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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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On November 29, 2019 at approximately 2300 hours, Swatara Township Police responded to Robbery in the 3800 block of Derry Street. Upon arrival the victim reported that while walking to his car he was approached by 2 males armed with handguns that demanded he give them what he had. The suspects then...

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UPDATE: The victim of this crash was 66-year-old Steven Rapp of Highspire, PA. The Swatara Township Police Department would like to extend its most sincere condolences to Mr. Rapp's family. The investigation continues. ********** On November 12, 2019 at approximately 0500 hours the Swatara Township...

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On Monday, October 21, 2019 at approximately 12:40 a.m. the Swatara Police and LifeTeam EMS were dispatched to the Marriott Townhouse Suites at 450 Friendship Road for an unresponsive infant. Upon arrival the officers found that an eight month old infant was in cardiac arrest and initiated CPR. The...

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On September 30, 2019 at 1829 hours the Swatara Township Police received a report of a missing elderly male from his residence. The male was believed to have walked away from his residence. The Swatara Township Police with the assistance of the Hummelstown Borough Police conducted an initial search...

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