Friday's Sentinel police log

2011-11-10T23:55:00Z 2011-11-11T00:03:03Z Friday's Sentinel police logFrom staff reports The Sentinel
November 10, 2011 11:55 pm  • 

Carlisle police (243-5252)

• Mark Cramer, 50, no address given, was cited with public drunkenness after a disturbance in the 100 block of North Pitt Street at 10:41 p.m. Nov. 9.

Police said Cramer was causing a disturbance behind a property and was found staggering around.

He was taken to the police station, where he was held until he was sober.

• Someone kicked in the quarter panels of a vehicle parked in the a parking lot at a hair salon on Noble Boulevard at 7:43 p.m. Nov. 8.

When the owner of the 1995 Chevy returned, he not only discovered the damage but also found footprints on the hood on the vehicle.

• Police are looking for Carla L. Thomas, 33, of Marysville in connection with a theft of services and harassment case.

Police said Thomas stayed at a hotel in the first block of Garland Drive Nov. 9 but was unable to pay her bill when she checked out.

The manager told police she tried to use several credit cards that were in different names to pay for her stay, but all were declined.

The manager called police and then tried to block the exit so Thomas could not leave. She pushed the manager out of the way and left the area.

The manager was not injured.

Upper Allen Township (795-2445)

• Thomas Zimmerman, 60, of Mechanicsburg was charged with driving under the influence after a crash on Route 15 at 1:49 a.m. Nov. 6.

Police said Zimmerman was driving a vehicle south when it sideswiped a vehicle driven by Stacey Fisher, 25, of Mechanicsburg.

No one was injured.

State police at Carlisle (249-2121)

• Angela M. Brown, 45, of Mt. Holly Springs was charged with failing to drive on roadways laned for traffic after a crash on the Holly Pike in South Middleton Township at 8:35 p.m. Oct. 29.

Brown was driving a 1999 Toyota 4Runner north when the vehicle swerved off the road and onto the snow-covered shoulder. When the vehicle hit the snow, it began to spin, traveling across the center line and into the southbound lane.

A 1996 Dodge Ram traveling south hit the 4Runner as it spun in front of it.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts and no one was injured.

• Leon L. Lafleur, 56, of Mead, Wash., was charged with failing to drive on roadways laned for traffic after a crash on York Road in Monroe Township at 12:57 p.m. Nov. 8.

Police said Lafleur was driving a tractor-trailer truck south on York Road when it went off the road and sideswiped a bridge.

The impact damaged the bridge and a guard rail.

Lafleur was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.

• Two iPods were stolen from a home in the 1000 block of Bard Drive in Shippensburg Township between 1 and 3 a.m. Nov. 6.

The apartment was entered through a rear first-floor bedroom window.

• Several items were stolen from an apartment in the 500 block of North Earl Street between 7:20 p.m. Nov. 5 and 1 a.m. Nov. 6.

• Kelly Lynn Davis, 25, of Carlisle was charged with retail theft after police said she tried to steal items from the Kohl's on Westminster Drive in South Middleton Township at 9:06 p.m. Nov. 4.

Police said Davis put several items in a shopping cart and tried to leave without paying for them.

• Nancy Ammouni, no age given, of Bensalem was charged with illegal possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia Nov. 7.

Police said Ammouni went to the Camp Hill State Correctional Institution in Lower Allen Township at 12:23 p.m. Nov. 3. Two baggies of a white powder and two plastic straws were found in her purse.

• No one was injured in a two-vehicle crash on First Street in South Middleton Township at 1:49 p.m. Oct. 31.

A 2001 Volvo collided with a 2004 Honda Accord in the intersection.

Police said the driver of the Accord believed she had the right of way, so she pulled forward. The driver of the Volvo said she was pulling away from the stop sign and that the other driver never stopped.

Neither driver was identified and no citations were issued.

• A 17-year-old boy was charged with failing to drive at a safe speed after a crash on West Trindle Road in Middlesex Township at 6:10 p.m. Oct. 28.

The boy was driving a 2000 Mercury Mountaineer that rear-ended a 2007 Chevrolet Impala at a traffic light at the intersection of West Trindle Road and Army Heritage Drive.

The impact pushed the Impala into the back of a 1996 Chevrolet Blazer.

The Mountaineer had to be towed.

No one was injured.

Borough of Shippensburg police (532-7361 or police@shippensburg.pa.us)

• Thomas Benner, 19, of Shippensburg was cited with retail theft and underage drinking after an incident at the Sheetz in the 300 block of East King Street at 2:26 a.m. Nov. 5.

Police said a Sheetz employee saw Benner hide three candy bars in the pocket of his pants.

Police said he had a blood alcohol content level of 0.79 percent.

• James Coleman, 43, of Shippensburg was charged with driving under the influence, driving while under suspension and speeding after a traffic stop in the 400 block of East King Street at 1:03 a.m. Nov. 6.

Police said Coleman was stopped for speeding.

State police at Newport (567-3110)

• Twelve quarter-inch thick steel plates and a transmission were stolen from a property in the 100 block of South Apple Street in New Bloomfield between Nov. 4 and 8.

• Donell R. Mims, 35, of Carlisle was charged with failing to drive on roadways laned for traffic after a crash on Barrick Hill Road in Carroll Township at 3:30 a.m. Nov. 5.

Mims was driving a 1987 Pontiac Fiero GT north when the vehicle crossed into the southbound lane road while making a right turn.

It then went off the road and down a hill.

Mims left the scene of the crash and the Pontiac was later towed.

No one was injured.

• Police are investigating a vehicle that was found with severe damage on Center Union Road in Buffalo Township at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9.

Police believe the damage was caused during a roll-over crash and seek information.

• A six-foot L channel frame, two aluminum mag wheels and numerous pipings and fittings were stolen from an automobile service in Oliver Township between Nov. 3 and 4.


Information is from police reports and may be incomplete depending on the status of an investigation. Phone numbers are non-emergency.

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