Daily News Release - Monday 5/13/2019

Daily News Release – Monday, May 13, 2019
Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer
Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583
Cell: (717) 340-2130

ARRESTS

1.  Possession of Marijuana / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Arrest, 1:24 a.m., Friday, May 10, 2019, 400 block Eden Road (MT) – Dylan Tyler Bynon, M/23, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offenses following a person stop for suspected attempted theft.  Bynon surrendered a bag of marijuana, two (2) marijuana grinders, and a glass smoking pipe.  A criminal complaint was filed.

2.  Harassment Arrest, 6:31 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 1300 block Crown Avenue (MT) – Alonia Maria Dominguez, F/30, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after she struck and shoved another person.  A citation was filed.

3.  DUI Arrest, 8:48 p.m., Thursday, May 9, 2019, 1300 block Columbia Avenue (LT) – Gregory W. Baker, M/40, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense following a traffic stop for an inspection stick infraction.  Baker exhibited signs of impairment and possessed an open alcoholic beverage container inside his vehicle.  He was arrested and chemical testing yielded a BAC of 0.169%.  A criminal complaint was filed.

4.  Harassment Arrest, 10:54 a.m. to 12:37 p.m., Saturday, May 4, 2019, Deep Hollow Lane (LT) – Adam C. Emerick, M/33, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after he contacted another person twenty-four (24) times within a two (2) hour period despite being ordered not to do so by both the victim and police.  A criminal complaint was filed.

5.  Theft / Access Device Fraud Arrest, May 1, 2018 to May 29, 2019, 3001 Lititz Pike – Brethren Village (MT) – Sandra Rene Gissentaner, F/22, of Marietta, PA, was charged with the above offenses following a lengthy investigation into employee theft.  Gissentaner, an employee of Brethren Village at the time, stole a credit card and $17.00 from a fellow employee.  She then stole a debit which belonged to a resident.  Gissentaner attempted to use the credit card but was denied, however, she was able to use the debit card to make $1,200.88 worth of fraudulent purchases.  A criminal complaint was filed and an arrest warrant obtained.  Gissentaner’s remains a wanted person at this time.  Any person knowing the whereabouts of Gissentaner should call the Manheim Township Police Department at 717-569-6401 or provide information anonymously by clicking “Submit a Tip.”

6.  Resisting Arrest / DUI Arrest, 8:23 p.m., Friday, May 10, 2019, 1400 block Harrisburg Pike (MT) – Prem B. Chuwan, M/44, of Millersville, PA, was charged with the above offenses following a traffic stop for carless driving.  Chuwan exhibited signs of impairment.  When Chuwan was advised he was under arrest for DUI he immediately tensed up and refused to comply.  Officers struggled with Chuwan for several minutes before they were able to successfully handcuff him.  He refused chemical testing.  A criminal complaint was filed.

7.  Theft Arrest, 5:21 p.m., Sunday, May 12, 2019, 1605 Lititz Pike – Giant Food Store (MT) – Emanuel Bermudez, M/28, of East Petersburg, PA, was charged with the above offense after he was observed stealing a female’s purse from a shopping cart, which sat unattended.  Bermudez was detained by customers until police arrived and arrested him.  When questioned, Bermudez admitted to the theft.  Total loss: $200.00.  He was processed and taken to Central Arraignment.

8.  Terroristic Threats / Simple Assault / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Arrest, 8:45 p.m., Sunday, May 12, 2019, 1200 block East King Street (LT) – Bryan Johnathon Lugo, M/28, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offenses following a domestic dispute at his residence.  During the altercation, Lugo brandished a large kitchen knife and threatened to kill the victim with it.  Lugo was arrested without incident.  While inside the residence, officers observed a digital scale for weighing marijuana and a metal cigarette used to smoke marijuana, both of which belonged to Lugo.  He was processed and taken to Central Arraignment.

9.  DUI Arrest, 1:30 a.m., Monday, May 6, 2019, President Avenue at Harrisburg Pike (MT) – Jesse P. Davis, M/46, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense following a crash investigation.  Davis was identified as a driver in that crash and exhibited signs of impairment.  Davis was arrested and refused chemical testing.  A criminal complaint was filed.

10.  Retail Theft Arrest, 9:44 p.m., Thursday, May 9, 2019, 2000 Crossings Boulevard – Wegman’s (MT) – Kathleen E. Butzer, F/32, of Factoryville, PA, was charged with the above offense after she was observed stealing $32.98 worth of merchandise from the store.  A citation was filed.

11. Simple Assault / Criminal Mischief Arrest, 12:49 a.m., Friday, May 10, 2019, 100 block Jennings Drive (LT) – Noel Lee Coward, Jr., M/41, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offenses following a domestic dispute at his residence.  During the altercation, Coward, Jr., kicked the victim in the head, spit in their face, and tackled them to the ground.  These actions caused injuries to the victim.  Coward, Jr. also smashed the victim’s cell phone on the ground causing $1,200.00 in damage.  He was arrested, processed, and taken to Central Arraignment.

