Vehicle Accident, DUI, Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic – At 2:50 a.m. Aug. 14, a crash occurred on the 1000 block of East Main Street. A 2011 Ford F-150XLT driven by Jordan Hess, 29, of Lebanon, was traveling west on East Main Street and crossed the turn lane and east lanes, striking a 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe, which was legally parked. The Hyundai was pushed backward into a 2019 Nissan Versa, which was also legally parked. All three vehicles were disabled and towed from the scene. Hess was wearing a seatbelt, and no injuries were reported. Hess showed signs of impairment and was subsequently arrested for driving while under the influence of a controlled substance. Police also charged Hess with driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Vehicle Accident, Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic – At 2:29 a.m. Aug. 17, a crash occurred as a 2006 Ford Mustang driven by a 19-year-old Lebanon man was traveling south on SR 343 when he fell asleep at the wheel, causing the Ford to exit the right side of the road, strking a ditch and continuing south on the grass shoulder for approximately 1/4 mile, coming to a rest on the golf course. He was wearing a seatbelt and reported no injuries. Police charged him with driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Burglary Commercial Force – At 5:40 p.m. Aug. 4, a burglary and criminal mischief of the victim’s vehicle and the Route 22 Storage lot occurred on the 3000 block of SR 22. The suspect(s) cut into three storage containers and damaged the vehicle’s engine, body panels, windows, and lights. The victims were a 60-year-old Fredericksburg man and Route 22 Storage. Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact PSP Jonestown at 717-865-2194.
Vehicle Accident, Prohibiting Text-Based Communications – At approximately 6:45 a.m. Aug. 17, police responded to SR 897 near Weidman Road for a report of a two-vehicle crash. A 65-year-old Stevens man, the driver of a 2012 Kia Soul, was using a handheld phone and did not see a 2017 Nissan Altima driven by a 46-year-old Annville woman slow down in front of him. The Stevens man attempted to swerve but struck the rear of the Nissan. The Stevens man was wearing a seatbelt and sustained no injuries. The Annville woman was wearing a seatbelt, sustained a suspected minor injury, and was transported via Schaefferstown EMS to Lebanon County Good Samaritan Hospital. Both vehicles were towed from the scene by Leffler’s Towing Company. Schaefferstown Fire Company assisted on the scene. Police charged the Stevens man with prohibiting text-based communications.
Vehicle Accident, Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic – At 3:41 p.m. July 29, a crash occurred on South College Street, south of Krall Road. A 2010 Yamaha Majesty driven by a 46-year-old Lebanon man was traveling north on South College Street and exited the road to the east, striking a tree and guide wire from a utility pole. The man was using a motorcycle helmet, sustained an injury of unknown severity, and was transported via First Aid and Safety Patrol of Lebanon to Reading Hospital. Police charged him with driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Vehicle Accident, Stop Signs and Yield Signs – At 10:55 a.m. Aug. 17, a 2006 Honda Civic driven by a 17-year-old Newmanstown woman was traveling south on Memorial Boulevard. A 2014 Kia Sorento driven by an 81-year-old Newmanstown man, accompanied by a 75-year-old Newmanstown woman, was traveling west on East Bethany Road. The Honda failed to yield after stopping at the stop sign and entered the road in the path of the Kia, causing the Kia to strike the Honda. Both vehicles sustained major damage to their front ends. The juvenile was wearing a seatbelt and sustained no injuries. The Newmanstown man was wearing a seatbelt, sustained a possible injury, and was transported via Western Berks Ambulance Association to Saint Joseph’s. The Newmanstown woman was wearing a seatbelt, sustained a possible injury, and was transported via Western Berks Ambulance Association to Saint Joseph’s. Police charged the juvenile with stop signs and yield signs.
North Londonderry Township
Vehicle Accident, Driving Vehicle at Safe Speeds – At 7:46 a.m. Aug. 13, a 22-year-old Palmyra man lost control of his vehicle in the area of Gravel Hill Road and Bindnagles Road while he was attempting to negotiate a curve. The vehicle left the road and overturned on its roof. The man was transported to Hershey Medical Center with a minor injury. Palmyra Fire Department assisted on the scene. Police charged him with driving vehicle at safe speeds.
Harassment – At 1 p.m. Aug. 4, police charged a 62-year-old Harrisburg man with summary harassment, following an incident where he threatened a manager at an organization on the 300 block of North Lingle Avenue.
Drug Possession, Driving While Suspended, Traffic Violations – At 12:08 a.m. Aug. 2, police pulled over a vehicle on the 600 block of West Cherry Street for multiple traffic violations. Police identified the driver as Nathan Clawser, 43, who was found to be in possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia and was operating with a suspended driver’s license. On Aug. 7, police filed charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while suspended, and two summary traffic violations against Clawser.
Drug Possession – At 12:08 a.m. Aug. 2, police pulled over a vehicle on the 600 block of West Cherry Street for multiple traffic violations. Police identified the front-seat passenger as Isaac Hinerman, 42, who was found to be in possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia. On Aug. 7, police filed charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia against Hinerman.
South Lebanon Township
Altered, Forged, or Counterfeit Documents and Plates – At approximately 10:28 a.m. May 18, police pulled over a vehicle on the 700 block of East Walnut Street and learned that the vehicle displayed counterfeit Pennsylvania inspection stickers. Police also learned that the driver of the vehicle was previously charged with the same offense. Police charged the owner of the vehicle, Richard Miller, 31, with one count of altered, forged, or counterfeit documents and plates.
South Londonderry Township
Restrictions on Open Burning – At 4:34 p.m. July 31, police charged a 45-year-old Fredericksburg man with restrictions on open burning after police responded to a residence that the man owns on the 2200 block of South Forge Road for a fire that was started and left unattended. Police found that prohibited materials were burning in a larger than permitted area without permit. The Campbelltown Volunteer Fire Company extinguished the fire.
Vehicle Accident, Vehicle Turning Left – At 3:19 p.m. Aug. 10, a Hyundai sedan driven by a 60-year-old Palmyra man turned left from Route 117 at Route 322 and into the path of a Ford pickup truck driven by a 22-year-old Hershey man. The Hershey man had the right-of-way while traveling south on Route 117 when he was struck by the Palmyra man’s vehicle. No injuries were reported. The Campbelltown Volunteer Fire Company and fire police assisted on the scene. The Palmyra man’s vehicle was towed. Police charged the Palmyra man with vehicle turning left.
DUI – At 11:54 p.m. Aug. 9, police pulled over a 2007 Toyota Corolla in the area of New Bunkerhill and Old Jonestown roads and found the driver, an 18-year-old Womelsdorf woman, to be impaired by a controlled substance. The investigation is ongoing.
Vehicle Accident, Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic – At 11:40 a.m. Aug. 17, a crash occurred on SR 72 at its intersection with Mountville Drive. A 2016 International Harvester 4000 Series box truck driven by a 60-year-old Hummelstown man failed to negotiate a slight left curve in the road, leaving the right side of the road and driving through a garage and into the side of a residence. The Hummelstown man was wearing a seatbelt and sustained no injuries. The box truck was towed from the scene by Blatt and Tillett Towing. Fire and EMS assisted on the scene. Police charged the Hummelstown man with driving on roadways laned for traffic.
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