April 19, 2015 – WSR2015-04-00807
On Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 9:29 pm, West Shore Regional Police were dispatched to the Dollar General Store located at 840 Market Street in the Borough of Lemoyne for an active robbery. The suspect had purchased a pack of gum. When the Dollar General cashier opened the cash drawer the suspect jumped onto the counter, shoved the cashier out of the way and tried to grab the cash drawer. The store’s general manager and the cashier managed to get the suspect off of the drawer and the suspect fled from the scene on foot towards the West Shore Farmer’s Market. The suspect was unable to get any cash.
The fleeing suspect was caught by a West Shore Regional Police Officer at South Seventh and State Streets and taken into custody. The suspect, identified as Michael Steven CONWAY of the 200 block of South Second Street in the Borough of Wormleysburg, was transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing and arraignment.
CONWAY is currently housed at Cumberland County Prison awaiting arraignment before the on-call Magisterial District Judge on charges of Robbery, Robbery – Criminal Attempt, Theft By Unlawful Taking – Criminal Attempt. A preliminary hearing will be held at MDJ Beckley’s Office at a later date.
The West Shore Regional Police Department would like to thank the Lower Allen Township Police Department, the East Pennsboro Township Police Department and the Camp Hill Borough Police Department for their assistance in capturing CONWAY.
April 19, 2015 – WSR2015-04-00768
On Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 1:18 am, a West Shore Regional Police Officer stopped a green Saturn sedan for multiple traffic violations in the 800 block of State Street in the Borough of Lemoyne.
The operator, Terry Lee BIELER, JR of the 2100 block of Cedar Run Drive in Lower Allen Township, exhibited signs of intoxication. BIELER, JR was taken into custody and transported to Cumberland County Prison where he submitted to a blood test.
Charges for Driving Under The Influence Of Alcohol will be filed for BIELER, JR with MDJ Beckley’s Office upon receipt of the blood test results.
April 18, 2015 – WSR2015-04-00760
On Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:10 pm, a West Shore Regional Police Officer observed a white 2008 Volkswagen Jetta driving at a high rate of speed and fishtailing around the bend in the first block of Market Street in the Borough of Lemoyne.
The operator, later identified after arrest as Frankie Juan RIVERA of the 3600 block of Trindle Road in Camp Hill Borough, was uncooperative and refused to identify himself. RIVERA exhibited signs of intoxication and admitted to drinking alcoholic beverages prior to driving. Also present in the vehicle were RIVERA’s two young children, who were not secured in child safety seats. RIVERA advised he was purposely driving recklessly to show off for his children. RIVERA refused to exit his vehicle and was forcibly removed by officers and taken into custody. RIVERA continued to be combative with officers as he was placed in a police vehicle. RIVERA’s children were released to a relative.
RIVERA was found to have an active warrant for a previous Public Drunkenness arrest in Silver Spring Township.
RIVERA was transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing and arraignment. RIVERA refused a chemical test of his blood at the prison.
RIVERA is currently housed at the Cumberland County Prison awaiting arraignment on charges of Driving Under The Influence of Alcohol, Reckless Driving, Endangering The Welfare Of A Child, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Resisting Arrest and multiple traffic offenses. PENNDOT will also be notified of RIVERA’s chemical test refusal and his driver’s license is pending suspension per section 1547(b) of the PA Motor Vehicle Code.
April 18, 2015 – WSR2015-04-00708
On Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 1:53 am, a West Shore Regional Police Officer stopped a blue 2000 Ford Explorer for speeding and reckless driving at the intersection of Bosler Avenue and South Seventh Street in the Borough of Lemoyne.
The officer made contact with the vehicle’s operator, Shawn Michael WEAVER of the 200 block of South Union Street in the Borough of Middletown. WEAVER exhibited signs of intoxication and was taken into custody. WEAVER was also found to have an active arrest warrant out of Dauphin County and his driver’s license was suspended. WEAVER was transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing. At the prison WEAVER submitted to a blood test.
Charges for Driving Under The Influence Of Alcohol and Driving While Operating Privilege is Suspended Or Revoked will be filed with MDJ Beckley’s Office upon receipt of the blood test results.
April 17 and 18, 2015 – WSR2015-04-00703
On Friday, April 17, 2015 at 11:14 pm, West Shore Regional Police were dispatched to a residence on the 400 block of South Third Street in the Borough of Lemoyne for a noise complaint. Officers arrived to find that the music was being played from one of the apartments at this residence so loud that it could be heard from the street.
Officers found that there were three large stereos playing three different songs at full volume in different parts of the apartment. This was disturbing other residents in the neighboring apartments. The resident playing the music, Marlin Edward KOHLER, was heavily intoxicated. KOHLER has been cited several times in the past few months by police for similar intoxicated behavior. KOHLER was again issued a summary Non-Traffic citation for Disorderly Conduct.
Less than an hour later, on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 12:09 am, West Shore Regional Police were again dispatched to KOHLER’s residence in the 400 block of South Third Street. KOHLER called 911 dispatch and reported an active armed robbery at his residence. He reported that several white males with guns had just robbed him of hundreds of dollars and fled on foot in an unknown direction. Officers responded to the scene but could locate no one fleeing the area. Officers made contact with a still intoxicated KOHLER. When asked to describe the subjects who had robbed him, KOHLER handed the Non-Traffic citation he was issued to an officer and stated that the men with guns who had robbed him were police. He stated that every time he gets another citation it robs him of hundreds of dollars. KOHLER was upset at receiving another fine and wanted to prank the police.
KOHLER was taken into custody and transported to the Cumberland County Prison. KOHLER is currently awaiting arraignment on new criminal charges of Disorderly Conduct and False Reports to Law Enforcement Authorities – Fictitious Reports.
A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date at MDJ Beckley’s Office.
APRIL 27, 2015 – WSR2015-04-00661
On Friday, April 17, 2015 at approximately 12:09 p.m. a West Shore Regional Police officer performed a traffic stop on a red in color Jeep Patriot in the 1000 block of North Front Street of Wormleysburg Borough. The vehicle was clocked traveling 58 mph in a posted 35 mph zone.
The operator of the vehicle was identified as Victoria Lynne MONTIJO of the 2800 block of South Third Street in the Borough of Steelton (right picture). The passenger in the vehicle was identified as Destiny Elizabeth LEVI BENNETT of the 300 block of Kings Highway in Marysville (left picture). A strong odor of marijuana was coming from inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle discovered several pieces of drug paraphernalia and a small amount of suspected marijuana.
Both females were taken into custody and transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing. Charges will be filed out of MDJ Beckley’s office.