City of Lebanon

Struck Dog, Looking for Owner – Police responded to the 500 block of Maple Street for a report of a struck Chihuahua, which appeared to have serious injuries. Lebanon city police transported the dog to the nearest available vet for treatment. If this is your dog, please contact Lebanon police at 717-272-6611.

Lock Your Vehicles – The Lebanon City Police Department has seen a recent increase in thefts from motor vehicles and remind residents to lock their car doors and report suspicious activity in their neighborhood.


Cleona Borough

Criminal Mischief Under $1,000 – On Nov. 18, police responded to the 100 block of East Penn Avenue where, at about 1:55 a.m., all four of the tires on a parked car went flat. The victim was a 34-year-old Annville woman. Anyone with any information is asked to contact PSP Jonestown at 717-865-2194.

East Hanover Township

Burglary Commercial – At an unknown date and time sometime between Nov. 10 and 13, someone gained entry to the storage lot of Copart and cut off the catalytic converters from four vehicles. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact PSP Jonestown at 717-865-2194.

Jackson Township

Vehicle Accident, Obedience to Traffic-Control Devices – At 9:48 a.m. Nov. 5, a 2009 Ford Flex driven by a 72-year-old Myerstown man, accompanied by a 65-year-old Myerstown woman, was stopped at a red light, heading north on Ramona Road, and a 2012 Chrysler Stratus driven by a 26-year-old Lebanon man, accompanied by an 18-year-old Myerstown woman, was heading east on SR 422 through a green light. The Myerstown man was unsure if the light turned green before he proceeded into the intersection and struck the Chrysler, which went into a cornfield. All occupants were wearing seatbelts and sustained no injuries. The Ford sustained minor front-end damage. The Chrysler sustained disabling passenger’s side rear damage. CJ Wagner’s towed the Chrysler from the scene. Police charged the Myerstown man with obedience to traffic-control devices.

Myerstown Borough

Identity Theft – On Oct. 30, police responded to East Washington Avenue for a report of an identity theft. The victim was a 35-year-old Newmanstown man.

North Cornwall Township

DUI Crash, Careless Driving, Disregard of Traffic Lane, Failure to Use Seatbelt – At 9:27 a.m. Aug. 13, police responded to Colebrook Road for a single-vehicle roll-over accident. Jennifer Wilson, 44, of Lebanon, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital with injuries. Police charged Wilson with alleged DUI, careless driving, disregard of traffic lane, and failure to use seatbelt.

DUI Crash, Disregard of Traffic Lane – At 11:22 p.m. Aug. 23, police responded to Royal Road after a vehicle driven by Jessica Hoover, 21, of Lebanon, exited the road and entered a pasture. Police charged Hoover with alleged DUI and disregard of traffic lane.

DUI – At 12:10 a.m. Sept. 22, police arrested Richard Burr, 44, of Lebanon, for alleged DUI after an incident on Cumberland Street.

DUI Crash – At 8:27 a.m. Sept. 28, police responded to Chestnut Street for a two-vehicle crash. Police arrested Luis Ramos-Mendez, 22, of Lebanon, for alleged DUI.

DUI Crash – At 5:48 p.m. Sept. 30, police responded to Cornwall Road after a vehicle driven by Sheila Gainer, 55, of Lebanon, struck a utility pole. Police arrested Gainer for alleged DUI.

Retail Theft – At 11:55 p.m. Oct. 4, police arrested a 31-year-old Lebanon woman for alleged retail theft after an incident at Sheetz.

Public Intoxication – At 10:32 p.m. Oct. 30, police charged a 39-year-old Jonestown man with public intoxication after an incident at Sheetz.

Vehicle Accident – At 11:18 a.m. Oct. 31, a vehicle driven by a 70-year-old Lebanon woman was traveling south on Colebrook Road, turning left onto Lilac Lane, when she veered left and struck another vehicle driven by a 51-year-old Lebanon woman. One vehicle was towed from the scene.

Vehicle Accident – At 2:19 a.m. Nov. 3, police responded to Quentin Road after a southbound vehicle driven by an 18-year-old Lebanon man struck a deer on Quentin Road. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

Vehicle Accident – At 11:54 a.m. Nov. 7, police responded to Chestnut Street after an eastbound vehicle driven by a 68-year-old Lebanon man struck a parked vehicle, which, in turn, made his vehicle roll onto its roof. The Lebanon man was taken to the Hershey Medical Center to be evaluated.

Palmyra Borough

Simple Assault, Harassment, Bench Warrant – At 5:38 p.m. Nov. 9, police responded to the 300 block of West Main Street for a domestic dispute. Cody Rende, 34, was arrested for misdemeanor simple assault (domestic violence-related) and summary harassment, along with an outstanding bench warrant from Dauphin County for failing to appear in court relating to a DUI charge. Charges were filed through MDJ Garver’s office.

