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Lower Swatara Twp. Police - 8/27/14


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.


DUI charge

Melissa H. Billy, 34, of the first block of Davis Dr., Middletown, was charged with DUI, DUI-controlled substance (four counts), DUI-highest rate of alcohol, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and disregarding lanes of traffic, police report.


The charges were filed following Billy’s arrest at 1:05 a.m. on July 27 at Fulling Mill Road and Airport Drive after her 2003 Saturn L200 was traveling erratically, police said.


Marijuana was found in her vehicle, police said. Alcohol was found in a breath sample taken from Billy that was analyzed with a portable breathalyzer, police said.


Following sobriety tests, Billy was taken to the Dauphin County Judicial Center, where blood was drawn to determine the possible presence of intoxicants, police said. Results of the tests were not reported.


A preliminary hearing is set for Sept.15 before District Judge Michael Smith.


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