Bethel Township

Vehicle Accident, Traffic-Control Signals – At 2:23 p.m. July 3, a three-vehicle crash occurred at SR 22 and South Pine Grove Street. A 2009 Hyundai Elantra driven by a 51-year-old Harrisburg woman was traveling east on SR 22 when it proceeded through a red light. A 2019 Ford Fusion driven by a 53-year-old Fredericksburg woman was traveling north on South Pine Grove Street and struck the rear passenger’s side of the Hyundai. The Hyundai spun and struck a 2001 Chevrolet Corvette driven by a 39-year-old Fairfield, Maine, resident on its passenger’s side. The Chevrolet was traveling south on South Pine Grove Street, negotiating a left turn onto SR 22. All vehicles were towed from the scene by D.E. Richard Garage Towing. The Harrisburg woman was wearing a seatbelt, sustained a suspected minor injury, and was transported via Life Lion EMS to Good Samaritan Hospital. The Fredericksburg woman and Maine resident were not wearing seatbelts and reported no injuries. Police charged the Harrisburg woman with traffic-control signals.

Vehicle Accident, Stop Signs and Yield Signs – At 6:18 p.m. July 10, a 2015 Chrysler 200 driven by a 79-year-old Myerstown woman was traveling west on Greble Road toward South Pine Grove Road, and a 2021 Peterbilt 389 driven by a 58-year-old Lebanon man was traveling south on South Pine Grove Road. The Chrysler failed to yield to the Peterbilt after stopping at the stop sign and crashed into the left side of the Peterbilt, sustaining heavy front-end damage. The Peterbilt sustained minor damage to the left side of its trailer. The Chrysler was towed from the scene by D.E. Richards Towing. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. The Myerstown woman sustained a suspected minor injury and was transported via Life Lion EMS to Hershey Medical Center. The Lebanon man reported no injuries. Police charged the Myerstown woman with stop signs and yield signs.

Vehicle Accident, Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic – At 6:52 p.m. July 11, a 2013 Ford F-150XLT driven by a 20-year-old Fredericksburg man accompanied by a 19-year-old Elizabethtown woman was traveling west on West Main Street when the Fredericksburg man lost control, causing the Ford to exit the road and strike a utility pole. The Ford sustained major damage to its front and right sides. Both of the Ford’s occupants were wearing seatbelts and reported no injuries. Police charged the Fredericksburg man with driving on roadways laned for traffic.

East Hanover Township

Vehicle Accident, Following Too Closely – At approximately 1:55 p.m. July 8, police responded to Jonestown Road at Racehorse Drive for a two-vehicle crash. A 2020 Chevrolet Trax driven by a 30-year-old Annville woman was following a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado driven by a 54-year-old Walnutport man. The Silverado slowed to turn left onto Racehorse Drive when the Trax rear-ended it. Joe May’s Towing assisted on the scene. The drivers were wearing seatbelts and reported no injuries. Police charged the Annville woman with following too closely.

Vehicle Accident, DUI – At 12:33 a.m. July 8, a 2013 Infiniti G35 driven by Esmeralda Rivera Arias, 26, of Grantville, was traveling east in the 10100 block of Jonestown Road when the vehicle went off the road and struck a retaining wall in front of a home, then traveled across both lanes, stopping in a ditch off the left side of the road. Fort Indiantown Gap Fire Department and fire police assisted on the scene. Rivera Arias was not wearing a seatbelt and sustained a suspected minor injury but refused transport. Police determined that Rivera Arias was driving while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance and arrested her. Charges are pending blood results.

DUI – At 2:48 a.m. June 22, police pulled over a 2021 Toyota Camry driven by Daniel Flores-Montalban, 23, of Hummelstown, on Allentown Boulevard and Reeds Creek Road for a traffic violation. During the stop, police determined that Flores-Montalban was driving while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance. Police arrested Flores-Montalban for DUI and took him to Hershey Medical Center for a blood test. Charges are pending blood test results.

