Bethel Township

Cruelty To Animals – At 7:08 p.m. May 13, police responded to the Lebanon Valley Livestock Auction, at 237 Freeport Road. Prior to police arrival, it was reported that three malnourished horses were being sold at the auction. Upon arriving on the scene, police identified the horses and the individual who was selling the horses at the auction. The three horses were visibly malnourished. The suspect who was selling the horses voluntarily surrendered the horses. The horses were taken for veterinary care and rehabilitation. Further investigation is necessary.

City of Lebanon

Theft Of Shrimp And Ribs – On May 13, the suspect pictured in a prior published Lebanon City police case was identified and arrested. Maria Quinones-Vazquez, 35, was identified by an out-of-county police agency when her picture was published on the Lebanon City Police Department’s CRIMEWATCH.

Three Good Deeds – Three Lebanon City police officers were recently recognized for life-saving action while on and off duty. Officer Soliday received a life-saving award for an incident that occurred on March 18. Officer Soliday, while off duty, observed an unconscious person on the ground. He stopped and provided CPR until medical personnel responded. First Aid and Safety Battalion Chief Richard Miller commented that Officer Soliday’s quick action, professionalism, and commitment to the citizens of Lebanon City made a difference that day. Officer Groy and Officer Ginder were also recognized with life-saving awards for an incident that occurred on Feb. 6. Officer Groy and Officer Ginder responded to 8th Avenue and the railroad for a subject on the railroad tracks. When officers arrived, they observed the railroad crossing gates activated for an approaching train and a subject standing on the tracks. Officers entered the tracks and were able to remove the subject less than five seconds before the train passed. There is no doubt, according to a Lebanon City CRIMEWATCH release written by Lebanon City Chief Bret Fisher, that if Officer Groy and Officer Ginder would not have acted without hesitation, the subject would have been struck and killed by the train. These officers are commended for their remarkable and courageous service and commitment to the residents of Lebanon City.

East Hanover Township

Vehicle Accident – At approximately 6:45 a.m. May 25, police responded to the area of Allentown Boulevard and Mill Road for a report of a damaged impact attenuator. Police determined that sometime within the hour, an unknown vehicle driven by an unknown individual crashed into the impact attenuator and then fled the scene in an unknown direction. It is unknown whether the driver was wearing a seatbelt or sustained any injuries. The extent of the damage that the vehicle sustained is also unknown.

Jackson Township

Vehicle Accident, Stop Signs And Yield Signs – At 9:42 p.m. May 20, this two-vehicle crash occurred as a 2014 Chevrolet Cruze driven by a 16-year-old Bernville female was traveling west on East Rosebud Road at its intersection with Kutztown Road. The Chevrolet stopped at a stop sign and then proceeded through the intersection without clearance. The Chevrolet was then struck by a 2014 Ford Escape driven by Carrie Weaver, 42, of Myerstown, at its 3 o’clock position with its 12 o’clock position. This was the point of initial impact. After the Chevrolet was struck, it then overturned onto its driver’s side, facing northwest. This was the Chevrolet’s position of final rest. The Ford then came to final rest, facing west. Both vehicles sustained disabling damage and were towed from the scene by Leffler’s Towing. Weaver was wearing a seatbelt. She sustained an injury of unknown severity, required medical attention, and was transported via Myerstown EMS to the Hershey Medical Center. The juvenile was wearing a seatbelt. She sustained no injuries, was evaluated on the scene by Myerstown EMS, and refused treatment. Police charged the juvenile with stop signs and yield signs.

North Cornwall Township

Vehicle Accident – At 9:22 a.m. May 15, a vehicle driven by a 56-year-old Lebanon man pulled out from a stop sign at Millview Court and collided with a vehicle driven by a 43-year-old Lebanon woman. One vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries were reported.

Retail Theft – At 9:37 p.m. May 16, police arrested Carly Connors, 39, of Lebanon, at Sheetz for alleged retail theft. Connors was transported to LCCB.

Vehicle Accident – At 10:34 a.m. May 17, a vehicle driven by an 81-year-old Lebanon woman pulled out from a parking lot at the Lebanon Plaza and hit a vehicle driven by a 41-year-old Lebanon woman. One vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries were reported.

Harassment – At 4:54 p.m. May 17, police charged a 22-year-old Lebanon woman with harassment after an incident that occurred on the 300 block of Bricker Lane.

Vehicle Accident – At 6 p.m. May 17, a vehicle driven by a 50-year-old Lancaster woman was traveling east on Oak Street and was attempting to make a left turn onto North Mill Street. The Lancaster woman failed to see a vehicle driven by a 25-year-old Lebanon man who then swerved to avoid the collision and hit a tree. One vehicle was towed from the scene. No injuries were reported.

Vehicle Accident – At 11:45 a.m. May 18, a vehicle driven by an 88-year-old Lebanon woman was on Walnut Street facing east while a vehicle driven by an 84-year-old Lebanon woman was at a stop sign on 16th Street. Both vehicles collided when pulling out. One vehicle was towed from the scene.

