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Numerous unlocked vehicles were entered after midnight this morning.  Vehicles in the south end of the Township including Lakewood Hills Apartments, on Springtop Dr. and on Harvest Dr. were reported to have been entered. A resident in the 700 block of Harvest Dr. witnessed a thin Black/Male with an umbrella entering a vehicle in the driveway of his home and then walking north on Harvest Dr. trying door handles of vehicles.  Taken in the thefts were purses, change and a hunting knife.

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A resident in the 200 block of N. Arlington Ave. in the Brook Apartments awoke early Saturday morning, July 25th, at about 4:00 AM to find a stranger standing in the apartment using the victim's cell phone which was still plugged in to the charger.  The victim asked him what he was doing and the stranger replied that he was not from Harrisburg and was lost.  The stranger completed his call, later determined to be to a Philadelphia number, and was escorted out the front door by the victim.

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Karriem Jabrell Parker

On Friday, July 24th at about 7:05 PM, Lower Paxton Township Police arrested a Township man, Karriem Jabrell Parker, 20 years of age of the 4100 block of Fawn Dr., following a report of an incident involving people being menaced with a firearm in the 6400 block of Jonestown Rd.  Parker had been in a vehicle with other persons who became involved in an argument that apparently began on Twitter.  Seven victims were involved.  Parker had fled the area prior to police arrival but was arrested at his residence without incident.

A resident of the 900 block of King Russ Rd. in the Lakewood Hills apartments reported that someone entered her apartment between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM on Friday, July 24th. Reported stolen was a cell phone, several rings and a tennis bracelet for a total loss of over $5000.  

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An armed robbery of the Turkey-Hill, 707 N. Mountain Rd., in Lower Paxton Township occurred early this morning, July 24th, at about 2:41 AM.  A White/Male wearing a ski mask entered the store, pointed a firearm at the clerk and demanded money from the cash drawer.  After the clerk, who was alone in the store at the time, complied, the robber exited through the front doors and ran around back.  The subject is further described as being about 5'9" tall, thin to medium build, wearing a dark colored hooded jacket, blue jeans, black gloves and a dark colored mask.

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Karriem Jabrell Parker

On Friday, July 24th at about 7:05 PM, Lower Paxton Township Police arrested a Township man, Karriem Jabrell Parker, 20 years of age of the 4100 block of Fawn Dr., following a report of an incident involving people being menaced with a firearm in the 6400 block of Jonestown Rd.  Parker had been in a vehicle with other persons who became involved in an argument that apparently began on Twitter.  Seven victims were involved.  Parker had fled the area prior to police arrival but was arrested at his residence without incident.

On 7-16 -15 the Susquehanna Township Police Department investigated some locker thefts at the Golds Gym on Linglestown Road in Harrisburg. Three lockers had their locks cut and different locks were placed on them. Surveillance video shows a black male enter and he is seen leaving the gym a while later carrying a back pack in addition to the bag he entered with. That description was given to the Lower Paxton Police and possible suspects were seen at the Best Buy and then they went to the Home Depot on Route 22 where they purchased several high end items.

During the course of a two week period the Susquehanna Township investigated armed robberies at each of these locations:

- Kentucky Fried Chicken, 3800 block of Walnut Street

-Dominos Pizza, 2000 block of Linglestown Road

-Dairy Queen, 3800 block of Walnut Street

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

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Kurt B. Snyder

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On July 12th at about 0427 hours, Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the listed location for report of a naked male lying in the middle of the roadway. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male walking along the roadway. He was naked and bloodied. Officers made contact with the male and identified him as a local resident. They found that he might be experiencing some sort of medical emergency, or that he was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

On 6/5/15 at 1130pm, Steelton Police were called for a report of an assault. The suspect fled prior to police arrival. Steelton Police have an active arrest warrant for Derrick Straining Jr for charges of Simple Assault (Domestic Violence)

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On Wednesday, June 15, 2015 at approximately 2:20 pm  Swatara Twp.

In the early afternoon hours of June 13th, Swatara Township Police and other emergency personnel were dispatched to a residence on Oriole Court regarding the possible drowning of an 18-month-old child. Emergency treatment was provided on the scene and the child was taken to a local hospital for further medical care. At the time of this release, the child's condition is unknown. The names of those involved are not being released out of respect to the family during this difficult time.

Swatara Police are investigating a Burglary that occurred at the Sun Up Exxon located at 770 Eisenhower Boulevard, Harrisburg on May 25th at approximately 3:09 am. Officers were dispatched to an alarm and upon arrival discovered the front door had been damaged and the business had been entered. The suspect had left prior to police arrival. The suspect stole packs of Newport cigarettes.

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Numerous unlocked vehicles were entered after midnight this morning.  Vehicles in the south end of the Township including Lakewood Hills Apartments, on Springtop Dr. and on Harvest Dr. were reported to have been entered. A resident in the 700 block of Harvest Dr. witnessed a thin Black/Male with an umbrella entering a vehicle in the driveway of his home and then walking north on Harvest Dr. trying door handles of vehicles.  Taken in the thefts were purses, change and a hunting knife.

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A resident in the 200 block of N. Arlington Ave. in the Brook Apartments awoke early Saturday morning, July 25th, at about 4:00 AM to find a stranger standing in the apartment using the victim's cell phone which was still plugged in to the charger.  The victim asked him what he was doing and the stranger replied that he was not from Harrisburg and was lost.  The stranger completed his call, later determined to be to a Philadelphia number, and was escorted out the front door by the victim.

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A resident of the 900 block of King Russ Rd. in the Lakewood Hills apartments reported that someone entered her apartment between 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM on Friday, July 24th. Reported stolen was a cell phone, several rings and a tennis bracelet for a total loss of over $5000.  

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An armed robbery of the Turkey-Hill, 707 N. Mountain Rd., in Lower Paxton Township occurred early this morning, July 24th, at about 2:41 AM.  A White/Male wearing a ski mask entered the store, pointed a firearm at the clerk and demanded money from the cash drawer.  After the clerk, who was alone in the store at the time, complied, the robber exited through the front doors and ran around back.  The subject is further described as being about 5'9" tall, thin to medium build, wearing a dark colored hooded jacket, blue jeans, black gloves and a dark colored mask.

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The Susquehanna Township Police are investing a retail theft that occurred at the Family Dollar, in Dauphin Plaza, on July 16, 2015 at approximately 2 PM.  The three pictured individuals concealed multiple items in an attempt to steal them.  Upon questioning, by the store manager, one of the females then proceeded to threaten the store manager.  The Susquehanna Township Police are seeking the identity of one or more of the females.  Please contact Det.

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