Jun 10

Information Sought in Burglary

June 9, 2015
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On June 8, 2015 between the hours of 12:00 PM and 3:30 PM, an residence in the Georgetown Apartments complex in the 500 Block of East Elmwood Avenue was entered. The suspect or suspects forced their way into an upstairs apartment where various games, gaming systems and computer equipment was stolen. Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident 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 10

4 Individuals Charged with Possession of Marijuana

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June 9, 2015

Means CPIN

Joshua D. Means, 19
2nd block W. Locust ST
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Parker CPIN

Mason D. Parker, 19
2nd block Patton RD
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Wood CPIN

Kyle T. Wood, 22
900 block Derbyshire AV
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Juvenile Female

Charges:
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On Saturday December 6, 2014 at approximately 8:20 PM an Upper Allen Police Officer noticed a parked car occupied by four people on Klinedinst Road off E. Lisburn Road. When the officer made contact with the occupants, he smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the car. A subsequent investigation led to the three adult males and one juvenile female being charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. On Monday June 8, 2015 a preliminary hearing was held on the case and the charges were bound over to the Court of Common Pleas.

Jun 08

Testing Scheduled for Position of Police Officer

June 8, 2015

The Upper Allen Police Department has joined with the Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium, a cooperative testing opportunity for those interested in a law enforcement career. This single testing process allows individuals to apply and test one time for all the participating police agencies. There is only one application fee associated with this test. A website dedicated to the consortium will be the primary method of distributing information related to the test. Please visit http://www.cumberlandcountypolicetest.com for more information. Upper Allen Township is committed to maintaining a current eligibility list but has not committed to filling any vacancies.

May 31

Attempted Burglary in Melbourne Place

May 31, 2015
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Between the dates of Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 5:30 PM to Sunday May 31, 2015 at 6:40 PM someone attempted to forcibly enter the rear of a residence in the 100 block of Melbourne Place. They were not able to gain entry into the residence. Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident 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. Police are also reminding citizens to make sure that they keep their residences and vehicles secured.

May 31

New Cumberland Man Arrested for Possession of Marijuana and Paraphernalia

May 28, 2015
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Toro booking

Arrested:
Joshua L. Toro, 32
1100 block of Oak Lane
New Cumberland, PA 17070

Charges:
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8:23 PM, an Upper Allen Township Police Officer stopped a vehicle on US Route 15 for a faulty equipment violation. The officer could smell the odor of marijuana inside the vehicle during the stop. After further investigation, Joshua Toro, the operator of the vehicle, was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Toro was arrested at the scene and transported to Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing is scheduled to occur at a later date before Magisterial District Judge Mark Martin.

May 29

Upper Allen Police Seek Suspect Identity

May 27, 2015
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Suspect pic 4

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On May 13, 2015 an Upper Allen Township resident reported that their credit card was stolen. On May 9, 2015 at approximately 8:30 AM, the pictured male used the credit card at the Turkey Hill located at 2101 New Danville Pike, Lancaster to buy gas for the car in the photos. The car appears to be a four door sedan, gray or tan in color. If you have information on the male or the car, please 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

May 22

Two Car Crash Results in Minor Injury

May 21, 2015
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Drivers:
Ginanyela Konan, 36
100 block of Round Ridge Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Allison Collins, 35
1ST block of Benders Church Road
Biglerville, PA 17307

On May 21, 2015 at approximately 9:52 AM, Konan was traveling west on South Market Steet towards the intersection of Kim Acres Drive. Konan failed to stop for a red traffic signal and struck a vehicle being operated by Collins who was crossing the intersection at the time. Minor injuries were sustained and were treated at the scene.

May 22

Distracted Driver Causes Crash with Injuries

May 18, 2015
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Operators:

Donald Lambright Jr, 30
300 block of 3rd Steet
New Cumberland, PA 17070

Denise Elharizy, 55
1600 block of Ridge Road
Wellsville, PA 17365

On May 18, 2015 at approximately 8:36 AM, Upper Allen Police were dispatched to the intersection of Gettysburg Pike and E. Winding Hill Road for a traffic accident. Upon arrival police learned that Lambright had dropped his cell phone in the car. While he was retrieving it, he crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic. Lambright’s vehicle then struck Elharizy’s vehicle causing disabling damage to the vehicle and injury to Elahrizy which required transport to the Hospital.

May 18

Upper Allen Police Help with Safe Driving Competition for Youth

May 18, 2015

Officer Miller SDC4Y

On April 14th and May 12th the South Central PA Highway Safety sponsored a safe driving competition for youth. The local competition was held on April 14th with Cumberland, Franklin, Dauphin and Perry Counties participating. Every high school in these counties was invited to participate by selecting students who would demonstrate their knowledge and ability in the area of safe driving. The selected students competed individually and as part of a school team in a driving event, a written exam, and perceptual driving test. The finalist from that competition competed in a statewide competition that was held on May 12th.

Officer James Miller from the Upper Allen Township Police Department assisted in this endeavor. This is an annual event that the Upper Allen Township Police Department strives to participate in to enable and encourage our youth to be safe drivers.

May 16

Upper Allen Police Participate in Seatbelt Enforcement Initiative

The Upper Allen Township Police Department will be partnering with PennDOT and Buckle Up PA in a national “Click It or Ticket” seatbelt enforcement initiative from May 18, through May 31.

The effort will focus largely on nighttime enforcement, between the hours of 9:00 PM and 5:00 AM using traffic enforcement zones and roving patrols. Police will concentrate their efforts on roadways with high numbers of unbuckled crashes. Citations will be issued to motorists who are caught unbuckled or transporting unrestrained children.

According to PennDOT data there were 13,627 unrestrained crashes that resulted in 383 fatalities in 2014.

Motorists are reminded that Pennsylvania’s primary seat-belt law requires drivers and passengers under 18 years old to buckle up, and children under the age of four must be properly restrained in an approved child safety seat. Children ages 4 to 8 must be restrained in an appropriate booster seat. In addition, children ages 8 to 18 must be in a seat belt when riding anywhere in the vehicle.

Also, drivers and front-seat passengers 18 years-old or older are required to buckle up. If motorists are stopped for a traffic violation and are not wearing their seat belt, they can receive a second ticket and second fine.

Funding for this enforcement effort comes from part of PennDOT’s statewide distribution of $1.7 million in federal funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

For more information on seat belt safety, visit www.JustDrivePA.com

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