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Woman found in shed charged with trespassing: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

Posted 5/28/19

A Harrisburg woman was charged with criminal trespassing and public drunkenness after she was allegedly found in the shed of a residence she was evicted from in the first block of Conway Drive. …

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Woman found in shed charged with trespassing: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

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A Harrisburg woman was charged with criminal trespassing and public drunkenness after she was allegedly found in the shed of a residence she was evicted from in the first block of Conway Drive.

According to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith, Jillian Nicole Helmus, 26, was evicted from the residence in November. At 7:19 p.m. May 19, a resident called police, saying Helmus was found in the shed.

She allegedly told police she was walking toward her boyfriend’s house when she got caught in the rain.

Police found two cans of Four Loko in her purse, and she was charged with public drunkenness.

She was arraigned, and her bail was set at $2,500. Her preliminary hearing is May 29.

Dispute leads to charges

A township woman has been charged after she allegedly said, “Come over and fight me, I’ll break your f****** neck” while a neighbor was in the area in the 1500 block of Farmhouse Lane.

According to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith, Sabrina Marie Theiss, 51, of Farmhouse Lane, has had an ongoing dispute with a neighbor.

The neighbor alleges that in February, the neighbor’s car was parked-in with 6 to 12 inches between the cars while there was space to park somewhere else on the street.

In another incident, Theiss allegedly spray-painted a smiley face on a bush facing the neighbor’s residence.

On May 12, the neighbor told police that Theiss was on his video surveillance saying, “Go to f****** hell” and “Come over and fight me, I’ll break your f****** neck” while only the neighbor’s wife was outside, about 10 yards away.

She was charged with terroristic threats, harassment and disorderly conduct. Her preliminary hearing was scheduled for June 24. 

Card used without permission

A Harrisburg woman was charged after she allegedly used a debit card without permission.

Jessica Cave, 33, spent $365.58 on six Lyft rides, two ATM withdrawals and one payment through the Facebook app, according to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith.

Cave was charged with access device fraud. Her preliminary hearing has been scheduled for June 5.

DUI charge for Harrisburg man

A blood draw indicated that a Harrisburg man had THC in his system and a blood-alcohol content of 0.178 percent after a traffic stop at 3 a.m. May 10.

According to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith, Highspire police pulled Andrew Michael Cibellis, 26, over after he didn’t stop at the intersection of Eisenhower Boulevard and Route 283.

A blood draw was taken, and he was charged with five counts of DUI. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 1.

Boy charged in assault

A 13-year-old boy was charged with simple assault following an incident at a residence in the 1200 block of Spring Garden Drive.

Police responded at 8:24 p.m. May 21. The boy allegedly hit an adult at the residence, who sustained minor injuries, police said.

Fight in the street

A township woman has been charged with disorderly conduct after she allegedly got into a fight with another woman in the street in the 1200 block of Jefferson Drive.

Officers responded at 4:59 p.m. April 30. In the citation filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith, police said Jasmine Burgos, 36, yelled at a woman and her family, and pursued the victim to the street, continuing to yell profanities at the woman until the victim left in a car.

Car keyed on A Lane

Someone keyed a circle into a car parked in the 100 block of A Lane.

The incident was reported at 11:30 a.m. May 21. Police estimated the damage at $100. It is under investigation.

Fireworks at 2 a.m.

A Steelton man was cited after he allegedly set off fireworks at 2:08 a.m. May 12 in the 1900 block of Oberlin Road.

Ryan Stevens, 27, was cited with disorderly conduct.

Incident results in arrest

A Lewistown man is in custody on $75,000 bail after he allegedly assaulted a woman at the Hollywood Motel on May 14.

Police responded to a Harrisburg hospital May 15 to meet with the woman, according to the affidavit filed with District Judge Michael J. Smith.

She told police that she was driving Shaun Decando, 34, to the motel. In the car, he hit her twice in the face and threatened to kill her if she tried to stop the car.

When they arrived at the motel, he allegedly hit her in the face again and pushed her to the ground. The victim tried to leave, but Decando allegedly took her back into the room and wouldn’t let her leave. The victim was able to leave when Decando went to the bathroom.

Decando has been charged with simple assault, terroristic threats and false imprisonment. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 29.