Police Activity

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Retail Theft




Jeremiah Brown and Cheryl Reeves both of Harrisburg were arrested and face charges of Retail Theft and Criminal Conspiracy after they concealed and left without paying for merchandise from Walmart.  Reeves was arrested on scene and Brown was taken into custody after fleeing on foot for a short distance. Both suspects were taken to Cumberland County Booking for processing.

Theft From a Motor Vehicle



On 07/19/2014, police were dispatched to 6557 Carlisle Pike, Kentucky Fried Chicken, for a theft from a motor vehicle.  The pictured suspect was  seen walking around a vehicle that was not his in the parking lot, then entering the KFC to abruptly leave.  The suspect was then seen entering the vehicle taking several items from it.

 The suspect was a black male wearing baggy blue jeans, white shirt with the word "RISEN" written across the chest with graphics and a solid green hat. The black male was tall in height and slender build. He had white facial hair on his chin and along both cheeks. He also had a black mustache.  He was seen driving a maroon Chevy pick-up truck with writing on both side as well as the back tailgate.  It appears to be a work truck that deals with lawn care.

Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect or the suspects work vehicle, please contact Officer Kevin Winter at 717-697-0607 ext. 2018 or

Fraud, Access Device Fraud, Forgery, Tampering with Evidence



Police are attempting to identify the below pictured suspect after she made several fraudulent transactions at Rite Aid at 7036 Wertzville Rd. Mechanicsburg.  Anyone that can identify the suspect is encouraged to contact Officer Andrew Bassler at 591-8240 or

Retail Theft, Simple Assault, Reckless Endangerment



UPDATE:  The female suspect has been identified as Amanda Marquess (24) of Mechanicsburg. Charges have been filed at the office of District Judge Silcox.

The Silver Spring Township Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect who stole merchandise from the Mechanicsburg Wal-Mart, located at 6520 Carlisle Pike, and then narrowly missed striking a member of Wal-Mart’s security team with her vehicle as she fled the scene.

The suspect is a white female in her early 20s with what appears to be dyed blond hair with dark streaks and colored tips. She was last seen wearing a black top, jean shorts, sunglasses, and driving a gold colored Ford Taurus sedan. The Ford had a a Pennsylvania license plate that possibly started with HMK or HWK.

Anyone knowing the identity of this suspect is encouraged to contact Officer Joseph Craven at 717-238-9676 or via email at

Theft by deception and Retail theft

July 15, 2014


On July 15, 2014 patrols were dispatched to Wal-Mart for an attempted fraudulent purchase.  Patrol contacted the suspect and determined that he was attempting to make a purchase at the jewelry counter using a check from an account which had no money.  The suspect was identified as 19 year old Elijah V. Nnaeto, no fixed address.

Nnaeto was also charged with retail theft as a result of an incident from June 26, 2014 in which Nnaeto selected a tube of caulk and fled the store without paying.

Nnaeto was taken into custody and transported to Cumberland County Prison where he was processed and arraigned.


Theft By Deception at Wal-Mart



The Silver Spring Township Police are seeking the public's help in identifiying three females who committed Theft By Deception at the Mechanicsburg Wal-Mart on 7/04/2014.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Officer Joseph Craven at 717-238-9676 or

Fleeing & Eluding, Reckless Driving, Altered or Forged Plates



Dale Werntz, of Shermans Dale, was arrested Sunday, July 13th, after leading police on a brief pursuit.  Police attempted to stop Werntz's motorcycle for speeding and not having a visible license plate.  When police attempted to stop him he fled at a high rate of speed.  The pursuit was called off and several minutes later police spotted him again.  This time he tried to flee into a dead end and ended up laying the motorcycle over after loosing control in grass.  He was taken into custody without further incident.  He was transported to the booking center for processing.

DUI, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia & Driving with a Suspended Registration



Kristin Goodall of Harrisburg Pa was arrested for DUI, Driving with a suspended registration, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia after a traffic stop on Rt 114. When checking Goodall's registration it came back suspended.  During the traffic stop officers detected an odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from her.  She did poorly on SFST and was arrested for DUI.  She was also in possession of drug paraphernalia at the time.  She was transported to the booking center for a blood test and to be processed.

Retail Theft & Criminal Attempt at Theft by Deception


Police were notified of a theft that occurred on 5/9/2014.� The pictured suspects switched the price tags on electronic items in Walmart, the suspects were successful at scamming Walmart for several hundred dollars. The following day, the female attempted to retain an additional item with the receipt.� They were driving the pictured Cadillac Escalade. �Anyone that can identify the suspects, are encouraged to contact Officer Andrew Bassler at or 591-8240

DUI, False Reports



On 7/13/2014 at 4 am a traffic stop was made on Adriel Eberly for erratic driving. Eberly was subsequently arrested for DUI, False Report to Lawenforcement. Eberly was transported to the Carlisle Booking Center for a blood draw and processing.

