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On March 12, 2021 a tool box with tools was found in the 4000 block of Chambers Hill Road and brought to the Swatara Police for safekeeping and return to owner. If you are the person who lost this property please contact Det. James Moyer at the Swatara Township Police Department at 717-564-2550 or...
UPDATED 06/09/2021 The Swatara Police have charged twenty one year old Mykel Eugene George with Aggravated Assault and Recklessly Endangering Another Person in connection with this shooting. This investigation determined that Mykel George and a customer were engaged in a verbal altercation inside...
On April 27, 2021 at about 3:00 PM, a hit-and-run crash was reported to Swatara Township Police that had occurred at the intersection of Paxton Street and Sycamore Street. Video from the involved CAT bus showed a collision with a sedan that appeared to be green in color. The female driver of the...

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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...
On 4/22/21, Glenn Spring was arrested for Retail Theft. He failed to pay for merchandise from Sheetz.

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On 4/22/21, James Carney was arrested for an Accident Involving Damage to Attended Vehicle, Duty to Give Information and Render Aid, Driving While Operating Privileges were Suspended, and other traffic related violations. Carney was driving with a suspended license, struck another vehicle, and left...
On 4/21/21, Angel Correa was arrested for Retail Theft. He failed to pay for $177.73 worth of merchandise from Walmart.

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On 4/20/21, Howard Johnson, Jr was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and other traffic related violations.
On 4/19/21, Alazay Perry was arrested for Driving Under the Influence and another traffic related violation.
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...
Real Estate Rental Scam Alert The Swatara Township Police have received several reports of internet based scams in which the Victim's believed they were renting houses that were listed by legitimate real estate agents and electronically transferred funds to overseas entities. In these scams the...

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Distraction Burglary Warning: There have been several incidents in the area in which a male and female pose as home improvement contractors, distract the homeowners and burglarize the residence. They may represent themselves as handymen, roofers, utility workers or driveway repair persons and are...

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Update: Twenty nine year old Heather Torres died last evening as a result of injuries she sustained in this accident. The Dauphin County Coroner has ruled that this death was accidental and caused by fresh water drowning. The Swatara Township Police Department extends our sincerest condolences to...
On Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at approximately 4:10 p.m. the Swatara Township Fire / Rescue Services were dispatched to the wooded area to the rear of the UPS facility at 1821 S. 19th Street for a wildland fire. Upon arrival the firefighters found and extinguished several fires burning within this...

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On Thursday, April 2, 2020 at approximately 10:39 p.m. the Swatara Police were dispatched to the Turkey Hill store at 2885 Paxton Street for a reported shots fired incident. Upon arrival and investigation officers found that twenty three year old Trevor Bolden had fired two shots from a handgun...

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On the evening of March 1st 2020 Swatara Township Police responded to the 3400 block of Sharon Street for a reported stabbing. Upon arrival, officers learned that two young men, ages 17 and 18, had been fighting with each other. This led to the 17-year-old allegedly stabbing the 18-year-old. The...

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On March 12, 2021 a tool box with tools was found in the 4000 block of Chambers Hill Road and brought to the Swatara Police for safekeeping and return to owner. If you are the person who lost this property please contact Det. James Moyer at the Swatara Township Police Department at 717-564-2550 or...
UPDATED 06/09/2021 The Swatara Police have charged twenty one year old Mykel Eugene George with Aggravated Assault and Recklessly Endangering Another Person in connection with this shooting. This investigation determined that Mykel George and a customer were engaged in a verbal altercation inside...
On April 27, 2021 at about 3:00 PM, a hit-and-run crash was reported to Swatara Township Police that had occurred at the intersection of Paxton Street and Sycamore Street. Video from the involved CAT bus showed a collision with a sedan that appeared to be green in color. The female driver of the...

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On May 14, 2021 at 11:59 pm Swatara Township Police were dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of Mohn Street for a report of a domestic incident. Upon arrival responding Officers did not receive an answer at the door and forced entry into the residence. Upon entering Officers immediately...

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On Friday, May 14, 2021 at approximately 07:54 AM the Swatara Township Police responded to the Francis L Cadden Parkway near the Rutherford Street for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival Officers were not able to locate any victims or eye witnesses to this incident. Swatara Police is requesting...

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The Swatara Township Police is requesting the public's assistance with identifying the operator of the dirt bike in the attached photo. This individual drove this un-registered dirt bike in the 100 block of North 32nd Street on April 10th just prior to 2 PM. If you can assist with the...

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UPDATE 4-23-2021 Investigation into this death by the Swatara Township Police Department and the Dauphin County Coroner's Office determined the death to be accidental. There was no foul play discovered and there is no danger to the public. The identity of the male has not been released as Officials...

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On Sunday, April 18, 2021 at about 1530 hours, a large group of dirt bikes and ATVs traveled east bound on Derry Street through Paxtang Borough and Swatara Township. When an Officer attempted to intervene with the group, they refused to stop and continued on Derry Street. This large group exited...

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On April 10, 2021 just prior to 2 PM, Swatara Township Police received a report of a male operating a dirt bike in the 100 block of North 32 Street. Officers responded to the area and located the dirt bike traveling along Derry and 29th Streets. An attempt was made to stop this individual, however...

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On April 08, 2021 at approximately 1700 hours, a Swatara Township Police Officer was conducting stationary patrol along the 3800 block of Derry Street. During this time he observed several ATVs and a dirt bike riding east bound on Derry Street. These individuals failed to stop for Police and fled...

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