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On 2/21/18, Steelton-Highspire Elementary School Officials reported to Swatara Township Police Department that an eleven years old student was found in possession of a BB gun and an air soft gun. The student was taken into custody, charged, and released to their parent. There are no other known...

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On Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 0351 hours officers from the Swatara Township Police were dispatched to a residence in the 700 block of S. 82nd Street for an armed robbery. The Victim reported that unknown suspects attempted to rob him at gunpoint. The suspects reportedly fled the area on foot...
On Monday, December 11, 2017 at approximately 7:55 p.m. a yet to be identified suspect armed with a knife robbed the Dollar General Store on S. 29th Street in Paxtang Borough. The suspect was described as a young black male, tall and thin wearing a black ski mask, black hooded jacket, black pants...

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On Friday, December 8, 2017 at approximately 4:45 p.m. a student reported that she was followed by an unknown person after getting off of the school bus in the 100 block of N. 46th Street in Swatara Township. The student told officers that a white male in his early 20's with dark hair, a tattoo on...
Swatara Township Police were dispatched to a residence in the 900 block of Main Street on 10/22/17 at 2140 hours for a 2-year-old who had fallen into a fire. Upon arrival, officers learned that the child tripped and fell into a small fire that was part of the family's evening in their back yard...
UPDATE: As a result of the ongoing police investigation, three subjects have now been charged for their actions during the incident. Arrested were Demetrius Aquino (18), Ricardo McClure ( 16), and Chiara Snyder-Harvey (14). Both juveniles in this incident have been charged as adults. All three...

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On 8/12/17, Swatara Police were called to Walmart for three individuals stealing $561.86 worth of merchandise and placing it into a duffle bag. Lamar Wall was dressed as a Bull, Dangelo Manns was dressed as a Werewolf, and Jahsahn Dickson was dressed as a Gorilla. All three individuals were charged...

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On 5/9/2017, Swatara Twp Police Officers were alerted to an active and evolving checking cashing scheme in the 3200 block of Paxton Street. Upon officer intervention and further investigation three individuals were found to be involved with passing or attempting to pass numerous checks in a total...

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UPDATE: SWATARA TOWNSHIP POLICE ARE ACTIVELY INVESTIGATING THIS INCIDENT, HOWEVER, THE VICTIM IS NOT COOPERATIVE. POLICE ARE CURRENTLY SEEKING INFORMATION FROM THE PUBLIC REGARDING THIS CASE. On Saturday, April 15th, 2017, at 0115, Swatara Township Police responded to the area of the 2900 Block of...
UPDATE: On 06/9/2017 the Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office, in agreement with the Swatara Township Police Department, withdrew charges filed against two 17 year old males that were allegedly involved in an incident in April 2017 on Chambers Hill Road near Beck Circle. Police filed a...

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