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Trespassing charges; rental car was not returned: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

Posted 6/24/20

A Lower Swatara Township man has been charged with trespassing following an incident at the Swatara Creek near Fulling Mill Road at 4:48 p.m. June 6.

According to the affidavit filed with District …

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Trespassing charges; rental car was not returned: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

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A Lower Swatara Township man has been charged with trespassing following an incident at the Swatara Creek near Fulling Mill Road at 4:48 p.m. June 6.

According to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith and provided by police, David E. Shenfeld, 57, was on a dirt path past a locked gate with no trespassing signs.

Shenfeld told police three kayakers were stuck in the creek and he was helping them.

The property owner told police that he told Shenfeld to get off his property. Shenfeld allegedly put his hand on his gun when talking to the property owner’s son, but did not point it.

According to the affidavit, Shenfeld has a valid carry permit. His arraignment is Aug. 24.

Police: Rental car not returned

Harrisburg International Airport police have charged a Harrisburg woman with theft of leased property, a felony.

Officers responded to Hertz at 10:57 a.m. March 25.

According to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith, Essence Ashani Bell, 28, rented a 2019 gray Chrysler 300 from Hertz on Dec. 28.

She was supposed to return the car on Dec. 30, but did not.

Bell was arraigned before District Judge Michael J. Smith, who set her bail at $5,000. Court records indicate that it was posted. Her preliminary hearing is July 3.

Woman allegedly bit man

A Lower Swatara woman has been charged with simple assault after police responded to a report of an argument in the 200 block of Brookside Drive at 6:25 p.m. June 11.

According to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith, Stephanie Marie Amey, 23, was driving with two men who had been scrapping.

Amey and one of the men got into an argument, and she bit him when he attempted to calm her down.

She was arraigned before Judge Dominic Pelino. Her preliminary hearing is June 24.