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A residential burglary in the 900 block of Galion St. was reported yesterday evening.  The residents reported that someone had entered their residence between 6:00 AM and 9:00 PM, August 31st, and had stolen a video game system.  Nothing else appeared to have been tampered with.  

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Police are investigating a reported apartment burglary in the 4000 block of Nancy Dr.  The resident left his apartment on Sunday, August 30th, at about noon and returned yesterday, August 31st, at about 1:30 PM to find that someone had entered his unlocked apartment and had ransacked and damaged things throughout his entire residence.  A small amount of cash was taken.

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Swatara Police are asking for help from the public in investigating the burglaries of six cabins located on Hoak Island in the Susquehanna River, Swatara Twp. The unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the cabins and removed a wide variety of items to include electronics, food, beer and a shotgun and a machete. It is believed a boat was used due to the large amount and types of items taken. Anyone with information on these crimes are asked to call Detective Moyer, Swatara Township Police at 717-564-2550 or leave a tip at www.SwataraPolice.org. 

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Lower Paxton Township Police have charged a Lower Swatara Township man, Derrick Frankie Brunson 43 years of age of Georgetown Rd., Middletown, PA, with Theft by Deception, a Felony, for scamming a Township woman out of over $4500.  It is alleged that Brunson, who for this scam was going by the name Onyae Brown, met the victim on ourtime.com and agreed to marry her in Atlantic City.  The victim made numerous payments to Brunson for what she thought was the wedding and the reception.  However, the wedding did not happen, the victim is out the money and Brunson is already m

Lower Paxton Twp. Police are investigating the armed robbery of a York cab driver that occurred early this morning, August 29th.  A York cab picked up a fare in the City of York at about 4:15 AM this morning who was requesting a ride to Harrisburg.  Once in the area, the fare gave the driver directions to the Quail Run Apartments.  Upon arrival, the fare pointed a handgun at the head of the driver and demanded his cash, cell phone and jewelry.  When the driver complied, the fare then exited the cab but the driver did not see where he went.

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Derrick Frankie Brunson Booking Photo

Lower Paxton Township Police have charged a Lower Swatara Township man, Derrick Frankie Brunson 43 years of age of Georgetown Rd., Middletown, PA, with Theft by Deception, a Felony, for scamming a Township woman out of over $4500.  It is alleged that Brunson, who for this scam was going by the name Onyae Brown, met the victim on ourtime.com and agreed to marry her in Atlantic City.  The victim made numerous payments to Brunson for what she thought was the wedding and the reception.  However, the wedding did not happen, the victim is out the money and Brunson is already m

On August 25th, 2015, at 1458 hours Swatara Township Police were called to the Sheraton hotel located at 4650 Lindle Road. The Front Desk Supervisor at that location suspected that two individuls who were staying at the hotel had reserved their room with stolen credit card information from a victim in South Carolina. Police arrived at the scene and confirmed with Mastercard that neither of the individuals who were staying in the hotel room were authorized users of the victim's credit card information.

On August 25th, 2015, at 1458 hours Swatara Township Police were called to the Sheraton hotel located at 4650 Lindle Road. The Front Desk Supervisor at that location suspected that two individuls who were staying at the hotel had reserved their room with stolen credit card information from a victim in South Carolina. Police arrived at the scene and confirmed with Mastercard that neither of the individuals who were staying in the hotel room were authorized users of the victim's credit card information.

On May 29th, 2015, at 1630 hours Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the 900 block of Eisenhower Boulevard to meet with a female complainant about a road rage incident. The officer learned that the complainant was sitting in a line of traffic on southbound Eisenhower Boulevard when a car exited the McDonald's driveway and almost struck her car. She blew her horn and watched as the other car stopped in the center turn lane. The male driver exited the car and approached the complainant at her driver-side window.

On August 15th, 2015, at 1410 hours, Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the Harrisburg Mall to take a report in reference to an attempted Retail theft. Upon arrival, the officer learned that Isiah Quero-Mejia was seen removing clothing from display racks inside of Macy's. When he saw a loss prevention officer watching him, he dropped the clothing on the floor and walked out of Macy's into the mall. The loss prevention officer notified Mall Security who then spoke with Quero-Mejia in the mall.

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John E. Madigan

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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Shawn Jones Jr.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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On 7/31/15 at 1342 hrs., the Harrisburg Police responded to the 1200 block of Cumberland Street for an assault on a US Postal Service Mail Carrier . They met with the victim who indicated that he was walking east on Herr Street when he realized that a package was missing. He back tracked and...

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Monday, August 17, 2015

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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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A residential burglary in the 900 block of Galion St. was reported yesterday evening.  The residents reported that someone had entered their residence between 6:00 AM and 9:00 PM, August 31st, and had stolen a video game system.  Nothing else appeared to have been tampered with.  

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Police are investigating a reported apartment burglary in the 4000 block of Nancy Dr.  The resident left his apartment on Sunday, August 30th, at about noon and returned yesterday, August 31st, at about 1:30 PM to find that someone had entered his unlocked apartment and had ransacked and damaged things throughout his entire residence.  A small amount of cash was taken.

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Swatara Police are asking for help from the public in investigating the burglaries of six cabins located on Hoak Island in the Susquehanna River, Swatara Twp. The unknown suspect(s) forced entry into the cabins and removed a wide variety of items to include electronics, food, beer and a shotgun and a machete. It is believed a boat was used due to the large amount and types of items taken. Anyone with information on these crimes are asked to call Detective Moyer, Swatara Township Police at 717-564-2550 or leave a tip at www.SwataraPolice.org. 

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Lower Paxton Twp. Police are investigating the armed robbery of a York cab driver that occurred early this morning, August 29th.  A York cab picked up a fare in the City of York at about 4:15 AM this morning who was requesting a ride to Harrisburg.  Once in the area, the fare gave the driver directions to the Quail Run Apartments.  Upon arrival, the fare pointed a handgun at the head of the driver and demanded his cash, cell phone and jewelry.  When the driver complied, the fare then exited the cab but the driver did not see where he went.

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The residents of an apartment in the first block of Ringneck Dr. in the Village of Laurel Ridge apartments reports that someone entered his apartment and stole a video game system and a video game.  The crime happened yesterday, August 27th, between 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM.

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