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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...
On Saturday, December 28, 2019 at approximately 1:36 a.m. a Swatara Police officer was completing a traffic stop on Rt. 322 westbound when a black Acura sedan passed the officer at a high rate of speed. As this vehicle was driving in a dangerous manner the officer attempted to locate the vehicle...
On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10:34 p.m. the Swatara Police were dispatched to 5073 Pajabon Drive for a reported shooting. Upon arrival officers found twenty year old Dain Vollrath lying on the floor outside of his apartment in medical distress caused by multiple gunshots wounds. Officers...

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