Jonestown Borough

Vehicle Accident, Stop Signs and Yield Signs At approximately 3:18 p.m. July 8, a 2013 Scion TC driven by a 36-year-old Fredericksburg woman was traveling east on East Market Street approaching South Lancaster Street. A northbound 2008 Subaru Impreza driven by a 37-year-old Tower City woman was stopped on South Lancaster Street at the intersection and pulled away from the stop sign to get clear sight distance. A 2012 Ford Fusion driven by an 18-year-old man accompanied by three men, all of Chambersburg, was traveling south on North Lancaster Street and stopped at the stop sign. The Ford entered the intersection without clearance and was struck by the Scion. Both vehicles then collided with the Subaru. The Ford and the Scion were towed from the scene. Bethel EMS and South Lebanon Fire Company assisted. All vehicle occupants were wearing seatbelts. The occupants of the Ford and the Subaru reported no injuries. The Fredericksburg woman does not have a driver’s license and reported possible injuries to her chest but was not transported. Police charged the 18-year-old man with stop signs and yield signs.

Theft By Deception – At 12 a.m. June 29, police received a report of a blackmail scam involving a 21-year-old Jonestown man on West Market Street. The stolen property included $50.

Millcreek Township

Assault – At 4:34 p.m. July 9, police arrested Aaron Wight, 32, of Newmanstown, on the 00 block of Overlook Lane for simple assault, criminal mischief, and harassment. The victim was a 65-year-old Newmanstown man.

Myerstown Borough

PFA Violation – At 11:41 a.m. July 4, police responded to West Main Avenue for a PFA violation.

Runaway – Police are investigating a runaway juvenile. Rebecca Levack, 17, was last seen at approximately 8:30 p.m. July 10 at her home on the 700 block of South Railroad Street. Levack is 5’4″ and has blond hair and brown eyes. She was wearing a black Five Finger Death Punch T-shirt and black pants. Anyone with any information regarding her whereabouts is asked to contact PSP Jonestown at 717-865-2194.

Vehicle Accident, Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic – At approximately 3 p.m. July 12, police responded to the 100 block of West Washington Avenue for a two-vehicle crash. An 88-year-old Myerstown woman was driving a 2007 Hyundai Entourage when she dropped a debit card and, while she was looking for it on the floor, swerved to the right shoulder of the road and struck a parked 2007 Honda Fit owned by a 36-year-old Myerstown woman. The driver was wearing a seatbelt and reported no injuries. Myerstown Fire Company and C.J. Wagner’s Towing assisted on the scene. Police charged the driver with driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Theft By Deception – Sometime between 2:28 p.m. and 7:36 p.m. June 29, police responded to West Maple Avenue for a report of a theft by deception. The victim was a 20-year-old Myerstown man. The stolen property included $3,000. Police are investigating.

North Lebanon Township

Vehicle Break-Ins, Vehicle Theft – Police reminded residents to keep their vehicles locked and keys out of them at night. Over the last week, there have been several stolen vehicles and stolen items from unlocked cars throughout the township.

Retail Theft – On July 7, police charged a 43-year-old Lebanon woman with retail theft after she was allegedly under-ringing items at a self-checkout lane at Walmart.

DUI – At 12:42 a.m. July 11, police arrested a 56-year-old man for suspicion of DUI at Sonoco on North 7th Street. It was reported that the subject had an open case of Yuengling Flight on the passenger’s seat and several empty cans inside the vehicle.

Shooting – At 2:06 a.m. July 11, police responded to the 900 block of Kimberling’s Road for shots fired. Police located one .40-caliber shell casing on the road. Surveillance footage from a nearby camera showed a white sedan driving slowly and a subject firing two shots from inside the vehicle. Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the North Lebanon Township police.

Harassment – On July 12, police charged a 41-year-old man with harassment after he was involved in a domestic incident on the 1500 block of Colonial Circle. The female victim reported that he struck her face, causing injury.

Fatal Accident – Police responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Prescott Drive and East Kercher Avenue at approximately 7:55 a.m. July 12. One driver was killed, and the second was taken to Hershey Medical Center for treatment of injuries. The crash is still under investigation.

Recovered Stolen Vehicles – On July 13, Lebanon city police assisted with the recovery of two recently stolen vehicles from North Lebanon Township. Both vehicles will be processed for evidence.

