Juvenile Charged with Disseminating Obscene Materials to Minors


Juvenile, 14

Obscene and other sexual materials

On June 11, 2019 the Upper Allen Police were dispatched to a local school for a report of a juvenile student who showed obscene materials to minors. The investigation resulted in the filing of charges through the Cumberland County Juvenile Probation Department.

Upper Allen Man Arrested for Hidden Camera


Steven Thorne, 41
100 block Melbourne Lane
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Interception of electronic or oral communication
Possession of electronic interception devices

In May 2019, a resident of Upper Allen Township reported that they found a surveillance camera hidden in their residence. An investigation revealed that the camera was setup to monitor the victim’s actions by audio and video. Steven Thorne was identified as the person who installed the camera and had been monitoring the victim without their knowledge. Charges were filed and on July 25, 2019, Thorne turned himself in and is currently released on unsecured bail. The preliminary hearing is scheduled for August 26, 2019.

Harrisburg Man Arrested for Drug Offenses and Receiving Stolen Property


Felix E. Rivera-Bonilla, 27
1400 block State Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103

Receiving stolen property
Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia

On November 17, 2018 at approximately 10:30 pm Upper Allen Police initiated a traffic stop for a stolen license plate. During the investigation the operator, Rivera-Bonilla, was also found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The preliminary hearing for this incident was scheduled for July 22, 2019 and Rivera-Bonilla accepted a plea deal.

Single Vehicle Crash Injures Mechanicsburg Man


Thomas J. Connolly, 29
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

The Upper Allen Police responded to a single vehicle crash near the intersection of South Market Street and East Winding Hill Road on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 9:46 PM. The investigation of the crash determined that a Jeep operated by Connolly left the roadway crashing into the metal traffic light pole. The vehicle sustained disabling damage and was towed from the scene by Zimmerman’s Automotive. Connolly suffered severe injury as a result of the crash and was transported to Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital by EMS.

Upper Allen Police Attend Canines for K9s Event

On Wednesday, July 24, 2019, Upper Allen Police attended the Canines for K9s event held at Fields Family Dentistry. This event was a gathering that included local dog organizations and businesses as well as K9s and their Officer handlers from local Police Departments in Cumberland and Dauphin Counties.

Upper Allen Police are grateful for the opportunity to attend this event.