Dec 18

Lewisberry Man Arrested for Hit and Run Crash

December 18, 2015
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Arrested:
Austin Baker, 23
700 Block of Mount Airy Road
Lewisberry, PA

Charges:
Accidents Involving Damage to Attended Vehicle or Property
Duty to Give Information and Render Aid

On Sunday, August 30th, Upper Allen Police investigated a hit and run crash that occurred at approximately 4:22 PM at the Messiah College campus. During the initial incident a male was driving a truck that struck a vehicle that had two adults and two children inside. There were no injuries, but there was moderate damage to the car. The driver of the truck failed to stop and left the scene of the crash. The subsequent investigation led to the identification of Baker as being the driver of the truck that fled the scene. On December 17, 2015 a preliminary hearing was held and the charges were bound over to the Court of Common Pleas for prosecution.

Dec 17

Identity Sought of Cell Phone Theft Suspects

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On Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at approximately 1:30 PM Upper Allen Township Police received a report that an individual’s phone had been stolen from the Premium Food Mart located in the 800 block of W. Lisburn Road in Upper Allen Township. The above pictured females, whose identities are unknown, were witnessed on store surveillance stealing the same phone. The theft took place at 12:50 PM on Tuesday, December 15. Police are asking that anyone with information regarding the theft or the identities of the suspects to contact Upper Allen Police at 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: UpperAllenPolice.com.

Dec 16

Mechanicsburg Man Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge

December 16, 2015
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Arrested:
Jonathan Astacio, 23
5300 Block Oxford Circle
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charge:
Possession of Marijuana

On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, the Upper Allen Police conducted a traffic stop for an equipment violation on a vehicle operated by Astacio. During that traffic stop, the investigating officer detected the odor of marijuana coming from inside Astacio’s car. At the conclusion of the investigation, Astacio was arrested for possession of marijuana. On December 7, 2015, a preliminary hearing was scheduled and Astacio plead guilty to the charge before District Judge Mark Martin.

Dec 16

Harrisburg Woman Arrested for Marijuana Possession

December 16, 2015
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Arrested:
Christina D Foster, 20
400 Block Cumberland Court
Harrisburg, PA 17102

Charge:
Possession of Marijuana

On Saturday, August 15, 2015, Foster was riding as a passenger in a vehicle which was stopped for a traffic violation on US Route 15. During that traffic stop, the officer could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside the car. During the subsequent investigation, Foster was found to be in possession of marijuana. On December 7, 2015, a preliminary hearing was scheduled and Foster waived the charges to the Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas.

Dec 16

Harrisburg Man Arrested on Drug Charges

December 16, 2015
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Arrested:
Dayshawn M Carroll, 23
1400 Block Regina Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104

Charges:
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On Saturday, August 15, 2015, Carroll was riding as a passenger in a vehicle which was stopped for a traffic violation on US Route 15. During the stop, the officer could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside the car. During the subsequent investigation, Carroll was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. On December 7, 2015, a preliminary hearing was scheduled and Carroll waived the charges to the Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas.

Dec 16

Second Teen Charged in Underage Party

December 16, 2015
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Arrested:

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Bailey Morris, 18
1st Block of Winding Hill DR
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Furnishing Alcohol to Minors
Underage Drinking

On August 3, 2015 at about 11:30 PM, an underage drinking party was discovered by Upper Allen Police at a residence in the 1100 block of S. Market Street. A search warrant was served on the residence and alcohol related to underage drinking, marijuana and related paraphernalia, and other controlled substances were found inside. As a result of an investigation, Bailey Morris was charged with the above crimes and attended a preliminary hearing on December 16 at Magisterial District Judge Martin’s Office. The charges were bound over to the Court of Common Pleas in Carlisle for further proceedings.

Dec 14

Dover Man Arrested for DUI and Drug Charges

December 12, 2015
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Arrested:
Jacob B Enck, 22
100 block of Red Rock Ave
Dover, PA 17315

Charges:
DUI
Possession of Marijuana
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

On December 12, 2015 at approximately 12:45 am Upper Allen Police found an occupied vehicle in a Township Park after close. When contact was made with the occupants of the vehicle the driver, Jacob Enck, was found to be DUI and in possession of marijuana and multiple pieces of drug paraphernalia. Enck was then arrested and transported to Cumberland County Prison for processing. Charges will be handled via summons and a preliminary hearing will be held on a later date.

Dec 10

Police Investigate Overnight Residential Burglaries

December 10, 2015
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On Thursday, December 10, 2015 Upper Allen Police investigated three (3) residential burglaries in the Ashcombe Farms development area off of West Lisburn Road. During the overnight night hours of 12/09/15 into 12/10/15 someone entered unlocked occupied homes and took purses, cash, an iPad, a cellular phone and other items that were easy to carry. The homes were located on Lobach Drive, Cocklin Court and Shoff Court in the area of the orange arrows. The arrows do not indicate the precise location of the crimes, but rather the area of the street. The red arrow indicates the approximate location where some of the items the suspect(s) abandoned were located.

Police ask anyone with information to contact the Upper Allen Police Department at 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: UpperAllenPolice.com.

Police also remind residents to lock their cars and homes (especially overnight) to prevent similar type crimes. Some residents have also found it useful to install surveillance cameras which can be purchased at reasonable prices both locally and on the internet.

Dec 07

Excessive Speed Results in Crash

December 7, 2015
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Operator:
Quiana Henderson, 29
2600 Block of N 6th ST
Harrisburg PA 17110

On December 7 at 8:20 AM Upper Allen Police responded to a single vehicle crash on US Route 15 south near mile marker 36.0, just south of West Lisburn Road. On arrival, Henderson was found behind the wheel and unconscious. Witnesses reported seeing Henderson’s vehicle traveling at speeds near an estimated 100 mph just prior to the crash. While swerving through traffic at high speeds, Henderson lost control of her vehicle and ultimately slammed into the center jersey barrier median. Her vehicle then spun and came to rest on the right side of the roadway. Henderson was transported to Penn State Hershey Medical Center for treatment. Police were assisted on scene by the Upper Allen and Dillsburg Fire Departments, Lower Allen EMS, and Upper Allen Fire Police.

Nov 30

Upper Allen Police Speak to Driver Education Students

November 21, 2015

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On Saturday, November 21, 2015 Upper Allen Police were asked to be a guest speaker for a driver education class at Gananda High School. The students received tips on what to do if you are ever pulled over, the causes for common crashes and how to avoid them, and traffic safety points in general. The department was grateful for the opportunity to speak with young drivers about the dangers of distracted driving and driving under the influence.

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