Jan 15

Armed Kidnapping Incident Occurs in Upper Allen Township

January 15, 2015
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ALDINGER Joseph

Suspect:
Joseph W. Aldinger, 29
Cumberland County

Charges:
Kidnapping
Unlawful Restraint
False Imprisonment
Robbery
Robbery of Motor Vehicle
Burglary
Receiving Stolen Property
Criminal Trespass
Terroristic Threats
Recklessly Endangering Another Person
Simple Assault
Criminal Coercion
Loitering and Prowling
Person not to Possess Firearm
Firearm not to be Carried without a License

On January 15, 2015 at 7:15 AM Upper Allen Police responded to the Geneva Greens neighborhood for a report of an abandoned Toyota Land Cruiser in the parking lot. Police arrived on scene and subsequently learned that the Land Cruiser was stolen from Lancaster County and the suspect had kidnapped a male victim from a Geneva Greens residence. The suspect had encountered the victim in the Geneva Greens parking lot and by gunpoint entered his home and then forced him to drive him to a location in Harrisburg City. After arriving in Harrisburg the suspect exited the vehicle and the victim safely returned to Geneva Greens. During the ongoing investigation Upper Allen Police identified Aldinger as the suspect.

Upper Allen Detectives are working with law enforcement agencies in Dauphin County and Lancaster Counties in a mutual ongoing investigation.

Jan 14

Attempted Burglary on Cockleys Drive

January 14, 2015
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burglary 1

Sometime between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM on January 4, 2015, an unknown person attempted to force entry into the rear of a home in the 300 block of Cockleys Drive. The suspect was 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.

Jan 14

Driver Arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

January 14, 2015
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zachary_malseed

Arrested:
Zachary H. Malseed, 28
1st block of Paradise Road
Duncannon, PA 17020

Charges:
Driving Under Influence
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On January 2, 2015 at approximately 2:00 PM, Zachary Malseed was stopped for driving in excess of 80 MPH in a 55 MPH zone on US Route 15 near South Market Street. Malseed was found to be under the influence of marijuana and in possession of drug paraphernalia. Malseed was arrested at the scene and transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date.

Jan 14

Driver Arrested for DUI Following Crash

January 14, 2015
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gary_powles

Arrested:
Gary B. Powles, 63
100 block of E. Lisburn Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Driving Under Influence

On January 2, 2015 at approximately 4:00 PM, Powles rear-ended another motorist stopped at the traffic light on South Market Street at U.S. Route 15. During the investigation, Powles was found to be under the influence of alcohol and was subsequently arrested for DUI. Neither party was injured in the crash. Powles was taken to the Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date.

Jan 14

Upper Allen Man Crashes into a Tree

January 13, 2015
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Operator:
Scott Magee, 34
1st block of Kower Court
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

On January 13, 2015 the Upper Allen Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of West Lisburn Road at Gettysburg Pike for an auto accident. Magee was operating a Nissan Titan pickup truck north on Gettysburg Pike. He attempted to turn left on West Lisburn Road and lost control striking a concrete barrier and a tree. Magee, who was not wearing a seat belt, was injured and was transported to Hershey Medical Center by EMS. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

Dec 26

Theft of Projector From Christmas Display

December 24, 2014
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laser projection light

On December 24, Upper Allen Police received a theft report from the 900 block of Bonny Lane. The resident reported that sometime between 6 PM and 9 PM on Christmas Eve, someone stole a laser projector light from their front yard. The light was part of their Christmas display and was valued at approximately $200. Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is asked to call the Upper Allen Police at 717-795-2445 or submit an anonymous tip via our website.

Dec 25

Police Seek Information Regarding Baseball Field Vandalism

December 25, 2014
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Sometime during the evening hours of December 24, 2014, an unknown vehicle entered the Winding Hills East Park in Upper Allen Township and drove through the baseball diamond causing damage to the field. Police are asking anyone with information regarding the vandalism 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

Dec 24

100 Gallon Propane Tank Stolen From Upper Allen Residence

December 24, 2014
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Propane Tank

On Wednesday, December 24, 2014 the Upper Allen Police investigated the theft of a 100 gallon propane tank from behind a residence in the 300 block of Stonehedge Lane. The stolen propane tank is similar to the one pictured above. This size tank is typically used to supply home heating appliances. The theft is believed to have occurred between December 15-24.

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

Dec 18

New Fugitive Added to UpperAllenPolice.com

December 18, 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”.

Dec 17

Perry County Woman Arrested for Burglary

December 17, 2014
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ASH Glenna
Arrested:
Glenna L. Ash, 52
2100 block of State Road
Duncannon, PA 17020

On November 5, 2014 an Upper Allen Police Officer was checking a house in the 1st block of East Winding Hill Road while the resident was away. When he arrived he found that a burglary had occurred at the house. During the investigation Ash was developed as a suspect. Police later searched Ash’s car and home and items from the burglary were recovered. A warrant was obtained for Ash and she turned herself in to police on December 16, 2014. Ash was arraigned before District Judge Mark Martin and a preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

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