Upper Allen Man Arrested for Violating a Protection from Abuse Order


Ryan Leininger, 38
2100 Block of Quail Hollow Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Violation of a Protection From Abuse Order

On April 13, 2018, Upper Allen Police were notified of a Protection From Abuse (PFA) order violation involving Ryan Leininger. Following an investigation, Leininger was taken into custody at his residence and transported to Cumberland County Prison after his arraignment. Leininger was later released on bail. A hearing will be held at the Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas at a later date.

Upper Allen Police Host Brownie Troop Station Tour

April 15, 2018

On Friday, April 13, 2018, the 2nd Grade Brownie Troop from St. Joseph’s School attended a tour of the Upper Allen police station. The girls also had the opportunity to tour the police station and check out a police vehicle. Upper Allen Police were grateful for the chance to provide the tour and answer questions about law enforcement.

Early Morning Police Incident Resolved

On Thursday, April 12, 2018, at 9:00 AM, Upper Allen Township Police and the Cumberland County Special Response Team were involved in a police incident in the 2100 block of Quail Hollow Drive in the Bumble Bee Hollow Development. The incident is resolved and there is no danger to residents. Police do not expect there will be any further issues at the location.

Upper Allen Resident Arrested for Domestic Assault


Robert D. Acosta, 28
500 block of Geneva Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Simple Assault

On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at approximately 9:35 AM, the Upper Allen Township Police conducted an investigation into the report of a domestic assault. Upon arriving at the home of Acosta, the victim reported being struck in the face by Robert Acosta following an argument. As a result of being struck the victim had visible injuries, resulting in Acosta’s arrest on scene. He was later arraigned on the charges and was committed to the Cumberland County Prison on $25,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 23, 2018.

Lawn Equipment Stolen from a Shed


Stolen Items:
Stihl BR600 Backpack Leaf Blower (Serial Number 505170773)
Stihl FS70R Grass Trimmer (Serial Number 297499749)

On Monday, April 9, 2018, at about 10:00 AM, an additional shed burglary was reported in the Rosegarden development. The homeowner reported that a Stihl backpack-style leaf blower and a Stihl grass trimmer were stolen from a shed in the backyard of the property. This burglary is believed to be related to recent burglaries reported in the Rosegarden and Ashcombe Farms development.

Anyone with information about the identity of the male is asked to call 717-238-9676. An anonymous tip line is also available by calling or texting 717-850-UAPD (8273). Anonymous tips can also be submitted online by visiting: www.upperallenpolice.com.