Feb 06 2015

Police Warn Residents of IRS Scam

February 6, 2015

Now that tax season is here, there has been an increase in calls regarding IRS scams. Although this is nothing new, Upper Allen Police have recently received multiple reports from township residents about an IRS telephone scam. Most have received an automated telephone call from someone that is claiming to be an agent of the IRS stating that they are subject to a law suit over unpaid taxes and requests a return telephone call. When the call is returned a male with foreign accent requests personal information. Residents are warned not to provide any personal information over the the telephone.

Note that the IRS will never:
1) call to demand immediate payment, nor will the agency call about taxes owed without first having mailed you a bill;
2) demand that you pay taxes without giving you the opportunity to question or appeal the amount they say you owe;
3) require you to use a specific payment method for your taxes, such as a prepaid debit card;
4) ask for credit or debit card numbers over the phone; or
5) threaten to bring in local police or other law-enforcement groups to have you arrested for not paying.

If you receive one of these calls and have the originating number or a call back number, the IRS requests you report it to the IRS Internal Inspection at 800-366-4484.

Click here for the IRS News Release

Feb 05 2015

Juvenile Struck by a Vehicle

February 4, 2015
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Operator:
Carol Khalili, 69
1100 block of Apple Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Pedestrian:
Juvenile, 16
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

On February 4, 2015 at 6:47 PM Upper Allen Police were dispatched to the 100 Block of Cockleys Drive for a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle. Khalili was driving north on Cockleys Drive after sunset and struck a juvenile male who was wearing dark clothing and riding a skateboard on the road. Khalili, who was wearing a seat belt, was not injured. The juvenile male was injured and was transported to Hershey Medical Center.

Police are still investigating the accident. Anyone with information is asked 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: www.upperallenpolice.com

Feb 04 2015

Residence Burglarized and Copper Pipes Stolen

February 2, 2015
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Sometime in the past two months an unknown person entered a residence in the 1st block of E. Winding Hill Road in Upper Allen Township and removed the copper plumbing. Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident 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: www.upperallenpolice.com.

Jan 22 2015

Three Vehicle Crash Injures One Driver

January 22, 2015
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Operators:

Lynda Hambright, 45
2100 block of Canterbury Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA

Sara Jones, 19
500 block of Appalachian Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA

Michelle Schulze, 18
100 block of Sholly Drive
Mechanicsburg, PA

On January 21, 2015 at 11:57 a.m., Upper Allen Police were dispatched to the US Route 15 south Bowmansdale off-ramp for a report for a vehicle crash. Officers arrived on-scene and identified the operators as Hambright, Jones, and Schulze. An investigation determined that Schulze was attempting to stop in traffic and slid on the snow covered roadway and rear ended Jones’ vehicle. Jones’ vehicle then rear ended Hambright.

Jones sustained minor injury and was transported to Harrisburg Hospital from the scene by Hampden Township EMS.

Jan 14 2015

Attempted Burglary on Cockleys Drive

January 14, 2015
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Sometime between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM on January 4, 2015, an unknown person attempted to force entry into the rear of a home in the 300 block of Cockleys Drive. The suspect was not able to gain entry into the residence. Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident 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: www.upperallenpolice.com.