Police News

  • The Mechanicsburg Police Department received a report of someone stealing two Sentinel newspapers from the area of the CVS, located at 30 E. Simpson St., on Saturday, January 11, 2013, around 5:15 am. The photographs are surveillance pictures that were taken of the suspect during the theft. If anyone has any information regarding the identity of the suspect or […]

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  • On the date of January 5, 2014, Robert Arnett, 37, was arrested in relation to his involvment in a robbery of a purse near the K Mart in Enola, earlier in the morning, and a robbery that occurred on December 30th at the Scottee Coin Laundry located in the Borough of Mechanicsburg. Multiple police jurisdictions including Mechanicsburg Borough, East Pennsboro […]

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  • On 12/30/13, at approximately 2050 hrs., the Mechanicsburg Police Department was dispatched to a robbery that had just occurred. The robbery occurred in the 600 block of East Simpson Street, at the Scottee Coin Laundry. Upon arrival, the police department met with the female victim who reported that while doing laundry, she was approached by a white, […]

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  • On the date of December 20, 2013, Jeffrey L. Fountain, 53 y/o, was arrested in regards to a retail theft that occurred on June 23, 2012. During that incident, a carton of cigarettes was taken from a business located in the 1st block of E. Simpson St. Fountain was arraigned by MDJ Martin and is […]

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  • Amber R. Miller, age 27, of the 200 block of W. Coover St. , was arrested on December 14, 2013, on an outstanding arrest warrant. The arrest is related to an incident that occurred in August when Miller used another person’s debit card, without permission, to withdraw money from the person’s bank account. Miller is currently […]

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  • The Mechanicsburg Police Department has been receiving phone calls from residents in regards to a common scam that has been occurring. Residents are reporting receiving phone calls from someone that is purporting to be their relative, namely grandchildren. The caller is telling the individual something to the effect of them having been arrested or having […]

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  • On November 26, 2013, Eric John Greenwood III was arrested by the Mechanicsburg Police Department at the Cumberland County Courthouse. He was taken into custody on a criminal warrant and was transported to MDJ Martin’s Office where he was arraigned and bail was set at $80,000. A preliminary hearing has been set for December 9th 2013. Greenwood has […]

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  • On the date of November 20, 2013, the Mechanicsburg Police Department arrested Eric “Ricky” Greenwood III for violating a Protection from Abuse Order (PFA) on the 19th of November 2013. Greenwood was arrested after he contacted the female victim via cell phone which is a violation of the order. Greenwood is currently incarcerated in the Cumberland […]

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  • On the date of November 22, 2013, the pictured firearm was found in a portable toilet, located in Memorial Park, within the Borough of Mechanicsburg. The firearm appears to be a 9mm German made Luger that is black in color, with a brown handle and magazine with no ammunition. Anyone with any information regarding the […]

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  • On the date of November 5, 2013, the Mechanicsburg Police Department investigated a complaint regarding a 17 year old female who was assaulted around 0600 hours while walking in the 1st block of N. Market St. It was reported that the suspect came up behind her and sexually assaulted her for several minutes before fleeing […]

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