Identity Sought of Retail Theft Suspect

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On Sunday, August 19, 2018 Upper Allen Police were dispatched to a grocery store for the report of a retail theft that occurred on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at 7:45 PM. The pictured suspect entered the store, filled his shopping cart with several hundred dollars worth of groceries and left without paying. The suspect was then observed placing the stolen groceries into the rear of his black Chevrolet HHR.

Police are asking anyone with information about the suspect’s possible identity 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.

Aspers Man Arrested for DUI and Other Drug Offenses Following Crash Investigation

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Arrested:
Kevin Karper, 18
1800 Block Coon Road
Aspers, PA 17304

Charges:
DUI
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Possession of Controlled Substance

On August 12, 2018 at 10:53 am Upper Allen Police were dispatched to investigate a two vehicle crash on US Route 15 south near mile marker 37.8. During the investigation suspected marijuana, drug paraphernalia and MDMA were found in Karper’s vehicle. In addition, Karper was suspected of being under the influence of a controlled substance at the time of the crash. Karper was taken into custody and transported to Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date.

Upper Allen Police Investigate Burglary and Theft at Construction Site

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The Upper Allen Township Police are investigating a burglary that is believed to have occurred sometime between Friday, August 10, 2018 at 12:00 PM and the morning of Sunday, August 12, 2018 at a construction site located in the 700 block of E Winding Hill Road. The suspect stole two ladders similar to the above pictures.

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.

Theft of Package from Apartment Complex

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On Tuesday, August 06, 2018 Upper Allen Police received a report from a township resident that a package had been stolen from the apartment complex at 921 Gettysburg Pike between 3:10 PM and 3:30 PM. The package was confirmed to have been delivered to the residence and left on the front porch.  When the resident returned home to collect the package, it was not there.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact 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.

Gardners Man Arrested for DUI and Drug Possession

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Arrested:
Jaime J Ruelas, 32
100 Block Upper Bermudian Road
Gardners, PA 17324

Charges:
Driving under the influence of a controlled substance
Possession of marijuana

On Thursday, August 16, 2018 at approximately 8:30 PM, an Upper Allen Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle operated by Ruelas for a registration violation. During interaction with Ruelas, the officer detected the odor of marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. Ruelas admitted to smoking marijuana prior to operating the vehicle and also displayed multiple indicators of impairment during the investigation. Ruelas was arrested for DUI and found to be possessing a small amount of marijuana on his person. Ruelas was transported to Cumberland County Prison where he was processed and released. A preliminary hearing will be held at the office of Magisterial District Justice Mark Martin on a later date.