Drug possession – At 10:40 a.m. Nov. 1, police responded to the 300 block of School Drive for drug possession inside the Northern Lebanon High School. A 14-year-old Jonestown male was arrested. The investigation is ongoing.
Vehicle accident – At 10:05 a.m. Nov. 19, a crash occurred on South Pine Grove Street at Freeport Road between a vehicle driven by a 31-year-old Weatherly man, accompanied by a 5-year-old Lebanon female, and a vehicle driven by a 58-year-old New Holland man. The Weatherly man was wearing a seatbelt, sustained a suspected minor injury, and was transported via Myerstown First Aid Unit to Hershey Medical Center. The juvenile was using a front-facing child safety seat and sustained no injuries. The New Holland man was wearing a seatbelt and sustained no injuries.
City of Lebanon
Shooting investigation – At 7:44 p.m. Nov. 22, police responded to the 500 block of East Cumberland Street for a report of shots fired and found a male who was struck by gunfire. Police rendered medical attention to the victim until EMS arrived, when he was transported to a Dauphin County medical center, where he is in stable condition. Police believe that this was not random and that the victim was targeted. Anyone with information is asked to contact Lebanon city police.
Criminal mischief under $1,000 – At approximately 1:51 a.m. Nov. 18, a brick was thrown through the front window of a residence on the 100 block of East Penn Avenue. The victims were a 39-year-old Cleona woman and a 51-year-old Cleona man. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact PSP Jonestown at 717-865-2194.
East Hanover Township
Vehicle accident – At 1:22 a.m. Nov. 20, a 2007 Ford Mustang driven by a 65-year-old Annville woman failed to negotiate a right curve and exited the left side of the road, hitting a large boulder outside a home on the 00 block of McGillstown Road. The Ford sustained disabling front-end damage. The woman was wearing a seatbelt and reported that she did not require medical treatment. Police charged her with driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Theft of motor vehicle – At 7:02 p.m. Nov. 8, Allen Cox, 27, of Jonestown, allegedly stole a black 2019 Nissan Rogue Sport and a black Samsung Galaxy cellphone from a 28-year-old Palmyra woman. The vehicle was last seen on the 10800 block of Jonestown Road. Anyone with information regarding the incident should contact PSP Jonestown at 717-865-2194.
Vehicle accident – At 10:57 p.m. Nov. 17, a horse and buggy driven by Alvin Stoltzfus, accompanied by Miriam Stoltzfus, both 62, of Myerstown, was traveling east on West Main Street and a 2015 Nissan NV3500 driven by a 38-year-old Lebanon woman was traveling west. At the intersection of West Main and North Market streets, the buggy turned left in front of the Nissan, which struck the buggy on the left side. A man and woman in the buggy sustained injuries of unknown severity and were transported via Schaefferstown EMS to Hershey Medical Center. The Lebanon woman was wearing a seatbelt and sustained no injuries. The buggy sustained damage to its passenger’s side. The Nissan sustained damage to its front bumper, grille, and hood and was towed from the scene by RJ Sells Towing. Schaefferstown Fire assisted on the scene.
Vehicle accident – At 10:39 a.m. Nov. 22, a crash occurred on SR 897 near Duquesne Drive. A 2009 Ford Fusion driven by a 38-year-old Lebanon man was traveling west on SR 897 when the vehicle crossed over the double yellow lines into the east lane, striking a 2004 Ford Focus driven by a 21-year-old Lebanon man. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts and sustained no injuries. Both vehicles sustained disabling damage and were towed from the scene. Police charged the 38-year-old with driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Vehicle accident – At 12:56 a.m. Nov. 20, a crash occurred on West Main Street at Peach Street when a 2016 Ford F250 Supercab driven by a 56-year-old Bernville man was traveling east and struck a 2008 Nissan Quest and a 2007 Kia Sorento, both of which were legally parked on the right shoulder. The Ford left the road and struck a concrete culvert. The Bernville man was wearing a seatbelt, and no injuries were reported. The Ford and the Nissan were towed from the scene. Police charged the Bernville man with driving on roadways laned for traffic.
