Burglary Reported on S. Market Street

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On July 2, 2020, the Upper Allen Township Police Department received a residential burglary report in the 1700 block of South Market Street. The victim reported that sometime between between midnight and 6:00 am on July 2nd, that an unknown person entered their residence and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. Anyone with information regarding these incidents 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.

Testing Rescheduled for the Position of Police Officer

The Upper Allen Police Department has joined with the Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium, a cooperative testing opportunity for those interested in a law enforcement career. This single testing process allows individuals to apply and test one time for all the participating police agencies. There is only one application fee associated with this test. A website dedicated to the consortium will be the primary method of distributing information related to the test. Please visit http://www.cumberlandcountypolicetest.com for more information. Upper Allen Township is committed to maintaining a current eligibility list but has not committed to hiring at this time.

The 2020 test was originally scheduled for March 28th & 29th. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the test has been rescheduled to August 1st & 2nd, 2020. Existing applicants need not reapply. New applications are being accepted until July 24, 2020.

Dillsburg Man Arrested for Multiple Burglaries

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Arrested:
Larry “Ray” Avila, 23
700 block Range End Road
Dillsburg, PA 17019

Charges:
Burglary
Theft by Unlawful Taking
Receiving Stolen Property
Theft from Motor Vehicle
Loitering and Prowling at Nighttime

Between June 5 – June 17, 2020, the Upper Allen Township Police Department received several reports of a suspect stealing items from vehicles and entering homes while the occupants were asleep. See related postings:

June 6: Thefts Reported in Ridge Court and Stonehedge
https://upperallenpolice.com/wp/?p=25889

June 17: Multiple Overnight Burglaries in Orchard Glen and Winding Hills
https://upperallenpolice.com/wp/?p=25950

Police identified Larry “Ray” Avila as a suspect after he posted stolen property for sale online. On Saturday, June 20, 2020, an undercover police officer purchased stolen property from Avila. A subsequent search of the place where Avila was staying yielded additional stolen property and evidence connecting Avila to these criminal cases. Avila was arrested and transported to Cumberland County Central Booking where he was afforded a preliminary arraignment and committed to the Cumberland County Prison on $30,000 bail. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date.

Upper Allen Woman Arrested for Domestic Assault

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Arrested:
Kerri A. Leggore, 28
400 block of Garden Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Simple Assault
Harassment

On June 17, 2020 at approximately 5:35 PM, Upper Allen Police were dispatched to Garden Drive for the report of domestic disturbance. Following an investigation, it was determined that Kerri Leggore assaulted the victim. Leggore was arrested and transported to Cumberland County Central Booking where she was afforded a preliminary arraignment. Leggore was released on unsecured bail. A preliminary hearing will be held on June 22, 2020.

Multiple Overnight Burglaries in Orchard Glen and Winding Hills

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The Upper Allen Township Police Department is looking for information regarding burglaries and thefts from vehicles that occurred during the overnight hours from the evening of June 15 to the morning of June 16, 2020 and from the evening of June 16 to the morning of June 17, 2020 in the Orchard Glen and Winding Hills neighborhoods. Police request residents to review video cameras or video doorbells that may have captured suspicious person(s) during these times. Please also contact police if you believe that you have been the victim of a crime. Anyone with information regarding these incidents 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.