Upper Allen Police Participate in National Night Out

On Tuesday, August 6, Upper Allen Police participated in the annual National Night Out event. On this evening once a year, township residents are encouraged to spend time out front meeting their neighbors and building stronger community relations. Upper Allen Bike Officers rode through numerous neighborhoods saying hello to the citizens of Upper Allen, and more officers were driving through in their patrol vehicles.

Upper Allen Police were also invited to attend the 11th annual Ice Cream Social event at the Winding Hills Pool and Clubhouse in conjunction with National Night Out.

The police department always looks forward for the opportunity to positively engage with the community.

Two Injured In Head-On Crash

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Operators:

Jessica J. Stepp, 32
York Haven, PA

Adam H. Felty, 18
Harrisburg, PA

On Monday, August 5, 2019 at approximately 8:35 AM Upper Allen Police were dispatched to a head-on crash with entrapment near the intersection of East Lisburn Road and Klinedinst Road. An investigation revealed that Jessica Stepp was illegally passing vehicles and driving into the oncoming travel lane. While attempting to illegally pass a vehicle while proceeding over a blind hill in the roadway, Stepp struck a truck that was being operated by Felty head-on. Felty was not severely injured. Stepp was temporarily trapped inside her vehicle but was safely removed by fire department personnel. Both operators were transported to the Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital for treatment.

Upper Allen Police were assisted on scene by the Upper Allen Fire Department, Lisburn Fire Department, Mechanicsburg Borough Police, Geisinger Holy Spirit EMS and Hampden Township EMS.

Lewisberry Woman Arrested for Drug Possession

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Arrested:
Mary-Carolyn Coleman, 52
700 block of East MT Airy Road
Dillsburg, PA 17019

Charges:
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On May 22, 2019 at about 6:15 PM, Upper Allen Police responded to a business located in the 2100 block of South Market Street to investigate a complaint involving Coleman. During this investigation, Coleman was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Charges were ultimately filed against Coleman for the incident. On August 5, 2019, a preliminary hearing was held and all charges were held for court.

Identity of suspect sought

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The Upper Allen Police are investigating an incident where the victim was scammed into sending numerous Walmart gift cards to someone in return for a large sum of cash that they never received. These cards were tracked and found to have been used all over the country. One of these transactions took place at a local Walmart in Mechanicsburg, Silver Spring Township, on July 5, 2019 at approximately 5:13 PM.

The male pictured below in the gray t-shirt was in possession of one of these gift cards. Anyone with information regarding this incident or who can identify this person 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.

Upper Allen Police Create Child IDs at Community Event

On Saturday, August 3, 2019, Upper Allen Police attended Zimmerman’s Automotive Annual Car Show. Police created Child IDs at the event which were enjoyed by many kids and their parents. Upper Allen Police were grateful for the invitation to attend the event and perform this valuable service for our community.