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.