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Middletown man charged with molesting girl: Police and Courts Roundup

Posted 10/9/19

Middletown police have charged a borough man with molesting a girl while she was between the ages of 7 and 13.

Police in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy said that based upon an …

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Middletown man charged with molesting girl: Police and Courts Roundup

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Middletown police have charged a borough man with molesting a girl while she was between the ages of 7 and 13.

Police in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy said that based upon an investigation there is probable cause that incidents occurred in December 2008 and in December 2014.

Donald William Baumbach Jr., 65, of Hemlock Hall in Pineford, was arraigned Oct. 1 before Judy and charged with indecent assault of a person younger than age 13, corruption of minors, and unlawful contact with a minor — sexual offenses.

Bail was set at $10,000 unsecured. A preliminary hearing is set for Oct. 14 before Judy.

Dog’s water dumped on woman

Middletown police charged a man after being dispatched to an incident in the Tanglewood Building in Pineford just before 12:30 p.m. Oct. 2.

Police in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy said that Mackenzie James Smith, 18, of the Tanglewood Building, threatened to kill a woman after he punched a hole in the wall above her head.

Police said Smith also dumped a dog’s water bowl over her head, and threatened to throw the dog off the third-floor balcony if the woman answered the door for police.

Police said Smith admitted to punching the wall, but denied threatening to kill the woman.

Smith was arraigned before Judy and charged with terroristic threats and harassment. He was freed after posting $15,000 bail through a professional bondsman, according to online court records.

A preliminary hearing is set for Oct. 14.

Undercover buy leads to charges

A Harrisburg man faces drug charges after Middletown police say he sold crack cocaine during an undercover buy at about 1:20 p.m. April 10.

Aubrey Dewitt Butler, 26, of the 2300 block of Vartan Court, was arraigned before District Judge David Judy and charged with manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver a controlled substance; and criminal use of a communication facility.

Bail was set at $10,000 unsecured. A preliminary hearing is set for Oct. 14 before Judy.