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Bethel Township

Vehicle Accident – At approximately 8:12 p.m. May 6, a vehicle crash occurred as state police trooper was on routine patrol in a marked unit, a 2016 Ford Taurus (X). The trooper was traveling east on Greble Road when he struck a deer that ran out in front of him. The trooper was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was not injured. The Ford was towed from the scene after it began leaking fluids.

Vehicle Accident – At 7:46 a.m. May 12, a hit-and-run occurred on the 3000 block of South Pine Grove Street when an unknown vehicle was driving in the parking lot and struck the building. The building sustained minor damage. It is unknown whether the operator of the vehicle was injured. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Jonestown at 717-865-2194.

DUI – At 9:51 p.m. May 5, police arrested Travis Mohn, 31, of Jonestown, for driving a 2008 Chevrolet Trail Blazer on East Main Street and South Tan Alley while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance.

Disorderly Conduct – At 4 a.m. May 9, the arrestee caused a fourth false alarm within a 12 consecutive month period. This incident occurred on South Pine Grove Street.

Heidelberg Township

Bad Checks – At 1:32 p.m. April 12, police responded to Stiegel Pike for bad checks being used at the Dutch-Way Farmer’s Market. Police are investigating.

Millcreek Township

DUI – At 12:29 a.m. May 8, police arrested Marlin Stoltzfus, 40, of Newmanstown, for driving a 1998 GMC Sierra on Fort Zellers and North Sheridan roads while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance.

Death Investigation – Police responded to the 200 block of Memorial Boulevard for a deceased 69-year-old Newmanstown man. Upon arrival, police conducted an investigation, which revealed nothing suspicious surrounding his death. The victim appeared to have died of natural causes sometime between 9 p.m. May 2 and 7:09 p.m. May 3.

Myerstown Borough

Harassment, Disorderly Conduct – At 3:08 p.m. May 10, police responded to West Washington Avenue for a reported disturbance between the victim and the arrestee, both 19-year-old Myerstown men. Police learned that the arrestee walked to the victim’s residence to confront him about their “beef” with one another. A verbal altercation ensued. The arrestee refused to leave the premises and continued to cause a disturbance. Police cited the arrestee with harassment and disorderly conduct.

North Londonderry Township

Vehicle Accident – At 1:30 p.m. May 7, police responded to a crash on the 1100 block of West Main Street. The crash occurred in the west travel lane when a vehicle driven by an 18-year-old Palmyra man rear-ended a vehicle driven by a 61-year-old Lebanon woman. Police cited the Palmyra man for driving vehicle at safe speed.

Drug Possession – At 1:53 a.m. Feb. 18, police charged Samantha Robinson, 33, of Annville, with possession of drug paraphernalia after police made contact with her while she was sitting in her vehicle in the Lowe’s parking lot in Palmyra after hours.

Vehicle Accident – At 11:14 p.m. May 2, police charged Christopher Bradley, 47, of Harrisburg, for his involvement in a crash that occurred on the 1300 block of East Main Street. Bradley was the driver of a vehicle that was stopped for an expired and suspended registration. During the traffic stop, police discovered that Bradley’s license type was ignition interlock and the vehicle that Bradley was driving was not equipped with an ignition interlock device. Police charged Bradley with the ignition interlock device violation, driving with an expired registration, and driving with an expired state inspection.

Drug Possession – At 2:49 a.m. May 13, police charged Joshua Mullins, 41, with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia after police made contact with him on the 1200 block of East Main Street while investigating a suspicious person.

Palmyra Borough

Drug Possession – At approximately 11:25 p.m. March 27, while police were on a domestic call in the 400 block of West Main Street, police recovered marijuana and drug paraphernalia at the scene. Police confirmed that the items belonged to Donovan Davis, 20, and charged him for possession of marijuana and of drug paraphernalia.

Public Drunkenness – At approximately 10:07 p.m. April 30, police made contact with a visibly intoxicated man who was struggling to walk across the street in the 100 block of West Main Street. The man was identified as Loren Carlson, 63, who was transported home after he was charged with public drunkenness.

Altered, Forged, or Counterfeit Documents, Fraudulent Use of Registration Plate – At approximately 5:42 p.m. April 30, police initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 400 block fo North Railroad Street for having a plate that did not match the vehicle. Police identified the owner of the vehicle as Michael Ely, 49, who admitted that the vehicle was unregistered, did not have insurance, and had fraudulent inspection and emissions stickers. On May 2, police charged Ely with altered, forged, or counterfeit documents, fraudulent use of registration plate, required financial responsibility, and three other summary traffic violations. 

Receiving Stolen Property – At approximately 3:30 a.m. May 12, police noticed a truck traveling in the 500 block of West North Avenue. The driver abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot at the sight of police. Police determined the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Lancaster County. Police searched the area and located the driver, who they identified as Roderick Holley, 42, hiding in a bush. Police placed Holley under arrest, charged him with receiving stolen property, and placed him into Lebanon County Correctional Facility on $25,000 secured bond. 

Drug Possession, General Lighting Requirements – At approximately 10:43 p.m. April 19, police initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Nathaniel Hall, 24. Upon further investigation, police found Hall to be in possession of marijuana and a grinder with marijuana residue inside. Police seized both items. On April 20, police charged Hall at MDJ Garver’s office for possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and general lighting requirements.

Drug Possession, Maximum Speed Limits – At approximately 12:23 a.m, April 15, police initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Matthew Negron, 22. During the course of the stop, police conducted a drug investigation and search warrant on the vehicle and recovered marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The vehicle was towed from the scene. On April 15, police charged Negron at MDJ Garver’s office for possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and maximum speed limits.

Retail Theft, Fleeing and Eluding – At approximately 5:15 p.m. April 27, police responded to Weis Markets for a retail theft. Police identified the subject as Jonathan Kennedy, 38, and attempted to stop him in Annville Township. However, Kennedy drove away at a high rate of speed. Police later charged Kennedy with retail theft and fleeing and eluding on May 6 through MDJ Garver’s office. 

Shoplifting, Attempt to Identify – Police are attempting to identify this subject involved in a shoplifting incident at Turkey Hill at approximately 3:15 a.m. May 9. The subject is described as a white man in his 40s with a partially shaved head and pony tail, with tattoos on his arms and cheeks. Anyone with information is asked to contact Palmyra police at 717-838-8189.  

Swatara Township

Vehicle Accident – At 8:39 a.m. May 12, a crash occurred on Old State Road, west of Honeysuckle Lane when a 2012 Scion XD driven by a 33-year-old Lebanon man was traveling east on Old State Road and left the right side of the road, striking a mailbox. Initial impact occurred to the front bumper area. The Scion continued and sunk into mud. The man fled the scene before police arrived. He was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash and was not injured. Police cited him with accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property.

Union Township

Criminal Mischief Under $1,000 – Police responded to Old Forge Road for a criminal mischief and learned an unknown individual or item smashed the rear window of the 19-year-old Lebanon female victim’s vehicle sometime between 5 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. May 9. Surveillance footage was reviewed, which showed nobody causing damage to the victim’s vehicle during this timeframe. It is unknown whether this incident occurred at this location or another location. The property damage is valued at $500.

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