Afternoon Crash Injures One


On April 8, 2021 at approximately 2:34 pm Upper Allen Police were dispatched to the intersection of Gettysburg Pike and Cumberland Parkway for a two vehicle crash. Upon arrival police learned that both vehicles, which were travelling in opposite directions, believed that they had a green signal and right of way. As one vehicle attempted to turn left onto Cumberland Pkwy, the other vehicle travelled straight and the two collided. One of the operators sustained an injury in the crash.

Tannersville Man Arrested for Ignition Interlock Violation


Carey R. Clark, 30
1700 Block of Sullivan Trail
Tannersville, PA 18372

Illegally Operating a Motor Vehicle Not Equipped with Ignition Interlock

On Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at approximately 11:10 PM, Upper Allen Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Carey Clark. During the stop, it was determined that Clark was required to only operate vehicles equipped with an Ignition Interlock System and the vehicle that Clark was operating at the time of the stop was not equipped with such equipment. Clark was arrested and transported to the Cumberland County Central Booking Center for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Mechanicsburg Man arrested for PFA Violation


Arrested: Stephen Sabotchick, 59
5200 Block E. Trindle Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Violation of Protection from Abuse Order

On Tuesday April 5, 2021, Upper Allen Police investigated the report of a PFA violation. Stephen Sabotchick made contact with the protected party in violation of the protection order. Sabotchick was taken into custody and transported to Cumberland County Central Booking for processing and arraignment. A hearing will be held at a later date.

Lemoyne Woman Arrested for Simple Assault


Abby L. Butala, 25
600 block of Hummel Avenue
Lemoyne, PA, 17043

Simple Assault

On Sunday, November 22, 2020 at approximately 1:35 AM, Upper Allen Police investigated the report of a threat to harm a victim. An investigation determined that Abby Butala made arrangements to pay a another person to assault the victim. Charges were filed via summons and a preliminary hearing was held on Monday, April 5, 2021. Butala waived her case to the Court of Common Pleas.

Bethlehem Man Charged with Drug Offenses


Kasim Sherman, 28
400 Block of Pawnee Street
Bethlehem, PA

Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On April 27, 2020 around 9:20 PM, Upper Allen Police encountered Kasim Sherman at a closed business. Sherman was found in possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. A preliminary hearing was held on April 5, 2021 and the charges were bound over to the Court of Common Pleas.