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Five Apple products stolen at FedEx facility: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

Posted 2/11/20

A Mount Joy man has been charged with receiving stolen property following a theft at FedEx on Fulling Mill Road reported to police on Jan. 10.

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Five Apple products stolen at FedEx facility: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

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A Mount Joy man has been charged with receiving stolen property following a theft at FedEx on Fulling Mill Road reported to police on Jan. 10.

Three Apple watches, one pair of AirPods and one Apple pencil had been stolen, according to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith. The value of the products was not listed in the affidavit.

Police executed a search warrant and discovered that one of the watches was activated by Jahrell A. Dixon, 26, at 7:21 p.m. Dec. 17.

FedEx told police that Dixon was a manager. Dixon told police that he received the watch from a former employee named Jonathan Colon, 27, of Lancaster, according to the affidavit.

Dixon reportedly said that he didn’t pay for the watch, and he knew it was stolen.

Colon has been charged with theft by unlawful taking, but his case is listed as inactive and he is awaiting his preliminary hearing.

Dixon was charged with receiving stolen property. His preliminary hearing is March 4.

Fraud reported at Sharp Shopper

Lower Swatara police received a report of a fraud at Sharp Shopper at 3:15 p.m. Jan. 31.

According to police, an individual purchased food from Sharp Shopper and then told their credit card company that they didn’t purchase the food.

Officers said it occurred at least three times in mid-December and January.

It is under investigation.

DUI charges

A Campbelltown man’s blood-alcohol content was 0.175 percent following a traffic stop at 1:28 a.m. Jan. 16, according to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith.

Police pulled over Jason Dee Prifer, 38, in the parking lot of the Royal Mart in Highspire for having an expired registration.

Police smelled alcohol, and a preliminary breath test was positive for alcohol, according to the affidavit. Prifer reportedly told police that he had five shots of vodka.

The results of a blood draw indicated that his blood-alcohol content was 0.175 percent, according to the affidavit.

He was charged with DUI and driving an unregistered vehicle. His preliminary hearing is March 23.

Simple assault charges

A Lower Swatara man faces charges of simple assault after police responded to a dispute in the Aldwyn Court Apartments in the 1000 block of North Spring Street at 11:35 a.m. Feb. 5.

According to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith, Levon Terrell Mercado, 26, got into an argument with a woman and grabbed her by the forearms and pushed her against a wall.

Police wrote in the affidavit that they saw red marks on the inside of her forearms.

Mercado was arraigned before District Judge George Zozos, and his bail was set at $25,000. Court records indicate that it was posted. His preliminary hearing is Feb. 26.

Fake inspection sticker

A North Carolina man has been charged after fake inspection and emission stickers were found on his car.

Police pulled over Kasdan Alyis Holder, 27, of Zebulon, North Carolina, for having expired stickers at 5:20 p.m. Jan. 31 while driving on South Eisenhower Boulevard near the intersection of Route 283.

A driver with a repair shop told police that the stickers were fraudulent, according to an affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith. Officers wrote that Holder’s transit tag had expired in June.

Holder was charged with possession, sale or use of display documents knowing it to have been altered, forged or counterfeited; displaying a certificate of inspection knowing it was fictitious, stolen or issued for another vehicle or issued without an inspection made; operating a vehicle without the required financial responsibility; operating a vehicle without evidence of an emission inspection; driving an unregistered vehicle; and operating a vehicle without a valid inspection.

His preliminary hearing is March 4.

Vehicle hits mailbox

Police are investigating a hit-and-run in the 2000 block of Spring Garden Drive.

It was reported to police at 9:40 a.m. Feb. 3.

According to police, the homeowner was filling a bird feeder when they heard a vehicle hit the mailbox, which is valued at $50.

A piece of the vehicle was left behind, and police say it belongs to a 2013 to 2017 Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia or a Chevrolet Traverse.

Anyone with information is urged to call the police department at 717-939-0463.