Theft of Motor Vehicle – At 6:36 a.m. April 24, police responded to West Sheridan Avenue for a report of a stolen vehicle, described as a blue 2010 Subaru Forester bearing PA registration LGC1801. The victim was a 73-year-old Annville man. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Jonestown at 717-865-2194 and reference incident number PA2022-509789.
DUI – At 12:57 a.m. April 21, a 54-year-old Fredericksburg woman operated a 2012 GMC Terrain on North Mechanic and Walnut streets while under the influence of alcohol.
Harassment – At 1:50 p.m. April 10, police responded to Lebanon Valley Court for a domestic-related incident. Police learned that a 62-year-old Lebanon woman and an 85-year-old Lebanon woman became involved in a verbal altercation that turned physical when the 62-year-old punched the 85-year-old and then the 85-year-old shoved the 62-year-old and struck her with a cane. Police cited both women with harassment.
Disorderly Conduct – Police cited a 23-year-old Lebanon man for disorderly conduct for his involvement in an incident that occurred on April 16 on Anthracite Road.
East Hanover Township
DUI – At 10:48 p.m. April 22, police arrested Philip Hunt, 44, of Jonestown, on Jonestown Road and North SR 934 for driving a 1998 Mazda while under the influence of alcohol.
Theft – At approximately 2:12 p.m. April 21, police responded to the Snitz Creek mini-mart at 1805 Fisher Ave. for a report of an employee stealing money. According to police, a 30-year-old Annville man removed $269.09 from one of the mini mart’s cash drop envelopes on April 14, concealed it on his person, and did not return it to the cash drop. Police are investigating.
Vehicle Accident – At 11:02 p.m. April 16, a crash occurred on SR 934 North, just south of the I-81 North on-ramp. The crash occurred as a 2016 Audi A3 driven by a 31-year-old Tower City woman was traveling north in the right lane of SR 934 and struck a deer, then came to rest on the right shoulder of the road. The Audi was towed from the scene. The woman was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash. No injuries were reported, according to police.
Found Property – At 12:14 p.m. April 22, police responded to Quarry Drive for a report of a found item. Police said the complainant was fishing in a quarry when he discovered a rifle submerged in the water. Found items include a brass 5.56 projectile and a black Radical Firearms Texas RF-15. Investigation is ongoing.
Vehicle Accident – At 4:33 p.m. April 7, a crash occurred as a 2003 Chevrolet Blazer driven by a 19-year-old Myerstown man was traveling south on SR 501 near the intersection with Hergelrode Drive when the vehicle left the right side of the road and struck gravel. The Chevrolet returned to the road and continued into the north lane, striking a 2005 Subaru Forester driven by a 38-year-old Myerstown man. The Chevrolet continued to spin and struck a 2009 Hyundai Sonata driven by a 61-year-old Poughkeepsie, New York, man accompanied by a 28-year-old Lagrangeville, New York, woman, which was behind the Subaru. All three vehicles were damaged. The 19-year-old and the Lagrangeville woman were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash and reported no injuries. The 38-year-old was not wearing a seatbelt and sustained injuries of unknown severity; he was transported via Western Berks Ambulance Association to Good Samaritan Hospital. The Poughkeepsie man was wearing a seatbelt and sustained suspected minor injuries and also was taken to Good Samaritan. The 19-year-old was cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic. The Poughkeepsie man was cited for restraint systems. Schaefferstown EMS and the First Aid and Safety Patrol assisted on the scene.
Vehicle Accident – At 2:25 p.m. April 28, a crash occurred as a 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan driven by Todd Kenee, 58, of Lebanon, and a 2023 Volvo driven by a 43-year-old Haledon, New Jersey, man were traveling north on SR 501, just south of Elko Drive. The Volkswagen left the right half of the road and struck a utility pole, causing disabling damage to the car’s front bumper area. The impact caused the utility pole to shear and break another utility pole on the same side of the road, which fell, striking the Volvo and causing disabling damage. Kenee was wearing a seatbelt and sustained suspected minor injuries; he was transported via Myerstown First Aid Unit to Hershey Medical Center. The Haledon man was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and reported no injuries. Kenee was cited for driving while under the influence of alcohol/controlled substance/controlled substances. The crash is still under investigation.
Vehicle Accident – At 2:46 p.m. April 30, a crash occurred as a 2004 Infiniti G35 driven by a 19-year-old Myerstown man, accompanied by another 19-year-old Myerstown individual, was traveling south on Millardsville Road. The Infiniti left the road, striking two mailboxes and a sign, then hit a MetEd utility pole causing heavy contact damage and intrusion into the left side. The occupants were freed by mechanical means via fire and rescue. The driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. The passenger was not. All occupants were evaluated by EMS and refused transport, according to police. The driver was cited for careless driving.
