Struggle injures guard

A man attempted to steal a van and injured a security guard near WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, borough police alleged.

Patrick Morant, 48, of Hagerstown, Md., was charged with aggravated assault, attempted vehicle theft, attempted theft, simple assault, defiant trespassing, disorderly conduct, and harassment, according to a magisterial docket. The first three are felony charges.

He was held at Adams County Prison in lieu of $250,000 cash bail, according to the docket.

Morant became disorderly April 15 and was asked to leave the hospital, 147 Gettys St., police said.

He tried to take a security van, resulting in a struggle with a guard who was treated for a head injury after being pushed to the ground during the 10:57 p.m. incident, police said.

Police officer bitten

An officer was bitten and a nurse assaulted April 7 at WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, 147 Gettys St., borough police said.

Roberto Perez, 53, of York, was charged with two counts each of aggravated assault and simple assault, according to a magisterial docket.

He was held at Adams County Prison between April 19 and Thursday, when a bondsman posted $25,000 cash bail, according to the docket.

He became disorderly while seeking treatment, police said.

The officer sought medical treatment for the bite after the 9:32 a.m. incident, police said.

Man accused of exposing self

A man is alleged to have exposed himself to a boy in a restaurant restroom April 6, Gettysburg police said.

Kenneth Mijanovich, 66, of Hagerstown, Md., was charged with indecent exposure, open lewdness, harassment, corruption of a minor, and disorderly conduct, according to a magisterial docket.

He was held at Adams County Prison in lieu of $50,000 cash bail, according to the docket.

The 1:23 p.m. incident involved a 12-year-old at Friendly’s, 445 Steinwehr Ave., police said.

Store threats alleged

A man threatened to return to a store with weapons and harm a manager and employee, Gettysburg police alleged.

The incident occurred April 20 at 12:12 p.m. at Kennie’s Market, 217 W. Middle St., police said.

Benjamin Rapp, 24, of 1A Pin Oak Drive, Gettysburg, was charged with two counts of making terroristic threats and one count each of disorderly conduct and harassment, according to a magisterial docket.

He was held at Adams County Prison until Tuesday, when a bondsman posted $50,000 cash bail, according to the docket.

Strangulation charged

A man placed a woman in a choke hold after throwing an item at her, Gettysburg police alleged.

Joshua Strausbaugh, 20, of 791 Baltimore Pike, Gettysburg, was charged with strangulation and harassment, according to a magisterial docket.

He was held at Adams County Prison in lieu of $15,000 cash bail, according to the docket.

The woman did not seek medical treatment after the 11:30 a.m. incident April 19 on West Middle Street, police said.

Arrested on warrants

A Shippensburg man was jailed on warrants from two counties.

Lance Poppiti, 29, was arrested April 18 after a 3:48 p.m. traffic stop on West Middle Street, Gettysburg police said.

He proved to be wanted by authorities in Lancaster and Cecil, Md., counties, police said.

Poppiti was charged with false identification and driving with alcohol in his system while his license was suspended in connection with driving under the influence, according to a magisterial docket.

He was held at Adams County Prison in lieu of $15,000 cash bail, according to the docket.

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