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Woman accused of DUI had baby seat unattached; man allegedly had ‘kill list’: Police Roundup

Posted 8/8/18

State Police charged a Manheim woman with DUI while her 1-year old daughter was in the car.

The infant was in a forward-facing child safety seat that was not attached to the seat of the 2005 Honda …

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Woman accused of DUI had baby seat unattached; man allegedly had ‘kill list’: Police Roundup

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State Police charged a Manheim woman with DUI while her 1-year old daughter was in the car.

The infant was in a forward-facing child safety seat that was not attached to the seat of the 2005 Honda Civic at the time, according to arrest papers police filed with District Judge David Judy.

Police also allege that Jennalee A. Seitz, 23, of the 2000 block of North Colebrook Road, was driving under suspension and that her registration had been revoked.

The incident began shortly after 3:45 a.m. Aug. 2, when Seitz called police over having broken a window on the door of a residence in the 4200 block of Colebrook Road in Conewago Township.

Seitz submitted to a blood test at 5:25 a.m. Results were not reported.

Seitz was arraigned before District Judge Michael Smith on Aug. 2 and charged with endangering the welfare of children, DUI, recklessly endangering another person, criminal mischief, driving an unregistered vehicle and driving under suspension, careless driving, and safety restraints for a child younger than 2 years old.

Bail was set at $5,000 and Seitz was listed as being in Dauphin County Prison as of Tuesday.

Her preliminary hearing is set for Aug. 20.

Police: Man had rape, kill list

State Police charged a Hershey man after he allegedly struck a woman during an incident in the 100 block of Woodbine Drive in Conewago Township shortly after 11:30 a.m. July 27.

Matthew Arnold Fulton, 24, of the Woodbine Drive address, also allegedly compiled a list of people he intended to kill and to rape, according to arrest papers police filed with District Judge David Judy.

During the incident Fulton allegedly struck the woman in the face, causing her to lose consciousness temporarily, police said. Redness and swelling was observed to her jaw on the left side of her face.

Fulton is charged with simple assault and harassment.

He is awaiting a preliminary hearing.

Improper contact with girl alleged

State Police have charged a York man whom police allege had improper contact with an 11-year-old girl in Londonderry Township through Instagram in February 2017.

Police in arrest papers said that the victim had accepted a friend request on Instagram from Brandon Ray Eaton, of the 1700 block of Devers Road, who was 21 years old at the time and is now 22.

Eaton allegedly requested that the girl send him photos of herself wearing only underwear, despite the victim having told Eaton that she was only 11 years old.

The girl refused Eaton’s multiple requests that she send him photos, police said.

Eaton was to meet with State Police in York but did not show. On Aug. 1, charges of displaying obscene/sexual materials, unlawful contact with a minor, and corruption of minors were filed against Eaton through District Judge David Judy.

Eaton is awaiting setting of a preliminary hearing.

Simple assault charges vs. borough man

Middletown police charged a borough man with simple assault following an incident in the 200 block of Hoffman Avenue on Aug. 4.

Police were dispatched at about 1:39 a.m. after a 911 call was received regarding a disturbance taking place in a camper across the street, according to arrest papers police filed with District Judge David Judy.

Police allege that Shawn Michael Elliott, 29, of the 200 block of East High Street, slammed a woman’s head against the camper wall, forced the victim to the floor, choked her and then placed his knee on her stomach.

Elliott knew that the victim was five months’ pregnant at the time, according to police.

Elliott had bite marks on his stomach and chest, police said.

He was arraigned Aug. 4 by Judy, who set bail at $5,000. Elliott is listed as being in Dauphin County Prison as of Tuesday.

His preliminary hearing is set for Aug. 20.

Driving erratically in borough

A Middletown man was charged after he was pulled over for driving erratically in the borough at about 2:44 a.m. Aug. 3.

Tylon Denzel Cooley, 26, of the 300 block of Aspen Street, was pulled over after he was seen turning left onto Vine Street from the eastbound lane of travel on Main Street, instead of using the center turning lane, police said in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy.

Cooley then was seen swerving as he was heading north on Vine Street, police said.

Police after smelling marijuana obtained consent to search the vehicle. Police found marijuana plus smaller clear bags for distribution, a pipe and a scale, according to arrest papers.

Blood was drawn from Cooley but results were not yet available.

Cooley was arraigned before District Judge Kenneth A. Lenker and charged with manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to deliver, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, and DUI of a controlled substance.

Bail was set at $5,000. However, Cooley was not listed as being in Dauphin County Prison as of Tuesday.

His preliminary hearing is set for Aug. 20.

Woman allegedly beat up two people

An Elizabethtown woman was charged with two counts of simple assault after she allegedly beat a man and a woman during a dispute in the 400 block of Ann Street in Middletown at about 12:20 p.m. Aug. 2.

Samantha Allison Minneo, 20, of the 300 block of Hershey Road, allegedly struck the man at least 10 times in the face with a closed fist, causing his mouth to bleed and a torn lip, police said in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy.

Minneo also allegedly struck the woman in the face and neck numerous times, causing a torn lip and bleeding, police said.

Minneo was arraigned before District Judge Steven M. Semic on Aug. 2. Bail was set at $10,000.

However, Minneo was not listed as being in Dauphin County Prison as of Tuesday.

Her preliminary hearing is set for Aug. 20.

Sale of “Molly” in informant alleged

A Middletown man was charged after he allegedly was caught arranging the sale of 1 gram of “Molly” to a confidential informant June 26.

