Hit-and-Run – At approximately 7:40 a.m. Oct. 12, a crash occurred at the U.S. Post Office at 3024 S. Pine Grove St. when a box truck that had backed into the loading bay area struck the east wall, damaging the wall and a metal pipe leading to the underground oil tank. An employee who heard the impact ran outside, then went back inside to get her phone. When she came back out, the truck driver had left without leaving information. The truck was all white and was contracted through Amazon Logistics. Police are investigating.
North Cornwall Township
Retail Theft – At 2:19 p.m. Aug. 24, police arrested a 32-year-old Lebanon man for retail theft after an incident at Lowe’s.
DUI Crash – At 12:54 a.m. Aug. 26, police charged Dakota Schwab, 24, of Lebanon, with DUI after a crash on Quentin Road.
Retail Theft – At 4:18 p.m. Sept. 17, police charged Miguel Mejias Knox, 21, of Lebanon, with retail theft after an incident at Kohl’s.
Retail Theft – At 11:19 a.m. Sept. 22, police charged Erika Dukeman, 29, of Lebanon, with retail theft after an incident at Target.
Retail Theft – At 3:19 p.m. Sept. 22, police arrested a 37-year-old Lebanon woman for retail theft after an incident at Sheetz.
Drug Possession, Operating a Vehicle without Valid Inspection – At 2:20 a.m. Sept. 23, police arrested Raymond Gonzalez, 45, of Lebanon, with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating a vehicle without valid inspection, and disregard of a traffic signal after an incident on Chestnut Street.
Vehicle Accident – At 2:47 p.m. Oct. 9, police responded to a crash that occurred on Colebrook Road and resulted in entrapment and injuries. The drivers of both vehicles were transported to Hershey Medical Center. The Lebanon County Accident Reconstruction Team assisted. The crash is still under investigation.
North Londonderry Township
Hit-and-Run – At 7:40 a.m. Oct. 9, a 54-year-old female resident of Clark Road reported that her car was struck overnight while her car was parked on the street outside her home. Evidence indicates the striking vehicle was white and may have red transfer paint at the point of impact.
Vehicle Accident, Driving Too Fast for Conditions – At 6:48 p.m. Oct. 6, police responded to Main Street and Shady Lane for a three-vehicle crash. A vehicle driven by a 26-year-old Palmyra woman rear-ended a vehicle driven by a 44-year-old Middletown man, which then struck the rear of a vehicle driven by a 36-year-old Palmyra man. The Palmyra woman’s vehicle was towed from the scene. Charges for driving too fast for conditions were filed against the Palmyra woman through MDJ Garver’s office.
Vehicle Accident, Driving Vehicle at Safe Speed, Notice of Accident to Police – At 3 a.m. Oct. 7, a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old Steelton woman failed to negotiate a curve in the road on Gravel Hill Road at Bindnagles Road and struck an embankment. The woman reported that she was driving too fast on a wet road at the time. She reported no injuries. Her vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene. Police charged her with driving vehicle at safe speed, notice of accident to police department, and operating a vehicle with an expired state inspection.
Hit-and-Run, Accidents Involving Damage to Attended Vehicle, Duty to Give Information – At 4:35 p.m. Sept. 27, police responded to the parking lot of Wells Fargo, at 840 E. Main St., and determined that a vehicle struck an occupied vehicle in the parking lot, then fled the scene. Police identified the striking vehicle’s driver as Ezra Breen, 38, who was found to be driving with a suspended driver’s license. Police charged Breen with accidents involving damage to attended vehicle, duty to give information, and driving while suspended.
South Lebanon Township
Simple Assault – At approximately 10:40 p.m. Sept. 9, police responded to Cedar Court for a domestic dispute. Police learned that Juan Sepulveda-Luperon, 42, intentionally caused bodily injury to another and charged him with simple assault (domestic violence-related).
Simple Assault – On Oct. 6, police responded to the 600 block of South 14th Avenue for a disturbance. Police learned that Brett Kelchner, 38, punched and kicked another individual, causing numerous injuries. Police charged him with simple assault.
South Londonderry Township
Fight – At 5:54 p.m. Oct. 7, police are investigating a fight that occurred at In The Net, 798 Airport Road, during a soccer tournament on Oct. 7. One person was transported to the hospital for injuries. Anyone who witnessed or recorded the fight is asked to contact South Londonderry Township police at 717-838-1376.
DUI – At 2:39 a.m. Oct. 8, police pulled over a vehicle on Old Route 22 and SR 22 for a moving violation and observed odors of an alcoholic beverage emitting from the interior. The driver, Dustin Metzinger, 26, of Fredericksburg, submitted to SFSTs, showed signs of impairment, and was taken into custody for the suspicion of DUI.
Hit-and-Run – At 3:28 p.m. Oct. 7, a hit-and-run crash occurred on the 400 block of Jonestown Road involving an unknown vehicle and a 2012 Scion TC driven by a 47-year-old Waynesboro man, accompanied by three other individuals. The unknown vehicle struck the legally parked Scion and left the scene. The occupants of the Scion did not report any injuries. An investigation into operating a vehicle without ignition interlock for the Scion is ongoing.
Vehicle Accident – At 7:15 p.m. Oct. 7, a single-vehicle crash occurred on SR 72 near Huckleberry Road. A 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander struck a deer in the road. No injuries were reported. The Mitsubishi was towed from the scene.
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