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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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Monday, May 16, 2016

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Charged with listed offense after a routine traffic stop for a traffic violation.

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Charged with listed offenses after he and Ralph Chase stole $250 worth of food from Weis Markets on 11/19/15. 

Charged with listed offenses after he stole $2,642.19 worth of food from Weis Markets on 11/17/15, and after he and Wendel Allen stole $250 worth of food from Weis Markets on 11/19/15. 

Charged with listed offense after concealing clothing in her purse at Target.

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Charged with listed offenses after stealing $561.13 worth of merchandise from Target on 4/13/16 and then attempting to return the stolen items to the same Target on 4/20/16.

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WARRANT OBTAINED

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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Monday, May 16, 2016

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Monday, May 9, 2016

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Monday, March 28, 2016

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On April 27th at 0213 hours, a Swatara Township Police Officer observed a vehicle traveling westbound on Derry Street at 40th Street. The vehicle was being driven in such a manner that led the officer to believe that the driver may be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. The officer followed the vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the 3300 block of Derry Street to investigate. The driver failed to yield to the officer and continued driving westbound on Derry Street.

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On 4-15-16 at approximately 0750 hours, an adult male in a white car stopped in the street to speak with two young girls who were walking to school at Steelton-Highspire High School. He asked the girls to pick a number between one and ten. One of the girls guessed a number, and he claimed that she "got it right," and tried to hand her a can of soda. She refused and the two girls continued to walk to school, where they reported the incident to school officials.

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On 3-5-16 at 1356 hours Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the Walmart located at 6535 Grayson Road in Harrisburg, PA for the second bomb threat in two days. A Walmart employee received an anonymous phone call that a bomb had been placed in the store. The location was successfully evacuated without incident. Officers from multiple law enforcement agencies responded to assist with specially trained canines.

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On 3-4-16 at 1403 hours Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the Walmart located at 6535 Grayson Road in Harrisburg, PA for a bomb threat. Dispatchers had received an anonymous phone call that a bomb had been placed in the store. The location was successfully evacuated without incident. Officers from multiple law enforcement agencies responded to assist with specially trained canines. The location was searched; no explosive devices were located.

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On January 27th at 1550 hours Swatara Township Police took a report from a resident in the 3100 block of Wayne Street. The resident indicated that a man came to her home and claimed to be from the water company. He said that he needed to check the water pipes in her home. She granted him access and he began to check her faucets, sinks, and washing machine. She accompanied him while he was in her home except for a few minutes. The man then left her home.

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5/16/16 UPDATE: ARREST MADE. SWATARA TOWNSHIP POLICE HAVE CHARGED ARCHIE LEE WRIGHT, A 56-YEAR-OLD HARRISBURG RESIDENT, WITH CRIMINAL HOMICIDE. A PRESS CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD ON 5/17/16 AT A TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED. WRIGHT WAS TAKEN INTO CUSTODY WITHOUT INCIDENT AND IS AWAITING A PRELIMINARY ARRAIGNMENT.  Booking Photo is attached.

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UPDATE: The suspect was further described as either a light-complected black male or a hispanic male, between 40 and 60 years old, thin build, salt & pepper hair, and short facial hair. He had been riding in the rear seat of the listed vehicle.

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UPDATE: Crime Stoppers is offering up to $2,000 for information leading to the arrest of the individuals involved in the below mentioned incidents.

Police are investigating two incidents which occurred at the Harrisburg Mall's Annual Spring Carnival on 5/7/16 just after 10 PM:

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  On Monday, March 28th, 2016 at 0954 am, Swatara Police were dispatched to Sheetz, located at 3695 Paxton Street, Hbg, for a report of two unidentified black males that were passing counterfeit $100.00 bills. The suspects left the store in a silver Nissan Altima, partial Maryland registration number 0794. Anyone with information on the identity of these individuals is asked to call Swatara Police at 717-564-2550 or leave a tip at www.SwataraPolice.org

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  On 4/22/16, at 4:49 pm, Swatara Officers were called to the Harrisburg Mall for a report of two females arguing over a parking space. Upon arrival Officers determined that the one female used pepper spray on the other and that the spray had also hit that woman's 5 year old son and 2 year old daughter. A summons of arrest was mailed to Debra James, B/F/58, Harrisburg, for 2 counts of Simple Assault.

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