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City of Lebanon
DUI – At 2:50 a.m. April 9, a 34-year-old Lebanon man operated a 2005 Honda CRV on Steckbeck Street and Jonestown Road while under the influence of alcohol.
DUI – At 1:59 a.m. March 25, a 58-year-old Myerstown woman operated a 2011 BMW 325XI on West Cumberland Street while under the influence of a controlled substance.
Drug Possession – On March 9, police charged Victor Desimone Jr., 45, with possession of designer drug, possession of controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia after police were dispatched to the 200 block of North 8th Street for a suspicious person. Police found Desimone had warrants through the police department and the Lebanon County Sheriff’s Department and took him into custody.
DUI, Drivers Required to be Licensed, Duties at Stop Signs – On Feb. 11, police charged Abdel Santana, 37, with DUI-highest rate, DUI-general impairment, drivers required to be licensed, and duties at stop signs after he was stopped for a traffic violation on the 900 block of Mifflin Street.
Public Drunkenness – On March 31, police charged a 44-year-old man with public drunkenness for appearing in a public place on the 500 block of North 8th Street manifestly under the influence of a controlled substance to a degree he may endanger himself or others.
Public Drunkenness, Disorderly Conduct – On April 10, police charged a 31-year-old man after he appeared in a public place on the 100 block of Canal Street manifestly under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance to the degree he may endanger himself or others, caused public annoyance or alarm, or recklessly created a risk by engaging in fighting or threatening behavior by approaching a car in the street with a knife.
Public Drunkenness, Disorderly Conduct – On April 6, police charged a 58-year-old man after he appeared in a public place on the 1100 block of Walnut Street manifestly under the influence of alcohol to a degree he may endanger himself and for yelling profanities causing public inconvenience, annoyance, or alarm after a lawful arrest.
Disorderly Conduct – On March 29, police charged a 52-year-old man with disorderly conduct for making unreasonable noise with intent to cause public inconvenience, annoyance, or alarm on the 400 block of North 2nd Avenue.
Arrest Warrant – Joseph Almeida, 32, has an arrest warrant for indecent exposure after an incident Feb. 6 on the 200 block of South 4th Street.
Arrest Warrant – Angel Torres, 26, has an arrest warrant through the police department for simple assault stemming from an incident March 2 on the 500 block of Lehman Street.
Arrest Warrant – Rafael Rodriguez, 35, has an arrest warrant for possession of designer drug and possession of drug paraphernalia after an incident April 6 on the 1100 block of Church Street.
Arrest Warrant – Yadriel Malpica-Rodriguez, 23, has an arrest warrant for receiving stolen property after an incident Feb. 7 on the 00 block of North 9th Street.
Arrest Warrant – Marcos Perez, 53, has an arrest warrant for driving while under the influence of alcohol after an incident on April 6 on the 00 block of North 5th Street.
Arrest Warrant – Isaiah Nana, 19, has an arrest warrant for retail theft after an incident March 30 on the 100 block of North 8th Avenue.
Arrest Warrant – Lawrence Graves, 35, has an arrest warrant for robbery after an incident April 11 on the 1100 block of Jackson Street.
Arrest Warrant – Bryan Camacho-Fernandez, 26, has an arrest warrant for false alarms to agencies of public service after incident on March 20 on the 100 block of East Cumberland Street.
Arrest Warrant – Luis Ayuso-Garcia, 29, has an arrest warrant for terroristic threats, simple assault, and harassment after an incident March 27 on the 300 block of South 6th Street.
Unsolved Alcohol Burglaries – The Lebanon City, North Cornwall Township, and Cleona Borough police departments are investigating several burglaries that appear to be related involving a suspect who appears to be in his late teens or early 20s. The burglaries took place at various locations that sell alcohol: on Dec. 7 at Wet Your Whistle, 1136 Federal St.; on Jan. 21 at Fine Wine & Good Spirits, 102 N. 8th Ave.; on March 10 at Fine Wine & Good Spirits, 1737 Quentin Road; and on March 17 at Fine Wine & Good Spirits, 471 W. Penn Ave. Surveillance photos of the suspect are below. Anyone with any information can submit a tip through CRIMEWATCH or contact Lebanon police Sgt. Keith Uhrich at 717-272-6611 ext. 112.
