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Woman wanted on warrants faces new charges; Narcan used: Police, Courts Roundup

Posted 1/9/18

A search of the residence of a Royalton woman already wanted on eight outstanding warrants has led to new drug charges being filed against her.

After taking into custody Miranda Kay Grumbine, 26, …

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Woman wanted on warrants faces new charges; Narcan used: Police, Courts Roundup

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A search of the residence of a Royalton woman already wanted on eight outstanding warrants has led to new drug charges being filed against her.

After taking into custody Miranda Kay Grumbine, 26, Highspire police noticed in plain view in the bathroom a blue cellophane bag containing heroin and two and a half white pills sitting in a small tin container on top of the toilet, according to arrest papers police filed with District Judge David Judy.

After a woman who lived at the residence consented to a search, police found several items of drug paraphernalia, some of which had white residue. Police also found two syringes with needles.

The white pills later were identified as Lorazepam.

Grumbine was arraigned before Judy and charged with adulteration, mutilation and destruction of the labeling of a controlled substance; unlawful possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

She is being held in Dauphin County Prison; a preliminary hearing is set for April 2.

Narcan used on heroin overdose

Middletown police responded to another heroin overdose in the borough, this one at an apartment in the first block of Peony Avenue shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30.

Police said that the individual, who was not identified, was given Narcan at the scene by emergency medical service personnel who had also responded.

The person was taken to the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and is believed to have recovered, police said.

Items reported stolen

A check and some clothing were reported stolen from inside of an apartment in the 200 block of East Main Street in Middletown on Dec. 26, borough police said.

Juveniles charged with Rite-Aid thefts

Two juveniles have been charged with retail theft by Middletown police following an investigation into $257.89 worth of items being stolen from the Rite-Aid at 360 E. Main St. from Dec. 19 to Dec. 21.

A 13-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl have been charged, police said.

The items included mostly cosmetic items, although three speakers also were taken, police said. Store video surveillance caught them in the act.

Police respond to bag left at train station

An unattended bag left on the platform of the Amtrak train station in Middletown was treated as a bomb threat on Thursday, Dec. 21.

The package was cleared with no evidence of a bomb being found. Middletown police were called to assist, but the incident primarily was handled by Amtrak police.

Borough police were dispatched to the scene at 1:04 p.m. and left at 1:35 p.m., according to police records.

Hit-and-run damages mirror

The driver’s side mirror of a 2011 black Ford F-150 was broken following a reported hit-and-run in the first block of East Roosevelt Avenue in Middletown on Wednesday, Dec. 20.

The incident was reported to police shortly after 6 p.m.

Front window damaged by bottle

A white bottle was thrown through the front window of a residence in the 300 block of Conewago Street in Middletown on Sunday, Dec. 17, police said.

The incident was reported to police shortly after 9:30 p.m.

Man charged with DUI

A Middletown man was charged with DUI after he was seen driving erratically in the area of West Main Street and Apple Avenue in the borough at about 1 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9.

Shaun Conrad Pacheco, 39, of the 200 block of Ann Street, was pulled over for driving outside of his designated lane, police said in arrest papers filed with District Justice David Judy.

Pacheco was charged with DUI and two summary offenses of disregarding a traffic lane.

He also was charged with failure to comply with the requirements of police. Borough police on March 16, 2017, had warned Pacheco to remove “illegal window tint” from the front two windows of his Cadillac Escalade, but Pacheco had not removed the tint as of Dec. 9, police said.

Pacheco is scheduled for a Feb. 20 preliminary hearing before Judy.

Near-miss with police cruiser

A Middletown man was charged with DUI after borough police said he almost struck the rear of a police car at East Main and Adelia streets just before 2:15 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9.

Anthony Robert Brown, 30, of the 400 block of Caravan Court, also nearly struck a parked car, and was charged with his fifth offense of driving with a suspended license, police said in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy.

Brown was charged with DUI, speeding, following too closely, careless driving, and driving while under suspension.

His preliminary hearing before Judy is scheduled for Feb. 5.

DUI, speeding charges on North Union

A Mechanicsburg woman faces DUI and drug charges after she was pulled over for allegedly going 20 miles over the speed limit in the 900 block of North Union Street shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12.

Mackenzie Rose Zimmerman, 18, of the 100 block of East Locust Street, was going 45 mph southbound where the posted speed limit is 25, police said in arrest papers filed with District Judge David Judy.

Police found marijuana in Zimmerman’s vehicle, and lab results of a blood draw found THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, in her system, police said.

Zimmerman was charged with DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, and speeding. Her preliminary hearing is set for Jan. 29 before Judy.

Man charged with DUI in parking lot

A Londonderry Township man was charged with DUI after witnesses allegedly saw him staggering to his pickup truck while it was parked in the Midtown Plaza lot in the 400 block of East Main Street at about 9:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22.

Alexander Gregory Weirich, 22, of the first block of Crestview Village, had a blood-alcohol content of 0.156 percent, based on results of a breath test that was administered at the scene, police said in arrest papers filed with District Justice David Judy. Weirich refused to consent to a blood draw, police said.

A marijuana pipe was found in Weirich’s rear pants pocket and a half empty bottle of whiskey was sitting in the front seat of his vehicle, police said.

Weirich was charged with DUI, possession of an open alcoholic beverage in a vehicle, and possession of drug paraphernalia. His preliminary hearing before Judy is set for Feb. 20.

Package reported stolen

A package valued at $7 delivered by Amazon was reported stolen from a residence in the first block of West Water Street in Middletown on Dec. 15.

The incident was reported to borough police at 4:35 p.m.