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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 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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On Friday, July 16 2021 at 10:09 a.m. Swatara Police were dispatched to the William Howard Day Cemetery at 801 Lincoln Street for the report of a suicidal person. Upon arrival on scene the officers found a 35 year old female threatening to shoot herself with a handgun. Despite the officers...

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UPDATE: Swatara Detectives located and apprehended Armonte Hamilton in Harrisburg City this afternoon. He is current being held at the Dauphin County Booking Center awaiting arraignment. On Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 6:18 a.m. the Swatara Police were dispatched to 209 N. 32nd Street for a person...

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On Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at approximately 9:51 p.m. the Swatara Township Police, Fire and EMS were dispatched to the Red Lion Hotel at 4751 Lindle Road for a reported drowning. Emergency personnel arrived on scene shortly after dispatch and found that an unconscious seven year old child had been...

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Swatara Township Police received a report of a vehicle break in along the 400 block of 3rd Street during the overnight hours of June 11th into June 12th 2021. A credit card was stolen during this time. On June 12, 2021 at about 8 PM this credit card was used at the Rite Aid in Steelton Borough. 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...