East Hanover Township
Vehicle Accident, Turning Movements and Required Signals – At 9:23 p.m. April 7, a 2013 Dodge Dart driven by a 19-year-old Jonestown man was traveling west on SR 22 and attempting to turn left onto Lincoln School Road when it turned in front of a 2007 Toyota RAV4 driven by an 18-year-old Harrisburg woman and collided. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts and were not injured. Both vehicles sustained disabling damage and were towed. Police charged the Jonestown man with turning movements and required signals.
Harassment – At 5:01 p.m. April 8, police responded to West Market Street for a report of a disturbance. A witness said that, during a child custody exchange, she and a 27-year-old Lebanon woman engaged in an argument in the alleyway behind the residence. The argument escalated into a physical altercation when the arrestee pushed the victim, a 29-year-old Jonestown woman, before grabbing and pulling the victim’s hair. The victim’s Ring doorbell captured audio of the altercation, which, when reviewed, determined that the arrestee was the aggressor. Police also observed a recent scratch on the victim’s right cheek. Police interviewed the arrestee at her residence, who denied the victim’s claims. Police charged the arrestee with harassment.
Vehicle Accident, Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic – At 11:22 p.m. April 10, a crash occurred on the 00 block of North Sheridan Road when a 2011 GMC Denali driven by a 26-year-old Newmanstown man was traveling south on North Sheridan Road and struck a utility pole on the right shoulder and two mailboxes. The GMC fled the scene to a parking lot without the passenger’s side front wheel. The man then fled the scene on foot, abandoning the vehicle. He was not wearing a seatbelt. No injuries were reported. Police charged him with driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Vehicle Accident, Traffic-Control Signals – At 9:53 a.m. April 7, a 2017 Buick Encore was traveling south on North College Street and traveled through a steady red traffic signal at West Lincoln Avenue. A 2019 Jeep Wrangler was traveling east on West Lincoln Avenue and traveled through the intersection at North College Street on a green light. The Buick met the Jeep in the middle of the intersection and both vehicles sustained functional damage. The drivers were able to drive the vehicles to the parking lot of Tulpy Tax & Tags, 102 W. Lincoln Ave. No tows were needed. Police charged the driver of the Buick with traffic-control signals.
North Cornwall Township
Vehicle Accident – At 8:32 p.m. March 31, a 63-year-old Lebanon woman was traveling west on Chestnut Street when she tried to avoid an obstruction in the road and hit another vehicle. No injuries were reported. One vehicle was towed from the scene.
DUI Crash – At 10:50 p.m. April 1, Anderson Penuela-Meneses, 35, of Lebanon, alleged that he was traveling east on Chestnut Street and lost control of his vehicle, which caused him to hit a parked vehicle. Police charged Penuela-Meneses with DUI.
Vehicle Accident – At 7:18 a.m. April 4, a vehicle driven by a 37-year-old Mount Joy woman stopped in traffic on Rocherty Road before the intersection of Cornwall Road and was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by a 23-year-old Woodbridge, New Jersey, woman. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.
Simple Assault – At 3:39 p.m. April 6, police charged Zachari Engle, 39, of Lebanon, after an incident on Penn Street and Autumn Court.
Retail Theft – At approximately 3:34 p.m. March 10, police arrested a 61-year-old Lebanon man for allegedly shoplifting merchandise at Sheetz.
North Londonderry Township
Possession of Weapon on School Property – On March 22, police charged Sajan Wagley, 18, of Annville, with possession of weapon on school property after a teacher saw him display a pair of metal knuckles at the Palmyra Area High School, 1125 Park Drive.
Vehicle Accident, Overtaking Vehicle on the Left – At 1:33 p.m. April 7, police investigated a crash on the 1300 block of South Forge Road in which a vehicle driven by an 18-year-old Palmyra man struck a U.S. Postal Service vehicle driven by a 48-year-old Annville man. No injuries were reported. Both vehicles sustained minor damage. Police charged the Palmyra man with overtaking vehicle on the left.
Disorderly Conduct – At 7:28 p.m. April 1, police charged a 48-year-old Annville man with disorderly conduct. The man did a burnout with his vehicle in his driveway, causing smoke and the odor of burning rubber to enter his neighbors’ homes on the 00 block of Valley Drive.
Scam – At 12:45 p.m. April 10, police received a resident’s report that they had lost approximately $8,000 after they were a victim of a scam involving subjects impersonating officers from the Derry Township Police Department. The resident reported the subjects informed them that they were involved in a court case and demanded payment for bail or fines in order to avoid charges or jail. The scammers requested the resident purchase gift cards from grocery or retail stores in order to satisfy the payments and mail them or call another number to give the card information. Residents are advised to call their local police department if they receive a similar call, especially if they have given out any personal information or attempted to pay the phony fines.
Scam – At 9:15 p.m. April 13, police received a resident’s report that they lost approximately $2,500 after they discovered an unauthorized withdrawal from their bank account. The victim was a 71-year-old Palmyra woman.
Bench Warrant – At approximately 7:05 p.m. April 8, police pulled over a blue Volkswagen Jetta on the 700 block of East Main Street. Police identified the driver (and sole occupant of the vehicle) as Courtny Lawson, 20, of Lebanon. Police found that Lawson had an active bench warrant out of the Lebanon County Sheriff’s Department for failure to appear, with the original charge being simple assault. Police took Lawson into custody on the warrant and transported her to LCCB.
Public Assistance Requested – At approximately 4:35 p.m. April 10, a crash occurred at the intersection of East Main Street and Forge Road. A juvenile male on a scooter was crossing Main Street from the south side when he was struck by a white SUV. The juvenile sustained very minor injuries and told the driver of the SUV that he was all right. The driver, after speaking with the juvenile, left the scene. The incident was later reported to the Palmyra Borough Police Department by the juvenile’s parents. The driver of the white SUV was reported to be a white female, approximately 60 years old, with graying hair, wearing a long-sleeve shirt (or sweatshirt) that said “Kitty Hawk” on it. Anyone with any information about this crash is asked to contact Palmyra Borough police at 717-838-8189 or leave a tip on CRIMEWATCH using the “Submit a Tip” or “Contact Us” tabs.
Theft – Police are investigating the theft of a display model iPhone from a T-Mobile store, at 901 E. Main St. at approximately 4:55 p.m. March 30. Anyone with any information regarding the identity of either individual in the photo is asked to contact the Palmyra Borough police at 717-838-8189 or by submitting a tip, which can be anonymous, on the CRIMEWATCH page.
South Lebanon Township
DUI, Resisting Arrest, Driving on Right Side Of Roadway, Duties at Stop Signs – At approximately 1:39 a.m. March 19, police pulled over a vehicle on Pine Avenue and learned that the driver, Kyle Hollinger, 47, had consumed alcoholic beverages prior to driving. After conducting field sobriety tests, police attempted to take Hollinger into custody, but he resisted. Hollinger’s BAC was .261% at the time of the stop. Police charged Hollinger with DUI-highest rate, DUI-incapable of safe driving, resisting arrest, driving on right side of roadway, and duties at stop signs.
DUI – At approximately 1:44 a.m. March 26, police responded to South 5th Avenue and Iona Road for a single-vehicle crash. Police learned that the driver, Bryan Stewart Jr., 19, had consumed alcoholic beverages prior to driving the vehicle. Stewart’s BAC was .07% at the time of the crash. Police charged Stewart with driving while under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance (minors).
Harassment – At approximately 5:10 p.m. April 6, police responded to the 300 block of Acorn Circle for a domestic dispute. Police learned that a 32-year-old man had subjected two persons to unwanted physical contact. Police charged him with two counts of harassment.
Drug Possession, Operating a Vehicle without Valid Inspection – At approximately 7:29 p.m. April 11, police pulled over a vehicle on the 500 block of East Cumberland Street. Police said the driver, a 31-year-old man, was in possession of a small amount of marijuana and charged him with possession of small amount of marijuana, operating a vehicle without valid inspection, and unauthorized transfer or use of registration.
West Cornwall Township
Criminal Mischief – Police charged a 59-year-old Lebanon woman with criminal mischief following an incident on April 12 on the 100 block of Locust Avenue.
Disorderly Conduct – Police charged a 66-year-old Lebanon man with disorderly conduct following an incident on April 12 on the 100 block of Locust Avenue.
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