Mechanicsburg Man Arrested for Repeated Fuel Thefts


Michael W. Shields, 29
1500 Block of Williams Grove Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Retail Theft – 26 Counts – Felony

On August 2, 2017, the Upper Allen Police Department investigated a retail theft involving a male stealing gasoline from a convenience store. Police were able to identify Michael Shields as the person who stole the fuel. Further investigation revealed that Shields had stolen fuel valuing approximately $1,100 on multiple occasions between May 15 and August 2, 2017. A preliminary hearing was held on November 13, 2017. All charges were bound over to the Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas.