Bethel Township

DUI Crash – At 11:12 p.m. June 18, police responded to the 400 block of Beech Run Drive for a crash. Police determined that the driver, Douglas Brown, 59, of Fredericksburg, was driving while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance and arrested him. The incident involved a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado.

Criminal Mischief $1,000+ – At approximately 6:26 p.m. May 10, police responded to the 100 block of North Center Street for a criminal mischief-related incident. Police determined that an unknown actor(s) damaged the victim’s television screen while the victim was at work. The black 65-inch Sharp AQUOS flat-screen television was valued at $1,100. The victim was a 34-year-old Fredericksburg woman. A suspect has been named. Police are investigating.

Sexual Assault – Police are investigating a sexual assault of a 32-year-old Fredericksburg woman that was reported sometime between 5 and 9 p.m. July 4 on Locust Avenue. The investigation is ongoing.

Sexual Assault – Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault of a 9-year-old Lebanon boy sometime between 4 p.m. and midnight July 3. According to the report, the boy was staying at a friend’s house on Deer Drive when he was sexually assaulted by his juvenile friend.

Corruption of Minors – A 2-year-old Bethel girl consumed an unknown quantity of pills after gaining access to prescription medications at 4 p.m. July 6, police said. The girl’s mother contacted poison control, which directed the mother to take the girl to a hospital. The victim was in stable condition and is expected to make a full recovery. The investigation is ongoing.

City of Lebanon

Fireworks Prohibited, Public Drunkenness – Police cited a 22-year-old Lebanon man for fireworks prohibited and public drunkenness at 7:48 p.m. July 2 on the 00 block of
Creekside Drive. Police also cited the man for fireworks prohibited at 8:33 p.m. July 2 at the same location.

Curfew Violation – Police cited a 17-year-old Lebanon male for a curfew violation at 10:54 p.m. June 29 on the 1000 block of Guilford Street.

Burglary, Disorderly Conduct, Harassment – Police cited Jean Fuentes, 21, of Lebanon, with burglary, disorderly conduct, and harassment at 11:32 a.m. July 4 on the 100 block of South 6th Street. Fuentes is accused of kicking the front door and entering an occupied apartment that he had no right or privilege to enter. It is alleged Fuentes was trying to locate his girlfriend who had fled to the apartment in an effort to stay away from him. Police apprehended Fuentes, transported him to LCCB, and arraigned him before MDJ John Ditzler. He was incarcerated at LCCF in lieu of $25,000 bail.

Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Drug Possession, Firearms Not to Be Carried – Police cited Anthony Perez-Hernandez, 20, of Lebanon, with recklessly endangering another person, possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, and firearms not to be carried without a license after an incident at 1:37 p.m. July 4 on the 100 block of South 6th Street, where Perez was accused of discharging a firearm in the air. When police arrived, they allege Perez attempted to flee but was quickly apprehended. Police allege he had a loaded handgun concealed on his body as well as a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Perez does not have a conceal carry permit. Police transported Perez to LCCB and arraigned him before MDJ John Ditzler. He was incarcerated at LCCF in lieu of $25,000 bail.

Simple Assault, Terroristic Threats – Police cited Sarah Irizarry, 25, of North Cornwall, with simple assault (domestic violence-related) and terroristic threats after an incident at approximately 5 p.m. July 1 on the 100 block of East Center Street. Irizarry was accused of assaulting a 32-year-old victim, causing injury to his arms and hands. It is alleged that Irizarry tried to cut the victim with a small kitchen knife and threatened to kill him. Police apprehended Irizarry and transported her to LCCB. She was arraigned before MDJ Carl Garver and incarcerated at LCCF in lieu of $5,000 bail.

Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm Prohibited – Police cited Ezequiel Otero, 18, of Lebanon, with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm prohibited, and recklessly endangering another person after an incident at 7:23 p.m. June 29 on the 400 block of North 11th Street. Otero was accused of possessing and discharging a firearm at an 18-year-old male and a 15-year-old male, after mistaking one of them for another person. Otero fled from the scene in a vehicle. Police developed Otero as a suspect and interviewed him on July 2. The handgun has not been recovered. Police cited Otero and transported him to LCCB. He was arraigned before MDJ Carl Garver and incarcerated at LCCF in lieu of $250,000 bail.

Disorderly Conduct with a Motor Vehicle – Police cited a 27-year-old Lebanon man with disorderly conduct with a motor vehicle at 3:59 p.m. July 5 at 9th and Guilford streets.

Disorderly Conduct – Police cited a 32-year-old Lebanon woman with disorderly conduct at 12 p.m. July 5 on the 00 block of Cumberland Street.

