East Cocalico Police Report

By on June 29, 2016

The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following:

THEFT: John Allen Barr, 52, no known address, was charged with retail theft. Time Matters Antiques, 2664 N. Reading Road, Denver, captured a male on surveillance video stealing numerous silver coins, valued at $375 on May 18. Barr was eventually identified as the individual responsible.

DUI: Cherly L. Ceresini, 43, East Main Street, Ephrata, was stopped for a traffic violation in the 1200 block of North Reading Road June 4. Ceresini displayed signs of impairment and could not properly perform standardized field sobriety tests. Ceresini was taken for blood testing. Subsequent testing revealed she was under the influence of a combination of marijuana, narcotic analgesics, and central nervous system depressants. Ceresini was charged with DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

DUI: Hiram Negron, 36, East Chestnut Street, Ephrata, was stopped for a lighting violation in the 1600 block of North Reading Road May 31. He displayed signs of impairment and failed standardized field sobriety tests. Negron was taken for blood testing. Subsequent testing revealed Negron had a BAC of 0.134 percent. His driver’s license was also suspended at the time of the stop. Charges of DUI, and multiple summary traffic violations were filed.

VANDALISM: Mark Howe, North Reading Road, Stevens, had tires slashed on two vehicles between June 19 and June 20. Estimated damage is $600.

DUI: Michael L. Tucker Sr, 60, the 300 block of Village Lane, Reinholds, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence and a traffic violation after an incident that occurred May 20 at 11 p.m. While traveling northbound in the 2400 block of North Reading Road in East Cocalico Township, an officer witnessed Tucker’s vehicle cross into the opposite lane of travel, nearly striking another vehicle. Tucker’s vehicle was stopped and the officer determined the Tucker was impaired. A subsequent blood test indicated that Tucker’s blood alcohol concentration was 0.29 percent at the time of the test. Tucker was sent a summons to appear in District Court.

DUI: Duane K. Shelton, 35, the 100 block of Locust Street, Lititz, was charged with driving under the influence and several traffic violations after an incident that occurred in the 1600 block of North Reading Road in East Cocalico Township May 22 at 1:21 a.m. At that time, police were notified by a local ambulance crew that there was an erratic driver. Upon stopping and speaking with Shelton, officers noticed damage to the front of his vehicle. It was discovered that Shelton had struck several PA DOT road signs in the 2000 block of North Reading Road. It was also determined that Shelton was impaired. A subsequent blood test indicated that Shelton’s blood alcohol concentration was 0.22 percent at the time of the test. He was sent a summons to appear in District Court.

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