Nov 03

Attempted Burglary on Trick or Treat Night

November 3, 2014
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On October 30, 2014 an uninhabited residence in the 300 block of Stonehedge Lane was the site of an attempted burglary. An unknown actor kicked the front door in but did not take anything from the townhome.

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.

Nov 02

Careless Driving and Horseplay Causes a Crash with 2 Injured

November 2, 2014
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Driver:
Kendall Steager, 19
100 Block of Deerfield Road
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Passengers:
3 Juveniles

On Saturday, November 1, 2014 at approximately 8:00 PM, Steager was seen driving in circles in a corn field in the 900 block of Allendale Road. Steager realized he was being watched and fled the field at high rate of speed. In the 1200 block of Allendale Road Steager was traveling too fast to negotiate a curve in the roadway. He initially struck a telephone pole, drove over that pole and then drove through some bushes and struck a tree, where the truck stopped. Two juvenile passengers sustained injuries and were transported to the hospital. Their condition was not known at the time of this press release. Upper Allen Police were assisted by West Shore EMS, Hampden Township EMS and the Upper Allen Fire Department.

Nov 02

Harrisburg Man Arrested following Domestic Dispute

November 2, 2014
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Arrested:
James Bryant, 47
400 Block of Hamilton Circle
Harrisburg, PA 17111

Charges:
Simple Assault
Harassment

On November 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM Upper Allen Police were dispatched to the 600 block of Geneva Drive for a reported domestic dispute. Responding officers determined that James Bryant had assaulted and injured a female. The victim required medical attention as a result of the assault. Bryant was not on scene when police arrived and was later arrested in Swatara Township. Bryant was then transported to Cumberland County Prison for arraignment. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Oct 29

Former Resident Extradited Back to PA on Forgery Charges

10/29/14
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Arrested:
Michael D. Avery, 59
formerly of the 2500 block of Mill Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Forgery
Theft by Unlawful Taking
Access Device Fraud

In June 2014 Upper Allen Police received information that Micheal Avery was alleged to have stolen and forged checks and illegally used the credit card of another. During the investigation, police found that during the period of August 2013 thru May 2014, Avery forged a total of 96 checks that belonged to a family member. Avery also used a credit card for personal use without authorization. Police obtained an arrest warrant for Avery and he was located in Alabama where he was taken into custody with the assistance of Adamsville (AL) Police. Avery was extradited back to Pennsylvania and was arraigned on the charges on October 28, 2014. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date. Avery remains in Cumberland County Prison.

Oct 29

Laptop Stolen During Burglary

October 28, 2014
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On October 25, 2014 a residence was entered in the 100 Block of Melbourne Lane, Upper Allen Township. The burglary occurred between 11:00 AM and 8:45 PM. During the burglary, an HP Pavilion 15-N211dx, black in color, laptop computer was stolen. The laptop serial number is 5CD40328FO. The owner was not at home during the time of the incident.

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

Oct 24

New Fugitive Added to UpperAllenPolice.com

October 24, 2014

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

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

Oct 15

Copper Theft From Cell Phone Tower

October 14, 2014
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On October 14, 2014 a theft of copper was reported from a Cell Phone Tower in the 500 block of East Lisburn Road. The theft occurred sometime between August 26 and October 14, 2014.

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

Oct 15

Female Struck by Vehicle – Driver Flees

October 14, 2014
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On October 14 at about 7:45 PM, a juvenile female was walking in the 1000 block of South York Street in Upper Allen Township. An unknown make minivan, possibly light blue in color, was approaching her from behind. The vehicle struck her from behind and caused her to lose her balance. The striking vehicle continued onward and possibly sped up to flee. Nothing more than minor injuries have been reported. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to notify the Upper Allen Police at 717-795-2445 or visit our web site to make an anonymous tip.

Oct 14

Female Charged in Bomb Threat Incident

October 14, 2014
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Arrested:
Rachelle Lucas, 18
200 Block of Lewisberry Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Terroristic Threats
Threat to Use Weapons of Mass Destruction
False Alarms to Agencies of Public Safety
False Reports to Law Enforcement
Disorderly Conduct

On March 24, 2014 the Upper Allen Township Police responded to the Member’s 1st Annex and Member’s 1st Administrative Headquarters located in Upper Allen and Lower Allen Townships, respectively. After arriving on scene, it was determined that a bomb threat was received and Member’s 1st was actively evacuating the affected areas. The Upper Allen Police conducted an investigation into the threats and Lucas was arrested and arraigned on October 8, 2014. A preliminary hearing will be held on December 15, 2014 at 2:15 PM in front of Magisterial District Judge Mark Martin. The Upper Allen Police were assisted by the Lower Allen Police at the scene.

Oct 13

Upper Allen Police Investigate Missing Person

October 13, 2014
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Fred Bertram Atwood, 92
100 block Mt. Allen Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Upper Allen Police are investigating a missing person report received on October 12, 2014. Fred Atwood left Upper Allen Township sometime Tuesday, October 7 and was likely heading towards Emporium or Williamsport. Atwood’s vehicle was found by the Pennsylvania State Police on October 10 along a highway near Mansfield, PA. The vehicle was unoccupied and Atwood’s whereabouts are unknown.

Anyone with information is asked 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.

10/16/2014 UPDATE: Fred Atwood has been found deceased in the Tioga State Forest. The cause of death has been ruled accidental.

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