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Police say woman ran into man with her car; strangulation alleged: Police and Courts Roundup

Posted 9/17/19

Middletown police charged a Londonderry Township woman following an incident at North Pine and East Main streets at 12:25 p.m. Sept. 12.

Police in arrest papers filed with District Judge David …

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Police say woman ran into man with her car; strangulation alleged: Police and Courts Roundup

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Middletown police charged a Londonderry Township woman following an incident at North Pine and East Main streets at 12:25 p.m. Sept. 12.

Police in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy said that Angie Lynn Garcia-Shay, 36, of the 1500 block of Zion Road, drove a car into a man who was standing at the intersection trying to get her to stop.

The man’s ankle got caught in the front fender of the car, causing red marks, police said.

Garcia-Shay drove from the scene with the man’s cellphone in the car. A 4-year-old child was also in the car, according to the arrest papers.

Garcia-Shay was arraigned before Night Court District Judge George A. Zozos and charged with theft by unlawful taking, simple assault, harasssment, and disorderly conduct.

Bail was set at $10,000 unsecured. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Sept. 23.

Hit-and-run at Ann and Main

Middletown police have charged a York man with driving a car into another occupied vehicle at Ann and West Main streets shortly after 2:45 a.m. May 19, and then fleeing.

Police in arrest papers said one victim was taken to the hospital for treatment of pinched nerves in his neck.

Police said that Omar Sharif Jamison-Garcia, 23, of the 800 block of Fahs Street, was driving a rented 2009 Ford Taurus when he drove into the black Kia station wagon occupied by two people sitting at the red light at Ann and West Main streets, police said.

Jamison-Garcia drove away, and police found the car at 3:03 a.m. at 2194 Harrisburg Pike with damage to the passenger side front bumper and a blown tire on the driver’s side.

Police Sept. 9 filed charges through District Judge David Judy against Jamison-Garcia of accidents involving death or personal injury, accident involving damage to an attended vehicle/property, failing to stop and give information or render aid, reckless driving, careless driving, and disregarding a single lane of traffic.

He is awaiting setting of a preliminary hearing.

Strangulation alleged vs. man

Middletown police charged a borough man following an incident in the 100 block of North Wood Street shortly after 9:30 p.m. Sept. 8.

Police in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy said that Craig V. Smythe, 49, of the first block of Genesis Court, twice tried to strangle a woman using a belt. He then struck the woman with the belt on her right arm and leg, leaving visible red welt marks, police said.

Smythe was arraigned before Judy and charged with strangulation and simple assault.

Bail was set at $50,000 unsecured. A preliminary hearing before Judy is scheduled for Sept. 30.

Police: Man struck woman

Middletown police charged a borough man following an incident in the 200 block of West Main Street shortly after 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6.

Police in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy said that Tarek Hassan Elfawal, 37, of the same address, struck a woman at least three times in the face with an open hand.

The woman had a bruised right eye, redness to the left side of her face, and bruising on her right arm, police said.

Elfawal on Sept. 7 was arraigned before Night Court District Judge Gregory D. Johnson and charged with simple assault. Cash bail was set at $10,000.

Judy ordered Elfawal bound over on the charge at a Sept. 16 preliminary hearing. Elfawal is to be arraigned in Dauphin County Court on Nov. 8.

Man charged after incident

A Honey Brook man is heading to Dauphin County Court after being charged by State Police after an incident in the 3600 block of Colebrook Road in Londonderry Township at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5.

Police in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy said that Adam Scott Broomell, 33, pulled a woman’s hair, grabbed her by the arm and put his hand on her throat.

Broomell was arraigned before Judy on Sept. 9 and charged with harassment, with cash bail set at $25,000.

Broomell waived a Sept. 16 preliminary hearing and is to be arraigned in county court on the charge on Nov. 8.