Upper Allen Police Attend PTO Meeting

On November 4, 2019, members of the Upper Allen Township Police Department attended the Mechanicsburg Middle School PTO Meeting. Officers spoke with parents about vaping. The Department was grateful for the opportunity to meet with parents and staff to create a dialogue for positive influence in the community.

Upper Allen Man Arrested on Drug Charges and DUI

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Arrested:
Nathan Bowersox, 36
600 block of Geneva Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Possession of a controlled substance
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Driving under the influence of a controlled substance

On October 3, 2019 at approximately 2:11 AM Upper Allen Police made contact with Bowersox in the 600 block of Geneva Drive after witnessing some suspicious driving behavior. Following an investigation, Boxwersox was found to be in possession of crystal methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. Bowersox was arrested and transported to Cumberland County
Prison for processing. It was later determined that Bowersox was under the influence of methamphetamine and marijuana while he was driving. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Upper Allen Woman and Camp Hill Man Arrested on Drug Charges

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Arrested:
Lauren Brooks, 28
500 block of Geneva Drive
Mechanicsburg PA 17055

Arrested:
Peter Alexander, 31
First block of William Penn Drive
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Charges:
Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia

On August 19, 2019 at approximately 6:55 PM, Upper Allen Police were patrolling the 500 block of Geneva Drive when they encountered Alexander. Alexander was smoking marijuana near a playground in the area. After speaking with Alexander and Brooks, it was determined that Brooks possessed marijuana as well. Both were arrested and transported to Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Upper Allen Man Arrested on Drug Charges

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Arrested:
Apostolos Kouros, 20
1200 Block South York Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia

On July 16, 2019 at approximately 8:38 PM, Upper Allen Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on US Route 15 north near the Winding Hill Road exit. During the traffic stop, it was learned that Kouros was in possession of marijuana wax. Following a search of the vehicle, marijuana wax along with associated drug paraphernalia were found. Criminal charges were filed against Kouros. The preliminary hearing was held on October 21, 2019 and Kouros and the District Attorney’s office came to a plea agreement.

Harrisburg Man Arrested on Drug Charges

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Arrested:
Justin Bryant, 30
1800 block of Spencer Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104

Charges:
Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Driving with a DUI suspended license

On November 3, 2019 at approximately 4:35 PM, Upper Allen Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a vehicle code violation. During the traffic stop, it was learned that Bryant possessed marijuana inside his vehicle. After the marijuana was seized, Bryant was arrested and transported to Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.