Upper Allen Man Arrested for Domestic Assault and PFA Violation


Chad Cornelius, 46
400 Block East Elmwood Ave
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

False Imprisonment
Simple Assault
Violation of Protection of Abuse Order

On June 12, 2019 at 5:17 pm the Upper Allen Police responded to the 400 Block of East Elmwood Avenue for a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival police determined that Cornelius had assaulted a family member causing injury and would not allow her to leave the residence for an extended period of time. Cornelius was also at the residence in violation of a Protection From Abuse Order. Cornelius had fled the scene and was found hiding nearby. Cornelius was taken into custody and transported to the Cumberland County Prison where bail was set at $20,000. The preliminary hearing for the criminal charges will be held on June 24th and the Protection From Abuse hearing will be held on June 25th.