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On 1/1/14, at 12:15 am, Swatara Township Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Bridge Road and Paxton Street for a report of a white male that was found lying on the ground bleeding from the head. Upon arrival, Officers located a handgun near the male’s body and they began to give him...
On December 11, 2013 the Swatara Police arrested Leonard E. Thompson for theft by unlawful taking after he stole $11,250 that was inadvertently left out from the Members 1 st Bank located at 8100 Derry Street. Thompson works at the bank as an overnight cleaner and while cleaning the bank before it...

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Spring Garden Township Police are investigating the theft of a red leather purse which occurred Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at approximately 6:00PM in the 1400 block of Second Avenue. The large red leather purse contained a small blue purse. The total value of the items taken was approximately $60...

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Between 8:30PM, Saturday, November 30, and 3:30 PM, Sunday, December 1, 2013, a 42" Vizio flat screen television valued at 740.00 and a 19" Emerson television / DVD combination valued at 135.00 were taken from a residence in the 1300 block of Hill Street. Entry was gained by breaking a window to...

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On Sunday December 01, 2013 at approximately 3:57 P.M. police were called to the 1300 block of Hill Street, in the Beverly Hills neighborhood, to investigate a reported residential burglary. The resident reported that sometime between late Saturday evening, November 30th, and Sunday afternoon,...

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WE NEED YOUR HELP! Swatara Township Police are currently investigating the theft of several storm drain covers from Township roadways. It is believed that the drain covers are being stolen to be sold as scrap metal. Each of these rectangular storm drain covers weighs approximately 400 pounds, and...

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Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the Harrisburg Mall on November 30th at about 6:30 p.m. for a report of an active shooting in the parking lot near the H&R Block entrance on the south side of the mall. Upon police arrival, the shooting had stopped, and the participants could not be...

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A landscaper working on the property at 449 Eisenhower Boulevard discovered what he believed to be a pipe bomb lying in the grass near Eisenhower Boulevard. Swatara Township Police responded, and confirmed that the device appeared to be a PVC pipe bomb, about four inches in length, with a visible...

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On 17 Oct 2013, Steelton Police responded to a non-active theft in the 800 block of South 2nd Street. The victim advised that she parked her 2005 Ford 500 sedan in the 800 block of South 2nd Street at approximately 6:00 PM and returned at approximately 7:10 PM to find her driver side door open and...

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On 14 Oct 2013, at approximately 7:45 PM, Steelton Police responded to an active fight at the Steelton-Highspire vs Middletown High school football game. One juvenile was taken into custody without incident and charge with disorderly conduct.

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