Upper Allen Man Arrested on Drug Charges

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Arrested:
Carlos Muentes, 24
500 block of Geneva Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Possession of a small amount of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia

On October 23, 2018, at approximately 11:52 PM, an Upper Allen Police Officer on patrol detected the odor of marijuana coming from a parked vehicle in the Geneva Greens apartment complex. Through the investigation, the owner of the vehicle was found. During a search of the vehicle, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were found. It was determined that Muentes was the owner of the drugs and drug paraphernalia. Muentes was arrested and taken to Cumberland County Prison for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date at MDJ Mark Martin’s office.

Upper Allen Police To Participate in Operation Safe Stop

On October 24, 2018, the Upper Allen Township Police Department, in coordination with the Mechanicsburg School District, will participate in Operation Safe Stop.

Operation Safe Stop is a proactive approach to educate the motoring public that passing a stopped school bus, when children are loading or unloading, is both dangerous and illegal. The intent is to raise public awareness about the potential consequences and reduce the occurrence of illegal school bus passes.

Officers will be on patrol checking designated routes and bus stops where high frequencies of school bus violations occur.

A violation of Meeting or Overtaking a School Bus carries a fine of $250, a 60 day suspension of a person’s operating privilege, and five points on a person’s record.

Harrisburg Woman Arrested for Drug Offenses

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Arrested:
Tynisha D. Enaire, 29
700 block of South 21st Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104

Charges:
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Driving while Suspended
Driving without Insurance
Driving with Expired Registration

On Friday, October 19, 2018 at 6:40 PM, Upper Allen Police stopped Enaire’s vehicle for a traffic violation on US Route 15 near the PA Turnpike. An investigation revealed that Enaire had an active arrest warrant and was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Enaire was subsequently arrested and transported to Dauphin County Booking Center on the arrest warrant. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date.

Officers To Conduct Candy Patrols On Trick-or-Treat Night

On Thursday October 25, 2018, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Upper Allen Police Officers will be patrolling the streets and handing out candy to trick-or-treaters. Be sure to look for Officers driving marked patrol vehicles in the neighborhoods in the Township.

The main objective of the Police Department on this evening will be to make sure that everyone is safe and has fun. Some safety tips include:

-Always use a crosswalk to cross the street
-Travel together in a “buddy system” and not alone
-Wear light colored or reflective clothing so you can be seen or carry a flashlight
-Only approach houses with lights on and NEVER go inside a stranger’s home
-Make sure someone in your group has a cell phone in case of an emergency
-Always check candy before eating it

Cell Phone Stolen at Mechanicsburg Middle School

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On Tuesday, October 17, 2018 the Upper Allen Police were made aware of the theft of an Apple iPhone from the Mechanicsburg Middle School on Monday, October 16, 2018. The stolen cell phone was a space gray 64 gigabyte Apple iPhone SE (IMEI: 089493171900563088), contained in a red case. 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.