Upper Allen Man Arrested for Drug Offenses


Matthew L. Gorbea, 25
1st Block of Gettysburg Pike
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On Monday, August 5, 2019, Upper Allen Police responded to a local hotel for the report of an individual smoking marijuana in their room. The individual, later identified as Matthew Gorbea, left the hotel on foot and was located by police a short distance away. After a brief foot pursuit, Gorbea was apprehended. In addition to an outstanding warrant, Gorbea possessed marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Gorbea was taken into custody and transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.