May 18

Driver Injured After Running Stop Sign

May 18, 2014

Maynard L. Hockley, 73
300 block of West Green Street
Shiremanstown, PA 17011

Brian S. Bittle, 55
100 block of Bittle Road
Littlestown, PA 17340

On Sunday, May 18, 2014 at approximately 8:15 AM, Hockley proceeded through a stop sign on Diehl Road at Williams Grove Road and into the path of a tractor-trailer operated by Bittle. After being hit by the truck, Hockley struck a guard rail at the intersection of Williams Grove Road and Sinclair Road. Hockley was transported to Holy Spirit Hospital by West Shore EMS for treatment of injuries. Upper Allen Police were assisted by West Shore EMS, Lower Allen EMS, Upper Allen Fire Department and Upper Allen Fire Police.

May 15

Identity Sought in Cash from Vending Theft

May 15, 2014

On May 5, 2014 the individual pictured stole money from vending machines in Upper Allen Township. The man posed as a maintenance person to work on the machines and went in to the break area of two businesses that were open at the time. He then forced entry to several vending machines and stole money from inside. Both businesses are located in the Upper Allen Business Park on Independence Avenue, adjacent to Route 15. The suspect appears to be operating a mid 1990’s to early 2000’s two-tone Ford Explorer, Eddie Bauer Edition. It is believed that this same person is responsible for multiple similar thefts in the central PA area. Anyone with information on the identity of this person is asked to call 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:

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May 13

College Student Charged for Furnishing Alcohol to Minors

May 13, 2014


Victoria A. Moder, 20
1st block Meadowcroft Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15216

Furnishing Alcohol to Minors

On April 5, 2014 at approximately 1:00 AM, Upper Allen Police responded with EMS to a dormitory at Messiah College for an alcohol overdose. A subsequent investigation determined that Victoria Moder furnished alcohol to persons under 21 years of age. Moder was charged via summons and appeared for a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Mark Martin on May 13, 2014. The charge was waived to the Court of Commons Pleas.

May 11

East Berlin Man Arrested Twice for Violating PFA

May 11, 2014

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Thomas A. Easley, 50
1st block Harrison Drive
East Berlin, PA 17316

Violation of Protection from Abuse (PFA) Order

On May 10, 2014 Upper Allen Police learned that Thomas Easley had violated provisions of a Protection from Abuse (PFA) order. An arrest warrant was obtained and Easley was apprehended in the 1st block of Harrison Drive in East Berlin. On May 11, 2014, after being arrested for the original violation, Easley continued to violate provisions of the PFA and was subsequently charged a second time. Easley is currently at the Cumberland County Booking Center and will be afforded a preliminary arraignment by Magisterial District Judge Dougherty on both cases.

May 11

Late Morning Crash on South York Street Injures One

May 11, 2014



Alexander Beil, 18
1st block Royal Palm Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

Pippa Calland, 48
500 Block West Main Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

On Sunday, May 11, 2014 at approximately 11:00 AM, Upper Allen Police were dispatched to a two vehicle crash with injuries in the 1200 block of South York Street. The investigation revealed that Beil, traveling southbound, failed to stop for Calland, who was stopped on the roadway to make a left turn. Beil’s vehicle required towing and Calland sustained injury resulting in transportation by EMS.

Upper Allen Police were assisted on the scene by the Upper Allen Fire Department, Upper Allen Fire Police, and West Shore EMS.

May 08

Morning Crash Snarls Rush Hour Traffic

May 8, 2014



Juvenile Driver, 16
100 block of Simmons Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Edward Dowgiallo, 58
600 block of Mengus Mill Road
Littlestown, PA 17340

James Newcomer, 53
1st block Northern Dancer Drive
Dillsburg, PA 17019

On Thursday, May 8, 2014 at approximately 7:40 AM, Upper Allen Police responded to a three vehicle crash with injuries on US Route 15 northbound in the area of the PA Turnpike. The investigation revealed that a juvenile driver was following Dowgiallo’s vehicle too closely. When traffic slowed to a stop due to heavy traffic volumes, the juvenile driver was unable to stop the vehicle, and struck Dowgiallo’s vehicle, which in turn struck Newcomer’s vehicle. The incident blocked the entire left lane and part of the right lane for approximately 45 minutes.

One driver was transported to an area hospital for evaluation of injuries. The other two drivers were not injured. Police were assisted at the scene by the Upper Allen and Lower Allen Fire Departments, Lower Allen and Hampden EMS and Upper Allen Fire Police.

Police would like to remind all motorists to leave adequate stopping distance, especially during times where traffic volumes are heavy and sudden stops and starts are likely.

May 07

York Man Arrested on Sexual Assault Charges

May 7, 2014


Jordan A. O’Berry, 23
600 block of Madison Avenue
York, PA 17404

Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse
Indecent Assault
Unlawful Contact With a Minor
Corruption of Minors

In March, 2014 Upper Allen Police began an investigation into the above listed charges when two female juvenile victims reported they were sexually assaulted by O’Berry. The victims were acquaintances of O’Berry’s and reported being sexually assaulted by him on multiple occasions between 2006 and 2010. The victim’s ages ranged from 7 to 11 years old during the time of the offenses. O’Berry would have been 14 to 18 years old at the time. O’Berry is being charged as an adult and a warrant was obtained.

On May 7, 2014, O’Berry turned himself in to police. He was arraigned by District Judge Mark Martin and committed to Cumberland County Prison. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for May 19, 2014 before Judge Martin.

May 06

New Fugitive Added to

May 6, 2014

The Upper Allen Police Most Wanted page has been updated with a new warrant. Thank you for your assistance in bringing these fugitives to justice.

Visit and click on the link to “Most Wanted”.

May 02

Police Seeking Assistance Identifying Retail Theft Suspect

May 2, 2014




On April 26, 2014 the pictured actor entered the Giant on Cumberland Parkway and committed a retail theft. Police are asking for assistance in identifying the actor who is pictured. 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:

May 01

Found Remote Controlled Helicopter

May 1, 2014

On May 1, 2014 Upper Allen Police were contacted regarding found property. A remote controlled helicopter was found lying in the area of Messiah Lifeways, 100 Mt. Allen Drive during the week of April 21st. If anyone has information on the owner of the item, please contact Upper Allen Police at 717-238-9676.

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