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UPDATE: Sixty-one year old Robert Herman Sr. of Harrisburg, PA has died from traumatic injuries sustained in this vehicle / pedestrian accident. The investigation into this accident continues and is being handled by officers from the Swatara Township Police Department and the Dauphin County...
On Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at approximately 4:15 p.m. the Swatara Township Police received a report of a suspicious person in the area of Oakleigh and Rutherford Streets. After an exhaustive search of the area by officers from Swatara Township and multiple other jurisdictions the reported...
On Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 6:00 a.m. agents from the F.B.I. executed a federal arrest warrant at a residence in the 500 Block of North Street in Swatara Township. This action presented a large police presence in the area of North Street. Questions or concerns regarding this incident should...

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On Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at approximately 7:00 p.m., Swatara Police received a report that a student had received a threat of violence from another student earlier in the day while attending the Central Dauphin Swatara Middle School. Swatara Police officers initiated an investigation and found...

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On August 16, 2018 at 1445 hours, Swatara Township Police conducted a traffic stop in the 3200 block of Paxton Street on a Honda Odyssey for suspicion of DUI. The vehicle operator was identified as Lashonda Weeks. When Officers attempted to take Weeks into custody she resisted arrest resulting in...

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E-MAIL SCAM WARNING. There is a new e-mail scam that appears as a new e-mail titled "Tracking Service / UPS.com You have a Parcel from Internal Revenue Service". Please do not open or respond to this email as it is fraudulent in nature. This scam is most likely originating from a foreign source.

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On Tuesday, June 12 at approximately 4:46 p.m. a Swatara Township Police vehicle was involved in a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Derry Street and Eisenhower Boulevard while en-route to an emergency call. The drivers of both the police and private vehicle were treated and released...
UPDATE - SUSPECT APPREHENDED Terrence BROWN was taken into custody without incident last evening with the assistance of the Penbrook and Susquehanna Twp. Police Departments. The Swatara Police would also like to thank the pubic for providing information that assisted in locating BROWN. On June 10,...

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During the evening hours of Thursday, May 3 Swatara Police received limited information of a possible threat of violence that was scheduled to occur at the Steelton-Highspire High School on Friday, May 4. An investigation was initiated and patrol actions were put into place to ensure the safety of...
On 23 March 2018 at 7:07 am, Swatara Township Police responded to a report of a three vehicle accident in the 500 block of Second Street. Additional reports advised one of the vehicles had crashed into a structure. After officers arrived they determined the accident was a result of a domestic...

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