Daily News Release – Sunday, November 22, 2020
Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer
Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583
Cell: (717) 340-2130
1. Harassment / Disorderly Conduct Arrests, 4:27 p.m., Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 1278 Millersville Pike – CVS Pharmacy (LT) – Reyta Charles, F/18, Kiara M. Mills, F/19, both of Lancaster, PA, were charged with the above offenses after they engaged in a physical altercation inside the store. During the incident Charles and Mills repeatedly struck one another in the presence of other patrons inside the store. Two (2) citations were filed against each party.
2. Underage Drinking Arrest, 1:01 a.m., Sunday, November 1, 2020, North President Avenue at Marietta Avenue (LT) – Destiny M. Ortiz, F/20, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after she was observed in possession of two (2) alcoholic beverages. Officers saw the bottles, in plain view, inside her vehicle, while they were investigating a crash. A citation was filed.
3. Possession of Marijuana Arrest, 7:52 p.m., Thursday, November 20, 2020, New Holland Pike at Route 30 (MT) – Erica Geanna Green, F/31, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense following a traffic stop for an expired registration plate. Officers searched Green’s vehicle, which yielded marijuana. A criminal complaint was filed.
4. Theft Arrest, 8:00 p.m., Friday, November 13, 2020, 1294 Millersville Pike – Ruby Tuesday (LT) – David Quentin Shields, M/26, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after he stole a cell phone from a co-worker. When questioned by police, the stolen cell phone fell out of Shield’s pants and onto the floor, in front of the officer. The $180.00 phone was returned to its owner, and Shields was arrested. He was processed at the police station and released. A criminal complaint was filed against Shields for the theft.
5. DUI Arrest, 11:26 p.m., Saturday, November 7, 2020, Manheim Pike at Lausch Lane (MT) – Ngun Lian Sang, M/20, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense following a crash investigation. Sang was identified as a driver in that crash and exhibited signs of impairment. Sang was arrested and chemical testing yielded a BAC of 0.203%. A criminal complaint was filed.
6. Unlawful Use of Medical Marijuana / Possession of Marijuana Arrest, 5:26 p.m., Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 1300 block Harrisburg Pike (MT) – Joseph A. Morales, M/26, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offenses following a traffic stop for an expired registration plate. Officers searched Morales’ vehicle, which yielded marijuana found inside a blunt. The blunt had recently been smoked and Morales admitted to smoking the blunt. Morales produced a medical marijuana card, which does not permit the user to ingest marijuana while operating a motor vehicle. A criminal complaint was filed.
7. DUI Arrest, 3:52 a.m., Saturday, November 7, 2020, 1600 block Lititz Pike (MT) – Stephanie Elaine Shaffer, F/28, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense following a traffic stop for an expired registration plate. Shaffer exhibited signs of impairment and admitted to consuming alcoholic beverages prior to driving. Shaffer was arrested and chemical testing yielded a BAC of 0.152%. A criminal complaint was filed.
8. Retail Theft Arrest, 3:58 p.m., Friday, November 20, 2020, 1204 Millersville Pike -Weis Markets (LT) – Carmelina Bowers, F/58, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after she was observed stealing $191.64 worth of merchandise from the store. Bowers was arrested, processed, and taken to Central Arraignment.
9. Indirect Criminal Contempt (Protection From Abuse Order Violation) Arrest, 9:29 a.m., Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 1900 block Oregon Pike (MT) – Marissa R. E. Messana, F/25, of Downingtown, PA, was charged with the above offense after she contacted a protected person. A criminal complaint was filed and an arrest warrant obtained. Officers made telephone contact with Messana, advised her of the warrant, and instructed her to turn herself in; Messana refused. Messana remains a wanted person at this time. Any person knowing the whereabouts of Messana should call the Manheim Township Police Department at 717-569-6401, or provide information anonymously by clicking “Submit a Tip” below.
10. Theft By Deception / Forgery / Identity Theft Arrest, 11:50 a.m., Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 1457 Manheim Pike – CarMax (MT) – Max W. Jones, Jr., M/54, of York, PA, was charged with the above offenses after he falsely identified himself to CarMax employees, using two (2) fraudulent PA driver’s licenses and a fraudulent bank statement. These fraudulent documents used another person’s information. Jones, Jr. completed the vehicle payment paperwork using the aforementioned false information to attempt to take possession of a 2017 Land Rover, valued at $28,988.00. Jones, Jr. was arrested, processed, and taken before Magisterial District Judge David P. Miller for arraignment. Jones, Jr. was arraigned and bail was set at $20,000.00 cash, which Jones, Jr. could not post. He was remanded to Lancaster County Prison.
11. Strangulation / Stalking / Criminal Mischief / Harassment Arrest, 7:28 p.m., Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 100 block Jennings Drive (LT) – Rashon Derrick Smallwood, M/32, of York, PA, was charged with the above offenses following a domestic dispute. During the altercation, Smallwood repeatedly called and messaged the victim, in direct violation of an active protection from abuse order. Smallwood then showed up unannounced at the victim’s residence. When the victim refused to allow Smallwood entry into the residence, he grabbed the victim and threw her up against the side of her vehicle. Smallwood then began strangling the victim, constricting her airway and circulation. Smallwood released the victim, kicked the rear door to her vehicle, causing $800.00 in damage, and fled the area prior to police arrival. A criminal complaint was filed and an arrest warrant obtained. Smallwood remains a wanted person at this time. Any person knowing the whereabouts of Smallwood should call the Manheim Township Police Department at 717-569-6401 or provide information anonymously by clicking “Submit a Tip” below.
12. Retail Theft / Simple Assault Arrest, 8:26 p.m., Saturday, November 21, 2020, 2030 Fruitville Pike – Walmart (MT) – Frederick Ernesto Rosario, M/29, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offenses after he was observed stealing $92.28 worth of merchandise from the store. When store employees attempted to stop Rosario, brandished a black folding knife and told the three (3) employees to get out of his way. The employees feared for their safety and backed away. Rosario then fled the store, but was found nearby and arrested by police. He was processed and taken to Central Arraignment.
1. Harassment, 12:53 a.m., Monday, November 16, 2020, 1002 North Duke Street – Q’s Duke on Liberty Bar (MT) – An unknown male headbutted a female patron at the bar, following a dispute over car keys. The male fled prior to police arrival.
2. Criminal Mischief, November 17 to 18, 2020, 600 block Wyncroft Lane (LT) – Unknown person/s damaged a vehicle as it sat parked overnight. Total loss: $350.00.
3. Vehicle Theft, 1:02 to 2:00 a.m., Thursday, November 19, 2020, North Bausman Drive (LT) – Unknown person/s stole a 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan as it sat parked in a residential driveway. Total loss: $24,000.00.
4. Theft By Deception, 11:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 100 block Fairview Drive (MT) – An unknown person contacted the victim by telephone and convinced her to purchase eight (8) $500.00 gift cards. The victim then provided the gift card information to the caller. Total loss: $4,000.00.
5. Indecent Exposure, 4:30 p.m., Friday, November 20, 2020, 209 Petersburg Road – Manheim Township Community Park (MT) – An unknown black male was observed masturbating in the park. The male fled prior to police arrival.
6. Theft, November 20 to 21, 2020, 1000 block Marshall Avenue (MT) – Unknown person/s entered an unlocked garage and stole a Yahama Raptor ATV and tools. Total loss: $3240.00.
7. Retail Theft, 4:45 p.m., Friday, November 20, 2020, 1605 Lititz Pike – Giant Food Store (MT) – An unknown female entered the store and stole seven (7) bags of crab legs, valued at $270.69.