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Ricardo L. Brown

On April 25th, at 518am, Swatara Police received a report of a vehicle travelling the wrong way on US 322 Paxton Street at Mushroom Hill Rd and the vehicle had just struck a guide rail. Officers arrived in the area at located the vehicle driving northbound on Mushroom Hill Rd with a flat tire that was shredded. The vehicle was stopped in the parking lot of Wendy’s restaurant on Grayson Rd. After an investigation on scene the driver Ricardo L Brown, b/m/26, Harrisburg, was arrested for Driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance and Driving on Divided Highways.

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On March 27th, 2015, at 427 am, Swatara Police were dispatched to the intersection of Yale Street and Cornell Court to investigate an automobile accident.  Officers conducted an investigation and arrested Kurt Hergenrother, w/m/21, Harrisburg, for Driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance.

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Yeimy Dejesus-Jimenez

On May 3rd Swatara Police were called to Wal-Mart, 6535 Grayson Rd, Hbg, for a report of a female who had stolen merchandise from the store. Upon arrival Officers determined that the suspect had stolen $463.94 worth of merchandise. Swatara Police arrested Yeimy DeJesus-Jimenez, h/f/29, Harrissburg, for Retail Theft, (M-1).

Shannon Faithe Marzari

On April 27th a Swatara Officer observed two person(s) acting suspiciously inside a vehicle on the parking lot of Hardees, 2203 Paxton Street. An investigation revealed both parties to be in Possession of Heroin and Drug Paraphernalia. Swatara Police arrested Shannon Marzari, w/f/23, Harrisburg, for Possession of a Controlled Substance (Heroin) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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Ricardo L. Brown

On April 25th, at 518am, Swatara Police received a report of a vehicle travelling the wrong way on US 322 Paxton Street at Mushroom Hill Rd and the vehicle had just struck a guide rail. Officers arrived in the area at located the vehicle driving northbound on Mushroom Hill Rd with a flat tire that was shredded. The vehicle was stopped in the parking lot of Wendy’s restaurant on Grayson Rd. After an investigation on scene the driver Ricardo L Brown, b/m/26, Harrisburg, was arrested for Driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance and Driving on Divided Highways.

On March 27th, 2015, at 427 am, Swatara Police were dispatched to the intersection of Yale Street and Cornell Court to investigate an automobile accident.  Officers conducted an investigation and arrested Kurt Hergenrother, w/m/21, Harrisburg, for Driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substance.

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Yeimy Dejesus-Jimenez

On May 3rd Swatara Police were called to Wal-Mart, 6535 Grayson Rd, Hbg, for a report of a female who had stolen merchandise from the store. Upon arrival Officers determined that the suspect had stolen $463.94 worth of merchandise. Swatara Police arrested Yeimy DeJesus-Jimenez, h/f/29, Harrissburg, for Retail Theft, (M-1).

Shannon Faithe Marzari

On April 27th a Swatara Officer observed two person(s) acting suspiciously inside a vehicle on the parking lot of Hardees, 2203 Paxton Street. An investigation revealed both parties to be in Possession of Heroin and Drug Paraphernalia. Swatara Police arrested Shannon Marzari, w/f/23, Harrisburg, for Possession of a Controlled Substance (Heroin) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Stephen G Hughes

On April 27th a Swatara Officer observed two person(s) acting suspiciously inside a vehicle on the parking lot of Hardees, 2203 Paxton Street. An investigation revealed both parties to be in Possession of Heroin and Drug Paraphernalia. Swatara Police arrested Stephen Hughes, w/m/31, Middletown, Pa and Shannon Marzari, w/f/23, Harrisburg, for Possession of a Controlled Substance (Heroin) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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Ismael Retamar

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Monday, May 4, 2015

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Phyllis Elliot

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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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Friday, April 24, 2015

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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.

On Thursday, October 23, 2014 at approximately 2 p.m. the Swatara Township Police Department received a report of a suspicious person on the Steelton Highspire School District Property along the 200 Block of Reynders Avenue. Based upon this report both the Elementary and High Schools were placed on a lock down status while the Swatara Township and Steelton Borough Officers secured the area and checked the property and buildings.

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25 August 2014

The name of the deceased child's name from the incident on Friday August 22, 2014 is Kaleesia Witman DOB: 12-2-2012 of 6871 Chambers Hill Road Harrisburg, PA 17111.

The Dauphin County Coroner's Office has determined the following:
Cause of death:Fresh water drowning 
Manner of Death:Accidental

On Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at approximately 1204 am, a house in the 400 block of Nyes Road in Swatara Township was struck by pellets from a shotgun.  Investigators from Swatara Township Police, Lower Paxton Township Police and the Pennsylvania State Police are cooperating in this investigation as similar incidents occurred in all jurisdictions.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Swatara Township Police at 717-564-2550 or the Dauphin County Communication Center at 717-558

UPDATE (6/4/2014):

The recovered body was positively identified as a 24-year-old Harrisburg resident who had jumped from the Walnut Street bridge this past Friday night.  The family has been notified.  Further investigation did not reveal any signs of foul play.  His name is not being released at this time.

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On Saturday, March 7, 2015 at approximately 1026 hours, a white male wearing hooded jacket entered the Mid Penn Bank at 4509 Derry Street, Swatara Township, Dauphin County Pennsylvania and demanded money from a teller.  The Suspect told the Victim to "give me all the money in your drawer" after which he left the bank with an undetermined amount of U.S. currency.

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UPDATE March 5, 2015: 

CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect in this robbery. 

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UPDATE:  SUSPECT IN CUSTODY.

Swatara Township Police is requesting the publics assistance with locating the whereabouts of Joe Lenn Smith. Smith is currently wanted for 2 Robberies which occured this month in the township. Smith is described as a 44 year old white male (5'11, 190 lbs., with blue eyes and brown hair). Any person knowing the location of Smith is asked to contact the Swatara Township Police Department through Dauphin County Communications at 717-558-6900.

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Swatara Police responded to the report of a Burglary at the South Philly Hoagie Shop, 3108 Park View Lane Harrisburg 17111, early in the morning on 2/13/2015.
A deliveryman arrived to find a window in the rear door smashed. Swatara Police arrived and cleared the building. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the business.

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Swatara Police were dispatched to the Sheetz Convenience Store at 6010 Derry Street, on 2/14/2015 at 0058 hours in reference to an armed Robbery. Store employees reported that at about 0053 hours a white male in his 40’s entered the store produced what appeared to be a black semi auto pistol and pointed it at the cashier. He demanded money from the cash register. The cashier gave the suspect an undetermined amount of cash. Security footage shows the suspect fleeing to a silver colored Sport Utility Vehicle in the parking lot and driving West on Derry St.

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