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Car strikes mobile home; no one hurt: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

Posted 11/22/17

No one was injured when a car struck a mobile home in the 100 block of C Lane on Nov. 7.

Police said a 2011 Nissan Rogue driven by Melissa Hamer, 30, of the 100 block of B Lane, Harrisburg, struck …

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Car strikes mobile home; no one hurt: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

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No one was injured when a car struck a mobile home in the 100 block of C Lane on Nov. 7.

Police said a 2011 Nissan Rogue driven by Melissa Hamer, 30, of the 100 block of B Lane, Harrisburg, struck the residence and caused minor damage.

Police noted several residents were in the mobile home at the time but no one was injured.

According to police, some of the siding was crushed and a wooden fence around the home was damaged. An estimate of loss was not noted in the preliminary accident report.

Police questioned Hamer and have yet to complete their investigation.

DUI charge filed

Lemeir J. Nelson, 32, of the 2000 block of Aspen Way, Harrisburg, has been charged with DUI following his arrest at 4:27 p.m. Oct. 14 on Interstate 283, police report.

In addition to the charge of DUI-controlled substance, Nelson was charged with driving with a suspended license.

The arresting officer stopped him while he was a driving a 2000 Volkswagen Jetta because one of the car’s headlights was faulty. Police also said Nelson’s car veered over the fog line on the road.

According to the preliminary arrest report, an interview with Nelson turned into a DUI investigation and he was taken to the Dauphin County Judicial Center.

Reportedly Nelson provided a blood sample to authorities that was tested for the possible presence of intoxicants.

Results of the tests were not reported.

Nelson is scheduled to be present before District Judge Michael Smith for a preliminary hearing Dec. 13.

Charged after incident at hotel

Kelly Robert Underkoffler, 51, pleaded guilty to a summary charge of harassment after he was arrested following an incident that occurred in a hotel room in Lower Swatara Township in the early morning hours of Nov. 4.

Underkoffler, of the 100 block of Richardson Road, was initially charged with simple assault and harassment following the incident, in which township police alleged that he had struck a woman in the arm and threw a butcher knife at her.

He was arraigned before District Judge Gregory D. Johnson and released after posting $5,000 bail.

On Nov. 15 the simple assault charge was downgraded to a non-traffic summary charge of harassment during a preliminary hearing before District Judge Michael J. Smith.

Underkoffler was assessed to pay fines and costs totaling $265.25.

Cash taken in burglary

Police have started an investigation of the theft of cash from the Penn Harris Gun Club.

According to a preliminary report, an undetermined amount of cash was taken from a donation drawer in the bar area of the club. Police were called Nov. 8 to investigate the incident at the club in the 200 block of Richardson Road.

Additional details have yet to be released.