Mechanicsburg Man Arrested for Drug Offenses


Miles Palmer, 18
5600 block of Charlton Way
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On Sunday, June 4, 2023, at approximately 2:00 AM, Upper Allen Police encountered an occupied vehicle in a township park after closing hours. An investigation determined that Miles Palmer was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Palmer was subsequently arrested and transported to Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Dillsburg Woman Injured in Two Vehicle Crash


On Saturday, June 3, 2023, at approximately 5:41 PM, Upper Allen Police located a crash in the area of South Market Street and East Winding Hill Road. An investigation determined that the operator of a maroon Ford Flex, travelling southbound on South Market Street, proceeded through a steady red signal. The operator of a Lincoln MKC, faced with a steady green signal, had already entered the intersection and was struck by the Ford Flex. Both vehicles sustained moderate damage and one of the drivers was injured as a result of the crash.

Virginia Man Arrested for Receiving Stolen Property


Justin P. Dean-Andrews, 33
100 block of South Bragg Street
Alexandria, VA 22312

Receiving Stolen Property

On Thursday, December 8, 2022, around 3:30 AM, Upper Allen Police were patrolling the 500 block of Geneva Drive when they came upon a stolen Virginia registration plate affixed to a BMW sedan. At the time, the BMW was not occupied, but the stolen Virginia registration plate was seized by police. The next day around 11:00 PM, Upper Allen Police found the same BMW parked at the location with a Pennsylvania registration plate attached. The Pennsylvania registration plate did not belong to the BMW and was later determined to be stolen. The investigation found that the vehicle belonged to the defendant, Justin Dean-Andrews. Justin Dean-Andrews was charged with two counts of Receiving Stolen Property.

On Thursday, June, 1, 2023, a preliminary hearing was held and the defendant pled guilty to one count of Receiving Stolen Property.

Upper Allen Man Charged with Aggravated Indecent Assault


Tristan Hanshaw, 25
400 block McCormick Road
Mechanicsburg, Pa 17055

Aggravated Indecent Assault

In February of 2023 the Upper Allen Police began to investigate an incident where a female victim reported that she was sexually assaulted by Tristan Hanshaw on several occasions over the past few years. As a result of the investigation, Hanshaw was charged with (2) counts of aggravated indecent assault and voluntarily surrendered. Hanshaw was arraigned and preliminary hearing will take place at a later date.

Lemoyne Woman Arrested for Felony Retail Theft


Malinda White, 52
100 block S. 3rd Ave
Lemoyne, PA 17043

Retail Theft

On March 8 2023, Upper Allen Police received a complaint for two retail thefts from a local grocery store. A total of $1,164 of items had been stolen in two separate trips by the same suspect. An investigation revealed that Malinda White was the suspect. Based on prior retail theft convictions, a felony warrant was issued for White’s arrest. On March 28, 2023, White was arrested by police in Dauphin County for unrelated charges.

On June 1, 2023, a preliminary hearing was held and the retail theft charges were bound over to the Court of Common Pleas.