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.
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.
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.
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.
WSR2015-02-00450 – February 14, 2015