Disorderly Conduct – At 12:13 a.m. May 20, police charged a 27-year-old Palmyra man and a 26-year-old Palmyra man with disorderly conduct. The incident occurred on 22nd Street.

Harassment – At 12:38 p.m. May 20, police charged a 37-year-old Lebanon woman with harassment after an incident that occurred at Sheetz.

North Lebanon Township

DUI – At 1:44 a.m. May 21, police pulled over a vehicle, a 2016 Toyota Avalon, on the 2300 block of Tunnel Hill Road. It was determined that the operator, Edgar Santiago, 43, of Lebanon, was driving under the influence. While police attempted to take the operator into custody, Santiago began resisting arrest and began to flee on foot but was ultimately taken into custody.

Accident Involving Injury – Police charged a 51-year-old Bethel man with accident involving injury after he did not stop at a stop sign and caused a crash on April 16 at the intersection of Narrows Drive and Weavertown Road.

Retail Theft – Police charged Carrie Garrison, 43, of Lebanon, with retail theft after she failed to pay for $70.65 worth of merchandise on April 22 at Dollar General on SR 72.

Simple Assault, Harassment – Police charged Andrew Ristenbatt, 22, of Myerstown, with simple assault after an incident on May 11 on the 700 block of Halfway Drive. Police also charged him with harassment-domestic violence.

Retail Theft – Police charged Amber Snyder, 32, of Lebanon, with retail theft after she failed to pay for merchandise on April 7 at Weis Markets on East Cumberland Street.

Criminal Trespass – Police charged Jose Rodriguez-Torres, 46, of Philadelphia, with criminal trespass-entering a structure after he entered a structure on the 1800 block of East Lehman Street that he did not have the privilege of doing so on May 22.

North Londonderry Township

Vehicle Accident, Vehicle Turning Left – At 4:22 p.m. May 19, police charged a Palmyra man, with vehicle turning left due to his involvement in a crash. A vehicle driven by the Palmyra man attempted to make a left turn onto Syner Road from Gravel Hill Road in front of a vehicle driven by a Harrisburg man who was traveling north on Gravel Hill Road, causing a non-injury crash. Zimmey’s towed the Harrisburg man’s vehicle from the crash site.

Palmyra Borough

Disorderly Conduct, Harassment – At approximately 6:47 p.m. May 7, police responded to McDonald’s, at 901 East Main St., for a report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, police discovered that the suspect left the area but was later located. It was determined that a 17-year-old female showed up at the victim’s workplace (McDonald’s), followed the victim around while she was working, attempted to start a fight with the victim, and then shoved and struck the victim with a closed fist. On May 12, two citations were filed with MDJ Garver’s office, charging the juvenile with one count of disorderly conduct and one count of harassment.  

Disorderly Conduct – At approximately 8:15 p.m. May 10, a member of the Palmyra Borough Police Department was flagged down by a citizen who reported a subject who was yelling. The subject was identified as a 17-year-old Palmyra female. This incident occurred on the 00 block of East High Street. The juvenile continued to yell very loudly while on the road. Police warned the juvenile several times to stop yelling, but she continued to do so. On May 15, a non-traffic citation was filed with MDJ Garver’s office, charging the juvenile with one count of disorderly conduct-unreasonable noise.

Arrest Warrant – At approximately 7:45 p.m. May 21, police were requested to respond to the 200 block of East Cherry Street for a report of a wanted subject. The subject, Soroya Tucker, 34, had a current arrest warrant out of the Pennsylvania State Police – Troop H (Harrisburg) for simple assault. Officers made contact with Tucker, who was cooperative. Tucker was taken into custody and transported to the Dauphin County Prison on the warrant.

Warrant – At approximately 12:52 p.m. May 24, police pulled over a vehicle on the 900 block of East Main Street. The driver of the vehicle, identified as Lofton Prim Jr., 63, of Dover, was found to have an active warrant for his arrest due to a violation of his parole. Prim Jr. was taken into custody and transported to LCCB on the warrant.

Drug Possession – At 11:50 p.m. May 6, police located an occupied Honda Accord behind a closed business on the 900 block of East Main Street. The occupant was identified as Eli Ramroop, 19. Upon speaking with him, officers detected the odor of marijuana in his vehicle. During the stop, officers also located two pieces of drug paraphernalia. On May 15, one charge of possession of drug paraphernalia was filed against Ramroop through MDJ Garver’s office.

South Londonderry Township

Vehicle Accident – At 1:49 p.m. May 19, the South Londonderry Township Police Department and the Campbelltown Volunteer Fire Company responded to the area of Horseshoe Pike and West Market Street for a two-vehicle crash. A blue Subaru Forester driven by a 21-year-old Palmyra woman struck the rear of a gray Ford Explorer driven by a 24-year-old man from Powhatan, VA. EMS from First Aid and Safety Patrol responded to the scene for patient evaluations. No parties were transported by EMS from the scene. One vehicle was towed from the scene.

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