1/29/2014, 0925 - Burglary

Annville Police was dispatched to an alarm activation at Game Traders, 809 East Main Street.  Officers arrived and discovered unknown persons forcibly entered the business and removed the cash drawer. Anyone with information should call Police at 717-867-2711 or 717=272-2054.  Please visit our Facebook page for video footage of the suspect.

1/9/2014, 8:30 PM - Domestic

As a result of a domestic dispute in the 200 block of East Maple Street, James Richard Knoche, 41, Annville was arrested for Simple Assault (Domestic Violence).  Knoche was taken into custody at a residence on Clear Springs Road with the assistance of the Pa. State Police.  Knoche was transported to Central Booking.

1/8/2014 - Bad Checks

Bad Check charges filed against Robert Shugart, 40, West Trindle Road, Carlisle.  Shugart passed a check September 2013 for $2,950.00.

Bad Check Charges filed against Jean B. Paul, 44, East Washington Street, Allentown. He passed a check in September for $1,600.00.

Arrest Warrant:

Robert Rivera, 44, Brookside Street, Lebanon is wanted for Burglary, Simple Assault & Recklessly Endangering another Person.  Charges stem from a domestic assault on West Queen Street on November 2013.  Rivera entered the residence and punched the victim in the face causing her to fall, unconscious, to the floor almost falling on top of her 8 month old child.  Rivera may have fled to New York City.

12/3/2013 - Annville Township Police Alert - Hostage Phone Call Scam

The Police Department in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Criminal Intelligence Center, wants to warn residents about a scam where the caller indicates a relative was taken hostage or involved in a minor accident.  During the course of the call, the suspect tells the victim they must pay $2,000 or some other monetary amount, or their relative will be harmed.  Anyone receiving a phone call similar to this should call the Police Department immediately.

Public Drunkenness -10/26/2013, 2338

Officers were called to the area of 138 North Railroad Street for reported subject passed out in the front yard.  Jared Danneker, 22, Elizabethtown is charged with Public Drunkenness. (Posted 102913 - 3188)

Loud Noise / Disorderly Conduct - 10/27/2013 0009

Officers responded to 242 North Lancaster street for reported loud Party / Noise.  Andrew Dennison, 21, Annville, is charged with Disorderly Conduct and violation of the Noise Ordinance. (Posted 102913 - 3187)

Stolen License Plate -10/27/2013, 1217

A license plate was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the LVC parking lot off Heisey Raod.  The plate was recovered Monday (10/28/2013) in Reading. (Posted 102913 - 3201)

Criminal Trespass - 10/25/2013, 0405

Patrick Tshudy, 27, North Annville, was arrested for Criminal Trespass after walking into a residence on King Street.

10/13/2013, 0415 - DUI Arrest - West Sheridan Avenue

Officers were dispatched to the first block of West Sheridan Avenue to investigate a report of a male slumped over the wheel of his vehicle. Officers quickly determined that the Operator, Matthew Clark, 22, Harrisburg, was under the influence of alcohol. When he was finally awakened he was combative and tried to punch the Officers. Clark was arrested and taken to Good Samaritan Hospital for a blood test and was later released. Charges pending include DUI and simple assault. (posted 1014/2013 - 3024)

Warrant Service - 10/12/2013, 1520 - 1251 East Main Street

Officers were investigating a minor accident in the parking lot at 1251 East Main Street.  After completing the accident investigation, the driver James Dolan, 33, Grantville, was taken into custody for a warrant, for Driving Under Suspension while DUI, from York County. (posted 10142031-3017)

Vehicle Crash - 10/11/2013 @ 1555 - Route 934 & Lebanon Street

A Volvo,driven by Stephen Casson,44, Lebanon was traveling North on Route 934. A Buick driven by Joseph Francis,33, Annville, pulled out onto Route 934 from West Lebanon Street and struck Casson's vehicle. No injuries were reported and Casson's vehicle was towed.  (posted 10142013 - 3005)

Vehicle Crash - 10/11/13 @ 1550 - Route 934 & Heisey Road

A Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Jessica Long, 28, Lebanon, was traveling south on Route 934 and had slowed down due to stopped traffic at Heisey Road Heisey Road. A Mitsubishi Galant driven by Tanner Fitting, 18, Lebanon, was travelling south on Route 934 and was unable to stop before hitting Long's vehicle. No injuries were reported but both vehicles were towed. (posted 10142013 - 3004)

Vehicle Crash - 10/11/13 @ 0905 Hours, 1000 East Main Street (Route 422)

A Ford SUV driven by Dorothy Bechtel (age: 38) of Temple, PA was traveling westbound in the 1000 block of East Main Street in Annville when it was struck head on by a vehicle traveling eastbound driven by Gerald Forney (age: 73) of Annville, PA who was driving a Ford Pick up truck. There were no reported injuries. Both vehicles required towing due to severe damage. Assisting were the Union Hose Fire Company, First Aid & Safety Patrol and Fire Police.  (posted 10142013 - 2995)


On 10/8/2013 at 1540, an unknown male passed a counterfeit $100 dollar at an Annville Township business on Route 422.  The suspect was described as possibly a Hispanic male, 35-40 years of age, 5’8” tall, medium build, short dark hair – possibly dark brown, clean shaven, wearing T-shirt and blue jeans.  It appears that the bill was counterfeited using real US Currency paper, perhaps making a $100 bill from a $10.00 bill.

North Cornwall Township Police are also investigating a similar incident that occurred, 10/8/2013 @ 1640, at a business on Quentin Road.  The suspect description matches the suspect in the Annville Township incident.

Area businesses are requested to call 9-1-1 immediately if they see a subject matching this description.   (Posted 10/9/13)