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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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On Saturday, April 1st at 0548 am, Swatara Police were dispatched to the Midas Muffler Shop, 2471 Paxton Street, Hbg, for a report of a Burglary that had taken place overnight. Unknown suspect (s) gained access to the store by smashing out a garage window panel. Employees are reporting a theft of...

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UPDATE**** ** Swatara Detectives developed information that a black male, 25 years old, named Kyle Gregory Mclean, had gone to the address at 6635 Evelyn Street to meet an individual there he had met online. An argument ensued between the suspect Mclean and the 33 year old male victim in which...
On 11/10/16 at 1246 hours, Swatara Township Police were alerted to a vehicle pursuit that had entered the Township. Police were pursuing a stolen Nissan pickup truck being operated by Alfred Carrera, a 44-year-old white male. Carrera eventually parked the truck in the parking lot of the Chestnut...

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UPDATE: ORTIZ SURRENDERED TO POLICE ON 10/2/16. HE WAS ARRAIGNED AND COMMITTED TO THE DAUPHIN COUNTY PRISON IN LIEU OF $100,000 BAIL. - On 9-30-16 at 1149 hours Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the intersection of Mushroom Hill Road and Grayson Road for report of a shooting. Upon arrival...

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On 9/12/16 at approximately 0107 hours, a fire destroyed a home at 440 North 48th Street in Swatara Township, Harrisburg PA. Further investigation determined that the fire had been intentionally set. The homeowner was found on the inside of the residence with what appeared to be a self-inflicted...

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At 3:18 p.m. on July 27th, 2016, Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the Walmart located at 6535 Grayson Road for an anonymous phone call that was recieved at their store. The caller stated that a man was in the restroom with a bomb or a gun. The store was immediately evacuated of all...

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On April 27th at 0213 hours, a Swatara Township Police Officer observed a vehicle traveling westbound on Derry Street at 40th Street. The vehicle was being driven in such a manner that led the officer to believe that the driver may be under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. The officer...

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