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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 4/1/21, Andrea Hosage was arrested for Criminal Mischief. She was accused of causing $3,887.66 in damage to another's vehicle.
On 4/1/21, Stephen Sorrentio was charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking. He was accused of taking $305.00 for another.
On 3/31/21, Kenneth Matthews was arrested for Retail Theft. He failed to pay for $171.21 worth of merchandise from Target on 2/21/21 and $32.55 worth of merchandise on 2/12/21.

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On 3/31/21, Shamondray Chavis was arrested for Theft by Unlawful Taking and Firearms Act: Convicted not to Possess. He was accused of stealing a firearm from another.
On 3/29/21, Earl Quick was charged with Driving Under the Influence and other Traffic related violations.
On 3/29/21, Nathaniel Phillips was charged with the Firearms Act: Convicted Person not to Possess. Phillips was in possession of a muzzle loader.
On 3/26/21, Jannifer Goins was arrested for Theft of Leased Property. She failed to return a vehicle that she had rented from Hertz .
On 3/26/21, Alison Lamon was arrested for Criminal Mischief. She was accused of slashing the victim's tires valued at $182.29.

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On 4/1/21, Andrea Hosage was arrested for Criminal Mischief. She was accused of causing $3,887.66 in damage to another's vehicle.
On 4/1/21, Stephen Sorrentio was charged with Theft by Unlawful Taking. He was accused of taking $305.00 for another.
On 3/31/21, Kenneth Matthews was arrested for Retail Theft. He failed to pay for $171.21 worth of merchandise from Target on 2/21/21 and $32.55 worth of merchandise on 2/12/21.

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On 3/31/21, Shamondray Chavis was arrested for Theft by Unlawful Taking and Firearms Act: Convicted not to Possess. He was accused of stealing a firearm from another.
On 3/29/21, Earl Quick was charged with Driving Under the Influence and other Traffic related violations.
On 3/29/21, Nathaniel Phillips was charged with the Firearms Act: Convicted Person not to Possess. Phillips was in possession of a muzzle loader.
On 3/26/21, Jannifer Goins was arrested for Theft of Leased Property. She failed to return a vehicle that she had rented from Hertz .
On 3/26/21, Alison Lamon was arrested for Criminal Mischief. She was accused of slashing the victim's tires valued at $182.29.
On 3/26/21, John Evanco was arrested for Patronizing Prostitution.
On 3/22/21, Lisa Jackson and another were arrested for Retail Theft. They failed to pay for $177.21 worth of merchandise from Walmart.

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ARREST WARRANT RECEIVED PLEASE CONTACT SWATARA TWP POLICE WITH ANY INFORMATION 717-564-2550
ARREST WARRANT RECEIVED PLEASE CONTACT SWATARA TWP POLICE WITH ANY INFORMATION 717-564-2550
ARREST WARRANT RECEIVED PLEASE CONTACT SWATARA TWP POLICE WITH ANY INFORMATION 717-564-2550
ARREST WARRANT RECEIVED PLEASE CONTACT SWATARA TWP POLICE WITH ANY INFORMATION 717-564-2550

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ARREST WARRANT ISSUED / PLEASE CONTACT SWATARA TOWNSHIP POLICE 717-564-2550

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ARREST WARRANT ISSUED / PLEASE CONTACT SWATARA TOWNSHIP POLICE 717-564-2550

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ARREST WARRANT ISSUED / PLEASE CONTACT SWATARA TOWNSHIP POLICE 717-564-2550

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ARREST WARRANT ISSUED / PLEASE CONTACT SWATARA TOWNSHIP POLICE 717-564-2550

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ARREST WARRANT ISSUED / PLEASE CONTACT SWATARA TOWNSHIP POLICE 717-564-2550

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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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In October of 2019 a resident of the community found currency lying along Pine Street in Swatara Township and turned this money into the Swatara Township Police Department. As of this date the owner has not contacted our department in an attempt to recover the same. If you lost currency in the area...

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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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On April 08, 2021 at approximately 1645 hours, Swatara Township Police Officers were on routine patrol when they came across 2 individuals riding dirt bikes on the roadway in the area of 69th and Derry Streets. When the Officer turned around in an attempt to conduct a traffic stop both individuals...

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Swatara Township Police have received multiple reports of an individual riding a dirt bike on the roadways of Paxtang Borough. The operator of the dirt bike has been viewed committing multiple traffic violations. Swatara Police are requesting the publics assistance in indentifying the individual...

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UPDATE, March 26, 2021 Shortly after 07:00 AM on March 26, 2021, WARREN MAYO was located and taken into custody. MAYO is currently at the Dauphin County Judicial Center awaiting a preliminary arraignment...

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UPDATE: Debora ROLDAN was located by Swatara Police Detectives late this morning. The Swatara Township Police would like to thank the Susquehanna Twp. Police and concerned community members who provided information leading to her safe recovery. The Swatara Township Police are attempting to locate...

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UPDATE: 2/26/2021 1:33 p.m. The Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office and the Swatara Township Police Department have concluded their investigation into the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy in his home in Swatara Township. The death resulted from an accidental discharge of a revolver held by...

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On Tuesday, February 09, 2021 at approximately 1:18 p.m., Swatara Police Detectives observed a white Toyota Rav 4 traveling on Chambers Hill Road with a heavily damaged windshield. The Detectives conducted a traffic stop as the windshield was presenting a safety hazard for the occupants of the...

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UPDATED PRESS RELEASE 20-0001206 02/01/2021 On Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 6:45 a.m. the Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the 4100 block of York Street for a domestic dispute. Upon arrival the officers were advised that the Complainant and Tarahjay Ross were engaged in a dispute over the...

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