Drug sweep nets 16 arrests in northwest Lancaster County

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LANCASTER COUNTY, PA (WPMT) A drug sweep on Wednesday by police in northwest Lancaster County leads to 16 arrests.  The sweep by State and local police and the York County Sheriff’s Office was the end result of a year long undercover operation by State Police, Elizabethtown Police, Northwest Lancaster County Regional Police and Mount Joy Borough Police.

Jeffrey Myers, age 37, of Elizabethtown charged with one Felony count of Delivery of a controlled substance by PA State Police. Myers was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan and was released on $50,000 unsecured bail.
Elizabeth M. Myers, age 36, of Elizabethtown charged with one Felony count of Delivery of a controlled
substance by PA State Police. Myers was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan. Judge Duncan did
commit Myers to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $50,000 cash bail.

Robert J. Mick, Jr, age 30, of Conoy Twp charged with one Felony count of Delivery of a controlled substance and one Felony count of Criminal Conspiracy to Deliver a controlled substance by Elizabethtown Police. Mick was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan. Judge Duncan did commit Mick to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $100,000 cash bail.

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Joni Lynn Robinson, age 53, of Mount Joy Twp charged with one Felony count of Delivery of a controlled
substance by PA State Police. Robinson was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan. Judge Duncan did commit Robinson to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $50,000 cash bail

Kierston E. Marvel, age 25, of Elizabethtown charged with one Felony count of Delivery of a controlled
substance and one Felony count of Criminal Conspiracy to Deliver a controlled substance by Elizabethtown Police. Marvel was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan. Judge Duncan did commit Marvel to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $100,000 cash bail.

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Melinda L. LeFever, age 59, of Lititz charged with one Felony count of Delivery of a controlled substance by
Elizabethtown Police. LeFever was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan. Judge Duncan did commit LeFever to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $50,000 cash bail.

George Manuel Maldonado, age 26, of Columbia, PA charged with one Felony count of Delivery of a controlled substance by Northwest Regional Police. Maldonado was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan. Judge Duncan did commit Maldonado to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $100,000 cash bail. Also pending are additional charges by the PA State Police for Felony Possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and Felony Possession of a stolen firearm resulting from police discovery of a stolen handgun and 30 bags of heroin in Maldonado’s possession at the time of his arrest.

Brandon M. Smith, age 27, of Columbia charged with one Felony count of Delivery of a controlled substance and one summary Driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked by Mount Joy Police. Smith was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan. Judge Duncan did commit Smith to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $100,000 cash bail.

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Phillip James Hayhurst, age 23, of Elizabethtown charged with one Felony count of Delivery of a controlled
substance by Northwest Regional Police. Hayhurst was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan. Judge Duncan did commit Hayhurst to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $100,000 cash bail.

Jason M. Neiss, age 27, of Elizabethtown charged with one Felony count of Burglary and one Misdemeaner
count of Terroristic Threats by Northwest Regional Police. Neiss was arraigned before District Judge Jayne
Duncan and was released on $25,000 unsecured bail.

Diane E. Espenshade, age 40, West Donegal Twp charged with two Felony counts of Delivery of a controlled substance by PA State Police. Espenshade was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan. Judge Duncan did commit Espenshade to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $50,000 cash bail.

Terri Lynn Kaylor, age 33, of Bainbridge charged with one Felony count of Delivery of a controlled substance by Elizabethtown Police. Kaylor was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan and was released on $10,000 unsecured bail.

Rachel Ann Simms, age 33, of Columbia charged with two Felony counts of Delivery of a controlled substance by PA State Police. Simms was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan. Judge Duncan did commit Simms to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $100,000 cash bail.

Joseph Lee Hess, age 45, of Maytown charged with one Felony count of Delivery of a controlled substance and one Felony count of Criminal Conspiracy to Deliver a controlled substance by Elizabethtown Police. Hess was arraigned before District Judge David Brian and was released on $15,000 unsecured bail.

Amanda L. Spayd, age 25, of Mount Joy charged with one Felony count of Delivery of a controlled substance by PA State Police and one count of Felony Endangering the welfare of children by Northwest Regional Police.
Spayd was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan and was released on $50,000 unsecured bail.
Taidje B. Mullen, age 27, of York charged with one Felony count of Delivery of a controlled substance by
Northwest Regional Police. Mullen was arraigned before District Judge Jayne Duncan and was released on
$25,000 unsecured bail.

There is a remaining outstanding arrest warrant for Felony Delivery of a controlled substance against
Jodi L. Pitts, age 45, of Mount Joy.

 

 

 

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