Simple Assault, Harassment – At approximately 6:17 p.m. Nov. 5, Palmyra Borough police covering Annville Township responded to the 00 block of North King Street for a report of an active domestic dispute. Police determined that a physical altercation occurred at approximately 6 p.m. at Rotunda Brewing Co., 245 W. Main St. Police said Andrew Scholl, 37, pushed a woman several times, causing her to fall to the ground and injure her right leg. Scholl was taken into custody on the scene and transported to LCCB to await arraignment. Police charged Scholl with misdemeanor simple assault (domestic violence-related) and summary harassment.

Drug Possession – At approximately 8:08 p.m. Sept. 5, police responded to McDonald’s, 901 E. Main St., for a report of a subject with illegal narcotics. Police made contact with Kalib Leedy, 18, who was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana. It was determined that Leedy did not possess a medical marijuana card. On Nov. 6, a criminal complaint was filed with MDJ Garver’s office, charging Leedy with one count of misdemeanor possession of a small amount of marijuana.

Retail Theft – At approximately 3:30 p.m. Sept. 7, police were called to Weis Markets, 901 E. Main St., where a white female allegedly came into the grocery store on Sept. 5 and 7 and walked out without paying for merchandise. The total loss to Weis Markets was $297.21. A picture of the subject was posted on CRIMEWATCH and, thanks to several tips, was identified as Jamie Logan, 46. On Nov. 6, a criminal complaint was filed with MDJ Garver’s office, charging Logan with one count of misdemeanor retail theft.

Terroristic Threats, Disorderly Conduct – At approximately 7:17 p.m. Nov. 11, police responded to a home on the 800 block of West Maple Street for a report of an active domestic dispute. Police made contact with Zachary Mansberger, 26, who allegedly interfered with the investigation and yelled loudly in a residential neighborhood. It was determined that Mansberger threatened bodily harm to the victim, yelled at the victim, and slapped a remote out of the victim’s hands. Mansberger was taken into custody on the scene and transported to LCCB. Mansberger was charged with misdemeanor terroristic threats and misdemeanor disorderly conduct.

Bench Warrant – At approximately 8:28 a.m. Nov. 15, police pulled over a white Ford Fiesta on the 00 block of East Main Street and identified the driver as Waldemar Quinones-Cordero, 57, who had an active bench warrant out of the Lebanon County Sheriff’s Department for failure to appear, with the original charge being misdemeanor retail theft. Quinones-Cordero was taken into custody and transported to LCCB on the warrant.

Hit-and-Run, Identification Still Needed – At approximately 2:12 p.m. Nov. 18, police responded to the intersection of East Cherry Street and South Forge Road for a report of a hit-and-run. The striking vehicle, a white sedan, fled the scene, heading west on Cherry Street after sustaining damage to its driver’s side headlight. If anyone is able to identify the vehicle or driver in the video below, please contact Palmyra Borough police at 717-838-8189 or leave an anonymous tip using the “Submit A Tip” or “Contact Us” tabs.

Richland Borough

Hit-and-Run – At 9:45 a.m. Nov. 12, a non-reportable hit-and-run crash occurred in the area of East Main Street at Popular Street, when an unknown vehicle was traveling south on East Main Street and side-swiped a 2019 Ram Truck, which was unoccupied and legally parked along the right side of East Main Street, causing minor damage to the driver’s side mirror. The unknown vehicle sustained passenger’s side mirror damage and fled the scene.

South Londonderry Township

Simple Assault, Harassment – At 9:39 p.m. Nov. 12, police responded to the 100 block of Schoolhouse Road for a report of a domestic disturbance. Police arrived and overheard the sounds of an argument coming from the location. Police took Travis Wilson, 23, of Palmyra, into custody for simple assault and harassment. The victim was female.

Vehicle Accident – At 9:18 p.m. Oct. 31, a Honda sedan driven by a 36-year-old Harrisburg man, crashed into a Subaru SUV driven by a 41-year-old Palmyra woman at routes 117 and 322. The Harrisburg man turned left at the traffic light and into the path of the Palmyra woman, who had the right-of-way. No injuries were reported. Both vehicles had to be towed from the scene. Campbelltown Fire assisted on the scene.

Vehicle Accident, Driving without a License – At 7:52 p.m. Oct. 28, a vehicle driven by Sayvon McCottry, 29, of Lebanon, was traveling east on Route 322 (Horseshoe Pike) when he struck a curb, causing his vehicle to become disabled. McCottry was driving without a license at the time of the crash.

Union Township

Vehicle Accident, Vehicle Entering or Crossing Roadway – At 5:48 p.m. Nov. 10, a crash occurred on Old Forge Road, south of Fisher Avenue. This crash involved a 2005 Freightliner Columbia driven by a 54-year-old Whitehall, Ohio man and a 2020 Peterbilt 579 driven by a 21-year-old Mechanicsburg man. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts and sustained no injuries. Police charged the Whitehall man with vehicle entering or crossing roadway.

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