On July 14 at approximately 8:30pm, Lower Paxton police encountered a red Ford Focus sedan in the 5500 block of Allentown Boulevard. A routine records check revealed that the vehicle had been stolen from a residence in Mifflin County. Patrol units initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and immediately detained its two occupants. The driver was subsequently identified as Charles Bennett and the passenger was identified as Belinda Sutton.
LPPD officers quickly confirmed that the vehicle was stolen and the suspects were taken into custody without incident. Both Bennett and Sutton were charged with Receiving Stolen Property and were transported to the Dauphin County Judicial Center for processing and arraignment. Bennett and Sutton were subsequently placed in Dauphin County Prison in lieu of bail.