Jul 12

Evening Crash Blocks Intersection

July 12, 2014
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Operators:
Anthony Tellez, 20
1700 Block of Empress Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Steven Trimmer, 60
1500 Block Main ST
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

On July 12, 2014 at 6:26 PM a vehicle operated by Tellez was traveling southbound on S. Market Street and turned left in front of Trimmer’s van which was traveling northbound on S. Market St.
The intersection was blocked for about 20 minutes until both vehicles could be towed from the scene. Tellez was treated for minor injuries by West Shore EMS.
The Upper Allen Township Fire Department assisted at the scene with fluid clean up and traffic control.

Jul 12

Black Bear Cub Roams Upper Allen Neighborhoods

July 12, 2014

Upper Allen Police are currently receiving numerous reports of a black bear cub roaming through residential neighborhoods. The last reported sighting was at 2:30 PM on Broadmoor Drive near the Upper Allen Police Station and nearby neighborhoods of Graham Hills Apartments, Gray Place, Dartmouth Court and Wyncote Court.

There have been no reports of the bear being hostile or aggressive 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 or concerns about public safety.

Jul 02

Arrest Made in the Theft of Construction Tools

July 1, 2014
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*** Update from original news release about Theft of Tools From a Construction Site ***

Aaron Babner
Arrested:
Aaron Babner, 21
1st block of West Louther Street
Carlisle, Pa 17013

Charges:
Burglary
Theft By Unlawful Taking
Receiving Stolen Property
Possessing Instruments of the Crime
Criminal Mischief

On June 15, 2014 several construction trailers were broken into in the 800 block of Tolman Street in the Orchard Glen Development off East Winding Hill Road, Upper Allen Township. A suspect was developed when tools matching those stolen were found listed for sale on the internet. Police then arranged for an undercover officer to meet with Babner to buy some of the stolen equipment. Police worked with the victim and verified that Babner was in possession of the stolen tools. During the investigation, police found more of the stolen tools at Babner’s residence and a pawn shop in Lebanon County where Babner had already liquidated some of them. Police obtained an arrest warrant for Babner who turned himself in to police on July 1, 2014. A preliminary hearing will be held before District Judge Mark Martin at a later date.

Jul 01

Gasoline Stolen from Residential Garage

July 01, 2014
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On July 1, 2014 a resident of the 1st block of Emlyn Lane reported that sometime between 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM on Monday, June 30, 2014, someone entered their garage and drained the gasoline from a snow blower. The garage was not locked at the time of the theft.

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

Residents are reminded to close and lock their doors when their property is either unattended or when they are outside working and cannot view the front of their home.

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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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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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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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.

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