Stolen vehicle pursuit in Lower Swatara leads to 5 arrests.

On 10/4/18 Lower Swatara Police were dispatched for an active vehicle theft in the first block of Lake Drive. Officers learned that a 2003 Dodge Ram was taken. Witnesses advised that 4 suspects were seen in the area just prior to the theft. Officers began to search the area and remained in the area looking. At 0214 hours, the vehicle was located by one of our officers. An attempt to stop the truck was unsuccessful and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit went through several jurisdictions and ended after a successful stop stick deployment by an assisting agency. 4 juveniles and 1 adult (Justin Landis) were taken into custody and charged. The 4 juveniles were detained and placed into custody by Probation. The adult was released on $5,000 unsecured bail. Multiple presumed stolen bikes were also recovered as a result of this investigation.

Incident Date: 
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 1:00am

Incident Type:

Case Number: 

18-0004509

Location: 

1st Block of Lake Drive
Middletown, PA 17057la