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Bed stolen from porch; graffiti reported at church: Area Police Roundup

Posted 10/18/17

An Ottoman-style bed was reported stolen from the side porch of a residence in the 200 block of Adelia Street. 

The theft of the dark-brown Ottoman with burnt orange cushions was reported to …

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Bed stolen from porch; graffiti reported at church: Area Police Roundup

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An Ottoman-style bed was reported stolen from the side porch of a residence in the 200 block of Adelia Street. 

The theft of the dark-brown Ottoman with burnt orange cushions was reported to Middletown police on Sept. 18.

Rock through truck window

A rock was thrown through the passenger’s side window of a red Chevrolet Silverado sometime between 8 p.m. and 9:30 a.m. as the vehicle was parked in the 1300 block of Pineford Drive.

The incident was reported to police on the morning of Sept. 16. The window was partially broken out, and police found a rock inside the vehicle.

Graffiti at church

“Crude” graffiti language was reported spray-painted on the parking lot of the Evangelical United Methodist Church at 157 E. Water St. in Middletown.

The graffiti was discovered by a church employee on a lot along Keller Avenue on the backside of the church. 

The incident was reported to police on Sept. 18.

Man found passed out at wheel

A Steelton man was arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana after borough police found him passed out behind the wheel of a Jeep Cherokee at North Union and East Main streets in Middletown between 3 and 4 a.m. Sept. 15.

Lab test results showed that Devauje Dwayne Lee, 18, of the 300 block of South Second Street, had the active ingredient of marijuana, THC, in his system at the time, police said in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy.

Lee’s preliminary hearing is set for Nov. 2.

Man arrested for DUI gave false ID

A Middletown man faces DUI and numerous other charges after being arrested by borough police at Main and Union streets between 11:42 p.m. Aug. 30 and 12:20 a.m. on Aug. 31.

Police in arrest papers said that Yongzheng Huang, 20, of the 600 block of North Spring Street, gave police a fake name.

He was also charged with driving under suspension, driving a vehicle without a valid inspection, and driving a vehicle with a Pennsylvania license plate that was registered in New Jersey, police said.

Huang had a blood alcohol content of 0.182 percent, police said.

Car vandalized

Chrome stripping along the rear side window was pulled off of a 2013 purple Ford Fusion while the car was parked in the first block of East Main Street overnight from Sept. 9 into Sept. 10, police said.

The stripping was found lying on the road.