Police News

  • On 10/4/2018 at about 07:20am the Mechanicsburg Police Department, the Mechanicsburg Fire Department and Holy Spirit EMS were dispatched to the area of East Main Street and South Norway Street for a crash. Upon arriving on scene it was determined that the following occurred: A commercial flatbed truck was traveling westbound on East Trindle Road into […]

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  • On 3/3/2018 emergency personnel were called to the 1st block of South York St., Mechanicsburg for a male victim found deceased in his apartment. While at the scene, suspected heroin and related paraphernalia was found. Through the course of the investigation it was determined that the victim died as the result of a fentanyl overdose. Further investigation identified 34 year old, Juan Diaz, […]

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  • On 8/25/18, at approximately 1:14 p.m., the Mechanicsburg Police Department was dispatched to a crash that occurred at the intersection of East Simpson Street and Allendale Road. The victim vehicle was travelling eastbound on East Simpson Street. While at the intersection of Allendale Road, a vehicle travelling westbound, turned left, striking the victim vehicle. Both vehicles pulled over, but striking […]

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  • Traffic Incident: On the 14th of August a crash occurred in the 300 block of West Main St in the Borough of Mechanicsburg. The crash involved a vehicle and a male on a skateboard. The male was identified to be Jordan Smith of Mechanicsburg. Smith was traveling eastbound in a line of stopped traffic on […]

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  • On the date of December 14, 2017, emergency personnel were called to the 100 block of E. Main St., Mechanicsburg for a 24 year old male Victim being found deceased in his apartment. While at the scene, suspected drug paraphernalia was found and it was later discovered that the Victim died as the result of […]

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  • At 0952 hrs. 6/27/2018, the Mechanicsburg Police Department was dispatched to W. Main St. & S. High St. for a pedestrian accident. Two elderly female pedestrians were struck by a car pulling from S. High St. Both pedestrians were transported to Geisinger/Holy Spirit Hospital. The investigation is ongoing and more information will be released at […]

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  • A green pick-up truck, a Dodge Dakota, struck a parked car in the 100 block E. Main St. 4/16 about 9:40 a.m. The driver of the pick-up was described as  older, balding with reddish brown hair, red or orange sweatshirt and blue jeans.  The truck was last seen westbound on E. Main St. Anyone with […]

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  • The Mechanicsburg Police Department Phone line (717)691-3300 is temporarily out of service. If you need to contact the Police Department you can call Cumberland County Dispatch non-emergency number (717)238-9676. If you have a Police Emergency please call 911.

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  • On 03/17/2018, at approximately 4:27 PM, Mechanicsburg Police witnessed an occupied hit and run occur in the first block of West Main Street. The striking vehicle, a white Ford van, attempted to leave the scene of the crash and was later stopped in the 100 block of East Green Street and the driver was identified. […]

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  • The Mechanicsburg Police Department is investigating a crash involving a struck pedestrian.  On 3/13/2018 at about 7:30am a juvenile was crossing West Simpson Street at South Market Street in the crosswalk.  A vehicle traveling northbound on South Market Street turned left onto West Simpson Street striking the juvenile.  The juvenile was knocked to the ground […]

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