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Lower Swatara Twp. Police News - 11/12/13

Posted 11/12/13


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.


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Lower Swatara Twp. Police News - 11/12/13


Police said 6,200 feet of copper cable weighing 4,532 pounds was stolen. The wire was packed in indvidual boxes. The company discovered the theft when invetories showed a shortage of copper wire.

The investigation into the incident remains under way.

Public Drunkenness Citation

Justin M. Bishop, 25, of the 1000 block of Longview Dr., Middletown, was cited for public drunkenness following an investigation of an incident in the 100 block of B Lane, Harrisburg on Oct. 19 at 8:20 p.m.

Police were called to investigate a report of a suspicious person during which time Bishop was taken into custody and taken to Harrisburg Hospital for observation- incoherent. 



Harassment Citation

Susan E. Brenizer, 51, of 1000 block of Lakeside Dr., Middletown, was cited for harassment following an incident on Oct. 18 at 6:18 p.m. in the 1000 block of Lakeside Dr., police report.

Police said the case involved an argument between family members.


Theft From Vehicles

A DVD player and two monitors were reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle that was parked in the 1000 block of Scarlett Lane.

Police said the theft is believed to have taken place some time between Oct. 10 and 15.

The stolen Panasonic DVD player and monitors were valued at $200.

Reportedly the vehicle was unlocked at the time.


Drug Charges

Paul J. Anderson II, 43, of the 100 block of Willow Farm Lane, Harrisburg, has been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness, police report.

The charges were filed following an investigation of a report of a man lying in a driveway of a residence in the 100 block of Willow Farm Lane on Oct. 20 at 5:36 a.m. Police said they found Anderson passed out. The accused was taken to the Hershey Medical Center for treatment. Police did not report the outcome of the treatment.

Police said when they searched Anderson they discovered he had several items classified as drug paraphernalia.

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