Lewistown Police Department
¯Physical Domestic–On June 17, at 8:05 a.m., police responded to 14 Valley Street, for a domestic in progress. Officers discovered that the offender, Justin Alan Armstrong subjected the victim, a 36 year old female, to physical contact during the incidnet. Armstrong was cited for harassment.
¯Warrant–On June 17, at 10:30 p.m. police responded to 317 S. Spruce Street, for a male on someones property. The male, Malachi Blessing 20, of Lewistown, was found to have active warrants out and was arrested on them.
¯Domestic Violence–On June 18, at 11:30 p.m. police responded to E. Walnut Street for a physical domestic. Raymond LeFevre, 49, of Lewistown, had assaulted his girlfriend and was arrested and charged with Domestic Violence.
¯Retail Theft–On June 20, at 4:39 a.m., police were dispatched to the Sunoco at 221 S. Main Street, Lewistown, for a male stealing a pair of sunglasses.Officers located Justin Baker Tallon, 21, of Lewistown, in possession of the sunglasses. After an investigation Baker-Tallon entered the store put the glasses on his head and paid for a different item. He was cited for retail theft but was placed under arrest.
¯Possession of a controlled substance–On June 21, at 11:41 p.m., police responded to 14 Spanogle Avenue, for a report of a disorderly male. Upon arrival, David Howell, 36, of Lewistown, was observed by officers yelling and acting erratically. During a search of Howell suspected fentanyl and drug paraphernalia were discovered. Howell was taken to MCCF and charged with possessing a controlled substance, possessing drug paraphernalia and public drunkenness and similar misconduct.
¯Crash–On June 22, at 8:38 a.m., police responded to the 200 block of N. Walnut Street for a vehicle accident with no injuries. Samantha Joan Confer colided with the rear of the vehicle owned by Aaron Nathaniel Marshall, which was unoccupied and legally parked.
¯Reportable Accident–On June 25, at 12:10 a.m., police responded to a report of a car into a building on 12 E. Market Street. Police found a silver Pontiac Grand Am resting on the sidewalk, near the WMRF radio station with no driver on scene. The car had major front end damage. The car went over the curb, struck a stationary bench and hit a brick wall. Police found the driver David R. Mallery, 32, of McVeytown, after a half hour of searching. Mallery was charged for the incedent.
¯Defiant Trespassing–On July 3, at approx. 5:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 600 block of W. Fourth Street in Lewistown, for reports of Earl Hummel Jr., 39, from Granville Township, being at a residence and refusing to leave. The incident was caught on video. Hummel was charged with defiant trespassing, a misdemeanir of the thrid degree.
¯Warrant Service–On July 5, around 9:36 a.m. police responded to Monument Square for a male sleeping on the sidewalk. During the encounter with Xiao Bin Xu, 25, of Bayside, New York, was found to be wanted by the United State Marshal Service. Xu was arrested and lodged in the Mifflin County Correctional Facility to await extradition by federal authorities.
¯Criminal Mischief–On July 6, police responded to three incidents of graffiti on Forsythe Alley between Shaw and Logan Street and also on Oak and Logan Street. The suspects painted “MGB Bloods” and an anarchy symbol and a phallic symbol in white spray paint on garages and vehicles in the area. Anyone with information on who is responsible is encouraged to contact Lewistown Police Department.
¯Burglary–Between July 6, at noon and July 7, at 9:30 a.m. at 214 E. Third Street, Apartment 1, medication was stolen from Tiffany Shumaker, 39, of Lewistown. Investigation revealed unknown suspects gained entry to the apartment by unknown means and removed presciption medication belonging to Shumaker. There were no signs of forced entry. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Lewistown Police Department at (717) 248-6716.