palmyra.

Swatara Township

Drug Possession – At 7:05 p.m. Jan. 28, police arrested Gregory Fisher, 39, of Jonestown, for driving a vehicle, a 2005 Ford Freestyle, on State Route 22 and North Lancaster Street while under the influence of drugs as well as for drug charges.

Union Township

DUI – At 2:01 a.m. Feb. 12, a man, 58, of Jonestown, was charged with driving under the influence for operating a vehicle, a 1989 Ford F-150XLT, on Jonestown Road while under the influence of alcohol.

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