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Lower Allen Township Police (717-975-7575)

  • The unknown driver of a blue minivan hit a gray Pontiac Grand Am parked in a handicapped space shortly before 6:50 p.m. May 14 in a hit-and-run, police said. The Grand Am also left before police could contact the driver. Police asked the victim, anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who has additional information to contact them.
  • Quetesha Laray Payne, 29, of Lancaster, was arrested May 7 in connection with a retail theft. Payne was involved in a retail theft at Capital City Mall on Sept. 21, 2018, police said. She was charged with retail theft and conspiracy to commit retail theft.

Carlisle Police (717-243-5252)

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  • David Talbot Blaine Barnes, 24, of Carlisle, was charged with retail theft. Barnes took items from the Carlisle Food Mart in the 600 block of Franklin Street without paying on May 10, police said.
  • Jacob Dallas Stone, 30, of Carlisle, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said Monday. Police responded at 3:30 p.m. April 14 to the parking lot of the Lowe’s Home Improvement store in the 800 block of East High Street for a report of a reckless driver. Police said they identified Stone as the driver and found him in possession of heroin and several hypodermic needles.

State Police at Newport (717-567-3110)

  • Police are looking for the driver in a two-vehicle hit-and-run crash at 6:29 p.m. May 6 in Howe Township. An unknown vehicle hit a 2004 Toyota Camry parked in the parking lot of the Newport McDonalds, causing minor passenger-side scratches and dents, police said. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.
  • William James Frederick Vandunk Jr., 29, of Landisburg, was charged with DUI-controlled substance. Vandunk came to the state police station in Newport to report a possible crime, police said Wednesday. While police were interviewing him, they determined that he was under the influence of a substance on April 22. Vandunk admitted to smoking marijuana before coming to the police station, police said.
  • Lawrence Edward Swartz Jr., 45, of Duncannon, was charged with theft by unlawful taking following a 12:30 p.m. May 4 incident. Swartz took a vehicle from a residence in the 700 block of North High Street in Duncannon without permission, police said. The vehicle was recovered by the Fairview Township Police Department within an hour of the theft being reported to state police.
  • Someone took a 150-foot coil of wire, copper flashing and sink fixtures on April 23 from a property on Rohrer Drive in Penn Township, Perry County, police said Wednesday. The person was driving a gray 2003 Toyota Camry with the Pennsylvania license plate number KXC-8556.
  • Someone threw a rock through a window on Paige Hill Road in Centre Township between noon April 24 and noon April 25, police said. Police seek information.
  • Someone vandalized a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer on Oak Lane in Spring Township at 4 p.m. April 22, police said.
  • Two vehicles were involved in a hit-and-run crash at 1:57 a.m. April 27 in Millerstown, police said. A 2018 Kia Rio was parked on North Market Street when an unknown vehicle hit it and kept driving south.
  • One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 4:18 p.m. May 2 at the intersection of Spring Road and Richwine Road in Carroll Township. Alexandrea M. Umberger, 24, of New Bloomfield, was driving a 1999 Ford Explorer south on Spring Road when she hit a 1988 Ford F-250 that had stopped to make a left turn, police said. Umberger’s vehicle then hit a utility pole. The driver of the F-250, Gary L. Ritter, 71, of Shermans Dale, was injured. Both vehicles had to be towed.
  • One person was injured in a two-vehicle crash at 6:57 p.m. May 3 at the intersection of Spring Road and Roth Road in Centre Township. Shelby L. Evans, 28, of Elliottsburg, was driving a 2015 Ram 1500 south on Spring Road and hit a 2017 Infiniti Q50 that was stopped to turn left onto Roth Road, police said. Steven P. Hile, 51, of Ickesburg, a passenger in the Infinity Q50, was injured. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.

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