Non-Traffic Death – At approximately 5:23 p.m. April 24, police and personnel from surrounding fire and EMS agencies responded to the Swatara Creek, just north of Jonestown Road, for a water rescue. The initial report indicated multiple individuals struggling in the water. When police and personnel arrived, police were able to safely extricate two individuals, a 23-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man, from the water as fire personnel used rescue boats to remove a 42-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman from the water. Lifesaving measures were performed on the 42-year-old and the 60-year-old. First Aid and Safety Patrol transported the 42-year-old man to Good Samaritan Hospital in Lebanon, where he was pronounced dead. Penn State Life Lion EMS transported the 60-year-old to Hershey Medical Center, where she is in critical condition. First Aid and Safety Patrol transported the other involved individuals to the Hershey Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. At this time, the identity of all involved individuals is being withheld as the investigation is ongoing.
Vehicle Accident – At 6:53 p.m. April 28, a crash occurred on Market Street at Lancaster Street. A 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by a 60-year-old Palmyra man was traveling west on Market and a non-motorized scooter ridden by a 14-year-old Jonestown boy was crossing Market from north to south. The Chevrolet struck the scooter in the crosswalk in the west lane of Market Street. The Chevrolet sustained minor damage and was driven from the scene. The scooter sustained minor damage and was transported from the scene by a relative of the rider. The Palmyra man was wearing a seatbelt and reported no injuries. The 14-year-old sustained possible injuries and was transported via First Aid and Safety Patrol to Hershey Medical Center. The Palmyra man was cited for right-of-way of pedestrians in crosswalks. Lebanon County fire companies assisted on the scene.
Theft – Police responded to East Market and North Lancaster streets on April 19 for a report of a theft and determined that an unknown male entered the ABC Laundromat at approximately 1:30 a.m., after which he cut the locks off three gaming machines and removed approximately $100 in coins. The male fled the scene in a yellow pickup truck, traveling east on East Market Street. He also caused $150 in damage to the gaming machines. The victims were a 62-year-old Mechanicsburg man and a 70-year-old Lebanon man. The investigation is ongoing.
Harassment – At 5:11 p.m. March 25, police responded to West Main Avenue for a report of a physical altercation on the street. Police learned the altercation involved multiple family members with the mother, a 37-year-old Lebanon woman, being the aggressor. The victims were a 29-year-old Dillsburg woman and an 18-year-old Newmanstown man. Police are investigating.
Vehicle Accident – At 12:41 p.m. April 22, a crash occurred as a 2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek driven by a 29-year-old Myerstown man was traveling north on North College Street. The man, for an unknown reason, lost control of the steering wheel, causing the Subaru to veer off of the road, hitting a tree and sustaining front-end damage. The man was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and reported no injuries. The Subaru was towed from the scene, and the driver was cited for driving on roadways laned for traffic.
North Cornwall Township
Vehicle Accident – At 2:32 p.m. April 22, a crash occurred on Village Drive and Rocherty Road when a vehicle driven by a 38-year-old Lebanon man turned onto Village Drive and attempted to turn around, but got stuck on a large rock just off the road. The vehicle sustained minor damage. No injuries were reported, according to police.
Vehicle Accident – At 2:58 p.m. April 22, a crash occurred at Cedar Crest Square when a female driver, age and residence unknown, was parking. The woman hit the accelerator instead of the brake, causing her vehicle to hop the curb, go through a grassy area, and strike a vehicle driven by another woman, whose age and address also remain unknown. Her vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries were reported.
Vehicle Accident, Car Fire – At 11:22 a.m. April 23, a crash and car fire occurred on Rocherty Road at Village Drive. A vehicle driven by a Lebanon man was traveling west on Rocherty Road when the vehicle caught fire at the west entrance of Village Drive. Neversink Fire Company assisted on scene. The vehicle was towed. No injuries were reported.
Vehicle Accident – At 6:05 p.m. April 23, a crash occurred on the 00 block of South 19th Street involving a vehicle driven by a 63-year-old Lebanon woman. Two vehicles sustained minor damage. No injuries were reported. Police cited the Lebanon woman for careless driving.
DUI – At 5:10 p.m. Feb. 23, police stopped Yamil Rivera-Magdaleno, 28, of Lebanon, for heavily tinted windows in the 1800 block of Chestnut Street. Police charged Rivera-Magdaleno with driving while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, resisting arrest, and false identification to law enforcement, and transported him to Lebanon County Central Booking.
