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Lower Swatara Twp. Police News: 5/6/15

Posted 5/5/15

 Following is a compilation of reports from the Lower Swatara Twp. 

Police Department. Please be aware all those charged/cited 

are presumed innocent unless proven otherwise in a court of law.

 

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Lower Swatara Twp. Police News: 5/6/15

Posted

 Following is a compilation of reports from the Lower Swatara Twp. 

Police Department. Please be aware all those charged/cited 

are presumed innocent unless proven otherwise in a court of law.

 

 

Terroristic threats charge

 

Jeremy M. Hoffman, 38, of the first block of Rosanna St., Hummelstown, was charged with terroristic threats, public drunkenness, criminal mischief and loitering following an incident at 12:01 a.m. on April 21 outside a residence in the 200 block of Fiddlers Elbow Road, police report.

Hoffman stood outside the home and repeatedly threatened two people inside, and ripped a screen door off the entrance to the home, police said.

Hoffman was taken to the Dauphin County Judicial Center and arraigned before District Justice Michael Smith. Hoffman was held in Dauphin County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bond, according to court records.

Police said a background check showed Hoffman was on probation for prior offenses.

Another man, Brian Brandt, 35, of the first block of W. Main St., Hummelstown, pleaded guilty to a citation for public drunkenness in connection with the incident, police said. Brandt accompanied Hoffman to the Lower Swatara Twp. residence and was arrested, police said.

A preliminary hearing for Hoffman is set for May 20 before Smith.

A 16-year-old resident was charged with terroristic threats, possession of drug paraphernalia and harassment after he was involved in an altercation with relatives at a home in the first block of Wayne Ave. on April 21, police report.

 

 

DUI charges

 

 

Justin E. White, 35, of the 300 block of S. Second St., Steelton, was charged with DUI, DUI-highest rate of alcohol and disregarding lanes of traffic, police report.

White was stopped at 2:04 a.m. on Vine Street at Caravan Court after the 1994 Toyota Camry he was driving veered onto the shoulder of the road, police said.

White was taken into custody and blood was drawn to test for the possible presence of intoxicants, police said. Results of the tests were not reported.

A preliminary hearing is set for June 3 before District Judge Michael Smith.

Shelby A. Linton-Keddie, 37, of the 2000 block of Marietta Ave., Lancaster, was charged with DUI, DUI-highest rate of alcohol and opening a door unsafely, police report. 

Linton-Keddie was the driver of a 2003 Honda Del Sol that was found parked in the 800 block of S. Eisenhower Blvd. at 2:51 a.m. on April 10, police said.

Blood was drawn to be tested for the possible presence of intoxicants, police said. Results of the tests were not reported.

A preliminary hearing is set for May 27 before District Judge Michael Smith.

 
 

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