Harrisburg Man Arrested For DUI After Traffic Stop


WSR2015-02-00917 – FEBRUARY 28, 2015

On Saturday, February 28, 2015, around 10:40pm, a West Shore Regional Police officer stopped a black Honda that had been speeding in the 100 block of Market Street in the Borough of Lemoyne.  The driver of the vehicle was identified as 22-year-old David Larry SPAIN of the 2300 block of Derry Street in Harrisburg City.

While speaking with SPAIN he exhibited signs of being intoxicated and was placed under arrest.  Spain was taken to the Cumberland County Prison where he submitted to a blood test.  SPAIN was processed on charges of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or a Controlled Substance and released pending the receipt of the blood test results.

Once the results are received charges will be filed with MDJ Beckley’s office.

Lemoyne Woman Arrested After Discharging A Firearm

TTravitzWSR2015-02-00713 – FEBRUARY 23, 2015

On Monday, February 23, 2015 around 8:10 pm the West Shore Regional Police Department was dispatched to a residence in the 900 block of Bosler Avenue in the Borough of Lemoyne.  They received reports that someone had discharged a firearm inside the residence.  When they arrived they learned that 52-year-old Theresa Eilene TRAVITZ, who resides at the residence, had discharged a .38 caliber handgun striking the front door of the residence.  Witnesses also told officers that she had been drinking heavily and was agitated.

When officers attempted to make contact with TRAVITZ she refused to un-chain the door.  Officers had to force open the door and then were able to take TRAVITZ into custody without any further incident.  She was taken to the Cumberland County Prison where she was processed on charges of Discharging A Firearm Into a Structure and Recklessly Endangering Another Person.  She remained at the prison awaiting arraignment.  The charges will be filed with MDJ Beckley’s office.

Multiple Vehicles Entered in Lemoyne

Vehicle Break In

February 16, 2015 – WSR2015-02-00473

West Shore Regional Police Department is currently investigating multiple entered UNLOCKED vehicles in the borough of Lemoyne that occurred between February 13, 2015 and February 16, 2015.  These entries occurred in the general area of N. Fifth Street and Market Street.

All residences are reminded to always lock your vehicles and never leave a vehicle running unattended.  Anyone with information regarding the recent vehicle entries is asked to contact West Shore Regional Police at (717) 238-9676.

Lemoyne Woman Arrested For Using Heroin In Burger King Restroom


WSR2015-02-00622 – February 20, 2015

On Friday, February 20, 2015 at approximately 6:16 pm, West Shore Regional Police were called to the Burger King restaurant located at 407 South Third Street in the Borough of Lemoyne for a suspicious female who was in the women’s bathroom possibly using illegal drugs.  Employees advised this female had been to the restaurant before and had used the bathroom for half an hour without purchasing anything. On that occasion, the female had left used hypodermic needles behind in the stall.

Officers arrived and made contact with Carolyn Elaine HOLJES, 23 years old from the 400 block of Herman Avenue in Lemoyne.  HOLJES was found to be injecting herself with heroin in the bathroom.  HOLJES was found with packets of heroin, a makeshift tourniquet, and hypodermic needles.

HOLJES was arrested for possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia. HOLJES was taken to Cumberland County Prison for processing and is currently being held while awaiting arraignment before a Magisterial District Judge.

Driver Cited After Lowther Street Crash


 WSR2015-02-00581 FEBRUARY 19, 2015

On Thursday, February 19, 2015, around 4:25pm, the West Shore Regional Police Department was dispatched for a two vehicle accident in the 300 block of Lowther Street.

An investigation found that a 2014 white Ford Fiesta, operated by an 18 year old female from Wormleysburg, pulled from the KFC parking lot and struck a 2013 tan Nissan Maxima.  That vehicle was being operated by a 21 year old female from Lower Allen Township.  Both vehicles sustained moderate damage and had to be towed from the accident scene.  Neither driver reported being injured.

The driver of the Ford Fiesta was issued a citation for Vehicles Entering or Crossing A Roadway.  That citation will be filed with MDJ Beckley’s office.

Susquehanna Township Man Arrested For Criminal Mischief


WSR2015-02-00450 – February 14, 2015

On Saturday, February 14, 2015, around 5:20 pm, the West Shore Regional Police was called to an apartment in the 1st block of Richland Lane in Wormleysburg Borough.  The resident there reported that she had property damaged inside the apartment. Through their investigation, it was determined that 22-year-old Joshua Nathaniel HOOKS, from the 1700 block of Evergreen Road in Susquehanna Township, had damaged the property while the tenant was away.

Officers responded to HOOKS’ residence and he was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported to the Cumberland County Prison where he was processed on one count of Criminal Mischief.  That charge will be filed with Magisterial District Judge Elizabeth Beckley’s office.  HOOKS was released pending a preliminary Hearing.