12.  False Alarms to Agencies of Public Safety Arrest, 2:33 p.m., Sunday, May 5, 2019, Saint Philips Drive at Crossfield Drive (LT) – Adam C. Emerick, M/33, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after he called 9-1-1 to report an emergency of a female assaulting him.  When questioned by police, Emerick admitted to making the call because he was upset with another person.  Emerick admitted there was no emergency and he had not actually been assaulted.  A criminal complaint was filed.

13.  Loitering and Prowling at Nighttime / Possession of Heroin / Public Drunkenness Arrest, 2:26 a.m., Thursday, May 2, 2019, 500 block Big Bend Road (LT) – Daniel J. Vitchers, M/38, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offenses after he was observed walking up the center of the road and appearing to be intoxicated.  When officers located Vitchers he was yelling and grunting alongside a house which did not belong to him.  He was found to be under the influence.  Officers arrested Vitchers and during a search incident to arrest found him in possession of thirteen (13) baggies of heroin.  He was turned over to Lancaster City Police on an outstanding warrant and a criminal complaint was filed for the above charges.

14.  Retail Theft Arrest, 4:01 a.m., Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 1360 Columbia Avenue – Giant Food Store (LT) – Daisy Vasquez, F/39, unknown address, was charged with the above offense after she was observed stealing $292.93 worth of shrimp from the store.  A criminal complaint was filed and an arrest warrant obtained.  Vasquez remains a wanted person at this time.  Any person knowing the whereabouts of Vasquez should call the Manheim Township Police Department at 717-569-6401 or provide information anonymously by clicking “Submit a Tip.”

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

1.  Burglary, 9:45 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, May 10, 2019, 100 block Valleybrook Drive (MT) – Unknown person/s entered a locked residence and stole numerous medications.  Total loss: $20.99.

2.  Identity Theft, January 1 to March 24, 2019, 500 block Kensington Road (LT) – Unknown person/s used the victim’s identity to file a tax return.  The victim learned of the theft when he went to file his own return.

3.  Theft By Deception, 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 300 block Yorkshire Drive (LT) – Unknown person/s contacted the victim over the phone and instructed them to purchase a series of gift cards and provide the card numbers.  Total loss: $1,996.00.

4.  Theft From Motor Vehicle, May 9 to 10, 2019, 200 block South School Lane (LT) – Unknown person/s entered a vehicle and rummaged through the interior.  No items taken.

5.  Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Police Officer, 4:36 a.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019, Jackson Drive (LT) – A police officer on patrol came upon a vehicle which was reported stolen.  When the officer attempted to stop the stolen vehicle, the driver fled at a high rate of speed.  The officer did not pursue.

6.  Retail Theft, 3:45 p.m., Monday, May 5, 2019, 1278 Millersville Pike – CVS Pharmacy (LT) – An unknown male stole $108.48 worth of Monster and Red Bull energy drinks.  Investigation continues.

7.  Vehicle Theft, May 10 to 11, 2019, 1300 block Atkins Avenue (LT) – Unknown person/s stole a gold 2010 Ford Escape as it sat parked overnight.  The vehicle contained highly valuable golf clubs.  Total loss: $12,500.00.

8.  Theft of Lost or Mislaid Property, 8:10 p.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019, 1605 Lititz Pike – Giant Food Store (MT) – A patron of the store left their cell phone and wallet inside a shopping cart after they unloaded the cart near the exit door.  Unknown person/s stole the items after the victim left.  Total loss: $1,000.00.  Investigation continues.

9.  Theft From Motor Vehicle, 11:00 p.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019, 1000 block Marshall Avenue (MT) – Two (2) teenage Hispanic males were observed entering two (2) different vehicles which sat parked in this area.  No items taken and the males fled the area.

10.  Criminal Mischief, May 10 to 12, 2019, 600 block Janet Avenue (MT) – Unknown person/s slashed the tires of a vehicle, which sat parked in the area.  Total loss: $90.00.

11.  Theft From Motor Vehicle, May 11 to 12, 2019, 100 block April Lane (MT) – Unknown person/s stole a GPS unit from an unlocked vehicle which sat parked overnight.  Total loss: $200.00.

12.  Vehicle Theft, 6:00 p.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019, 1529 Oregon Pike – Monro Muffler (MT) – Unknown person/s stole a yellow 1994 Ford Ranger truck from the business.  The vehicle was unlocked and had a faulty ignition which permitted a person to start the motor without a key.  The vehicle was later recovered after it was involved in a crash in Lancaster City.  Total loss: $500.00.  Investigation continues.

13.  Vehicle Theft, May 11 to 12, 2019, 400 block South West End Avenue (LT) – Unknown persons stole a red 2001 Honda CRV as it sat parked overnight.  The owner reported $250.00 worth of cash inside the vehicle.  Total loss: $3,250.00.  Investigation continues.

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Incident Date: 
Monday, May 13, 2019 (All day)

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