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On Tuesday February 18th the Harrisburg Police were dispatched to Wildwood Park for a report of a raccoon that attacked a male, causing minor injuries. The raccoon was located, and due to its unusual and aggressive behavior it was euthanized. The raccoon was taken to a state lab for testing, and did test positive for rabies.

Highspire Borough and the Highspire Borough Police Department, are excited to announce this year's National Night Out celebration, scheduled for Tuesday, October 6, 2020. NNO is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community.

Alyssa Terry was reported missing today, February 6th, from her residence in Harrisburg PA. Terry is 16 years old, is about 5ft 6in tall, and was last seen wearing a yellow fleece pullover with "Atlantic City" on the front of it (image attached is of her earlier today, February 6th). At this time it is believed that Terry may have ran away to the Carlisle area, or Montgomery County Maryland area. If her whereabouts are known please contact the Harrisburg Police at 717-558-6900, and ask to speak to a city detective. A tip can also be submitted through the CRIMEWATCH website.

As we enter tax season, you may encounter numerous types of SCAMS or attempted FRAUD. @PABankingAndSecurities provides a great brochure to help protect you and steps to take if you become a victim . https://www.dobs.pa.gov/Documents/Publications/Brochures/Scams%20Booklet.pdf

The items pictured here were found in a backpack along the walking path around Reservoir Park in Highspire. Several of the items found inside the backpack were identified as stolen property of residents from a string of Thefts from Autos that occurred in August of 2019. These Thefts from Autos took place in the Rosedale neighborhood and specifically in the 2000 block of  Market Street Extended in Lower Swatara Township. It is likely the backpack belonged to the suspect.

The Lower Swatara Township Police Department found a female Husky on January 2, 2020. The husky is describes as having black and white fur. The husky was found in the area of Lisa Lake Mobile Home Park. The husky has a black harness on and no chip. The husky was taken to the Harrisburg Humane Society on Grayson Rd.

NEW YEARS EVE ROAD CLOSURES IN DERRY TOWNSHIP

The following roads will be closed in Derry Twp. in preparation for and during the annual New Year’s Eve celebration.

Park Avenue (SR743) will be closed from 11:00AM on December 31st until 3:00AM January 1st from Chocolate Avenue (SR422) to Park Blvd.

As we begin to immerse ourselves in the holiday season of gift giving, one of the more popular ways of shopping is online shopping. With this method of shopping comes some risks especially as it pertains to the delivery of your purchase. With delivery of your goods coming by several parcel carriers, a sect of our population unfortunately eyes this as opportunity to commit theft. To reduce the probability of becoming a victim of theft

 

As the Holidays approach, the Lower Swatara Police Department and the United States Secret Service Electronic Crime Task Force would like to provide you with Holiday Online Shopping tips. Please review the attached flyer. Happy Holidays!

The Susquehanna Township Police Department participated in "No Shave November" and "Gnarly Nail November" to raise money for a charity.  Vickie's Angel Foundation was selected as the recipient of over $2,000 raised by officer donations in honor of retired Detective Michael Thornton. "Vickie's Angel Foundation helps families fighting cancer who have difficulties paying their bills during the challenging times of undergoing cancer treatments."

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