Upper Allen Police Provide Information On Domestic Violence

On Monday, November 18, 2019, the Upper Allen Police were invited to attend the Upper Allen Women’s Club meeting to speak about domestic violence. Topics covered included domestic violence statistics for Upper Allen Township, Cumberland County domestic violence statistics, and personal experiences of police officers responding to and investigating domestic violence incidents. Additionally, the Upper Allen Township Police provided information to the attendees in regards to services that are available for victims of domestic violence. Our department was grateful for the opportunity to partner with the Upper Allen Women’s Club to provide this important information.

Dense Fog Contributes to Early Morning Crash on Route 15

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Involved:
Alyssa McCombs, 17
Carlisle, PA

Angela Wagner, 40
Hanover, PA

Ellen O’Connor, 59
Dillsburg, PA

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at approximately 7:45 am, the Upper Allen Police responded to a three-vehicle crash which occurred on US Route 15 north at mile marker 37.2. The investigation revealed that all three vehicles were traveling in the left lane of US Route 15 when traffic began to slow due to regular morning congestion. Partly due to the dense morning fog, McCombs did not see the slowing traffic and was unable to stop her vehicle in time. McCombs’ vehicle struck the rear end of Wagner’s vehicle, which then struck the rear end of O’Connor’s vehicle. McCombs and Wagner’s vehicles both needed to be towed from the scene due to the damage. McCombs and Wagner were both evaluated on scene by Geisinger Holy Spirit EMS for potential injuries and then transported to an area hospital for further evaluation. O’Connor was not injured. Police were assisted at the scene by the Upper Allen Fire Department and Geisinger Holy Spirit EMS. The Upper Allen Police would like to remind all motorists to remember to leave adequate stopping distance between themselves and the vehicle in front – especially during inclement weather.

Maryland Man Arrested for Forgery, Theft, and Drug Offenses

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Arrested:
Marvin D. Meton, 58
2100 block of Ashton Street
Baltimore, MD 21223

Charges:
Forgery
Theft by Deception
Bad Checks
Possession of a controlled substance
Possession of drug paraphernalia

On November 15, 2019, Upper Allen Police received a report of a forgery at a local bank. An investigation determined that Marvin Meton attempted to negotiate a counterfeit check. Meton was later located and arrested. He was also in possession of a controlled substance and related drug paraphernalia. Meton was transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing and arraignment. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date.

Lost Australian Cattle Dog in the Sleepy Hollow Farms Neighborhood

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**UPDATE-November 19, 2019-The dog has been found by the owner.**

On Friday, November 15, 2019 a dog was reported missing in the Sleepy Hollow Farms neighborhood. The above pictured dog, “Happy”, is a female Australian cattle dog, is micro-shipped and is wearing a pink collar with ID tags. She was last seen at approximately 3 PM in the area of Lavina Drive and Hilda Court. Anyone that comes into contact with the dog is asked to contact the Upper Allen Township Police Department at (717) 238-9676.

Police Investigating Assault in the Cumberland Pointe Neighborhood

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On November 13, 2019 at approximately 3:00 PM the Upper Allen Police were called to the 600 block of Cumberland Point Circle for the report of an assault. The victim was transported from the scene with non-life threatening injuries. This investigation is ongoing.

**11/15/2019 update: This incident was reported as involving a white male who attacked a female based on her country of origin. A police investigation determined that the incident did not take place as reported. This update is being provided to ensure the community that there is not a known active assailant targeting females as was reported initially. The investigation is ongoing.

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.