Mechanicsburg Man Arrested for DUI and Drug Offenses


David M. Swords, 30
100 block of West Keller Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance
Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia

On Saturday, October 7, 2023, at approximately 2:46 AM, the Upper Allen Police encountered David Swords near the intersection of South Market Street and Cedar Avenue. During the encounter, Police determined that Swords was driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance. Additionally, Swords was found to be in possession of marijuana and associated drug paraphernalia. Swords was arrested on scene and transported to Cumberland County Booking for processing.

A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Friday, January 5, 2023. Swords elected to waive his right to a preliminary hearing.