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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 Charges of possession of a small amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia were withdrawn.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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Lower Swatara Twp. Police News: 3/26/14

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.

 

DUI charge

Clint M. Miller, 58, of the 200 block of Wren Way, Lancaster, was charged with DUI, DUI-high rate of alcohol, driving with a blood-alcohol content .02 or greater while license is suspended, driving without a license and disregarding lanes of traffic, police report.

 

The charges were filed following Miller’s arrest at 1:51 a.m. on Feb. 19 in the area of Route 283 eastbound and the Airport Connector. Police said Miller was stopped while he was driving a 2003 Buick Century that allegedly made an illegal U-turn onto PA 283 east and traveled in an erratic manner.

 

After sobriety tests, Miller was taken to Harrisburg Hospital where blood was drawn to determine his blood/alcohol level, police said. Results of the tests were not reported.

 

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 21 before District Judge Michael Smith.

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 20:04

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Lower Swatara Towhship-Police News-01/23

Fence struck
A section of fence at the Penn Ridge horse farm was struck by a vehicle and damaged, police said.
Police believe the incident in the area of Longview Drive and Cockley Road took place shortly after 6 a.m. on Jan. 13.
Investigators said a second electric fence remains intact. The owner is assessing damage. Police believe dense fog conditions at the time may have been a factor in the incident. . .

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 January 2013 19:51

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Lower Swatara Towhship-Police News-12/12

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.

 

Fight at tavern
A police officer reported he had to use a Tazer to stop a fight involving 20 to 30 people at a tavern in the 1000 block of S. Eisenhower Blvd. at 1:56 a.m. on Dec. 1.


Police issued citations to Melissa J. Belcher, 44, of the 1000 block of Second St., Steelton; Teresa D. Martin, 41, of 300 block of N. Second St., Steelton; Tiffany Livingston, 36, of the 1000 block of Second St., Steelton; and Jennifer L. Stairing, 23, of the 60 block of Manny Dr., Middletown, were each issued citations for disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and harassment, police report.

 

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 December 2012 22:50

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