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2 overdoses reported, with 1 being fatal: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

Posted 4/24/19

Police responded to Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at 12:34 p.m. April 11 after receiving a report of a township woman who possibly overdosed at a residence in the 100 block of …

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2 overdoses reported, with 1 being fatal: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

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Police responded to Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at 12:34 p.m. April 11 after receiving a report of a township woman who possibly overdosed at a residence in the 100 block of Elmwood Drive.

Police said they did not know what the woman potentially overdosed on. She was revived from the overdose.

Officers executed a search warrant at the Elmwood Drive residence to look for the woman’s cellphone. According to court documents, inside police found a bong containing suspected marijuana wax, more than 30 pieces of drug paraphernalia, three pills and a Ruger rifle.

A man who also lived in the residence, Eliezer Jordan Jimenez, 23, was charged with prohibited person in possession of a firearm, possession of a small amount of marijuana and 30 counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was arraigned on April 12, and his bail was set at $50,000. Court records indicate that his bail was posted. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 29.

Suspected fatal overdose

Police responded to a suspected fatal drug overdose at a residence in the 1800 block of Blacklatch Lane at 3:12 p.m. April 14.

Officers did not provide details. The overdose is under investigation.

Package stolen

A Lower Swatara Township resident reported the theft of a package containing a cellphone from outside a residence in the 1000 block of North Spring Street.

The theft was reported at 3:58 p.m. April 10. Police estimated the value of the phone at $960.

The theft is under investigation.

PSU fight leads to charges

A Lower Swatara Township man faces charges after he allegedly assaulted another man at an event at the Capital Union Building at Penn State Harrisburg.

Campus police responded at 8:07 p.m. April 5. According to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith, the victim was attending a cultural event at the CUB when Mohamed Abdelrah Soltan, 24, came up behind him and placed him in a chokehold and punched him in the head.

The victim grabbed Soltan’s hair, and the pair were separated by other people. The victim reportedly told police that he and Soltan had been arguing via social media, and Soltan threatened him.

Soltan has been charged with terroristic threats, disorderly conduct and harassment.

His preliminary hearing has been scheduled for May 20.

Man reportedly possessed heroin

A Lancaster man reportedly had seven baggies containing what police suspected to be heroin following a traffic stop on Route 283 at mile marker 0.8 at 12:19 a.m. April 10, according to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith.

Joe Louis Thode, 39, was reportedly driving 75 mph in a 55 mph zone.

According to the affidavit, the State Police trooper found seven baggies containing a white substance in Thode’s wallet. The trooper also reportedly found a smoking device in his pocket.

Thode was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and speeding.

His preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 22.

Cash, medicine stolen from hotel

A New York resident reported the theft of $300 and the prescription medicine Trazodone from a hotel room at the Holiday Inn at 815 S. Eisenhower Blvd.

Trazodone is used to treat depression.

The theft was reported at 12:45 a.m. April 14 and is under investigation.

Items stolen from car

A township resident reported that their car was entered while it was parked in the 2000 block of Brentwood Drive at 7:25 p.m. April 10.

Police said bluetooth headphones, a charger, and a vape pipe, all valued at a total of $240, along with a wallet were stolen from inside.

Woman cited after mailbox hit

A Susquehanna Township woman was cited after she allegedly struck a mailbox with her vehicle in the 1900 block of Oberlin Road.

The incident was reported at 6 p.m. April 15.

Chiante Shanae Denson, 24, was cited with accidental damage to unattended property.