Upper Allen Man and Woman Arrested on Drug Charges


Edward Mullen-Oleary, 22
500 block of Wayne Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Bethany Keefer, 21
500 block of Wayne Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia

On December 28, 2019 at approximately 12:05 AM, Upper Allen Police were on patrol when they came across a vehicle occupied by Mullen-Oleary and Keefer. During the encounter, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were discovered. Both Mullen-Oleary and Keefer were arrested at the scene and transported to Cumberland County Central Booking. A preliminary hearing was held on July 13, 2020 and both parties pleaded guilty to drug offenses.

Chicago Woman Arrested for Stealing $290,000


Patti Green, 53
700 block North Larrabee Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Theft by Unlawful Taking
Identity Theft
Access Device Fraud

In October 2019 the Upper Allen Township Police Department received a report of suspicious purchases being made from an elderly victim’s bank account. The victim was not able to care for her own finances and had appointed Patti Green to be her power of attorney. The Upper Allen Township Police Department began an extensive investigation which led to the discovery of financial records showing the theft of money from the victim’s account. Over the course of several years, Green stole over $290,000 from the victim. An arrest warrant was obtained for Green and she was arrested in Chicago, Illinois by the Chicago Police Department. On July 10, 2020, Green was afforded a preliminary arraignment in Pennsylvania and was released on $70,000 unsecured bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for September 17, 2020.

Newville Man Charged With Drug Offense


Damien L. Wise, 20
1st Block of Mountain View Terrace
Newville, PA 17241

Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On Thursday, July 11, 2019, Upper Allen Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Cockleys Drive for a separate incident. Drug paraphernalia was found on scene and an investigation determined that the paraphernalia belonged to Damien Wise. Wise was subsequently charged with the above offense and a preliminary was held on June 29, 2020 where Wise pleaded guilty to Disorderly Conduct.

Three Injured in Evening Crash



Diyar Karim, 30
Camp Hill, PA

Deepa Radhakrishnan, 43
Mechanicsburg, PA

On July 5 at 6:31 PM, Upper Allen Police responded to a crash with injuries at the intersection of West Lisburn Road and US Route 15. An investigation revealed that Karim failed to yield the right of way to Radhakrishnan, causing a collision. Three people were transported to the hospital as a result. Police were assisted by Geisinger Holy Spirit EMS and the Upper Allen Fire Department.

Early Morning Hit-and-Run Crash Injures One


Elelona K. Hodge, 24
Dillsburg, PA 17019

On Sunday, July 5, 2020, at 2:23 AM, the Upper Allen Police were dispatched to a single vehicle hit-and-run crash on US Route 15 South in the area of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. When police arrived, they determined that the operator of the vehicle had fled the scene. With the assistance of the East Pennsboro Police Department, the operator of the vehicle was identified as Elelona Hodge. The investigation into the crash is still on-going.