Mechanicsburg Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

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Arrested:
Cheyenne M Gilles, 29
2100 block Quail Hollow Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia

On March 16, 2019 at approximately 1:15 am Upper Allen Police conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation. During the stop Cheyenne Gilles was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Gilles was then arrested and transported to Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Upper Allen Woman Arrested for Domestic Violence

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Arrested:
Elizabeth Cope, 30
4500 block Rolo Court
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Simple Assault
Harassment

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at about 9:35 AM, Upper Allen Police were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in Rolo Court. An investigation determined that Elizabeth Cope cut the victim’s hand with a fork during the altercation. Cope was arrested at the scene and transported to Cumberland County Prison for processing. Cope was afforded a preliminary arraignment and committed to the prison in lieu of $2,500.00 bail. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Dog Found Along Mt. Allen Drive

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**3/13/2019: This dog has been returned home.**

The above female dog was found wandering near the intersection of Mt. Allen Drive and East Lisburn Road at approximately 2 PM on March 13, 2019. Anyone with information pertaining to the owner is asked to call the Upper Allen Police at 717-238-9676.

Upper Allen Woman Arrested for DUI and Drug Possession Charges

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Arrested:
Lisa A Runkle, 37
900 block Emily Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Driving under the influence of a controlled substance
Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019 an Upper Allen Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle operated by Runkle due to an inoperable headlight. During the traffic stop the officer detected the odor of marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle was conducted and marijuana as well as drug paraphernalia was located inside the vehicle. Following an additional investigation, Runkle was arrested for driving while under the influence of a controlled substance while a minor was present in the vehicle. She was transported to Cumberland County prison for processing and was later released. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date.

Harrisburg Man Arrested for Stealing Snow Thrower

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Arrested:
Christopher M. Murphy
4200 Cambridge St
Harrisburg Pa, 17109

Charges:
Receiving Stolen Property
Theft By Deception
Theft by Unlawful Taking

On January 22, 2019 at approximately 2:00 PM, a 2005 Craftsman snow thrower was taken from the carport of a home in the 500 Block of Cascade Road. (Click here to read the related media release.) After an investigation into this incident, the Upper Allen Township Police Department arrested Christopher Murphy for the theft of the snow thrower. Murphy plead guilty at Magisterial District Judge Martin’s Office.