At their March 12, 2014 meeting, the Spring Garden Township Board of Commissioners adopted resolution #2014-02, regulating speed on Lancaster Avenue. The maximum speed limit for Lancaster Avenue will now be posted at 25MPH from the 500 block to the 1300 block.
On 19 April 2014 at 0038 hours Swatara Township Police officers on a foot patrol in the 2200 block of Paxton Street observed suspicious activity in the parking lot of a business. An investigation led them to make contact with Rashawn D. Davis b/m/32 DOB: 10-6-1981 of 559 Woodbine Street, Apt. 5 Harrisburg who was inside a Green Buick Century bearing PA registration JCL9965. Illegal drug activity was observed inside the vehicle and officers impounded the vehicle and obtained a search warrant for the vehicle.
On Saturday 04/19/2014 at approximately 0213 hours, Steelton Police stopped a vehicle for traffic violations in the 700 block of South Front Street, Steelton. The police officer on scene recognized that the driver exhibited signs of intoxication during contact. Police conducted roadside field coordination exercises and based on the officers observations the driver was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. The driver was transported to Dauphin County Booking Center for chemical testing. Police will file charges upon return of the chemical testing results.
On Friday 04/18/2014 at approximately 2340 hours, a Steelton Police patrolman was conducting speed enforcement assignment in the 400 block of South Front Street, Steelton. Shortly thereafter a vehicle was observed at more than twice the allowable speed limit in this area. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was identified as Jerome Britton SR. Police discovered that Britton had an active warrant for his arrest. Britton was arrested on scene and transported to Dauphin County Booking Center. A traffic citation will be filed with MDJ Kenneth A Lenker 12-2-02
On April 22, 2014 at 09:35AM police were called to a residence in the 800 block of Midland Avenue for a reported theft from a vehicle that had taken place overnight. The vehicle had been parked in the 800 block of Midland Avenue and left unlocked. Several items were taken from the vehicle including ear buds, and cash (change).
Anyone with information concerning this offense is asked to contact Officer Chris Hartinger at (717)843-0851 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tips may also be submitted to York County Crime Stoppers by calling 800-722-0991 or submit a tip on-line at www.yorkcountycrimestoppers.org
On Friday, 04/18/2014 at approximately 1425 hours, Steelton Police were at a residence in the 500 block of North 2nd Street in Steelton. Police identified a Darryl Edward Royal Jr on scene and discovered he had an active warrant from another local police agency. Royal was arrested and transported to Dauphin County Booking Center.
On Sunday, April 20th, 2014 at 10:31 AM, police were called to the campus of Penn State York by campus security personnel for a reported burglary and criminal mischief that occurred overnight. The investigation revealed that the main classroom building had been forcibly entered overnight and the building had been vandalized. Police have identified a suspect in the case and continue their investigation.
On Friday 04/18/2014 at approximately 1426 hours, Steelton Borough Police and Swatara Township Police went to an address in the 500 block of North 2nd Street in Steelton to serve an arrest warrant. Police located Lisa Lynn Kessler at her residence in the 500 block of North 2nd Street, Steelton. She was arrested with out incident and transported by Swatara Township Police for processing.
On Friday, 04/18/2014 at approximately 1325 hours, Steelton Police were contacted by Trinity Construction Group located in the 2700 block of South Front Street in Steelton for a report of a theft. Police investigation revealed that a 1998 Haulmark Trailer loaded with construction equipment was taken from the lot sometime overnight. The trailer was black in color, 20 foot in length with "Haulmark" written on it. The trailer had PA registration plate of "XHJ-9001". Anyone with information is asked to contact Steelton Borough Police at 717-939-9841
On Monday, 04/21/2014 at approximately 1534 hours, Steelton Police responded to the 500 block of South 2nd Street in Steelton for a report of a toddler on the street corner, alone and crying for his father. The toddler was wearing only a diaper that was overflowing from bowel movements. Police on scene recognized the need for an ambulance to be dispatched for medical care and evaluation of the young child. The child's residence was located and police found the father inside the house asleep.