College Student Charged with Drug Offense

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Arrested:
Isaac Albrite, 21
200 Block of Valley Road
Mt. Gretna, PA 17064

Charge:
Possession of drug paraphernalia

On December 21, 2018 at approximately 12:05 PM Upper Allen Police were dispatched to a college dormitory for drug paraphernalia. Following an investigation, Albrite was determined to be the owner. On March 11, 2019, a preliminary hearing was held and the case was bound over to the Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas.

Upper Allen Man Charged for Open Lewdness

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Arrested:
Robert Beistline, 61
600 block of Geneva Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charge:
Open Lewdness

On January 8, 2019 at 8:23 AM Upper Allen Police were dispatched to the intersection of Allendale Road and Geneva Drive for a male who urinated on the sidewalk. Police responded to the area and located Beistline who matched the description of the suspect. Through an investigation, it was determined that Beistline was the individual who urinated on the sidewalk. On March 11, 2019, a preliminary hearing was held and the case was bound over to the Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas.

Harrisburg Man Arrested for Appliance Repair Scam

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Arrested:
Zahid Mehmood, 37
3100 block North 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Charges:
Theft by Deception

In September 2018, a resident of Upper Allen Township reported that a suspect visited her residence to fix a broken appliance. The suspect accepted down payment for parts and scheduled a time to complete the repair; however, the suspect never completed the repair or refunded the down payment to the victim. After reviewing bank records and other evidence, the suspect was identified as Zahid Mehmood and the company he was operating was called “Appliance Techno.” On March 11, 2019, Mehmood appeared for a preliminary hearing and plead guilty to theft by deception.

Camp Hill Woman Arrested for Theft

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Arrested:
Paige M Tippet, 25
2200 Block of Orchard Road
Camp Hill, PA 17011

Charges:
Theft by Unlawful Taking
Receiving Stolen Property

On February 23, 2019, Upper Allen Police were dispatched to a local business for a theft. Following an investigation, it was determined that Tippet stole cash out of her coworker’s purse. An arrest warrant was obtained for Tippet. On March 10, 2019 Tippet was arrested at her residence pursuant to the arrest warrant. Upper Allen Police were assisted on scene by Lower Allen Police. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Police Seek Information on Hit and Run Crash

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At approximately 4:05PM on Saturday, March 9, 2019, a maroon/burgundy Pontiac Aztek struck a sign at the intersection of Gettysburg Pike and Cumberland Parkway. The sign was damaged to the point of being completely knocked to the ground. The operator of the vehicle has not been identified and according to witnesses, fled the scene and drove south on US Route 15. The vehicle pictured is similar to that of the vehicle involved in this incident and would have been manufactured sometime between 2001 and 2005.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call 717-238-9676. An anonymous tip line is also available by calling or texting 717-850-UAPD (8273). Anonymous tips can also be submitted online by visiting: www.upperallenpolice.com.