Jul 21

Two Car Crash Results in Injuries

July 21, 2015
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Drivers:
Sarah Napoli, 20
100 Block of South Coover Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Diane Henderson, 61
1700 Block of Autumnwood Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

On July 21, 2015 at approximately 7:39 PM, Napoli was driving south on South Market Street at the intersection of and Gettysburg Pike. Napoli failed to stop for a red traffic signal and struck the vehicle operated by Henderson who was traveling through the intersection on Gettysburg Pike. Both drivers sustained injuries and were transported to Holy Spirit Hospital. Upper Allen Police were assisted by Upper Allen Fire Department and Holy Spirit EMS.

Jul 20

Theft of a Ruger .357 Handgun

July 19, 2015
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On July 17, 2015 an Upper Allen Township resident reported the theft of a Ruger .357 handgun (serial #17042429) from a residence in the 1000 block of E. Lisburn Road. The handgun may have been stolen several weeks before it was discovered missing. As police continue to investigate, they ask anyone with information about this case 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.

Jul 19

Upper Allen Woman Arrested for Domestic Assault

July 19, 2015
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Wallace

Arrested:
Ladashia D. Wallace, 29
500 block of Geneva Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Simple Assault
Harassment

On July 19, 2015 at 5:41 AM the Upper Allen Police investigated an assault that took place at a residence in the 500 block of Geneva Drive, earlier that morning. The investigation revealed that Wallace had assaulted a male inside the residence following a verbal argument. Wallace was taken into custody at the residence and transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing and arraignment. A preliminary hearing will be held before Magisterial District Judge Mark Martin at a later date.

Jul 16

Dillsburg Resident Arrested for Retail Theft at Upper Allen Giant Food Store

July 16, 2015
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Arrested:
Stephan Gary Shapiro, 43
100 Block South York Road
Dillsburg, PA 17019

Charges:
Retail Theft
Theft by Deception
Receiving Stolen Property

On Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 7:20 PM, the Upper Allen Police responded to a call for service at the Giant Food Store located at 255 Cumberland Parkway. During this call for service, police officers came into contact with Stephan Shapiro, and a store manager alerted police that it was suspected Shapiro had attempted to commit retail theft. Following an investigation, it was determined that Shapiro had taken a product from the store without paying for it, then returned it at the customer service desk for a refund.

An arrest warrant was obtained for Shapiro, and he was taken into custody at his residence on Wednesday, July 15th without incident. The Upper Allen Police were assisted with this arrest by the Carroll Township Police Department. Shapiro was taken before Magisterial District Judge Mark Martin for arraignment and bail was set at $15,000. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for July 27, 2015.

Jul 16

Driver Arrested For DUI Following Crash Investigation

July 15, 2015
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Arrested:
Joshua A. Meck, 27
300 block N. Locust Point Rd
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

On Friday, May 8, 2015 at 1:32 PM Upper Allen Police investigated a crash on US Route 15 North which sent the operator of the striking vehicle to the hospital. At the conclusion of the crash investigation it was determined that the operator, Joshua Meck, was under the influence of prescription medication which was the contributing factor to the crash.

Charges have been filed through Magisterial District Judge Mark Martin’s office and a preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Jul 13

Mechanicsburg Man Arrested Following Domestic Assault

July 12, 2015
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Abadane

Arrested:
Achra Abadane, 22
1900 block Louisa Lane
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

Charges:
Simple Assault
Harassment

On July 12, 2015 the Upper Allen Police were investigating an assault that took place at a business in the 400 block of Independence Avenue early that evening. The investigation revealed that Abadane had assaulted a female family member following a verbal argument. Abadane was taken into custody at the business and transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing and arraignment. A preliminary hearing will be held before Magisterial District Judge Mark Martin at a later date.

Jul 12

Police Investigate Multiple Thefts From Unsecured Vehicles

July 12, 2015
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On Sunday, July 12, 2015 the Upper Allen Police received multiple reports of unsecured vehicles which were entered during the overnight hours from Saturday into Sunday. In the reported incidents, which all occurred in the Kim Acres development, the suspect(s) stole a 10″ Craftsman Compund Mitre Saw from one vehicle, and various gift cards for area restaurants from another vehicle.

The Upper Allen Police would like to remind all residents to ensure that personal property and vehicles are secured at all times when not attended. 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

Jul 08

Upper Allen Police add Three Additional Bike Officers

July 8, 2015
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The Upper Allen Township Police Department has added three additional bicycle patrol officers. Officer Mark Sanguinito, Officer Peter O’Connor, and Officer Brett Snyder all recently attended 40 hours of Basic Bike Officer Training and are now certified by the International Police Mountain Bike Association. With the addition of these three Officers UAPD now has six active bicycle officers. Bicycle patrol will give these officers the opportunity to interact more with citizens, patrol in areas that are not accessible by vehicle, and focus on problem areas while going unnoticed. The bicycle officers will be patrolling neighborhoods, township parks, and community events.

Jul 08

Harrisburg Man arrested for Possession of Marijuana

July 7, 2015
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Arrested:
barowski

Nicholas J. Barowski, 20
4000 Block of Locust Lane
Harrisburg, PA 17109

Charges:
Possession of Marijuana
Underage Drinking

On Sunday July 5, 2015 at approximately 1:44 AM, Upper Allen Police conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle on Route 15 North in Upper Allen Township. During the traffic stop, Officers on scene smelled the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of one of the occupants identified as Nicholas Barowski who was charged with possession of marijuana and underage drinking. Barowski was arrested at the scene and transported to Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date.

Jul 07

DUI Motorcycle Operator Arrested Following Crash

July 5, 2015
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Heller

Arrested:
Tyler L Heller, 22
1800 block of Main Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
DUI

On July 5, 2015 the Upper Allen Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of S. Market Street and Spring Valley Lane for the report of a collision involving a car and a motorcycle. During the investigation the operator of the motorcycle, Tyler Heller, was determined to be intoxicated and subsequently arrested for DUI. Heller was transported to the hospital for treatment of his injuries and later to Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date.

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