City of Lebanon

Drug possession – Police charged Kenneth Shaud, 43, with misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia after a complaint on March 30.

PFA violation – On April 10, police charged Taquan Bradford, 31, with a violation of a PFA order.

Debit card theft – Lebanon city police received a report of a lost debit card on April 11. The card was found and used fraudulently multiple times by the suspect pictured below, who was last seen driving a silver Chevrolet minivan. If you know who the suspect is, please contact Lebanon police or submit a tip through CRIMEWATCH.

DEA National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day – On April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lebanon city police will hold a prescription drug take-back event at Lebanon City Hall, 735 Cumberland St. The public can surrender unwanted, unused, or expired prescription drugs and other medications to law enforcement officers.


Jackson Township

Vehicle accident – At 9:43 p.m. April 9, a 1999 Volkswagen Jetta driven by a 24-year-old Lebanon man, accompanied by a 31-year-old Lebanon man and a 27-year-old Lebanon man, was traveling east at a high rate of speed on East Main Street, approaching East Lincoln Avenue. According to police, the driver drove over a large concrete curb and a roadway median, across the west lane of East Lincoln Avenue, and came to a rest on the north shoulder. The Volkswagen sustained damage to its undercarriage, engine and transmission and was towed from the scene by Leffler’s Towing. None of the three men were wearing seatbelts. No injuries were reported. Police charged the driver with duty to give information and render aid.

Hit-and-run crash – At 11:39 a.m. April 8, a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by a 25-year-old Fredericksburg woman was traveling south on South Locust Street, north of SR 422. As the Chevy passed Top Star Gas Station, a vehicle exited the parking lot and rear-ended the Chevy. The striking vehicle fled the scene west on SR 422. The Chevrolet sustained minor damage. The Fredericksburg woman was wearing a seatbelt and sustained no injuries.

North Lebanon Township

Simple assault – Police charged Evan Slish, 19, of Lebanon, after police responded to a domestic on March 30 on the 100 block of North 11th Street.

Drug possession – Police charged Daniel Thome, 55, of Jonestown, with possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on March 4 in the Boscov’s parking lot.

Retail theft – Police charged Rian Maggio, 22, of Lebanon, after he concealed $756.14 worth of merchandise while employed at Walmart.

Accident involving death/injury – Police charged Michael Bleecker, 30, of New Cumberland, with accident involving death/injury after he drove without a valid driver’s license and crashed into another vehicle, causing injury to the occupants.

Retail theft – Police charged Ashlyn Martin, 24, of Newmanstown, after she took merchandise worth $382.21 from Weis Markets on East Cumberland Street on March 27.

Retail theft – Police charged Sara Ferguson, 29, of Mount Carmel, after she failed to pay for $307.64 worth of merchandise at Walmart on East Lehman Street on March 10.

North Londonderry Township

Driving while suspended – Police charged Chase Albright, 35, of Lebanon, with his sixth offense of driving while suspended (DUI-related) after a incident on the 1300 block of East Main Street at 1:52 a.m. March 19.

Disorderly conduct – At 1:20 p.m. April 5, police charged a 15-year-old Palmyra High School student after he was found in possession of a vaping device containing marijuana.

Disorderly conduct – At 6:26 p.m. April 5, police charged a 33-year-old Hershey man following a traffic stop on the 1300 block of East Main Street, where it was determined that he was in possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Richland Borough

Death natural – On April 9, police responded to North Race Street for an unresponsive man. When police arrived, they found the victim, a 74-year-old Richland man, deceased on the kitchen floor. The victim suffered from numerous medical conditions, and no foul play was suspected.

South Lebanon Township

Drug possession – On March 22, police pulled over a vehicle on the 700 block of East Walnut Street and learned that the driver, Jose Emilio Martinez-Cordero, 40, was in possession of a controlled substance. Police charged him with misdemeanor possession of a small amount of marijuana.

Drug possession – On Sept. 5, 2023, police responded to the 300 block of Acorn Circle for a disturbance and learned that Matthew Stauffer, 33, was in possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Upon receiving the laboratory test results, police charged him with misdemeanor possession of a controlled or counterfeit substance.

Drug possession – On March 29, police pulled over a vehicle on the 700 block of East Walnut Street and learned that the driver, Natasha Marie Sanchez-Lugo, 35, was in possession of a controlled substance. Police charged her with misdemeanor possession of marijuana and summary operating a vehicle without valid inspection.

DUI – On Feb. 24, police pulled over a vehicle on the 800 block of East Walnut Street and learned that the driver, Richard Dylan O’Connell, 32, was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. O’Connell’s BAC was 0.10% at the time. Police charged him with misdemeanor DUI-high rate of alcohol and summary turning movements and required signals.

DUI – On March 2, police responded to the 1000 block of State Drive for a crash and learned that the driver, Carl Miserendino, 45, was under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. Miserendino’s BAC was 0.244% at the time of the crash. Police charged him with misdemeanor DUI-high rate of alcohol and misdemeanor DUI-general impairment.

South Londonderry Township

DUI, careless driving – Police charged Jared Leiberher, 21, of Palmyra, with DUI-general impairment, DUI-highest rate, careless driving, and driving on roadways laned for traffic after he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a tree on Route 117 at East Market Street at 2:15 a.m. Dec. 23. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries. His vehicle was towed. Leiberher’s BAC was 0.274% at the time.

Retail theft – Police charged Anna Fogel, 45, of Palmyra, after she failed to pay for items worth $220.65 at Redner’s Markets, 110 Northside Commons, between Feb. 2 and March 7.

Vehicle accident – At 5:55 a.m. April 8, a Volvo sedan driven by a 25-year-old Hershey man proceeded from the stop sign on South Lingle Avenue and struck a Buick sedan driven by a 61-year-old Lebanon man, which was traveling on Palmyra Road. No injuries were reported. Both vehicles were towed.

Vehicle accident – At 2:57 p.m. April 10, a three-vehicle crash occurred on South Forge Road near the Horseshoe Pike traffic light. A 17-year-old Palmyra male juvenile failed to bring his vehicle to a complete stop and struck the rear of a vehicle driven by a 46-year-old Palmyra woman, whose vehicle was then pushed into a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old Mechanicsburg man. The Palmyra woman was evaluated on the scene by First Aid and Safety Patrol of Lebanon and released. All drivers were able to drive from the scene.

Union Township

Vehicle accident – At 5:08 p.m. April 9, a crash occurred on SR 72, south of Camp Meeting Road, involving a 2018 BMW X2 driven by a 77-year-old Hummelstown woman and a 2024 Toyota Camry driven by a 33-year-old Lebanon woman. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts, sustained injuries of unknown severity, and were transported via Life Lion EMS and South Central EMS to Hershey Medical Center. Charges of vehicle entering or crossing roadway are pending against the Hummelstown woman.

West Lebanon Township

Theft by unlawful taking – Police charged Timothy Martin, 42, of Lebanon, after he allegedly took $100 in currency at Dunkin Donuts on Feb. 22 and Feb. 27.

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