Retail Theft, Drug Possession – At 4:01 p.m. April 22, police responded to an active retail theft inside the CVS Store at 1760 Quentin Road. Police took Mark Hoosendove, 56, of New York, into custody for retail theft, and Eric Miller Jr., 56, also of New York, into custody for possession of a controlled substance.
Criminal Trespass, Loitering and Prowling at Nighttime, Public Drunkenness – At approximately 5:12 a.m. April 11, police responded to the 200 block of North Lincoln Street for a report of an intruder in a residence. Police identified the intruder as Ramon Jones, 28, and charged him with criminal trespass, loitering and prowling at nighttime, and public drunkenness. Charges were filed through Magisterial District Judge Garver’s office on April 12.
DUI, Driving While Suspended, Required Financial Responsibility – At approximately 10:47 a.m. April 22, police initiated a traffic stop in the 700 block of West Main Street. Police identified the driver as Harry Speraw Jr., 58, and determined he was operating with a suspended license due to several prior DUI convictions and without insurance. Speraw also had a bench warrant out of Lebanon County for DUI. Police placed Speraw under arrest and transported him to Lebanon County Booking for processing.
Drug Possession – At approximately 7:25 a.m. April 24, police located a known wanted subject on the 900 block of East Main Street. Police identified the man as Joshua Mullins, 41, who had a bench warrant out of Lebanon County for possession of drug paraphernalia, as well as a felony drug warrant out of Indiana. Police arrested Mullins for the warrants, transported him to Lebanon County Booking, and placed him into LCCF to await extradition.
Harassment – On April 20, police responded to the 400 block of West Cherry Street for a report of a domestic dispute. Police determined that a 35-year-old man shoved a door into the victim, causing the victim to fall backward into a freezer. A non-traffic citation was filed through MDJ Garver’s office on April 22 for harassment.
Harassment – On April 27, police charged a 43-year-old Harrisburg man with one count of harassment (summary) for an incident occurring at 10 p.m. April 7, where it was reported that he had repeatedly left unwanted harassing voicemail messages on an Annville Township resident’s phone.
South Londonderry Township
Vehicle Accident – At 11:03 a.m. April 16, police responded to the 2000 block of South Forge Road for an accident with injuries. Police determined that both an 84-year-old Palmyra woman and a 26-year-old Harrisburg man were traveling north on South Forge Road when the Palmyra woman reportedly failed to stop before striking the man’s vehicle from behind.
Vehicle Accident – At 11:19 a.m. April 2, a crash occurred on Route 322 in the area of Lawn Road as a vehicle driven by a 26-year-old Lebanon woman struck the rear of a vehicle driven by a 30-year-old Lebanon woman who was in stop-and-go traffic. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. The 30-year-old was treated and released on the scene by First Aid and Safety Patrol. Police cited the 26-year-old with driving vehicle at safe speed.
Trespass – Police investigated a trespassing complaint on the 5500 block of Elizabethtown Road on March 8 after police learned that a 70-year-old Palmyra man remained on the property after being told to leave the property. Police cited the man with trespass.
Vehicle Accident – At 11:03 a.m. April 27, police responded to the intersection of Horseshoe Pike and Schoolhouse Road for a report of a crash. Police determined that a 33-year-old Hershey woman was attempting to turn left from the 2900 block of Horseshoe Pike when her vehicle struck a vehicle driven by a 72-year-old Palmyra woman traveling west on SR 322. No injuries were reported, according to police.
Identity Theft – At approximately 11:09 a.m. April 15, police responded to Mountville Drive for a report by a 60-year-old Lebanon woman who said an unknown person opened a false unemployment claim in her name. The victim said she is currently employed and did not file the claim. She reported no monetary loss as a result of this incident. Police advised the victim to contact the Federal Trade Commission and the Social Security Administration as her identity was compromised. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Jonestown at 717-865-2194 and reference incident number PA2022-463978.
DUI – At 1:04 p.m. March 27, police conducted a traffic stop in the Turkey Hill parking lot. Police found the operator, a 29-year-old Lebanon man, of the 2004 Acura TSX to be under the influence of a controlled substance.
Theft By Deception – Police responded to Jonestown Road for a report of an attempted theft between 8:12 and 9:22 p.m. on March 19. The victim was a 37-year-old Harrisburg woman. Investigation is ongoing.
West Cornwall Township
Deer Struck – A 27-year-old Lebanon woman struck a deer at 9:57 p.m. April 20 on SR 322 West at the PennDOT shed. No injuries were reported, according to police. Her vehicle was towed from the scene.
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