DUI, Traffic Control Signals – Police cited Anthony Stewart, 26, of Lebanon, with driving while under the influence of alcohol and traffic control signals after a traffic stop at 11:36 p.m. July 10 on the 200 block of North 7th Street. Police allege Stewart drove through a steady red traffic signal at the location. Police also allege his BAC was .194% at the time of the stop.

Cornwall Borough

Vehicle Accident – At 4:19 p.m. July 2, a crash occurred on the 2200 block of Cornwall Road when a 19-year-old Lancaster man traveling south on Cornwall Road struck a stop sign and concrete barrier. No injuries were reported. His vehicle was towed from the scene.

Recklessly Endangering – On June 25, a homeowner in the area of Rexmont Road and Julia Lane reported that their home was struck by a bullet. On July 4, another homeowner from the same neighborhood reported that between 6:15 and 8:15 p.m., they discovered their home was struck by a bullet that entered the rear wall of their house and exited the front garage window. Anyone who may have heard or observed something is urged to contact Cornwall Borough police at 717-274-2071.

East Hanover Township

Death Undetermined – At 1:13 p.m. July 2, police responded to Valley Drive for a reported missing person. Police later discovered the subject, an 83-year-old Jonestown woman, deceased on her property. This investigation is ongoing.

Harassment – At 4 p.m. July 3, police responded to McGillstown Road for a reported domestic dispute regarding a cellphone. Police determined that the arrestee, a 51-year-old Annville woman, struck a 62-year-old Grantville man in the face. Police filed an NTC for harassment.

Vehicle Accident, Stop Signs and Yield Signs – At 5:28 p.m. June 9, a two-vehicle crash occurred on SR 22 West at Gravel Hill Road. A 2019 Audi A5 driven by a 68-year-old Grantville woman was traveling north after stopping in the crossover dividing SR 22 West and East from Gravel Hill Road. The Audi entered the travel lane of a 1998 Nissan Altima driven by a 28-year-old Annville man as it was attempting to cross over SR 22 West and continue north on Gravel Hill Road, without properly clearing the road. The Nissan’s front end struck the Audi’s front end. There were also tire skid marks on the left lane of SR 22 West, indicating where the Nissan applied his brakes in an attempt to avoid the collision. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts, sustained suspected minor injuries, and were transported via Life Lion EMS to Hershey Medical Center. The front, side, and curtain airbags were deployed in both vehicles. Police cited the Grantville woman with stop signs and yield signs.

Fleeing and Eluding, Reckless Endangerment of Another Person – At 7:36 p.m. July 3, an incident occurred on Allentown Boulevard and Coon Creek Road involving a 2008 Volkswagen GLI. Police arrested Logan Desrosiers, 22, of Myerstown, for fleeing and eluding and reckless endangerment of another person. He was lodged in Lebanon County Booking Center.

Heidelberg Township

Theft – At 11:55 p.m. July 1, police responded to the 100 block of South Market Street for a stolen refrigerator. The victim, a 21-year-old Schaefferstown man, reported that he had a black LG refrigerator, valued at $2,000, sitting on his front porch for about six months. Sometime between 5:10 and 7:40 p.m. July 1, someone removed the refrigerator from his porch. No security camera footage was available.

Vehicle Accident, Driving Vehicle at Safe Speed, Restraint Systems – At 6:17 p.m. June 30, a crash occurred on SR 501 North at Old Mill Road. A 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 driven by a 34-year-old Ephrata man was traveling behind a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado driven by a 27-year-old Newmanstown man on SR 501, and a 2010 GMC Sierra driven by a 33-year-old Stevens man was stopped on Old Mill Road, facing west. The Chevrolet slowed to turn right onto Old Mill Road when it was rear-ended by the Dodge and pushed into the side of the GMC. The Dodge also struck the GMC’s front bumper. CJ Wagner’s Towing towed vehicles from the scene. The Ephrata and Newmanstown men were not wearing seatbelts, while the Stevens man was wearing his seatbelt. No injuries were reported, according to police. Schaefferstown Fire Police assisted on the scene. Police cited the Ephrata man with driving vehicle at safe speed and the Newmanstown man with restraint systems.

Harassment – At 8:49 p.m. June 25, police arrested a 38-year-old Myerstown woman for domestic-related harassment on East Reistville Road. The victim was a 15-year-old Myerstown female.

Jackson Township

Drug Possession – At 12:15 a.m. June 30, an incident occurred on East Mill Avenue and Quarry Drive involving a 2018 Volkswagen GTI. Police determined that the arrestee, a 45-year-old Myerstown man, was in possession of a controlled substance.

Jonestown Borough

Harassment – Sometime between 3 and 10:34 p.m. June 18, a woman allegedly hit a Jonestown juvenile female on West Swatara Drive. The investigation is ongoing.

