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Police reports - May 20, 2009

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By The Staff

According to Lancaster Police Department reports:

- A Lancaster man was arrested on several charges after an officer saw him stumble into the street May 16.

Randy Kirkland, 50, 412 Kershaw St., was charged with public drunkenness, littering and resisting arrest.

The report said the officer was leaving an unrelated call when he saw Kirkland stumble in the street in the area of Dunlap Street and Willowlake Road. The officer got out of his car and saw Kirkland pour out the contents of a cup, throw the cup in the street and walk away quickly.

Kirkland pulled away from officers and struggled with them until he was handcuffed, which resulted in scratches, the report said.

- A York woman was arrested on a drug charge after police got a call about a car running other cars off of S.C. 9 Bypass on May 15.

Dorothy Ann Huffstetler, 53, was charged with simple possession of marijuana. The report said officers got the call about a Chevrolet HHR running other cars off the road.  Officers stopped the car and found a plastic bag containing three marijuana cigarettes, the report said.

According to Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office reports:

- A Lancaster man was arrested on a drug charge during a public safety checkpoint on Brooklyn Avenue on May 15.

Antonio Devon McIlwain, 24, 104 N. York St., was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

According to the report, McIlwain was a passenger in a car that drove up to the checkpoint. McIlwain told deputies he did not have identification on him.

Deputies asked McIlwain and the driver to get out of the car. During a search, deputies found a bag of marijuana in the glove box, which McIlwain claimed as his, the report said.

When McIlwain arrived at the Lancaster County Detention Center, he told officers he had more marijuana in his underwear. Officers found a bag containing six other bags of marijuana, the report said.

- A John Deere lawn mower was stolen from a Mining Road home in Kershaw between 8 p.m. May 17 and 8 a.m. May 18. The lawn mower, valued at $1,000, was on the front porch of the home.

– Compiled by Jenny Arnold