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Thursday, August 20, 2015

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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.

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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.

On August 23rd, 2015, Swatara Township Police took a report in reference to a vehicle that was stolen from the Chestnut Pointe apartment complex located at 3655 Chambers Hill Road. The vehicle was returned to the owner the following day. Probable cause was developed to charge Jaquan Jones-Shank with the theft of the vehicle. He has since been charged, and a warrant exists for his arrest.

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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 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.

UPDATE: The person involved has been identified and is cooperating with police during this ongoing investigation. No charges have been filed at this time.

Swatara Township Police responded to the area of 10 Reading Street, Steelton PA, on 4/29/15 at 0725 hours for report of a suspicious male making verbal contact with two female 8th grade students on their way to school.

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On Tuesday August 25th, at 0537 a.m., Swatara Police responded to a robbery that occurred in the parking lot of Dunkin Donuts, 2820 Paxton Street. A female patron advised that she was approached by a Hispanic male in the parking lot who threatened her with a knife and stole her purse. The male is described as 5’6” tall, with short black hair, wearing a white t-shirt and blue jean shorts. The suspect fled westbound on Paxton Street in a light colored vehicle, no tag number given.

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UPDATE 7/15/2015:

On 7-8-15, Swatara Township Police arrested Adam Mendes, 27, of Harrisburg for this robbery AND the robbery that occurred at 6821 Paxton Street.

Further investigation revealed that Mendes was linked to another armed robbery that occurred on 5-27-15 at Gustoso Pizza in the 400 block of Eisenhower Boulevard. It is also possible that Mendes will be linked to several more robberies in Dauphin and Cumberland Counties.

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UPDATE 7/15/2015:

On 7-8-15, Swatara Township Police arrested Adam Mendes, 27, of Harrisburg for this robbery AND the robbery that occurred at 4701 Derry Street.

Further investigation revealed that Mendes was linked to another armed robbery that occurred on 5-27-15 at Gustoso Pizza in the 400 block of Eisenhower Boulevard. It is also possible that Mendes will be linked to several more robberies in Dauphin and Cumberland Counties.

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Swatara Township Police arrested Michael Pilsitz, a school teacher at Steelton Highspire High School on 7/1/15 regarding allegations that he attempted to solicit sexual contact from a minor on the internet and engaged in sexual contact with an 18 year old female in exchange for money. Pilsitz was charged with Unlawful Contact with a Minor, Corruption of a Minor, Promoting Prostitution of a Minor, Patronizing Prostitutes, and Criminal Solicitation of Patronizing Prostitutes.

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UPDATE: Clifford Thomas, Jr. turned himself into Police on Thursday, July 1, 2015. 


On June 15, 2015 around 7 p.m. the Swatara Township Police were dispatched to a stabbing at the Summit View Apartments in Swatara Township. The victim was stabbed three times in the upper torso with a knife.

Life Team EMS responded and transported the victim to the hospital. The suspect was identified as Clifford Thomas Jr. Thomas fled the scene on foot and was not located. 

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