Bethel Township

Vehicle Accident, Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic – At 11:05 p.m. March 18, a 2004 Hyundai Sonata driven by a 24-year-old Lebanon man was traveling west on Long Road, east of its intersection with Mount Zion Road when the Hyundai left the road while negotiating a left curve and struck a utility pole. The Hyundai sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene by Leffler’s Towing. The man was wearing a seatbelt and sustained suspected minor injuries but refused evaluation by EMS at the scene. Mount Zion Fire also assisted on the scene. Police charged the driver with driving on roadways laned for traffic.

North Cornwall Township

Vehicle Accident – At 3:08 a.m. March 20, police responded to West Oak Street and Crooked Lane for a single-vehicle crash. A vehicle driven by a 24-year-old Lebanon man struck a utility pole and was towed from the scene. No injuries were reported. Police charged him.

North Londonderry Township

Vehicle Accident, Driving Vehicle at Safe Speed – At 12:55 p.m. March 20, police responded to a crash with no reported injuries on the 1300 block of East Main Street involving an Annville man, a Lebanon woman, and a Palmyra man with his three passengers, also of Palmyra. According to the report, the Annville man’s vehicle struck the rear of a Lebanon woman’s vehicle and pushed it into the back of the Palmyra man’s vehicle. Two vehicles were drivable, but the Lebanon woman’s vehicle had to be towed from the scene. Police charged the Annville man with driving vehicle at safe speed.

Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault – At 11:28 a.m. March 22, police received a call from Palmyra Area High School, 1125 Park Drive, regarding a non-active fight. The school told police that a 15-year-old male student from Palmyra assaulted another student and staff. The investigation revealed that staff intervened during the assault, and while trying to restrain the student, school staff sustained injuries. Police arrested the student and charged him with one count of aggravated assault and one count of simple assault.

Palmyra Borough

Warrant – On March 18, Nathanial Bruce, 20, surrendered to Susquehanna Township police. After arraignment in Dauphin County, Bruce was extradited to Lebanon County on an outstanding warrant and arraigned on separate charges in Palmyra. Bruce’s bail was set at $25,000, and he was remanded to LCCF.

Bench Warrant – At approximately 6:15 p.m. March 20, police observed a subject, identified as Bryant Patrick, 47, on the 900 block of East Maple Street. Patrick was known by Palmyra police to have an active bench warrant out of the Lebanon County Sheriff’s Office for possession of drug paraphernalia. Police took him into custody without incident and transported him to LCCB.

Bench Warrant, Expired Registration – At approximately 1:55 p.m. March 22, police pulled over a blue Ford F-150 on the 700 block of West Main Street. Police identified the driver (and sole occupant of the vehicle) as Lynn Stoneroad, 56, of Highspire. Stoneroad was found to have an active bench warrant out of the Dauphin County Sheriff’s Department for failure to appear for arraignment, with the original charge being bad checks. Police took Stoneroad into custody on the warrant and transported them to LCCB. Additionally, police charged Stoneroad with having an expired registration.

Criminal Mischief, Criminal Trespass – A juvenile allegation was filed on March 2 against a 15-year-old Palmyra male, following an incident at the Pine Street Elementary School, 50 W. Pine St., on Feb. 18, when the youth damaged a cafeteria door at the school, causing $794 in damages. Police charged the juvenile with criminal mischief and criminal trespass.

Simple Assault, Harassment – At approximately 8:39 a.m. March 16, police responded to the 900 block of East Maple Street for a report of a domestic dispute. Police determined that Briana Yordy, 30, struck the victim, causing injuries to his nose and his right wrist. Police took Yordy into custody, charged her with simple assault (domestic violence) and harassment, and transported her to LCCB to await arraignment on the charges.

Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Police Officer, Possession with Intent to Deliver – At approximately 4:06 p.m. Nov. 5, police attempted to pull over a vehicle that failed to yield. When the vehicle finally came to a stop, all three occupants fled on foot. Police identified the driver as Brandon Martinez, 23. A large amount of marijuana, cocaine, and several items related to drug paraphernalia were seized from Martinez’s possessions. On March 16, an arrest warrant was issued by MDJ Garver’s office for Martinez, and he was taken into custody shortly afterward for the following charges: fleeing or attempting to elude police officer, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, evading arrest or detention on foot, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of small amount of marijuana, recklessly endangering another person, driving while operating privilege is suspended (DUI-related), and additional traffic violations.

South Lebanon Township

Unsworn Falsification to Authorities – Police investigated the attempt to illegally purchase a firearm that occurred in 2021. Police learned that Heather Rhoad, 37, attempted to illegally purchase a firearm at Dunham’s Sporting Goods, 829 E. Walnut St., and charged her with unsworn falsification to authorities.

Drug Possession – At approximately 3:36 a.m. March 20, police pulled over a vehicle on the 100 block of East Evergreen Road. Police found that the driver of the vehicle, Eurys Linares-Reinos, 28, had a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in his possession. Police charged Linares-Reinos with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia.

Escape – On March 18, police were contacted by LCCF in reference to an inmate, identified as Terance Brent, 37, of Lebanon, who failed to return from work release. Police are investigating the escape of the inmate and have issued a warrant for his arrest. Brent was last seen wearing a blue/green jacket, jeans, and work boots. Brent is approximately 6’3″ and 220 pounds with a shaved head. Anyone with any information is asked to contact PSP Jonestown at 717-865-2194.

False Identification to Law Enforcement Authorities, General Lighting Requirements – At approximately 1:34 a.m. March 4, police pulled over a vehicle at the intersection of King and East streets. Police determined that the driver, Daniel Dempsey, 61, provided false information regarding his identity and charged him with false identification to law enforcement authorities, general lighting requirements, operation of vehicle without official certificate of inspection, driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked, and registration and certificate of title required.

Disorderly Conduct – At approximately 12:11 a.m. March 14, police responded to a disturbance on the 400 block of Edgewood Drive. Police determined that a 35-year-old man was disorderly in nature. The man continued the behavior after being warned several times by the officers before being taken into custody and charged with disorderly conduct.

South Londonderry Township

Hit-and-Run Crash – At 10:14 p.m. March 17, police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that occurred at the intersection of South Forge and Hinkle roads. A white Toyota sedan driven by a 24-year-old Hummelstown man proceeded from a stop sign on Hinkle Road without proper clearance and into the path of an unknown vehicle that was traveling south on South Forge Road. The vehicles collided, and the unknown vehicle fled the scene, heading south on South Forge Road. Anyone with any information regarding this crash is asked to contact South Londonderry Township police at 717-838-1376.

Unspecified Township

DUI Checkpoint – Every year, thousands of people get injured or killed in alcohol- and controlled substance-related crashes in the commonwealth. The Pennsylvania State Police is committed to making the commonwealth highways a safer place to travel on. As such, the Jonestown Station has increased DUI patrols to include a sobriety checkpoint between March 1 and 22. The increased patrols will look for operators under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs and will take appropriate enforcement action. The results of the increased patrols will be released after the reporting period has concluded.

At approximately 10 p.m. March 17, a roving DUI checkpoint was conducted in Lebanon County. The checkpoint concluded at approximately 2 a.m. March 18. During the DUI checkpoint, 21 motorists were contacted. Four motorists were found to be driving under the influence.

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