Dog Found Outside of Webercroft Development


** UPDATE: The dog and owner have been reunited.

On Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at approximately 2:30 AM, the above pictured dog was found outside of the Webercroft development on South Market Street. The dog is a smaller white and black dog with a red collar with blue paws on it. An owner was not able to be located at this time.

Anyone with information about the dog’s owner is asked to call Upper Allen Police at 717-238-9676.

Grantville Man Arrested for Firearm Charge


Walter Friedrich, 56
700 Block County Line Road
Grantville, PA 17028

Firearms not to be carried without a license

On Thursday, July 1, 2021, Upper Allen Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle operated by Walter Friedrich on US Route 15. During the traffic stop, Friedrich was found to be in possession of a firearm without a license. Friedrich was arrested and transported to Cumberland County Central Booking for processing and arraignment. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Upper Allen Man Arrested for Endangering the Welfare of a Child


John C. Beckey Jr., 37
400 block of Garden Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Endangering the Welfare of Children
Recklessly Endangering Another Person

On Monday, June 28, 2021 at approximately 4:27 PM, Upper Allen Police were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of Garden Drive. Upon arrival, police learned that during the dispute, John Beckey Jr. was holding a small child in his arms and stepped into the path of a moving vehicle to prevent the individual from driving away. This act endangered the safety of the child, but the child was not harmed.

A warrant was obtained for Beckey’s arrest and he was located at a motel in Hampden Township at approximately 11:55 PM. Beckey was arrested without incident and transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing and arraignment. Upper Allen Police were assisted by the Hampden Township Police Department in the service of the warrant. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Driver Injured in Afternoon Crash


On Friday, June 25, 2021 at approximately 2:10 PM the Upper Allen Police investigated a two vehicle crash at the intersection of South Market Street and Cumberland Parkway. Unit 1 entered the intersection traveling north on South Market Street. Unit 2 entered the intersection traveling east onto Cumberland Parkway. Each operator believed they were facing a green signal. The collision between the two vehicles resulted in substantial damage to both vehicles. A female operator reported minor injuries, but refused transport after being evaluated by EMS.

The Upper Allen Police were assisted at the scene by the Upper Allen Fire Department, Upper Allen Fire Police and Life Lion EMS.

North Carolina Man Arrested for Drug Offenses


Caleb M. Trueblood, 20
1500 block Ocean Highway South
Edenton, NC 27932

Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Underage possession of alcohol

On June 26, 2021 at approximately 12:21 am a vehicle being operated by Caleb Trueblood was stopped for speeding. During the stop Trueblood was determined to be in possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and alcohol. He was then arrested and transported to Cumberland County Central Booking for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.