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Carlisle Police (717-243-5252)

  • Someone broke the door of a small, wooden cabinet that serves as a free community library in Memorial Park in the 100 block of West Penn Street before 8:50 a.m. Aug. 8, police said. Staff told police that “damage such as this has been a recent issue as well as trash left in the area.” Police seek information.
  • Someone unsuccessfully attempted to enter the rear of a business in the 500 block of East Louther Street between 6 p.m. Aug. 6 and 8 a.m. Aug. 7, police said. The attempted burglar did not gain entry and nothing appeared to have been stolen. However, the attempted burglary caused about $1,000 in damage.
  • Raymond Lee Yohn, 36, of Port Royal, was charged with strangulation, simple assault and harassment following an Aug. 9 incident. Police said they were dispatched at 12:26 a.m. to the 800 block of North Hanover Street for a reported domestic disturbance. A woman told police that Yohn had thrown her against a wall and choked her. Yohn was arraigned and confined to Cumberland County Prison. Magisterial District Judge H. Anthony Adams denied bail because no bail could be set that would assure the safety of other people, according to court documents.

Lower Allen Township Police (717-975-7575)

  • Karen Marie Hemler, 57, of New Cumberland, was charged Aug. 5 with theft of lost property stemming from a June 29 incident. An alleged victim left a wallet on the checkout counter of Weis Markets on Lowther Road between 1:30 p.m. and 1:50 p.m. June 29, police said. The wallet was turned in to a store employee but $300, a credit card and a membership card were missing. Surveillance video showed a woman pick up the wallet and remove some items before turning it over to the store employee, according to police. An investigation determined Hemler was that woman.

Newville Police (717-776-5513)

  • Someone spray painted “CHOKE” in blue spray paint and “NSW. 2019” in black spray paint on the wall of the Ribbon Mill building in the first block of Railroad Avenue, police said. Police seek information.
  • Police are investigating a hit-and-run in which a parked car on South Corporation Street near East Main Street was struck sometime between 11 p.m. Aug. 9 and 10 a.m. Aug. 10. The vehicle that struck the car likely has damage to the passenger side front area and is possibly a white vehicle.

Upper Allen Township Police (717-975-2445)

  • A two-vehicle crash resulted in an injury to one person near the intersection of South Market Street and Cumberland Parkway at about 7:40 p.m. Aug. 10. Police said a 16-year-old from Steelton was driving a Honda Accord when the teenager crashed into the rear of a Chevrolet Trax operated by Elizabeth Lehr, 42. A passenger in one of the vehicles suffered a minor injury and was evaluated on the scene by EMS.

State Police at Carlisle (717-249-2121)

  • Someone stole an American flag from a front yard on Creekview Drive in South Middleton Township at about 4 p.m. Aug. 8, police said.
  • Police received five reports of thefts from motor vehicles on East Countryside Drive, Shirley Lane and West Springville Road in South Middleton Township. The thefts took place during the evening hours between Aug. 9 and Aug. 10. Cash and loose change were the only items taken, and all vehicles were left unlocked in the driveway of private residences.
  • An Echo weed trimmer valued at $200 was stolen from the front yard of a residence on Newville Road, West Pennsboro Township, while the victim was working in the back yard at 3:44 p.m. Aug. 9.
  • Four road signs for Buttermilk Road, Kissme Road, Windy Road and Potato Road, as well as two stop signs from various locations in Upper Frankford Township were stolen sometime before July 26, police reported Aug. 10. The signs have since been replaced by the township.

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