North Londonderry Township

Drug Possession – Police charged a 35-year-old Palmyra woman with unlawful use of medical marijuana and possession of a small amount of marijuana, following police contact at 3:06 a.m. May 13 on East Cherry Street and Apple Blossom Lane.

Vehicle Accident, Accident Involving Damage to Unattended Property – At 4:37 p.m. July 11, a 38-year-old Annville woman failed to immediately report striking and damaging a speed limit sign with her vehicle on the 700 block of Plaza Drive. Police charged the woman with accident involving damage to unattended property.

Drug Possession – Police charged a 26-year-old Hershey man with possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop at 10:43 a.m. June 26 on the 200 block of Plaza Drive.

Palmyra Borough

Bench Warrant – On July 11, police located Joshua Mullins, 42, on the 100 block of West Main Street and took him into custody for an active bench warrant for failure to appear, with the original charges being possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police transported Mullins to LCCB.

Steering Wheel Locks Available – To deter the theft of Kia and Hyundai vehicles, Palmyra Borough police are giving away free steering wheel locks to Kia and Hyundai owners in the borough. Certain Kia (2011-2021) and Hyundai (2011-2022) vehicles have become targets due to a security flaw that allows the vehicles to be hotwired. Palmyra police have a limited number of steering wheel locks for Kia and Hyundai vehicles that use key ignition rather than push button and are available on a first-come, first-served basis at 325 S. Railroad St., Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Kia and Hyundai donated the steering wheel locks to the department at no cost.

Bench Warrant – At approximately 3:52 p.m. July 12, police observed a subject, Joshua Martinez, 27, on the 900 block of East Maple Street. Martinez was known to be wanted out of the Lebanon County Sheriff’s Department for failure to appear. The original charge was DUI-controlled substance. Police took Martinez into custody and transported him to LCCB on the warrant.

South Lebanon Township

Simple Assault, Terroristic Threats – At approximately 4:02 p.m. July 7, police responded to the 700 block of Fox Ridge Lane for a domestic dispute. Police charged Adriel Figueroa-Candelario, 26, with two counts of simple assault (domestic violence-related) and one count of terroristic threats. Figueroa-Candelario was not present at the scene. On July 10, police issued an arrest warrant against Figueroa-Candelario for the incident.

Vehicle Entries and Thefts – Several neighborhoods in South Lebanon Township have been experiencing an increase in vehicle entries during the night hours. Three of the incidents have resulted in vehicles being stolen. All the involved vehicles were unlocked at the time of the incidents. Please remember to always lock your unattended vehicles, said police.

South Londonderry Township

Vehicle Accident – At 2:20 p.m. July 10, a Ford F150 driven by a 45-year-old Jonestown man struck a Chevy Malibu driven by a 26-year-old Palmyra woman on the 100 block of Schoolhouse Road. The Ford backed up in its lane, striking the front end of the Chevy. Both vehicles were able to be driven from the scene. No injuries were reported.

Swatara Township

Burglary Commercial Force – Sometime between 12 a.m. June 2 and 9:25 a.m. June 29, an unknown person removed a large quantity of Snap-On tools from inside a storage unit on North Mill Street at SR 22. The victim, a 50-year-old Myerstown man, valued the tools at approximately $10,000.

Union Township

Theft – Police are investigating a theft at 2:05 p.m. July 9, that occurred on the 3100 block of SR 72. The victim was a 21-year-old Jonestown woman. The counterfeited/forged property included money that was sent via Venmo.

DUI – At 7:43 p.m. July 2, police responded to Jonestown Road and Salmonhole Lane for a report of a possible crash. Investigation revealed that the driver was impaired. The vehicle involved included a 2016 Ford F-150XLT with a third door on its passenger’s side. Police are investigating.

Scattering Rubbish – At 6:22 p.m. July 12, police responded to Fort Swatara Road for a report of trash dumped on the victim’s farm property. The victim was an 88-year-old Jonestown man. Police are investigating.

West Lebanon Township

Theft, Harassment – Police arrested James Coward, 25, of Lebanon, for theft and harassment at Rutter’s on July 8. The female reported that her purse was taken from her, and then Coward followed her in his vehicle, yelling at her as she attempted to leave.

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