Millcreek Township

Endangering Welfare of a Child – A 2-year-old Newmanstown female ingested over-the-counter and prescription medication at 12:12 a.m. July 4 on West Main Street. Police are investigating.

Corruption of Minors – A 14-year-old Port Charlotte, Florida, girl was allegedly taught by a 21-year-old cousin how to post provocative photos of herself on the internet to make money. The incident was reported at 10:21 a.m. June 15 on Edgemont Lane. The investigation is ongoing.

Myerstown Borough

Theft – At 10:26 p.m. June 29, police responded to the 00 block of South Cherry Street for a reported theft. It was reported that a Rolex Datejust watch belonging to a 36-year-old Myerstown woman, valued at $7,500, was stolen from her home.

Theft – At approximately 10:57 a.m. June 17, police responded to the 800 block of South Railroad Street for a theft. Police determined that approximately $500 in coins was stolen from a coin deposit box for a communal washer and dryer. The victim was a 54-year-old Lebanon woman. A suspect has been identified.

North Cornwall Township

Vehicle Accident – At 3:14 p.m. July 1, a crash occurred on SR 241 (Colebrook Road) at Meadow Lane. A 60-year-old Lebanon man reported that he was traveling north on Colebrook Road, approaching the curve near Meadow Lane when his vehicle began to hydroplane, which caused him to enter the opposing travel lane. A 61-year-old Lebanon man swerved to the right to avoid a potential head-on collision and struck the guide rail before continuing onto a property on the 2100 block of Colebrook Road and coming to a stop in a pile of mulch. He complained of back pain and was transported via FASP to WellSpan/Good Samaritan Hospital. His vehicle was towed. 

Vehicle Accident – At 12:52 p.m. July 5, a crash occurred on Cornwall Road at Tuck Street. A 22-year-old Lebanon man reported that he was traveling south on Cornwall Road when his GPS instructed him to turn left onto Tuck Street. While he was making the turn, the Lebanon man failed to see a 31-year-old woman who was traveling north on Cornwall Road. The Lebanon man turned directly in front of the woman, causing the impact. One of the vehicles was towed and the other was driven from the scene. No injuries were reported, according to police.   

Disorderly Conduct, Drug Possession, Restrictions on Alcoholic Beverages – At 11:29 a.m. July 6, police responded to the 1700 block of Quentin Road for a suspicious person acting strangely. Police cited a 41-year-old Lebanon woman with disorderly conduct, possession of drug paraphernalia, and restrictions on alcoholic beverages. 

North Lebanon Township

Public Drunkenness, Disorderly Conduct – Police cited a 50-year-old Lebanon man after an incident at Walmart on July 2.

Defiant Trespass – Police cited Andrew Gray, 23, after he was told multiple times on July 2 to stop trespassing on a property on the 1600 block of North 7th Street.

Drug Possession – Police cited Denny Kesack, 40, of Hardwick, New Jersey, with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia on April 14 on the 1600 block of North 7th Street.

DUI – At 1:59 a.m. July 2, police arrested Miguel Allen, 49, of Lebanon, for driving a 2014 Ford Fusion while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance on SR 72 North at Long Lane.

Aggravated Assault, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct, Public Drunkenness – Police cited Drey Murray, 27, of Lebanon with aggravated assault after an incident at Rutter’s, at 1621 W. Cumberland St., for a well-being check on July 6. Police also cited Murray with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and public drunkenness.

Palmyra Borough

Public Drunkenness – At approximately 2:31 a.m. July 4, police responded to the 00 block of West South Avenue for a disturbance. Police identified a 25-year-old man who was visibly intoxicated to the point that he was a danger to himself and others and was causing public annoyance and alarm. Police issued him a non-traffic citation for public drunkenness.  

Terroristic Threats, Simple Assault, Disorderly Conduct, Harassment – At approximately 3:24 a.m. July 4, police responded to the 200 block of South Railroad Street for a domestic disturbance. Police located a victim with visible injuries and identified the offender as Kyle Ward, 39. While police were speaking with the victim and witnesses, Ward called several times, leaving threatening and intimidating messages. Police placed Ward under arrest and cited him with terroristic threats, simple assault (domestic violence-related), disorderly conduct, harassment – threatening language, harassment – physical contact, and public drunkenness. Police transported Ward to Lebanon County Booking, before placing him into Lebanon County Correctional Facility on $2,500 secured bond.   

Drug Possession – At approximately 10:38 p.m. Jan. 19, police observed a vehicle in the 800 block of East Main Street that was registered to Brittany Kervick, 34, who had a warrant out for her arrest. Police initiated a traffic stop. While taking Kervick into custody, police located a methamphetamine pipe. On June 24, charges were filed at MDJ Garver’s office for possession of drug paraphernalia.