Bradley Thomas Shuey, 25, of the 400 block of Ann Street, showed police Facebook messages between himself and the confidential informant setting up the transaction, according to arrest papers borough police filed with District Judge David Judy.

Shuey was arraigned before District Judge Steven M. Semic on Aug. 1 and charged with criminal use of a communication facility, and criminal attempt to manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver.

Shuey was listed as being in Dauphin County Prison on $10,000 bail. His preliminary hearing is set for Aug. 20.

Woman allegedly beaten

An Elizabethtown man faces charges of aggravated assault and related offenses after he allegedly beat a woman during an incident in the first block of Nelson Drive in Londonderry Township shortly after 12:30 p.m. July 26.

State Police in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy allege that Robert Bruceleon Casner, 27, of the Nelson Drive address, hit the woman in the face with a closed fist multiple times, tackled her, kicked her while she was on the ground and choked her by grabbing her around the neck.

The woman’s injuries included broken fingers, scratch marks and red marks around her neck, a bruised shin and an abrasion on her eye, police said. She was taken to the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center for treatment.

Casner was arraigned on Aug. 3 before District Judge Michael Smith and charged with aggravated assault, strangulation, simple assault, and two counts of harassment.

Bail was set at $10,000, but Casner was not listed as being in Dauphin County Prison as of Tuesday.

His preliminary hearing is set for Aug. 20 before Judy.

Police say woman drove erratically

A Middletown woman was charged with DUI of a controlled substance after police say she was observed driving erratically in the borough at about 1:45 a.m. July 8.

Jessica Estrella Mosley, 35, of the 200 block of North Catherine Street, was pulled over after she failed to use a turn signal when turning left from West Water onto North Catherine street, police allege.

She also allegedly made an illegal left hand turn from North Union Street into the 7-Eleven parking lot, police said.

Lab results showed that Mosley had traces of the active ingredient of marijuana in her system at the time, as well as amphetamine, police said.

Besides DUI, Mosley is charged with possession of marijuana, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, not using a turn signal, and obedience to traffic control devices.

Her preliminary hearing is set for Sept. 10 before District Judge David Judy.

Probation check leads to arrests

A routine probation check led to charges being filed against four people in the 400 block of Ann Street in Middletown on July 11.

Amanda Nicole Mroz, 23, was found to be in possession of two spoons with a white crystalline substance on them, several syringes, an unlabeled prescription bottle containing a small zip-lock baggie, and another small zip-lock baggie containing three loose pills later determined to be Gabapentin, according to arrest papers Middletown police filed with District Judge David Judy.

Mroz allegedly admitted to being eight months pregnant and having used illegal drugs during her pregnancy, police said.

Mroz was arraigned on July 15 before District Judge Kenneth Lenker and charged with possession of a controlled substance, and use/possession of drug paraphernalia.

Mroz was released after posting $10,000 unsecured bail. Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for Sept. 17.

Police were at the residence to do a probation check on Michael Lemons Jr., against whom a charge of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance is pending, police said.

Lemons was taken into custody on several charges and is listed as being in county prison.

Police also arrested two other unidentified people who were at the residence at the time, on new charges and warrants.

One of the two individuals was already on Dauphin County supervised adult probation and parole, police said.

Man charged with DUI

A Londonderry Township man was charged with DUI after being pulled over for not driving on the right side of the road in the 300 block of East Emaus Street in Middletown at about 1:09 a.m. June 24.

Adam Alexander Layton, 29, of the 4000 block of River Road, had a blood alcohol content of 0.019 percent at 2 a.m. June 24, according to lab results reported in arrest papers filed by Middletown police with District Judge David Judy.

Layton is also charged with failure to drive on the right side of the road.

All charges were upheld in an Aug. 6 preliminary hearing before Judy.

Layton is scheduled to be arraigned on the charges in Dauphin County Court on Nov. 2.

Woman runs into parked car, DUI

A Lower Swatara woman faces DUI and drug charges after police say she drove her vehicle into a parked car in the first block of West Roosevelt Avenue in Middletown at about 4 a.m. Feb. 4.

Lyndsay Jo Truax, 20, of the 1300 block of Overlook Drive, at first attempted to drive from the scene but was confronted by the owner of the struck vehicle, who  was awoken by the crash, according to arrest papers borough police filed with District Judge David Judy.

Truax allegedly told the victim she would “buy her another vehicle” before the victim decided to call police.

Truax was taken to the booking center, where two small bags of marijuana were found in Truax’s bra. 

Truax also submitted to a blood test, and the lab results ultimately determined that Truax had a blood-alcohol content of 0.163 percent and also had the active ingredient of marijuana in her system at the time of the crash, police said.

Truax is charged with possession of marijuana, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, purchase of alcoholic beverages by a minor, DUI, careless driving, and DUI of a combination of alcohol and drugs.

The charges of possession of marijuana and purchase of alcoholic beverages by a minor were withdrawn during a June 18 preliminary hearing before Judy.

Truax is to be arraigned on all the other charges in Dauphin County Court on Sept. 7.

Hit-and-run damages vehicle

A hit-and-run caused minor damage to a 2017 GMC Sierra that was parked in the area of Beechwood Drive and North Pine Street in Middletown.

It occurred June 7 or June 8, police said. The striking vehicle backed into the GMC.

Flag holder damaged

A plastic flagpole holder valued at $12 to $15 was damaged at a residence in the 100 block of North Pine Street in Middletown.

The incident occurred between midnight and 5 a.m. July 2, borough police said.