Jul 01

Harrisburg Man Arrested For Assault at Local Business

July 1, 2014
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Arrested:
RobertTurner

Robert Turner, 20
1800 block of Boas Street
Harrisburg, PA

Charges:
Simple Assault
Harassment
Defiant Trespass

On June 30, 2014 at 9:00 AM, Upper Allen Police were dispatched to a business in the 500 block of Independence Avenue for a reported assault. Officers arrived and learned that Turner assaulted a female at the business. Turner was also previously banned from being on the business property. Turner was taken into custody and arraigned before District Judge Mark Martin. Turner was committed to Cumberland County Prison and a preliminary hearing will be held on July 14, 2014 before Judge Martin.

Jul 01

Upper Allen Police to Target Aggressive Drivers

July 1, 2014

With the Independence Day weekend approaching, the Upper Allen Police Department announces that officers will be conducting additional enforcement patrols focusing on Aggressive Drivers. Officers will be targeting those motorists who are exhibiting aggressive-driving behaviors such as speeding, tailgating, and failing to stop for red traffic signals.

Speeding and other aggressive-driving behaviors are among the leading factors in crashes on Pennsylvania roadways. The additional enforcement patrols will be conducted on roadways in Upper Allen Township where crash data indicate a majority of aggressive-driving related crashes occur. The Upper Allen Police Department was one of 108 police departments across Pennsylvania to receive additional funding through this special enforcement initiative.

Jun 30

Bear Cub Sighted in Multiple Neighborhoods

June 30, 2014
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bear cub

On Monday, June 30, 2014, Upper Allen Police received several calls stating a black bear cub was roaming through residential neighborhoods. The last reported sighting at 10:00 PM was on W. Winding Hill Road near the intersection of S. York Street. There have been no reports of the bear being hostile or aggressive towards any person at this time.

Residents are asked to move trash containers and bird feeders inside, so as not to attract bears. If a bear is seen, do not approach the bear or attempt to confine the bear in any way. The Upper Allen Police Department is working cooperatively with the PA Game Commission. Residents are asked to call the Upper Allen Police Department at 717-238-9676 regarding any additional sightings.

Jun 27

Report of a Stolen Apple iPhone 5C

June 26, 2014
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iphone pic

On June 26, 2014 it was reported that a pink Apple iPhone 5C similar to the phone pictured above was stolen from the Shepherdstown United Methodist Church on the evening of June 25, 2014 between 7:00 PM and 8:00PM. The phone has a serial number F73M324HFNDJ and an IMEI number of 358537055710353.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Upper Allen Police at 717-238-9676. An anonymous tip line is also available by calling or texting 717-850-UAPD (8273). Anonymous tips can also be submitted online by visiting: www.upperallenpolice.com

Jun 26

Burglary of an Occupied Residence Overnight

June 26, 2014
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burglary 2

On June 25, 2014 a resident of the 500 block of Geneva Drive reported that their home was entered sometime overnight between 1:00 AM and 11:00 AM on Sunday June 22, 2014. They reported that a black leather wallet along with multiple bottles of Vodka were stolen. The house was unlocked at the time and the resident did not have any interaction with the thief and was unaware anyone was there.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Upper Allen Police at 717-238-9676. An anonymous tip line is also available by calling or texting 717-850-UAPD (8273). Anonymous tips can also be submitted online by visiting: www.upperallenpolice.com

Jun 25

Harrisburg Man Charged with Indecent Assault

June 25, 2014
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BLACKWELL Chris

Arrested:
Christopher A. Blackwell, 33
900 Block of Grand Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Charges:
Corruption of Minors
Indecent Assault
Unlawful Contact with a Minor
Harassment

In May 2014, Upper Allen Police received a report that Blackwell had inappropriate contact with a female juvenile on several occasions during the first few months of 2014. Police obtained a warrant of arrest for Blackwell in June 2014. On Friday, June 14th Blackwell turned himself in to police and was arraigned before District Judge Mark Martin. Blackwell was released on bail and a preliminary hearing is scheduled in August 2014.

Jun 23

Driver Arrested for DUI and Marijuana Possession

June 23, 2014
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jordan_cox

Arrested:
Jordan D. Cox, 18
1st Block of West Locust Street
Enola, PA 17025

Charges:
Driving Under the Influence
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On Sunday, June 22, 2014 at approximately 12:10 AM, Jordan Cox was operating a vehicle that was stopped for an equipment violation. Cox was found to be under the influence of a controlled substance and further found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Cox was arrested at the scene and transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing. Cox will receive a summons to appear for a preliminary hearing at a later date.

Jun 22

Police Seek Information in Criminal Mischief to Swimming Pool

June 22, 2014
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On June 21, 2014 at 9:09 AM, Upper Allen Police responded to a residence in the 500 block of West Winding Hill Road for a criminal mischief incident. It was determined that sometime overnight, a bucket of tar sealant was dumped into an in-ground swimming pool. An estimate of damages has not yet been received.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Upper Allen Police at 717-238-9676. An anonymous tip line is also available by calling or texting 717-850-UAPD (8273). Anonymous tips can also be submitted online by visiting: www.upperallenpolice.com.

Jun 21

Man Arrested for Cashing Counterfeit Checks

June 20, 2014
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Edwards mugshot

Arrested:
William T. Edwards, 29
1900 block of Park Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103

Charges:
Forgery
Access Device Fraud
Theft by Deception

In May 2014, William Edwards cashed two checks for a total of $2,160.10 at a financial institution in Upper Allen Township. Both of these checks were fraudulent and not associated with a legitimate account. Police obtained an arrest warrant for Edwards and on June 20, 2014, Edwards was taken into custody and transferred to Cumberland County Prison for processing and arraignment. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled in front of Magisterial District Judge Martin at a later date.

Jun 18

Theft of a TWF Landscape Trailer

June 18, 2014
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On June 17, 2014 Upper Allen Police received a report of a 2004 TWF Landscape Trailer that was stolen from a field across from the intersection of Gettysburg Pike and Grandia Flora Drive in Upper Allen Township. The theft occurred between the dates of June 3, 2014 and June 17, 2014.

The trailer is black in color and is a 14 foot, single axle landscape trailer with a wood floor. There is a series of 12 U-bolts welded to the side rails of the trailer. There is also an extra piece of channel iron that has been welded into the center of the rear folding gate. The trailer’s VIN is 5LUBF17134S000380 and it shows Pennsylvania Registration number: XZ44255. A similar photo is pictured below:

6x14TWF

Anyone with information is asked to contact Upper Allen Police at 717-238-9676. An anonymous tip line is also available by calling or texting 717-850-UAPD (8273). Anonymous tips can also be submitted online by visiting: www.upperallenpolice.com.

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