Upper Allen Resident Arrested for Domestic Assault


Ernest Edwin Hanson, 39
2600 Block Shingus Circle
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Terroristic Threats
Simple Assault

On Friday, October 11, 2019 the Upper Allen Police received a report of a domestic assault which occurred at Hanson’s residence. The investigation revealed that Hanson had physically assaulted and verbally threatened violence toward a female family member. The victim sustained multiple visible injuries during the assault. Hanson fled the residence prior to the arrival of police, but was located several hours later and taken into custody. Hanson was transported to Cumberland County Prison where he was processed and afforded a preliminary arraignment. Hanson was committed to Cumberland County Prison on $50,000 bail. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date.

Upper Allen Police Attend Kids’ Race at Friendship Park

On Sunday, October 13, 2019, the Upper Allen Police attended the Healthy Kids Running Series race at Friendship Park.

The Healthy Kids Running Series is a five week running program for kids from Pre-K to 8th grade. Each Race Series takes place once a week and offers age appropriate running events including the 50 yard dash, 75 yard dash, the 1/4 mile, the 1/2 mile and the one mile run. Kids compete each week of the Series for a chance to earn points and at the end of the Series the top boy and girl with the most points in their respective age division receive a trophy.

Police greeted racers at the finish line and awarded them with medals. Upper Allen Police are grateful for the opportunity to participate in this event.

Upper Allen Police Attend “Thank You” Service for First Responders

On Sunday, October 13, 2019, the Upper Allen Police attended a “Thank You” service honoring First Responders at the Bowmansdale Church of God. After the service, Police had refreshments interacted with members of the Church and their children. Upper Allen Police were grateful for the invitation and opportunity to attend.

Single Vehicle Crash Injures Three Mechanicsburg Residents


Katherine Tibbens, 33
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Upper Allen Police responded to a single vehicle crash in the 1900 block of Fisher Road on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 1:58 PM. The involved vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole damaging the pole and disabling the vehicle. The operator and both juvenile passengers were transported by ambulance to Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Morning Crash Injures One


David Rozman, 62
Steelton, PA 17113

Alecia Elgabry, 30
Millersville, MD 21108

On October 11, 2019 at approximately 10:00 AM, Upper Allen Police were dispatched to the intersection of South Market Street and Cumberland Parkway for a crash. Upon arrival, police learned that Elgabry rear-ended Rozman while both were beginning to proceed through a steady green light on South Market Street. Rozman reported an injury as a result of the crash. Upper Allen Police were assisted on scene by Geisinger Holy Spirit EMS.