East Cocalico Police Report, March 9, 2017

By on March 8, 2017

The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following:

WARRANT: Robert H. Hill Jr., 46, of the 200 block of Main Street, Denver, was taken into custody at his residence at 9:39 a.m. March 1 after officers discovered that Hill had a bench warrant out of Lebanon County. Hill was taken into custody without incident and turned over to state police in Jonestown.

WARRANT: Officer Steve Walsh filed charges March 1 against Susan J. Bent, 71, Springtown, (last known address) after she failed to return a $4,000 U-Haul utility trailer. It is alleged that Bent rented the trailer June 30, 2016, from a business in the first block of West Church Street in East Cocalico Township. Her agreement was to drop the trailer at a location in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on or about July 5, 2016. Bent failed to return the trailer.

U-Haul reported the trailer stolen Dec. 16. Walsh spoke with Bent by telephone and she initially stated she was going to use the trailer for a longer time than originally agreed to. She then said she was living in Indiana and did not know the whereabouts of the trailer.

A warrant was issued for Bent’s arrest. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Bent or the white U-Haul Utility Trailer, Tennessee registration 5127TR, is asked to contact Walsh or the police department at 336-1725.

POSSESSION: Cody Elliott, 19, East Earl, was charged with possession of marijuana and a traffic violation after a traffic stop at 11:39 p.m. July 25, 2016. Elliott’s vehicle was stopped at East Swartzville Road and Rosemont Drive in East Cocalico Township for a traffic violation. Officers located a small amount of marijuana in the vehicle at the time of the stop. Elliott was charged and sent a summons to appear in District Court.

The East Cocalico Police Department provides coverage for East Cocalico Township and Denver Borough.

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