Altered, Forged, or Counterfeit Documents and Plates – At approximately 11:07 a.m. June 18, police initiated a traffic stop on a silver Buick Century in the 700 block of East Main Street. Police identified the driver as Aaron Feaser, 20, and determined that the inspection and emission stickers on the vehicle were fraudulent. On June 27, police filed a criminal complaint with MDJ Garver’s office, charging Feaser with altered, forged, or counterfeit documents and plates, operation of a vehicle without an official certificate of inspection, and registration and certificate of title required.  

Driving Under DUI-Related Suspension – At approximately 2:09 p.m. June 22, police initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 900 block of East Main Street. Police identified the driver as Gilberto Olivencia-Rivera, 58, who was known to have a suspended driver’s license (DUI-related). This is Olivencia-Rivera’s third offense for driving under DUI-related suspension, making it a third-degree misdemeanor. On June 27, police filed charges against Olivencia-Rivera for driving under suspension DUI-related 3rd offense.  

Drug Possession – At approximately 9:50 p.m. June 13, police initiated a traffic stop on a white Chrysler Town and Country for making an illegal left turn. During the stop, police found a passenger, Jaime Lopez-Gonzalez, to be in possession of a crack pipe. Charges were filed at MDJ Garver’s office for possession of drug paraphernalia.

PFA Order Violation – At approximately 6:37 p.m. June 30, police initiated a traffic stop on a green Mercury station wagon for having an expired inspection. Police identified the driver as Jason Heimbach, 34, and determined he had an arrest warrant out of Manheim Borough for violating a protection from abuse order. Police confirmed the warrant and took Heimbach into custody without issue. Custody of Heimbach was transferred over to Manheim Borough police.

Swatara Township

Natural Death – At approximately 12:08 p.m. July 2, police responded to the 2300 block of Quarry Road for a reported natural death. Upon arrival, police met with EMS who related that the subject, an 81-year-old woman, was deceased. Police determined that the subject had passed in her sleep due to natural causes. Lebanon County coroner was notified prior to police arrival.

Arrest Warrant, DUI – At 4:32 p.m. July 1, police initiated a traffic stop on a 2010 Nissan Murano driven by Alexie Alarcon, 41, of Lebanon, on Hickory Dell Lane and SR 72 North. Police determined Alarcon to be the subject of an arrest warrant and determined Alarcon was driving while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance and took him into custody.

DUI – Police arrested Kirk Zohn, 57, of Bethel, for driving a 2016 Ram 2500 while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance at 11:05 p.m. July 2 on SR 22 and Old Route 22.

Harassment – Police are investigating a report of suspected physical abuse to a Jonestown juvenile female by an adult at 3:29 p.m. June 9 on Spruce Lane.

Criminal Trespass Defiant – Police determined that a suspect trespassed onto the property of a 60-year-old McLean, Virginia, woman at 11:39 a.m. July 9 on White Birch Lane.

Union Township

Residential Burglary – Police are investigating a burglary that occurred between 6 p.m. June 26 and 2 p.m. July 2 on Moonshine Road. The victim, a 42-year-old Lebanon man, reported the theft of Kobalt 80-volt batteries worth $80, Kobalt 80-volt battery charger worth $185, Kobalt 80-volt leaf blower worth $100, Kobalt 80-volt chainsaw worth $100, Worx chainsaw worth $190, bucket of assorted wrenches and sockets worth $400, sledge hammer worth $50, double-sided axe worth $91, and a single-sided axe. Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP Jonestown at 717-865-2194 and reference incident number PA2022-854688.

Megan’s Law Failure to Comply – Police are investigating a Megan’s Law violation after an individual required to comply with Megan’s Law requirements was found in violation at 2:32 p.m. June 29 in the 3100 block of SR 72.

Harassment – At 9:18 p.m. July 4, police responded to Hemlock Hill Lane for a disturbance. Police cited a 24-year-old Jonestown woman and a 34-year-old Myerstown man with harassment.

Vehicle Accident – At 5:12 p.m. July 8, a crash occurred on Bordnersville Road. A 2007 Honda Odyssey driven by a 48-year-old Lebanon man was traveling south when the driver lost control while negotiating a left curve in the road. The Honda exited the road via the southwest shoulder and hit a small embankment before continuing east through a residence’s front yard. No property damage occurred. The Honda then re-entered the road, where it crossed over the north and south travel lanes and exited the road via the north shoulder, coming to final rest in a grassy field, facing east. The Honda sustained front-end damage and its driver’s side and passenger’s side airbags were deployed. Joe May’s Towing towed the Honda from the scene. The driver was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash and sustained no injuries. Police cited the driver for driving on roadways laned for traffic.

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