North Cornwall Township
DUI – At 2:05 a.m. Nov. 19, a 43-year-old Lebanon man drove a 2012 Infiniti Ex35 while under the influence of alcohol on West Cumberland and North 25th streets.
North Londonderry Township
Possession of a weapon on school property – At 11:45 a.m. Nov. 14, police charged a Palmyra High School student with possession of a weapon on school property after the 16-year-old Palmyra boy was found with several folding knives in his backpack at the school.
Retail theft – At approximately 10:25 p.m. Oct. 3, police were contacted by Sheetz security, 811 E. Main St., who advised of a white female who placed merchandise worth $155.26 into her purse and left the store without paying for it. The subject was identified as Jamie Logan, 46, who was found with the items in her possession and was taken into custody on a separate warrant. On Oct. 11, a criminal complaint was filed with MDJ Garver’s office, charging Logan with misdemeanor retail theft.
South Londonderry Township
Vehicle accident, duties at stop signs – At 4:05 p.m. Oct. 24, police investigated a crash on Mount Wilson and Elizabethtown roads. A vehicle driven by a 57-year-old Annville man proceeded without proper clearance and struck a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old Cleona man. The Cleona man was transported by ambulance for his injuries. Lawn Fire Department, Life Lion EMS, and First Aid and Safety Patrol EMS assisted on the scene. Police charged the Annville man with duties at stop signs.
Theft – At 8:22 a.m. Nov. 13, police investigated the theft of a black Jetson Haze folding electric bike with gray or silver lettering and possible rust at the handlebars. It was taken from the 1600 block of South Forge Road overnight between Nov. 12 and 13. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact South Londonderry Township police.
Vehicle accident – At 5:26 p.m. Nov. 15, a vehicle driven by a 63-year-old Palmyra woman was traveling west on Colebrook Road when the Palmyra woman turned left toward Reo Drive and was struck by a vehicle driven by a 28-year-old Middletown man who was attempting to pass her on the driver’s side. EMS evaluated both drivers, who were released on the scene. Police charged the Middletown man with driving too fast for conditions.
DUI – At 10:15 p.m. Oct. 30, police pulled over a 2007 Ford Mustang driven by John Hoffman, 35, of Bernville, on the 1900 block of SR 22 for a moving violation. Police detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from the interior. Hoffman submitted to SFSTs, showed signs of impairment, and was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI.
Vehicle accident – At 11:51 a.m. Nov. 24, a 2002 Toyota Corolla driven by a 32-year-old Lebanon man was traveling north on South Lancaster Street and failed to negotiate a right curve, crossing into the southbound lane and striking a 2018 Volkswagen Sel driven by an 18-year-old Lebanon woman, head-on. The Lebanon man was not wearing a seatbelt, sustained an injury of unknown severity, and was transported via LifeLion EMS to Hershey Medical Center. The Lebanon woman was wearing a seatbelt and sustained no injuries. Both vehicles sustained disabling damage and were towed from the scene. Police charged the Lebanon man with driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Vehicle accident – At 4:56 a.m. Nov. 22, a 2006 Mazda Mazda 3 driven by a 35-year-old Lebanon woman was traveling north on Old Forge Road when the driver failed to negotiate a left curve. The Mazda went off the right side of the road and struck a ditch. The Lebanon woman was wearing a seatbelt and sustained no injuries. Police charged her with driving on roadways laned for traffic.
Lebanon County District Attorney’s Office
Impaired driving enforcement initiative scheduled – The Lebanon County District Attorney’s Office announced an impaired driving enforcement initiative scheduled for the weekend of Nov. 22-27. As part of the initiative, officers from several Lebanon County police departments conducted roving patrols, targeting impaired drivers. The initiative was part of the Nationwide Impaired Driving Campaign and was designed to reduce alcohol- and drug-related vehicle crashes. For more information on the dangers and consequences of impaired driving, visit PennDOT’s website or NHTSA’s website.
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