Cumberland County 9-1-1 Service Restored

Cumberland County 911 service has been fully restored. Backup numbers are no longer being used.

DUI Driver Causes Rollover Crash


Gerald N. Wilson, 42
Mechanicsburg, PA

William A. Capps, 22
Newport, NC

On January 19, 2020 at approximately 6:30 pm Upper Allen Police came upon a rollover crash in the 1300 block of South Market Street. The investigation determined that Gerald Wilson had pulled from a stop sign without yielding to oncoming traffic. His failure to yield caused the vehicle being driven by Capps to strike him. Wilson was also determined to be under the influence of alcohol and his license was under a DUI-related suspension. Wilson was extracted from his vehicle by the Upper Allen Fire Department and transported to Penn State Holy Spirit Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Cumberland County 9-1-1 System Is Down

UPDATE: Cumberland County 911 service has been fully restored. Backup numbers below are no longer being used. (1/21/2021 at 4:22 PM)

The Cumberland County Communications Center is experiencing a temporary internet and phone outage. The 9-1-1 emergency line and administrative lines are currently unavailable. Residents who need Police, Fire, or EMS are asked to call either:


Upper Allen Police Officers are available 24/7 and will be dispatched to your emergency or non-emergency incident with a phone call to one of these numbers.

Virginia Woman Arrested for False Reports to Law Enforcement


Salmo Osman
5700 block Dove Nest Court
Burke, VA 22015

False Reports to Law Enforcement

On November 13, 2019 the Upper Allen Police responded to the report of a female who was stabbed in the 600 block of Cumberland Pointe Circle. (Click here for the related release.) The female, Salmo Osman, was found with superficial wounds from a knife. This incident was reported as involving a white male who attacked Osman based on her country of origin. A police investigation determined that the incident did not take place as reported. Criminal charges were filed against Osman via summons. On October 5, 2020 a preliminary hearing for this case was scheduled and Osman waived her right to a preliminary hearing.

Dillsburg Man Arrested for DUI and Drug Offenses


Wade Kreider, 18
300 block of Hialeah DR
Dillsburg, PA 17019

Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On Monday, January 11, 2021 at approximately 11:00 PM, an Upper Allen Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle and Kreider was identified as the operator. Following an investigation, Kreider was determined to be driving under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Kreider was arrested on scene and transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.