Upper Allen Police Hires New Officer

Upper Allen Police announce the hiring of Caleb Puleo. Officer Puleo brings the complement of officers up to 22 sworn Police Officers. Officer Puleo has started his Field Training Program and we are looking forward to having him complement our professional staff. Officer Puleo was administered his oath of office by Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas Judge Christylee Peck on September 7, 2021.

Upper Allen Man Arrested for Simple Assault

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Arrested:
Joseph R. Leskovics, 51
900 block of Thornton Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Charges:
Simple Assault
Harassment

On September 3rd, 2021, Upper Allen Township Police were dispatched to a residence for the report of a domestic disturbance. While on scene, an investigation determined that Leskovics had assaulted the victim, causing bodily injury. Leskovics was taken into custody and transported to Cumberland County Booking for processing and arraignment. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Enola Woman Arrested for Drug Offenses

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Arrested:
Kristina Carpenter, 22
4000 block Laurel Valley Lane
Enola, PA 17025

Charges:
Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia

On Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at approximately 11:24 PM, a vehicle being driven by Kristina Carpenter was stopped for speeding. An investigation determined that Carpenter was in possession of THC concentrate, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Carpenter was placed under arrest and transported to Cumberland County Central Booking for processing. A preliminary hearing will be scheduled for a later date.

Evening Crash Injures Mechanicsburg Man

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On Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at approximately 5:30 PM, an Upper Allen Police Officer on patrol discovered a single vehicle crash in the 1200 block of East Lisburn Road. The investigation revealed the male operator suffered an unknown medical event which preceded the crash. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole. The male was transported to a local hospital for evaluation and treatment of injuries.

The Upper Allen Police were assisted at the crash scene by the Upper Allen Fire Department, Upper Allen Fire Police and Penn State Life Lion EMS.

Afternoon Crash Injures Two

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On Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at approximately 4:15 PM the Upper Allen Police responded to the intersection of South Market Street and Aspen Drive for a two vehicle crash which was blocking the roadway. The investigation revealed a driver pulled out from the stop sign on Aspen Drive onto South Market Street into the path of the other vehicle, which was traveling north on South Market Street. The crash caused severe damage to both vehicles and blocked the roadway for a short period of time. Both operators reported minor injuries, but refused transport by EMS.

The Upper Allen Police were assisted at the crash by the Upper Allen Fire Police, Upper Allen Fire Department, Penn State Health Life Lion EMS and Zimmerman’s Automotive.