Fatal Residential Fire Under Investigation

March 17, 2011

On March 17, 2011 at 5:20 PM Upper Allen Police responded to a residential fire with entrapment in the 300 block of Mt Allen Drive. When officers arrived on scene, the residence was fully engulfed by fire and smoke. Officers entered the house, but were forced out by smoke and fire prior to locating anyone inside. A single deceased victim was later located inside by Fire Department personnel after flames were extinguished enough for entry. The identity of the victim will be released when positive identification has been made by the Cumberland County Coroner’s Office. Edwin Osman, 69, of the same address was transported to Harrisburg Hospital for evaluation by EMS personnel. Upper Allen Fire Department was assisted at the scene by the following fire departments: Washington, Lower Allen, Citizens, New Kingston, Monroe, Dillsburg, Monaghan, New Cumberland Army Depot and East Pennsboro as well as West Shore EMS and Lower Allen EMS.. The investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.

Police Seek Identity of Retail Theft Suspects

March 8, 2011

On March 4, 2011 the Upper Allen Police were notified of a retail theft that occurred at the Giant grocery store at 255 Cumberland Parkway. At approximately 8:30 PM the same date, a white male and white female entered the store and stole food items totaling $49.61. The couple exited the Cumberland Parkway Plaza in what appeared to be a dark colored Pontiac Grand Am. Surveillance photos of the male and female are shown above. Anyone with information is urged to call the Upper Allen Police at 238-9676 or on our Anonymous Tip Line at 717-591-3790

New Fugitive Added to “Most Wanted” Page

March 3, 2011

Upper Allen’s Most Wanted page has been updated with a new warrant. Thank you to those who have assisted in bringing these fugitives to justice.

Visit upperallenpolice.com and click on the link to “Upper Allen’s Most Wanted” in the upper-right portion of the website.

Police Investigate Attempted Residential Buglary

February 26, 2011

On February 25, 2011 at approximately 9:12 AM, Upper Allen Police responded to a residence in the 500 block of Harvest Lane for a residential burglar alarm. An investigation found forced entry to a rear door and no one inside. Witnesses saw two possible suspects on foot in the area around the residence. They were described as black males, aged late teens or early 20’s, slender build, dark skinned one wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and the other had a plaid hooded sweatshirt. This incident is currently under investigation and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Upper Allen Police Department at 717-238-9676 or the anonymous tip line at 717-591-3790.

Upper Allen Police Join Facebook

February 16, 2011

In addition to Email Alerts, Tweets on Twitter and RSS Feeds, Upper Allen Police are pleased to announce a public Facebook Page. If you “Like” our Facebook page, you will be kept up-to-date with the latest website postings.