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Teens cited for inappropriate contact at middle school
The Lititz Borough Police Department reported the following:
HARASSMENT: Police have filed citations against four male juveniles: two age 13, one age 14 and one age 15 for harassment. The citations are the result of the four male juveniles subjecting fellow female classmates to unwanted and inappropriate physical contact while at the Warwick Middle School. The four juveniles were summoned into District Court.
CRASH: Police investigated a crash that occurred in the 100 block of South Oak Street at 5:27 p.m. May 19. A vehicle driven by Kyle Brand, 22, Lititz, struck a vehicle driven by John Trivet, 33, Lititz. No injuries were reported.
CRASH: Police investigated a crash that occurred in the 700 block of South Broad Street at 1:34 p.m. May 20. A vehicle driven by Brenda J. Draper, 67, Manheim, struck a vehicle driven by Austin M. Lands, 19, Lititz. No injuries were reported.
DUI: Police have filed a criminal complaint against Cory L. Shaun, 22, Lititz, for the crimes of driving under the influence of a controlled substance, driving with a suspended license and leaving the scene of an accident. The charges are from a crash that occurred April 25 at 12:48 p.m. in the 200 block of North Liberty Street when Shaun struck a PPL telephone pole and fire hydrant and fled the scene. Police located Shaun and determined he was under the influence of drugs, which was confirmed by laboratory testing of his blood. Shaun has been summoned into District Court.
DUI: Police have filed a criminal complaint against Angela P. Green, 23, of Ephrata for the crimes of driving under the influence of alcohol and accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property (hit-and-run). The charges are from a crash that occurred May 6 at 1:01 a.m. in the 100 block of East Main Street when Green struck two legally parked vehicles and fled the scene. Green was located a few blocks away and taken into custody. Laboratory testing of Green’s blood indicated her blood alcohol content to be 0.233 percent. Green has been summoned into District Court.
DUI: Police have filed a criminal complaint against George Terry Summersgill, 59, Lancaster, for the crime of driving under the influence of alcohol. The charges are from a traffic stop which occurred at the intersection of North Broad Street and North Lane May 6 at 10:56 p.m. Laboratory testing of Summergills’ blood indicated his blood alcohol content was 0.147 percent. Summersgill was summoned into District Court.
ARREST: Police have filed citations against Jesse A. Ridgeway Jr., 23, Harrisburg, and Nevi J. Bet, 20, Harrisburg, for a violation of the borough’s solicitation ordinance after Ridgeway and Bet engaged in door-to-door solicitation for business without first having obtained a permit. Ridgeway and Bet were summoned into District Court.
ESCAPE: Police located a 13-year-old runaway juvenile female from Lebanon County, who was hiding in a detached barn to the rear of a property in the 100 block of South Spruce Street at 2:45 p.m May 24. The juvenile was taken into custody for trespassing. While in custody, the juvenile attempted to escape by attempting to flee the officer and physically resisted additional attempts to be controlled while under arrest. The juvenile was petitioned into the Office of Juvenile Probation.
THEFT: Police have filed a criminal complaint against Molly Verily, 35, Lancaster, for the crime of theft by deception after she wrote two checks for rent that were written from a closed bank account. Verily failed to make good on the money owed. Verily was summoned into District Court.
DUI: Police have filed a criminal complaint against Joseph A. Fire, 23, Lititz, for DUI. The charges stem from a crash that occurred at the intersection of North Cedar Street and North New Street at 2:06 a.m. May 1 when Fire struck a legally parked vehicle. Toxicological testing of Fire’s blood indicated his blood alcohol content was a 0.193 percent. Fire was summoned into District Court.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: Several residents of the 100 block of East Sixth Street reported to police that around 2:40 a.m. May 25, their mailboxes were smashed by people walking down the street.