Upper Allen Man Arrested for Abuse of 911 System

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Arrested:
Robert L. Beistline, 61
600 block Geneva Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Misuse of Emergency Services

Between November 2018 and January 2019, Beistline made five 911 calls for himself in which he reported an emergency requiring police and EMS response. Following an investigation, it was learned that Beistline was using the 911 system for non-emergency reasons, despite being given warnings to stop. On April 1, 2019, a preliminary hearing was held at MDJ Martin’s Office and the charges were bound over to the Court of Common Pleas.