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Middletown man charged with molesting teen girl: Police and Courts Roundup

Posted 10/23/19

Middletown police have charged a Harrisburg man with molesting a girl while she was between 12 and 15 years old, according to arrest records police filed with District Judge David Judy.

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Middletown man charged with molesting teen girl: Police and Courts Roundup

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Middletown police have charged a Harrisburg man with molesting a girl while she was between 12 and 15 years old, according to arrest records police filed with District Judge David Judy.

Josue Banchs, 36, of North Street, was arraigned before Judy Oct. 15 and charged with indecent assault of a person less than 13 years of age, corruption of minors, unlawful contact with a minor-sexual offenses, and indecent exposure.

Bail was set at $25,000 unsecured and a preliminary hearing set for Nov. 4 before Judy.

In July, Dauphin County Protective Services for Children and Youth received a referral concerning the suspected sexual abuse. A forensic interview of the victim was done on Aug. 1, according to arrest records.

The investigation found probable cause that Banchs had “inappropriate contact” with the girl between March 2015 and March 2019, police said.

Schoolhouse Road incident

State Police charged a Londonderry Township man after an incident in the 2300 block of Schoolhouse Road at about 5:45 a.m. Oct. 14.

Jack Allen Hileman, 54, shoved a woman after the victim grabbed his arm, police said in arrest records filed with District Judge David Judy.

The victim hit her head on the kitchen chair, causing her head to start bleeding. Hileman told police he called 911 to report the incident.

He was arraigned before Judy and charged with simple assault and harassment. Bail was set at $5,000 unsecured.

His preliminary hearing is set for Oct. 28 before Judy.

Man charged with DUI

Middletown police charged a borough man with DUI after he drove into another vehicle and walked away from the accident scene in the first block of South Union Street between 6 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4.

Timothy Edward Collins, 62, of the first block of Peters Avenue, had a blood-alcohol content of more than 0.16 percent within two hours after driving, police said in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy.

He was charged with DUI, and failing to stop and provide information to the owner of an unattended vehicle or property.

His preliminary hearing is set for Nov. 4 before Judy.