Mar 18 2018

Single Vehicle Crash Injures South Carolina Man


Dane Henderson
Lugoff, SC 29078

On Saturday, March 17, 2018 at approximately 4:20 PM, Upper Allen Police were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on US Route 15 North, near the PA Turnpike. An investigation at the scene determined that the driver, Henderson, had driven off of the roadway and struck an informational billboard before striking a concrete culvert. Henderson sustained injuries and was transported to Holy Spirit Hospital, by Holy Spirit EMS. The vehicle was towed from the crash scene. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Mar 16 2018

Cumberland Parkway Closed until Monday, March 19th

The area of the 100-block of Cumberland Parkway will be closed until Monday, March 19th for a sewer line repair. Passenger cars will be detoured around the construction onto Old Schoolhouse Lane. Trucks will be detoured using Gettysburg Pike to South Market Street heading east and west. Work is not expected to be complete until after 5pm Monday.

Mar 16 2018

Employment Opportunity – Administrative Assistant

Upper Allen Township is seeking candidates for the Police Department Administrative Assistant position. Upper Allen Township Police Department is a full-service accredited Municipal Police Department serving the 19,000 residents and business in the Township. The Administrative Assistant provides support in all administrative tasks of the Police Department.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with word processing and data entry
  • Above average typing skills
  • Above average understanding of computer systems, both hardware and software
  • Current driver’s license
  • Ability to pass background checks for criminal justice database clearances

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to work independently to complete assigned projects
  • Ability to become a systems administrator of agency computer systems
  • General concept of the Criminal Justice System, Crimes Code and Vehicle Code
  • Ability to exercise good judgement, courtesy and tact in human relations contact with the public, Township employees, and other Law Enforcement Agencies.

Salary & Benefits

  • Starting Salary: $37,387 – $46,734 (DOQ)
  • Capital Blue Cross Health & Prescription
  • United Concordia Dental
  • Davis Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, 5 Personal Leave Days, 10 Holidays Observed

Submit resumes by email:

Submit resumes by mail:

Upper Allen Township Police Department
100 Gettysburg Pike
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Resumes will be accepted thru April 6, 2017.

Mar 14 2018

Upper Allen Resident Arrested for Child Pornography


Johnathon Eric Savage, 45
300 block of Allenview Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Sexual Abuse of Children (Possession of Child Pornography)
Sexual Abuse of Children (Dissemination of Child Pornography)
Criminal Use of Communication Facility
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Paraphernalia

In August 2017, Upper Allen Police were conducting an online investigation into offenders sharing child pornography. Pursuant to evidence uncovered during the online investigation, police conducted a search warrant at a home in the 300 block of Allenview Drive in Upper Allen Township. Following a laboratory examination of evidence seized during the search warrant, Johnathon Savage was arrested on February 16, 2018. On March 13, 2018 Savage waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

Mar 13 2018

Afternoon Crash Injures Two Upper Allen Residents


Mark Foster
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Joan Jayne
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

On Monday, March 12, 2018, at approximately 3:25 PM Upper Allen Police responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of East Lisburn Road and Mt. Allen Drive. The investigation revealed that Jayne failed to stop at a posted stop sign on East Lisburn Road traveling east. As she entered the intersection, Foster was traveling west through the intersection and was unable to avoid the collision with Jayne. Both vehicles suffered severe damage and were towed from the scene. Foster and Jayne both reported minor injuries, but refused evaluation by EMS.