New York Woman Arrested for Drug Offenses


Sidney A. Perks, 24
100 block of Lind Avenue
Mattydale, NY 13211

Possession of marijuana
Possession of drug paraphernalia

On May 11, 2022 at approximately 3:12 am a vehicle in which Sidney Perks was a passenger was stopped for a vehicle code violation. During the stop, Perks was found to be in possession of a marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Perks was arrested and transported to Cumberland County Central Booking for processing. A preliminary hearing will be held at a later date.

Upper Allen Police Need Assistance Identifying Dog Owner **UPDATED-Owner has been Identified**


***The owner of the German Shephard came forward in a timely manner and provided his information***

On May 9, 2022 Upper Allen Police received a report of a dog bite that occurred at the Mt. Allen Park located at 299 Berkshire Road. A person at the park was bitten by a white German Shepherd. The owner of the dog was described as a white male with brown facial hair and of average height. The owner did interact with the person that was bitten by his dog, but vaccination records for the dog are needed at this time.

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:

Philadelphia Man Arrested for Theft of a Motor Vehicle


Joel A. Cardona-Thompson, 37
2600 block of South 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148

Theft by unlawful taking
Conspiracy to commit Theft by unlawful taking
Conspiracy to commit Criminal Mischief

On Monday, May 2, 2022, at approximately 3:20 AM, Upper Allen Police were dispatched for suspicious activity at a business in the 1100 block of South York Street. An investigation determined that multiple suspects had cut a hole in a fence that led to the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The suspects then drove multiple stolen vehicles through the damaged fence and onto the westbound lanes of the Turnpike. After a pursuit with the Pennsylvania State Police, Cardona-Thompson was identified as the driver of one of the stolen vehicles. Cardona-Thompson was arrested by the Pennsylvania State Police and transported to Dauphin County Central Booking where he was additionally charged with the above offenses by Upper Allen Police. A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Thursday, May 26, 2022.

Harrisburg Man Arrested for PFA Violation


Chad Cornelius, 49
700 Block North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA, 17101

Violation of Protection from Abuse Order

On Monday, May 2nd, 2022, at approximately 8:17 PM, Upper Allen Police were dispatched to the 400 Block of Stonehedge Lane for the report of a domestic disturbance. An investigation determined that Chad Cornelius had fled the scene prior to police arriving. A Protection from Abuse (PFA) order prohibited Cornelius from being at the residence. Cornelius was located a short distance from the residence and taken into custody. Cornelius was transported to Cumberland County Central Booking for processing and arraignment. A hearing will be held at a later date.

Evening Crash Injures Motorcyclist


On Monday, May 2, 2022 at approximately 4:45 PM Upper Allen Police responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of West Lisburn Road and the on-ramp to US Route 15 South. The investigation determined that a vehicle attempting to turn left onto US Route 15 South failed to yield right of way to a motorcyclist traveling east on West Lisburn Road. The vehicle turned directly into the path of the motorcyclist who was injured in the crash. Upper Allen Police were assisted on scene by Upper Allen Fire Department, Upper Allen Fire Police, and Penn State Health EMS.