City of Lebanon

Looking to identify – The Lebanon City Police Department is looking to identify an individual who was involved in a disturbance, and interfered with officers attempting to make an arrest, outside a business in the 000 block of N. 9th St. The incident occurred on May 27, 2024, at 1:51 a.m. The individual is believed to be a Hispanic male with a goatee, tattoos on his left arm and forearm, and a long-braided ponytail. Anyone that has any information regarding the subject’s identity, is asked to submit a tip through Crimewatch or contact the Lebanon City Police directly at 717-272-6611. 

Retail theft – On May 20, police responded to the One Stop Corner store for a report of retail theft. The suspect (pictured below) has not yet been identified. Anyone with information is asked to contact PFC Adam Rusz or submit a tip through CRIMEWATCH.


North Lebanon Township

Retail theft – Police charged Derek Sella Rivera, 22, with retail theft after he failed to pay for merchandise worth $252.70 at Walmart on April 18.

Retail theft – Police charged a 19-year-old Lebanon woman with summary retail theft after failing to pay for $100.27 worth of merchandise at Walmart on April 29.

DUI – Police charged Wilson Ortiz-Ortiz, 37, of Lebanon, with DUI after responding to a crash March 30 on the 1100 block of Jay Street. His BAC was 0.149% at the time of the crash.

DUI – Police charged Douglas Atkinson, 37, of Long Island City, New York, with DUI after stopping him on April 25 on the 300 block of Ebenezer Road during a traffic enforcement with no lights activated.

Retail theft, conspiracy – Police charged Tammy Haley, 57, of Lebanon, and Melissa Weaver, 54, of Lebanon, with retail theft and conspiracy after they failed to pay for merchandise worth $277.18 at Walmart on Feb. 21.

Retail theft – Police charged Sylvia Betz, 71, of Lebanon, after she failed to pay for $36.22 worth of merchandise at Walmart on April 30.

Retail theft – Police charged a 50-year-old Lebanon woman after she failed to pay for $51.27 worth of merchandise at Walmart on May 5.

Retail theft – Police charged Laury Nunez-Perez, 22, of Lebanon, after failing to pay for $32.75 worth of merchandise at Walmart on May 1.

North Londonderry Township

Vehicle accident – At 6:29 p.m. May 21, police responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of South Forge Road and Londonderry Boulevard, where a vehicle driven by a 77-year-old Annville man, accompanied by a 72-year-old Annville woman, was initiating a left turn when his vehicle was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old Annville man. Beverly Summers, 87, of Palmyra, was a passenger and was transported to Hershey Medical Center for a head injury. Police charged the teenager with following too closely. Charges were filed through MDJ Warner’s office.

Vehicle accident – At 9:04 p.m. May 23, a vehicle driven by a 41-year-old Greensboro, North Carolina, man struck a vehicle driven by a 74-year-old Palmyra man as the Greensboro man’s vehicle entered the left turn lane on the 1300 block of East Main Street. The Palmyra man’s vehicle was already in the turn lane, preparing to turn left. The Greensboro man did not see the other vehicle as he changed lanes. No injuries were reported. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.

Palmyra Borough

Disorderly conduct – At 3:50 p.m. May 8, police responded to Sheetz, 811 E. Main St., for a 34-year-old man acting erratically, dancing in the store and on top of his car. The man left in his vehicle before police arrived but was stopped in South Annville Township a short time later. Police charged him with summary disorderly conduct.

Theft by unlawful taking – On May 15, police responded to the Dutch Motel, 500 E. Main St., for a reported theft. Police learned that Coty Bleecker, 32, stole a blue Huffy Trail Runner mountain bike. Bleecker is currently unaccounted for from Lebanon County Adult Probation, and his whereabouts are unknown. On May 20, police charged Bleecker with one count of theft by unlawful taking, and an arrest warrant was issued through MDJ Wolfe’s office. Bleecker is known to frequent the Dutch Motel. If anyone sees him or knows his whereabouts, they are asked to contact Palmyra Borough police at 717-838-8189.

Bench warrants served – At 12:45 a.m. May 20, police pulled over a bike rider on the 100 block of South Duke Street for traffic violations. Police identified him as Hector Carabello-Garcia, 35, who has multiple bench warrants out of Lebanon County for failure to appear, with the original charges being felony possession with intent to deliver designer drugs, misdemeanor DUI, and domestic relations. Police arrested him and transported him to LCCB.

Disorderly conduct – At 5:39 p.m. May 12, police responded to the parking lot of Sheetz, 811 E. Main St., for a fight involving two males. Police arrived on the scene, but the men had already fled. After viewing video surveillance footage, police identified one of the men. A non-traffic citation for summary disorderly conduct-engaging in fighting was filed against the 50-year-old man on May 13.

Carrying firearm without a license, terroristic threats – At 6:19 a.m. May 23, police responded to a home on the 500 block of West Main Street for a domestic dispute involving a firearm. Police arrested Adam Brewer, 22. The firearm was recovered without incident. Brewer was arraigned on charges of felony carrying firearm without a license, two counts of misdemeanor terroristic threats, two counts of misdemeanor simple assault-physical menace, misdemeanor simple assault-bodily injury, two counts of misdemeanor reckless endangerment, and summary harassment. He was placed into LCCF on a $50,000 secured bond and a probation violation detainer.

West Lebanon Township

Drug possession – Police charged Darren Gladish, 29, of Lebanon, with possession of drug paraphernalia after a well-being check for an unconscious man in a vehicle at Rutter’s on Jan. 17.

Retail theft – Police charged Vicki Long, 28, with retail theft after she failed to pay for $498.48 worth of merchandise at Boscov’s on April 23.

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