Feb 18 2018

Enola Man Arrested for DUI and Drug Possession


Dominic Martin, 26
1st block of Queen Avenue
Enola, PA 17025

Driving under the influence of alcohol
Possession of cocaine
Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia

On Sunday, February 18, 2018 at approximately 3:15 AM, an Upper Allen Police Officer stopped a vehicle for a faulty equipment violation in the 500 block of Independence Avenue. During the traffic stop the operator, identified as Dominic Martin, exhibited multiple indicators of impairment and was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Further investigation revealed Martin was also in possession of marijuana, cocaine and drug paraphernalia. Martin was transported to Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Feb 18 2018

Mechanicsburg Woman Injured in Single Vehicle Crash


Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

The Upper Allen Police responded to a single vehicle crash on US Route 15 North just north of the South Market Street overpass on February 18, 2018 at 8:08 AM. The investigation revealed that the operator lost control of the vehicle due to hitting an icy patch or slush along the roadway. The vehicle then struck the center guide rail several times before coming to rest against the guide rail. The vehicle suffered disabling damage and had to be towed from the scene. The operator reported being injured as a result of the crash and was transported by ambulance to Holy Spirit Hospital.

Feb 15 2018

Second Actor Arrested in 2017 Retail Thefts


Jennifer Slack, 34
4500 Block of Linden Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA

Conspiracy – Retail Theft
Conspiracy – Receiving Stolen Property

In June of 2017, Upper Allen Police received a report from the Giant Food Store that a male stole approximately $1,700 worth of Crest White Strips and dental products. The male was identified as Robert Bruno and he was subsequently arrested. Click here for that media release. The continued investigation led to the consolidation of criminal charges from three area jurisdictions involving a loss amount of $4,429.89. The investigation revealed that Jennifer Slack knowingly drove Bruno to the Giant stores to commit these thefts. Slack was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Mark Martin on February 12, 2018 and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for a later date.

Feb 14 2018

Mechanicsburg Man Charged in Fraudulent Check Case


Santos M. Rodriguez, Jr., 45
200 block of W. Main St.
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Theft by Deception

In June of 2017, a local credit union reported that they received a check from Santos Rodriguez that was later determined to be fraudulent. The check was for $3832.33 and was deposited by Rodriguez who then withdrew the money from his account. Rodriguez was charged with Theft by Deception and a preliminary hearing was held before District Judge Mark Martin on February 12, 2018. The charge was bound over to Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas.

Feb 13 2018

Assistance Requested to Identify Hit and Run Vehicle


The Upper Allen Township Police are investigating a hit and run crash that occurred on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at approximately 9:50 AM. The vehicle struck a PennDot directional sign being towed by a PennDot dump truck. The crash was on US Route 15 South in the area of the South Market Street exit ramp. The striking vehicle may be a silver sedan with tinted windows. The striking vehicle may have damage to the left, front bumper/fender area. The vehicle was last seen traveling south on US Route 15 toward York County. Anyone with information about this vehicle is asked to contact Upper Allen Police at 717-238-9676 or submit an anonymous tip at 717-850-8273.