Upper Allen Police Investigate Vehicle Entries


On Monday, December 10, 2018 at approximately 4:15 PM, police responded to a parking lot off of Mill Road in reference to thefts from multiple motor vehicles. During the investigation, the Officers discovered that the suspect(s) rummaged through multiple unsecured vehicles looking for valuables. Items reported stolen from the vehicles include phone chargers and a GPS unit.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call 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.

Minor Crash Injures Two


Diane Swaisgood, 55
Dillsburg, PA

Brittany Englebert, 25
Carlisle, PA

Roy Swaisgood, 55
Dillsburg, PA

Yvonne Brown, 46
Mechanicsburg, PA

On Monday, December 10, 2018 Upper Allen Police responded to a two vehicle crash on South Market Street, at the US Route 15 South on ramp. It was determined that a vehicle operated by Swaisgood could not stop in time and rear-ended Englebert’s vehicle causing minor damage. Englebert and her passenger, Brown, reported back pain, and were transported to Geisinger Holy Spirit by EMS. Upper Allen Police were assisted at the scene by the Upper Allen Fire Department, Geisinger Holy Spirit EMS, and Lower Allen EMS.

Dillsburg Woman Arrested for DUI and Drug Offenses


Courtney Lowery, 25
200 block of Camp Ground Road
Dillsburg, PA 17019

Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia

On December 8, 2018, at approximately 1:45 AM, Upper Allen Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle operated by Lowery. An investigation revealed that Lowery was driving under the influence of marijuana and was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Lowery was subsequently arrested and transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date.

Upper Allen Police Participate in “Shop with a Cop”

On December 8, 2018 Upper Allen Township Police Department participated in Silver Spring Township’s 4th Annual “Shop With a Cop,” along with many other agencies in Cumberland County. The program pairs a child with a local police officer and the officer assists them in buying presents for their family and themselves. This is made possible by the donations of many local sponsors and the assistance of numerous local agencies.

Shermans Dale Man Arrested for Theft


Gavin R. McNaughton, 21
200 block of Fox Hollow Road
Shermans Dale, PA 17090

Theft by Unlawful Taking

In June 2017, a victim reported the theft of cash to the Upper Allen Police. An investigation was conducted and evidence was obtained that Gavin McNaughton had taken the money and McNaughton was arrested. On December 3, 2018, a preliminary hearing was held and the charges were bound over to the Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas.