Dog Reported Missing


A resident of Upper Allen Township has reported their dog is missing. The dog is a female black Great Dane mix named “Bailey.” Bailey is wearing a pink collar and was last seen this morning in the 800 block of South Market Street. She is friendly. Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Bailey is asked to call the Upper Allen Township Police at 717-238-9676.

Upper Allen Police Participate in Birthday Parade

On Friday May 29, 2020, the Upper Allen Police and Upper Allen Fire Departments participated in a birthday parade for Dakota, a Township resident.

Upper Allen Police were grateful for the opportunity to participate in helping Dakota celebrate his special day.

Afternoon Crash Injures One


Brianna Everett, 29
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

On Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 4:46 PM, Upper Allen Police were dispatched to a single vehicle crash on US Route 15 South in the area of West Lisburn Road. An investigation revealed that Everett lost control of her vehicle and struck the concrete median, resulting in disabling damage. Everett was injured during the crash and was transported to Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital for further evaluation. As a result of the crash, the left hand lane was closed for approximately thirty minutes. Upper Allen Police were assisted on the scene by the Upper Allen Fire Department and Geisinger Holy Spirit EMS.

New Fugitive Added to Most Wanted Page

The Upper Allen Police Most Wanted page has been updated with a new wanted person.

Visit and click on the link to “Most Wanted.” (Direct link:

An anonymous tip line is also available by calling or texting 717-850-UAPD (8273). Anonymous tips can also be submitted online by visiting:

Carlisle Man Arrested for Identity Theft


Chad Gsell, 43
500 block Pine Road
Carlisle, PA 17015

Identity Theft
Unlawful Use of Computer
Criminal Use Communication Facility

In May 2020, the Upper Allen Township Police received a report of identity theft. The victim stated that someone had created a fraudulent social media page using their name, photograph, business name, and other personal information. The suspect then made connections online with other social media users and one of those users informed the victim of the fraudulent account. An investigation determined that Chad Gsell had created, maintained and used the fraudulent social media account. An arrest warrant was obtained for Gsell, and he was taken into custody on May 28, 2020. Gsell was afforded a preliminary arraignment and was committed to the Cumberland County Prison on $450,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 1, 2020. Upper Allen Police were assisted in the apprehension by the Pennsylvania State Police.