Police Investigate Possible Threats at the Mechanicsburg Middle School

On Sunday, December 5th, the Upper Allen Township Police were made aware that information was being disseminated through social media that a student had made threats of violence at the Mechanicsburg Middle School. The Upper Allen Police and Mechanicsburg Police immediately began an investigation into the threats and the investigation is currently ongoing with cooperation from the school administration.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Department at 717-795-2445 or 717-238-9676. Anonymous tips can be submitted by texting 717-850-UAPD (8273) or online by visiting www.upperallenpolice.com.

Upper Allen Police Participate in “Shop with a Cop”

On Saturday, December 4, 2021 the Upper Allen Township Police Department participated in Silver Spring Township’s 7th 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. This is made possible by the donations of many local sponsors and the assistance of numerous local agencies. Upper Allen Police were grateful for the opportunity to interact with local residents and foster stronger community relationships.

Lost Dog Reported on Miller Avenue

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On Thursday, December 2, 2021 at approximately 6:00 AM, Upper Allen Police received a report of a lost dog around the 500 block of Miller Avenue. The dog ‘Maggie’ is pictured above. Maggie is a friendly Rottweiler/German Shorthaird Pointer mix. She is an older dog and is wearing a purple collar. Maggie also has a bandage on her back leg. Maggie was last seen on the evening of the December 1, 2021. Anyone who finds Maggie is asked to call the Upper Allen Police at (717)795-2445.

Harrisburg Men Arrested for Drug Offenses

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Arrested:
Chance E. Westry, 18
400 block of North 2nd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Charges:
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Arrested:
Amir M. Brower-Pitts, 19
500 block of Edward Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Charges:
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On Saturday, July 31, 2021 at approximately 11:50 PM, Upper Allen Township Police had contact with Westry and Brower-Pitts. After an investigation, both were found in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. On Monday, October 4, 2021 Westry waived his right to a preliminary hearing. On Monday, November 22, 2021 a preliminary hearing was held for Brower-Pitts, who later pled guilty to a lesser offense.

Police Seek Assistance With Locating A Stolen Vehicle

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**12/5/2021 update: this vehicle has been recovered.


Similar Vehicle

On Sunday, November 28, 2021 at approximately 10:30 AM, Upper Allen Police investigated a report of a vehicle that was stolen overnight from the 1000 block of Lancaster Boulevard. The vehicle is a Dark Blue 2012 Lexus HS250, bearing a Delaware registration.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Department at 717-795-2445 or 717-238-9676. Anonymous tips can be submitted by texting 717-850-UAPD (8273) or online by visiting www.upperallenpolice.com.