Police News

  • 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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  • On the date of October 1, 2013, at or around 0315 hours, the Mechanicsburg Police Department responded to a residence located in the 1st block of Sherwood Drive in regards to a 911 hang up call. Upon officers arriving at the scene, Anthony Farrell, 26 y/o, was found hiding in his estranged wife’s bedroom closet […]

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  • On the date of November 7, 2013, at 1330 hours, Amanda Falcone, 23 y/o, was arrested in regards to cashing a fraudulent check at a local bank back in May 2013. She is being charged with forgery, conspiracy and theft by unlawful taking. Falcone was arraigned by MDJ Martin and released on unsecured bail.

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  • On the date of July 12, 2013, at or around 1015 hours, the Mechanicsburg Police Department received information from Cumberland County Children and Youth Services that a 7 year old female, (who is the daughter of Jeremy Crone’s girlfriend), was being sexually assaulted by Crone while Crone was at the Victim’s residence. Upon further investigation, […]

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  • The Mechanicsburg Police Department is pleased to announce that the string of 5 recent armed robberies, 3 in Mechanicsburg Borough, 1 in Upper Allen Township and 1 in Lower Allen Township, have been solved.  James A. Borwegen, age 30, of the 1400 block of Bradley Drive, Carlisle, PA was arrested this morning, October 16, 2013. […]

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  • On 10/14/13, at approximately 2022 hrs., the police department was dispatched to the Sun Up Exxon gas station located in the 100 block of North Walnut Street for an armed robbery that occurred. An individual entered the business armed with a handgun and took an unknown amount of cash. The individual was described as being […]

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