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On Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at approximately 10:20 PM a group of three males attempted to commit a carjacking in the area of Harrisburg Street and Hanshue Street. The three suspects were described as black males in their teens or early 20s wearing dark clothing. One of the suspects reportedly...

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Social Media Post Alleging Human Trafficking Unfounded On Thursday, March 31st, 2022 a social media post was placed on facebook.com indicating that a Swatara Township resident was targeted by human traffickers while at the Target Store on High Pointe Boulevard in Swatara Township. This social media...
*****UPDATE: The investigation continued throughout the night. Additional information was gathered which indicated that this was an isolated incident as opposed to a random act. The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is urged to contact the...

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The Swatara Police remind everyone not to let your vehicles running unattended while warming up on cold mornings. Several vehicles left unattended were stolen this morning in Swatara Township and surrounding jurisdictions. Please report any suspicious activity or persons in your neighborhoods to...

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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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Area police departments have reported distraction burglaries in which the victims were advised by the suspects that they needed gas money due to a family emergency. The suspects were able to get inside the victim's home at which time they further distracted the victim by asking for a drink of water...

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SCAM WARNING - PUBLISHER'S CLEARING HOUSE The Swatara Police took a report earlier today involving a scam in which a person purported to be a representative of Publisher's Clearing House and informed a potential victim that she had won a large sum of money. As is common in this scam the victim is...

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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 January 27th at 1550 hours Swatara Township Police took a report from a resident in the 3100 block of Wayne Street. The resident indicated that a man came to her home and claimed to be from the water company. He said that he needed to check the water pipes in her home. She granted him access and...

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