Two Dogs Found On Williams Grove Road

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On Friday, January 27, 2023, around 11:00 AM, the Upper Allen Police were contacted in regards to the above found dogs. The dogs were located in the area of Williams Grove Road. The two dogs have collars but no tags and are very friendly. Anyone with information regarding the owner(s) of the dog is asked to call the Upper Allen Police at 717-238-9676.

Harrisburg Man Arrested on Drug Charges

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Arrested:
Markii Strawbridge, 19
2400 block of Ionoff RD
Harrisburg, PA, 17110

Charges:
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On Thursday, January 26, 2023, approximately 11:37 P.M., Upper Allen Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a motor vehicle violation. During the investigation, it was discovered that Markii Strawbridge, a passenger in the vehicle, was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Strawbridge was arrested and transported to Cumberland County Booking for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Police Provide 9-1-1 Presentation At Local School

On January 26, 2023, members of the Cumberland County Communications Center and Upper Allen Township Police Public Relations Team provided students with a presentation on proper use of the 911 emergency phone system. These presentations were provided to the elementary students with the purpose of clarifying when to dial 9-1-1 and what information should be provided to the 9-1-1 dispatcher. The Upper Allen Police were grateful for the opportunity to provide this crucial information to our local students.

Shermansdale Man Arrested for Driving on a DUI Suspended License

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Arrested:
Christopher S. Miley, 45
5000 block of Spring Road
Shermansdale, PA 17090

Charges:
Driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked
Driving vehicle at safe speed

On Sunday, January 22, 2023, at approximately 7:04 PM, Upper Allen Police observed a vehicle driving too fast for conditions on US Route 15 South. Upper Allen Police initiated a traffic stop and found that the operator, Christopher Miley, did not possess a valid drivers license due to a DUI related suspension. Miley was taken into custody and transported to the Cumberland County Central Booking for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Thefts from Vehicles Parked at Upper Allen Dog Park

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On Friday, January 20, 2022, two separate victims reported that their vehicles had been entered and belongings were stolen from inside. Both vehicles were in the parking lot across from the Upper Allen Township Dog Park, located at 321 Gettysburg Pike. Based on information developed during the investigation, the thefts occurred between 5:00 pm and 5:25 pm on Friday, January 20th. One of the vehicles had the rear passenger window smashed in order for the thief to gain access to the purse. The other purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding this crash 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

Unfortunately, car break-ins occur often. Sometimes these thefts can be attributed to organized groups who travel and focus on particular types of locations such as Fitness Centers or large shopping mall parking lots. Some are simply “opportunistic” thieves who find themselves in a residential neighborhood or parking lot and decide to enter cars on a whim to take valuables. The majority of times when these cars are entered, especially forcibly, valuables or containers that hold valuables like purses, briefcases, and backpacks are left out in plain view.

The Upper Allen Police want to remind people that depending on the situation, sometimes the safest place for purses, wallets, and other valuables is on their person or at home. If carrying the item or leaving it at home is not practical, then hiding it well out of sight in a secured vehicle is strongly recommended.