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Lower Allen Township Police (717-975-7575)

  • Erica C. Auter, 52, of Steelton, and Ranisha Lee Hughes, 27, of Harrisburg, were charged with retail theft, conspiracy, organized retail theft, and corruption of minors after incidents on July 13 and July 19. Police said Thursday that Hughes and Auter stole about $3,500 worth of clothing on those dates from the Children’s Place and Macy’s at Capital City Mall. A female juvenile was also involved. The women’s images were captured on a surveillance camera, and they were identified after their photos were posted on the Crimewatch website. Auter and Hughes were arraigned and released on $10,000 unsecured bail.
  • Lashey Catrice Bradley, 32, of Harrisburg, was charged with retail theft following a June 14 incident. Police said Bradley was one of two females involved in a theft at the Children’s Place at Capital City Mall. The two women had taken at least eight pairs of shorts valued at $200 by concealing them and leaving without paying. An arrest warrant for Bradley was served Aug. 1, police said. She was arraigned and released on $10,000 unsecured bail.
  • Rebecca Ann Mangol, 29, of Mechanicsburg, was charged with DUI, DUI-controlled substance, DUI-combination of alcohol and drugs, possession of a small amount of marijuana and use/possession of drug paraphernalia following a May 4 incident. Police said they stopped a Honda Civic driven by Mangol at 12:13 p.m. They detected signs of intoxication and of alcohol and drug use. A search of her vehicle yielded marijuana products and paraphernalia, two empty bottles of Smirnoff Vodka and a nearly-empty bottle of Smirnoff Vodka. A blood test determined she had a blood-alcohol content of 0.134 percent and detected chemicals indicative of marijuana. An arrest warrant was served on Mangol on Aug. 9. She was arraigned and released on her own recognizance.
  • Miranda Waldron Battaglia, 35, of Lebanon, has been charged with forgery, bad checks and theft by deception after a Nov. 26, 2018 incident. Battaglia wrote two checks for $950 each from the Evangeline Bank account of a person from Louisiana to Battalglia’s Members 1st Credit Union account, police said. The following day, she withdrew $262.50 from her account at a Walmart ATM. Members 1st later contacted Battaglia, who admitted to depositing the checks but did not make good on the amount deposited. An arrest warrant was served on Aug. 12. She was arraigned and released on her own recognizance.
  • Jazzalyn N. Jones, 21, of Lancaster, was charged with forgery, theft by deception and bad checks after a March 29 incident. Police said Jones endorsed and deposited seven altered or fictitious checks into her Members 1st account between March 29 and April 1. The total value of the checks was $6,500. Members 1st lost $300 because of the incidents, plus $50 in fees. Jones did not respond to a 10-day demand letter sent by Members 1st. An arrest warrant was served on July 30. Jones was arraigned and released on $2,500 unsecured bail.
  • Ginny Winter, 46, of Shermans Dale, was charged with forgery, theft by deception and bad checks after a May 3 incident. Police said Winter made a remote deposit capture of a $300 check, then withdrew $202.50. The following day, she endorsed and deposited another $300 check, and two days later she withdrew $202. Both checks were returned May 14 for insufficient funds. An arrest warrant for Winter was served Aug. 14. She was arraigned and released on $1,000 unsecured bail.
  • Carol Jane Case, 63, of Enola, was charged with forgery and theft by unlawful taking following a Jan. 11 incident. Police said Case signed and deposited a life insurance check with Susquehanna Valley Federal Credit Union originally made out to her brother. She deposited the check into her account and made several withdrawals. Her brother later contacted the credit union and said he never received funds, never signed the check and never gave permission for her to cash it. When his signature was compared with the signature on the check, “it is apparent that there are inconsistencies and (it) appeared to be fraudulent,” police said. The credit union froze Case’s account and was able to recover most of the money, but a $2,066.80 balance remains. An arrest warrant was served on Aug. 16. Case was arraigned and released on $5,000 unsecured bail.