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.
A 24-year-old Steelton woman was raped during the early morning hours of Jan. 1 in a room in the Congress Inn, South Eisenhower Boulevard, police report.
Two assailants may have been involved in the assault, police said. The victim was taken to Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
Representatives of the YWCA of Greater Harrisburg were contacted and provided assistance and guidance to the victim.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015 20:55
A 17-year-old Harrisburg resident was cited for disorderly conduct after their vehicle was stopped by police at 3:03 p.m. on Dec. 27 on Catherine Street in the area of Wharton Avenue.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 20:39
Three people were injured when a pickup truck and car collided head-on in the 2000 block of W. Harrisburg Pike in Lower Swatara Twp. at 5:15 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 5, township police said.
The truck’s driver and two people in the car were pinned in their vehicles until emergency crews could remove them from the wreckage, police said. All three were taken to Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
The unidentified truck driver suffered a broken sternum, while the unidentified driver of the car suffered a broken leg, police said. No report was given regarding injuries to the car’s passenger.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 19:58
Written by Jim Lewis
A Middletown man was charged by Derry Twp. police with 28 counts of theft and 51 counts of recklessly endangering another person for allegedly taking metal grates from storm sewers along public roads in 2013.
Mark Allan Ponnett, 40, was issued a summons. A preliminary hearing is set for 2 p.m. on March 11 before District Judge Dominic Pelino of Hummelstown.
A Derry patrol officer discovered Ponnett removing scrap metal from a construction site in Hershey on
Dec. 19, 2013, police said. After an investigation of stolen metal grates from township storm sewers in October and December of 2013, police charged Ponnett, according to a township police press release.
The charges include metal grate thefts that occurred in eight other jurisdictions in Dauphin County and two in Cumberland County, Derry police said.
The charges also include those stemming from a residential construction site burglary in the Deer Run development in Derry Twp., Derry police said.
The metal grate thefts along public roads exposed open storm drains that presented “a hazard to the general public and highway workers alike,’’ Derry police said in their press release.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 19:56
Following is a compilation of reports from the Middletown Police Department. Please be aware all those charged/cited are presumed innocent unless proven otherwise in a court of law.
Criminal mischief, disorderly conduct charges
Bernice Kelly, 23, of the 300 block of S. 14th St., Harrisburg, was charged with criminal mischief and disorderly conduct after she allegedly smashed windows and damaged the body of a parked car with a piece of concrete at 2:13 p.m. on Dec. 21 in the 200 block of S. Union St., police report.
Damage was estimated by police to be more than $3,000.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2014 20:51