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Burglary reported on Nelson Manor Lane; cars entered: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

Posted 2/19/20

Lower Swatara police are investigating a burglary at a residence in the first block of Nelson Manor Lane in which about $1,000 worth of items were stolen.

It was reported to police at 11:56 a.m. …

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Burglary reported on Nelson Manor Lane; cars entered: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

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Lower Swatara police are investigating a burglary at a residence in the first block of Nelson Manor Lane in which about $1,000 worth of items were stolen.

It was reported to police at 11:56 a.m. Feb. 11, and police believe it happened between Feb. 7 and 11.

Officers said the house was unoccupied. Someone broke into the home and stole a .32 caliber pistol, 32-inch television and remote, vacuum and loose change, according to police.

Officers said the suspect did not use force to enter the residence.

Anyone with information or who saw anything suspicious is urged to call Lower Swatara Detective Bob Appleby, who is investigating the case. The non-emergency phone number is 717-558-6900.

Police: Lock your cars

Lower Swatara police are reminding people to lock their cars after two unlocked cars were entered.

Both were reported on Feb. 8, and police believe they might be related.

A township resident told police someone entered and “ransacked” their unlocked car while it was parked in the 1800 block of Lakeside Drive.

It was reported to police at 2:20 p.m. Nothing was taken, officers said.

The second was reported at 9:34 p.m. A township resident told police their vehicle was entered while it was parked in the 1400 block of Georgetown Road.

About $200 cash and a credit card were stolen from a purse in the car, officers said.

Police urge residents to report if their car was entered or if a theft occurred. The non-emergency phone number is 717-558-6900.

Fake stickers, plate

A Steelton man faces charges after he allegedly had a fraudulent registration plate and inspection and emission stickers on his vehicle.

Police pulled Michael Lynn Jones, 49, over near the intersection of South Eisenhower Boulevard and Fulling Mill Road at 5:10 p.m. Feb. 2 for having expired emission and inspection stickers, according to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith.

Police wrote that his registration plate was a “dead plate,” and the expired inspection and emission stickers came from a business that closed in 2017.

Jones was charged with possession, sale, or use of display documents knowing it to be altered, forged or counterfeited; operating a vehicle without evidence of an inspection; driving an unregistered vehicle; operating a vehicle without a valid inspection; and displaying a certificate of emission knowing it was fictitious, stolen or issued for another vehicle without having an inspection made.

His preliminary hearing is March 26.

Two injured in crash

Two people were injured following a car crash at the intersection of West Harrisburg Pike and the Airport Connector ramp.

Officers responded at 8:50 a.m. Feb. 7.

A 64-year-old Mechanicsburg man was turning left to drive east on West Harrisburg Pike when a vehicle driven by a 19-year-old Selinsgrove woman went through the red light and struck his vehicle, police said.

Both were transported to the hospital for minor injuries, according to police.

There were no citations.

Plate on wrong car

A Harrisburg man faces charges after he was allegedly driving with a plate that belonged on another car.

Jami Jevon Coles, 49, was pulled over in the 1300 block of South Eisenhower Boulevard at 12:13 a.m. Feb. 11.

Police wrote in the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith that the plate belonged on a 2002 Mercedes Benz.

Coles was charged with fraudulent use or removal of a registration plate; possession, sale or use of display documents knowing it to be altered, forged or counterfeited; displaying a registration card or plate on a vehicle it wasn’t issued to; and driving without a license.

His preliminary hearing is March 16.

Fake emission stickers

A Middletown man faces charges after he had fraudulent emission and inspection stickers on his vehicle, according to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith.

Agbessi Adamagnon, 27, was pulled over in the 1100 block of South Eisenhower Boulevard at 1:50 a.m. Feb. 9. He was charged with possession, sale or use of display documents knowing it to be altered, forged or counterfeited and displaying a certificate of emission knowing it was fictitious, stolen or issued for another vehicle without having an inspection made.

His preliminary hearing is March 26.

Sign hit on Oberlin Road

A car struck a street sign near the intersection of Fulling Mill Road and Oberlin Road.

It was reported to police at 9:17 p.m. Feb. 11.

A witness told police that a red sedan was driving on Oberlin Road when it hit the sign before turning onto Fulling Mill and merging onto Route 283 toward Lancaster.

Fraudulent inspection, stickers

A Steelton woman was charged after she allegedly had fake emission and inspection stickers on her vehicle, according to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith.

Suzanne Marie Torres, 50, was pulled over at 2:26 a.m. Feb. 6 on Second Street in Highspire.

She was charged with possession, sale or use of display documents knowing it to be altered, forged or counterfeited; displaying a certificate of emission knowing it was fictitious, stolen or issued for another vehicle without having an inspection made; and driving an unregistered vehicle.

Her preliminary hearing is March 23.