Upper Allen Police Attend Police-Themed Birthday Party

On Saturday, November 30, 2019, Upper Allen Police were invited to attend Andrew’s police-themed 5th birthday party. Partygoers were able to look inside a police vehicle and Andrew was appointed a Junior Police Officer for the day. Upper Allen Police are thankful for the positive interaction with the children and parents alike. If you have an event and would like an Upper Allen Police Officer to stop by, please contact us by completing the public relations form on our website at: http://upperallenpolice.com (Services > Public Relations).

Harrisburg Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

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Arrested:
Misty Smith, 37
1200 block of North 13th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103

Charges:
Possession of a controlled substance
Possession of a marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Driving while operating privilege is suspended
Operation of a vehicle without required financial responsibility
Operation of an unregistered vehicle

On November 26, 2019 at approximately 10:55 AM, Upper Allen Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for an expired registration. While speaking with Smith, Police smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the interior of her vehicle. An investigation revealed that Smith was in possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, a THC oil vape cartridge, and Buprenorphine. Smith was arrested on scene and transported to Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Dillsburg Man Arrested for Operating Vehicle Without Ignition Interlock

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Arrested:

Justin C. Smith, 36
600 block of Lynes RD
Dillsburg, PA 17019

Charges:

Illegally operating a motor vehicle not equipped with ignition interlock
Driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked (DUI Related)

On Friday, November 29, 2019 at approximately 2:23 AM an Upper Allen Police Officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle operated by Smith for a vehicle code violation. Following the subsequent roadside investigation, Smith was determined to have a DUI suspended license and his vehicle was to be equipped with an ignition interlock device which was not in the vehicle. Smith was arrested for the violation and transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Afternoon Crash Results in Injuries

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Involved:

Molly Martin, 22
Redding, CT

Dennis Karas, 20
Birdsboro, PA

Cynthia McGee, 66
Mechanicsburg, PA

Keshore Nepal, 27
Mechanicsburg, PA

Laxmi Nepal, 26
Mechanicsburg, PA

Juvenile, 7
Mechanicsburg, PA

Juvenile, 1
Mechanicsburg, PA

On November 26, 2019 at approximately 3:15 pm Upper Allen Police were dispatched to the 1900 block of S Market Street for a four vehicle crash. Upon arrival police learned that Martin was travelling south when the traffic in front of her stopped. Martin was unable to stop her vehicle causing a crash which impacted three other vehicles. Martin’s vehicle was disabled and multiple occupants of the other vehicles were treated by EMS for injuries.

Harrisburg Man Arrested for Aggravated Assault

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Arrested:
Michael B. Ford, 54
300 block 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Charges:
Aggravated Assault
Terroristic Threats
Simple Assault
Harassment

On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, the Upper Allen Police were dispatched to an address in the 600 block of Geneva Drive in regards to an EMS call for an assault victim. An investigation determined that Ford pushed one victim to the ground and held her down. A family member then attempted to assist the victim and was struck in the head by Ford with a household object resulting in injury. Ford was later arrested and transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing and arraignment. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.