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Sexual assault reported; multiple DUI cases: Police and Courts Roundup

Posted 4/4/18

A man is listed in Dauphin County Prison on $100,000 bail after State Police allege that he beat and sexually assaulted a woman while the victim was driving a vehicle in Conewago Township.

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Sexual assault reported; multiple DUI cases: Police and Courts Roundup

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A man is listed in Dauphin County Prison on $100,000 bail after State Police allege that he beat and sexually assaulted a woman while the victim was driving a vehicle in Conewago Township.

Carl Eugene Forney Jr., 38, allegedly punched the woman in the face multiple times and choked her, causing her to almost lose consciousness as she was driving on Colebrook Road near Route 743 at about 2:30 a.m. March 24, according to arrest papers police filed with District Judge David Judy.

The argument started over Facebook messages the victim had allegedly received from another man, police said.

Forney allegedly sexually assaulted the woman and took her cellphone, but she was able to get out of the vehicle and flag down another vehicle, whose occupant called 911, according to police.

Police later located Forney sitting behind a tree along Colebrook Road a short distance from Route 743.

Forney was arraigned on March 24 before District Judge Sonya M. McKnight and charged with aggravated indecent assault, terroristic threats, strangulation, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, indecent assault, harassment, and public drunkenness.

A preliminary hearing before Judy is set for April 9.

DUI charges for borough man

State Police charged a Middletown man with DUI after he allegedly crashed his vehicle at the intersection of Hillsdale and South Geyers Church roads in Londonderry Township on Feb. 7.

Police arrived at the scene at about 5 p.m. to find a red Toyota Tacoma that had been driven by Jeffrey Allen Rowe, 52, of the 500 block of Shippen Street, sitting against a utility pole with damage to the front passenger side corner of the vehicle, according to arrest papers that were filed with District Judge David Judy.

Results of a blood draw taken from Rowe showed he had a blood-alcohol content of 0.121 percent at the time of the incident, police said.

Rowe faces charges of DUI, disregarding a traffic lane, and speeding. He is awaiting a preliminary hearing.

Woman charged with DUI

An Elizabethtown woman was charged with DUI by State Police at the Vine Street exit of Route 283 in Londonderry Township shortly before midnight on Jan. 27.

Darlis Budge Coble, 64, of the 700 block of Buckingham Boulevard, had a blood-alcohol content of 0.212 percent within two hours of being pulled over, police said in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy.

Besides DUI, Coble is charged with disregarding a traffic lane, and careless driving. She is awaiting a preliminary hearing before Judy.

Man charged for pushing woman

Middletown police charged a borough man after he allegedly pushed a woman into a countertop, causing injury to her right rib area during an incident in the first block of North Union Street on March 23.

Ray Earl Malseed Jr., 41, of the same address, was arraigned on March 23 before District Judge Sonya M. McKnight and charged with simple assault and harassment. He was released after posting $1,000 unsecured bail.

A preliminary hearing is set for April 9 before District Judge David Judy.

Man charged with DUI

State Police charged a Middletown man with DUI after he crashed his 2017 Volkswagen Jetta at Colebrook Road and East Harrisburg Pike in Londonderry Township at about 2:23 a.m. on Feb. 23.

Christopher Michael Gabner, 22, of the 800 block of Woodridge, ran a stop sign while southbound on Colebrook Road, drove across both lanes of the Harrisburg Pike, and struck a culvert off the south shoulder of the road, police said in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy.

A blood draw showed that Gabner had a blood-alcohol content of 0.148 percent and also had traces of the active ingredient of marijuana in his system, police said.

Gabner was charged with DUI of alcohol and a controlled substance, disregarding a traffic lane, running a stop sign, and careless driving.

$600 in coins stolen

About $600 was reported stolen from coin-operated laundry machines during a break-in of an apartment building in the first block of Peony Avenue in Middletown.

The theft was reported to borough police on March 23.

Eggs, flour thrown at car

Eggs and flour were reportedly thrown at a silver 2011 Hyundai Sonata as the vehicle was parked in the 600 block of Spring Street in Middletown.

The incident was reported to borough police on March 19.

Xbox controller stolen

An Xbox controller valued from $40 to $60 was reported stolen from an apartment in the 100 block of South Union Street in Middletown.

The theft was reported to borough police on March 16.

DUI charge from 2017

Middletown police have charged a borough woman with a hit-and-run that occurred on Sept. 17, 2017.

According to arrest papers police filed with District Judge David Judy, Aylin R. Acero-Canseco, 23, of the 200 block of East Water Street, was driving a silver Chevrolet Malibu that struck a green Saab that was parked in the 200 block of East High Street.

Two witnesses saw the Malibu strike the Saab, breaking the driver’s side mirror on the Saab, police said. The Malibu then turned off its headlights and sped off toward Vine Street, police said.

The Malibu was subsequently traced to a driveway in the 900 block of Vine Street, where damage consistent with the hit and run on East High Street was observed.

On March 12, Acero-Canseco was charged with DUI and causing accidental damage to an unattended vehicle.

Man jailed following incident

A Middletown man is in Dauphin County Prison on $50,000 bail following an incident in Londonderry Township on March 14.

Alex Joseph Moyer, 20, of the first block of Caravan Court, threw a chair at a woman during the incident at an apartment in the 1300 block of East Harrisburg Pike, according to arrest papers that State Police filed with District Judge David Judy.

After going outside Moyer then allegedly re-entered the apartment through a window, flipped a table, and continued throwing around the apartment items belonging to the victim, police said.

Moyer is charged with simple assault and harassment. He is to be arraigned in Dauphin County Court on June 1.

Items stolen from vehicle

A black bag containing a laptop case, checkbooks and personal checks was reported stolen from a vehicle parked on private property in the 500 block of Highland Avenue in Middletown.

The victim told police that the vehicle was locked but police could find no forcible sign of entry. The theft was reported to police on March 13.