Harrisburg Woman Arrested for Retail Theft


Lauren Grohosky, 34
2300 block Forest Hills Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17112

Retail Theft (Felony)

In October of 2022, Upper Allen Police investigated a retail theft from a business. An investigation identified Lauren Grohosky as the suspect and an arrest warrant was obtained. The arrest warrant was served on Grohosky and she appeared at a preliminary hearing on Thursday, February 29, 2024, where the charge was waived for court.

Harrisburg Man Arrested For Robbery


Terrel Marck Simmons, 24
1800 block of Holly Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104

Robbery – Inflicting Bodily Injury
Robbery – Threatening Immediate Serious Bodily Injury
Robbery – Taking Property With Force
Conspiracy – Robbery
Conspiracy – Burglary w/ Person Present and Causing Bodily Injury
Theft by Unlawful Taking
Conspiracy – Theft by Unlawful Taking
Unlawful Restraint
Conspiracy – Unlawful Restraint
Simple Assault
Conspiracy – Simple Assault
Cruelty to Animals

On Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at approximately 2:00 PM, Upper Allen Township Police were dispatched to a residence in the 1000 block of Lancaster Boulevard for a home invasion robbery in which the victim was assaulted and threatened with a firearm. (Link to previous press release: https://upperallenpolice.com/wp/2024/01/31/armed-robbery-in-sunguild-condominium-complex/) The suspects fled prior to police arrival. An investigation ensued and Terrel Simmons was identified as one of the involved suspects. On March 1, 2024, Simmons was taken into custody Harrisburg and is currently incarcerated. A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for a later date.

Lancaster Man Arrested For Theft


Tyjoun Romero, 26
400 block E. King St
Lancaster, PA 17602

Retail Theft
Receiving Stolen Property

In September 2023, Upper Allen Police took a report of a theft of power equipment from a local business. An investigation revealed that Tyjoun Romero was involved in a theft of tools valued at $8,056. An arrest warrant was issued for Romero who was taken into custody in January 2024. On February 29, 2024, a preliminary hearing was held and Romero plead guilty to a lesser offense.

New Fugitive Added to Most Wanted Page

A new wanted person has been added to the Upper Allen Police Most Wanted page. Visit upperallenpolice.com and select “Most Wanted.” An anonymous tip line is available by calling or texting 717-850-UAPD (8273). Anonymous tips can also be submitted online by visiting: https://upperallenpolice.com.

Police Seek Assistance with Hit-And-Run Crash


On Sunday, February 25, 2024, at approximately 12:15 AM, the Upper Allen Police responded to US Route 15 northbound near the PA Turnpike for the report of a hit-and-run crash. The investigation revealed that an unknown vehicle rear-ended the above pictured vehicle, which was traveling north in the right-most lane of US Route 15. The striking vehicle fled the scene, and the victim was unable to provide a description. Evidence at the scene indicates the striking vehicle may be a large SUV or truck. The striking vehicle will likely have moderate damage to the right-front side of the vehicle and possibly the left front corner as well.

Police are seeking assistance in identifying the striking vehicle and the driver. The Upper Allen Township Police Department can be reached at 717-795-2445. 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