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UPDATE - Missing Juvenile located. On January 20, 2022, J.T. has been located and is safe. Swatara Township Police are requesting the publics assistance with locating a juvenile. On January 19, 2022, the family of 13-year-old J.T. reported him as a runaway. Investigation led to multiple sightings...

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On 4/26/21, Richard Szekeres was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, Accidents Involving Damage to Property, and another traffic violation. He was Driving Under the Influence and struck a pedestrian sign in the middle of the roadway.
On 4/26/21, Cyrus Spencer was arrested for Terroristic Threats and Recklessly Endangering Another. He drove his vehicle with another hanging onto the hood. He drove in a manner to try and dislodge the person while verbally threatening the other person.
On 4/26/21, Sherry Pickel was arrested for Theft of Lost / Mislaid Property. Pickel took a $20 bill left behind at a Walmart self check out and failed to return it when confronted.
On 4/27/21, Alfonso Torres was arrested for Retail Theft. He failed to pay for $709.96 worth of merchandise from Sally Beauty Supply.

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On 4/22/21, Shavetta Ramsey was arrested for Failing to Report an Accident to the Police, Driving While Operating Privilege was Suspended, Careless Driving, False Report to Law Enforcement, and other traffic related violations. She allegedly crashed her vehicle, abandoned her vehicle, and attempted...
*****UPDATE: The investigation continued throughout the night. Additional information was gathered which indicated that this was an isolated incident as opposed to a random act. The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is urged to contact the...

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On May 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM Swatara Township Police were dispatched to 675 Mohn Street for a report of an unknown problem. Officers arrived at the residence at 12:08 AM and received no answer at the door. Officers were able to hear a baby crying inside and forced entry upon determining that...

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The Swatara Police remind everyone not to let your vehicles running unattended while warming up on cold mornings. Several vehicles left unattended were stolen this morning in Swatara Township and surrounding jurisdictions. Please report any suspicious activity or persons in your neighborhoods to...

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On Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at approximately 12:00 p.m. a person walking on the Greenbelt in the area between Paxtang and Penbrook Boroughs observed a white male who was wearing brown pants and a hooded jacket engaging in suspicious and lewd conduct. The male did not attempt to make contact with...

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Over the weekend of August 14th and 15th the Swatara Township Police participated in Operation Nighthawk targeting DUI and unsafe driving throughout the greater Harrisburg area. This enforcement operation was organized and coordinated by the Pennsylvania State Police and comprised of Troopers and...
UPDATE - Missing Juvenile located. On January 20, 2022, J.T. has been located and is safe. Swatara Township Police are requesting the publics assistance with locating a juvenile. On January 19, 2022, the family of 13-year-old J.T. reported him as a runaway. Investigation led to multiple sightings...

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The Swatara Township Police became aware of a story that ran on a local news channel reporting an alleged assault that occurred at the Roadhouse Café Bar and Grill in the 1000 block of Eisenhower Boulevard during the overnight hours of Friday, November 5 th into Saturday, November 6 th . As of this...

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On Saturday, September 11, 2021 at approximately 11:32 p.m., a white male wearing a mask, hoodie and gloves robbed the 7-11 store clerk at knifepoint after which he left the store with cash from the register. Working with Detectives from the Harrisburg Bureau of Police, Swatara Detectives were able...
INVESTIGATION UPDATE - CHARGES FILED Swatara Police have filed the following charges against 32 year old Maurice Shardel SELLERS in regards to this incident; Criminal Attempt - Rape Forcible Compulsion, Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon, Indecent Assault by Forcible Compulsion, Terroristic...

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On Saturday, August 14, 2021 at 12:40 a.m. the Swatara Township Police Department responded to the Rutters at 8210 Derry Street for a report of a person who had been shot. Upon arrival, Officers located the individual who had been shot. Life Team EMS responded, treated this individual and...

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