Jul 18

Upper Allen Woman Arrested following Dometic Dispute

July 13, 2014

A. Berlin

Andrea Berlin,31
200 Block Wooley Hollow Court
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Simple Assault
Terroristic Threats

On July 13, 2014 the Upper Allen police were dispatched to the 200 block of Wooley Hollow Court for a report of a domestic dispute. Upon arrival it was determined that Andrea Berlin had assaulted two family members who sustained minor injuries. None of the victims required medical attention as a result of the assault. A warrant for Berlin was obtained and she was arrested on July 17, 2014. A preliminary hearing will take place at a later date before Magisterial District Judge Martin.

Jul 17

Police Seeking Assistance Identifying Credit Card Fraud Suspect

July 11, 2014

On July 11, 2014 the above pictured individual entered the Wal-Mart located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania and used a stolen credit card to purchase merchandise. Police are requesting any assistance in identifying the pictured individual. Anyone with information 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 17

Police Investigate Pedestrian Struck at Messiah Lifeways

July 17, 2014


Gladys R Taylor, 83
900 Block Aspen Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Elaine F Encimer, 74
100 Mt Allen Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

On Thursday, July 17 at approximately 9:30 am, the Upper Allen Police responded to the Messiah Lifeways campus to investigate a traffic crash involving a pedestrian. Police learned that Taylor was traveling north on Oak Oval when she became distracted. Her vehicle left the roadway and struck Encimer, who was walking on the sidewalk. Encimer was transported to a local hospital for evaluation. The Upper Allen Police were assisted at the scene by West Shore EMS and the Upper Allen Fire Police.

Jul 14

Elusive Black Bear Captured in Upper Allen

July 14, 2014

In the afternoon of July 14, 2014, the Pennsylvania Game Commission captured the nuisance black bear roaming Upper Allen neighborhoods. The bear is alive in the above picture and only tranquilized for processing by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

Jul 13

Bear Cub Continues to Roam through Upper Allen Township

July 13, 2014

The Upper Allen Police Department has again received numerous calls in reference to a black bear cub roaming through Township neighborhoods. Today the bear cub has mainly been reported in the area of Mayfield Drive as well as the Cemetery at the corner of Gettyburg Pike and E. Winding Hill Road. The latest reported sighting was at 1:00 PM. The PA Game Commission has been contacted about these recent sightings and will placing a bear containment system in the area in an attempt to capture the cub and move it to an appropriate habitat.

The PA Game Commission will be the agency responsible for the capture and removal of any black bear found in the Township, however the Upper Allen Police encourage citizens to contact the police department with any additional sightings and information.

The Upper Allen Police Department can be contacted at 717-238-9676 regarding any additional sightings or safety concerns.

Jul 12

Evening Crash Blocks Intersection

July 12, 2014


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

*** Update from original news release about Theft of Tools From a Construction Site ***

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

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

burglary 2

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


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

Simple Assault
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.

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