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Lower Swatara Twp. Police News - 4/16/14

 

 

The following is a compilation of reports from the Lower Swatara Twp. Police Department.

Please be aware all those charged/cited are presumed innocent unless proven otherwise in a court of law.

 

 

Wallet lost

An Elizabethtown resident told police she lost her wallet while she was shopping at the Sharp Shopper on March 28.

 

The brown leather bi-fold wallet contained her driver’s license, several gift cards, cash and other personal cards. A search of the store turned up nothing, police said.

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 April 2014 19:28

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Pizza delivery prank cost two teens $381

Here is the prank: E-mail a pizza order to a pizza shop and have it delivered to the target’s home. Funny?

 

Not for two Middletown teenagers. The prank cost them $381, according to Lower Swatara Twp. police.

 

The teens placed two fake pizza orders – one for $262 and another for $119 – with the Pizza Hut in the 2000 block of W. Harrisburg Pike on Tuesday, March 18, requesting the pizzas be delivered to a Middletown residence.

 

When the delivery driver discovered that no one at the residence had ordered the pizzas, the police were called to investigate.

 

Police discovered that two 16-year-old students at Middletown Area High School had placed the orders by computer at the school at 8:30 a.m. and provided bogus names and telephone numbers. 

 

The students confessed and paid Pizza Hut in full, ending the investigation, police said.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 April 2014 20:15

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Delivery man beaten, robbed in Steelton

Police are seeking information on three suspects who brutally beat and robbed a Chinese food delivery man on Friday, Feb. 28 in Steelton.


The victim was delivering food in the first block of Kennedy Lane when two men beat him, knocking him unconscious, while a third male acted as a lookout, acting Police Chief John King said.


The suspects fled the area, taking the Chinese food with them, police said.


The victim, who suffered fractures to facial bones, was transported to the hospital with substantial injuries, King said.

The three suspects are described as black males between the ages of 17 and 22.

Summit Search and Rescue provided blood hounds to assist with the investigation.

“The blood hounds were able to give valuable leads,” which detectives are looking into, police said.

Anyone with information should contact the Steelton Police Department at 717-939-9841.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 21:22

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Harrisburg man pleads guilty in chase

A Harrisburg man who led police on a high-speed chase from East Main and Pine streets in Middletown to Harrisburg last November pleaded guilty in Dauphin County Court on Friday, March 7 to nine charges stemming from the chase and his alleged involvement in a forgery scheme.


Michael Evans-Turner, 31, pleaded guilty before Judge Richard A. Lewis to three counts of forgery, flight to avoid apprehension, theft by unlawful taking, conspiracy to commit forgery, recklessly endangering another person, disorderly conduct and exceeding 35 mph in an urban district by 55 mph.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 20:45

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News From District Judge Michael J. Smith - 4/2/14

Please be aware all those charged/cited are presumed innocent unless proven otherwise in a court of law. Following is a compilation of action in cases filed before District Magistrate Michael J. Smith.

 

Waived

Neal D. White, 32, of the 300 block of Maple Rd., Middletown, waived charges of DUI and DUI-controlled substance to Dauphin County Court. Charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia were withdrawn. The case stemmed from an incident on Jan. 17.

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 April 2014 20:21

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