Access Device Fraud




A Silver Spring Township resident reported unauthorized charges on her debit card.  On Monday 3/31/14, around 06:24pm, the above pictured white male suspect (red hat) used a fraudulent PSECU Debit Card which was created using another person’s PSECU Debit Card Information. The suspect attempted to purchase items at the Home Depot in Lebanon but left when asked for ID. Around 6:40pm, the suspect then went to K-Mart in Lebanon and used the fraudulent PSECU Debit Card to purchase several gift cards.


Silver Spring Township Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Bailey at (717) 697-0607 ext. 2006 or email

Police Investigate Tractor Trailer Collision With Bicycle



On Thursday, July 10th, 2014, at 10:43pm, the Silver Spring Township Police were dispatched to the 6600 block of Carlisle Pike for an auto accident involving a tractor trailer and a bicycle.  Police and fire arrived at the scene and found that a northbound tractor trailer had struck a northbound bicycle on the Carlisle Pike in front of the Sun Motors car dealership.  The driver of the tractor trailer was uninjured and is cooperating with the investigation.  The rider of the bicycle, a 31 year old Carlisle man, was flown by Life Lion to Hershey Medical Center.  The investigation is on-going.

The Silver Spring Police were assisted in the investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police.

DUI and Possession of Marijuana and drug paraphernalia

July 6, 2014


On July 6, 2014 at 0019 hrs Patrol found a green Jeep parked at Hidden Creek Park (50 Milfording Rd) which was closed at the time.  The Jeep was occupied by Brendon E. Rigney (18) and a 17 year old female juvenile.

When Patrol stopped behind Rigney he put the Jeep in reverse, backed up and nearly struck the patrol vehicle.  Rigney was stopped and found to be DUI and was in possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Rigney was arrested and take to Cumberland County Prison for processing.

Retail Theft From Wal-Mart



On Thursday 6/12/14, on or about 2:00 pm, Wal-Mart loss prevention staff observed an unidentified white female placing merchandise into her purse and then exit the store without making payment.

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. She was last seen departing the Wal-Mart Parking lot in a red/brown 4-door Buick.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Officer Craven at 717-238-9676 or email at

Retail Theft Suspect



The above pictured suspect, Albed Colon-Ortiz, is wanted for questioning about a retail theft from Sally’s Boutique on 5/30/14 at approximately 05:55pm. The Silver Spring Township Police department is asking for assistance in supplying a location or phone number for Colon-Ortiz. Any information can be given to Officer Bailey (24-06) by calling 717-697-0607 ext. 2006 or emailing

Retail Theft



On Friday, June 13th, at about 0130 hours the female suspect pictured above attempted to steal items, including multiple televisions, from Walmart at 6520 Carlisle Pike. A store associate interrupted the theft and stopped the suspect from taking some of the items. The female got into a white Ford Explorer SUV drievn by a white male and the two then fled the area. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Officer Christopher Butler by phone at (717) 697-0607 EXT 2009 or email at

Burglary, theft



The Silver Spring Township police are investigating a burglary and theft on the Hogestown Road that took place during the overnight hours. Someone entered a locked garage and removed a Yamaha PW50 motorcycle, a Suzuki LTZ 400 ATV, both yellow in color, a Stihl back pack blower and a Little Giant ladder. These items were taken to Evergreen Rd and placed into a vehicle.

If anyone has information regarding this burglary and theft is asked to contact Sgt. Leroy L. Hippensteel II at 717-697-0607 or 717-238-9676

Retail Theft at Best Buy



On Friday, June 6th, 2014, a white male and a white female entered the Best Buy located at 6416 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg, PA. The actors removed several hundred dollars worth of merchandise from its packaging and concealed it on their person. The actors then exited the store without making payment.

Police are asking the public to provide any information regarding the identities of the suspects. Please contact Officer Joseph Craven at 717-238-9676 or at




On 6/5/2014 at 1:00 P.M. the police was dispatched to a residence on Gunpowder Dr. for a burglar alarm. Once the officers arrived they found that a window had been pryed open. The officers checked the home with K-9 Bruder and no one was found inside the residence. Due to the audible alarm sounding it appears that the intruder was scared away.

If anyone has information about this burglary please call Sgt. Leroy Hippensteel at 697-0607.




On 6/4/2014 a break-in to a detached garage was reported in the 100 Block of West Main Street of New Kingstown.  Multiple items were reported to have been taken from the garage.  Police are requesting any information on suspicious activity in this block of West Main Street.  Anyone with information can contact Officer Andrew Bassler at or 591-8240.

Theft By Taking



On Friday, May 9th, 2014, an employee at the Mechanicsburg Wal-Mart left his cell phone on the electronics display table while attending to a customer. On or about 1802 hours a white adolescent male and a black adolescent male removed the phone from the table and the white male concealed the phone in his pocket. Both males exited Walmart at 1808 hours.

Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the two males. Please contact Officer Joseph Craven at 717-238-9676 with information.

Theft by Taking



On or about 1736 hours, a heavy-set white female is seen stopping at the Direct TV display at the Mechanicsburg Wal-Mart and removing a sales representative’s computer tablet from the display table.  The female concealed the tablet on her person and continued shopping. After making other purchases the female exited the building on or about 1751 hours. This theft was committed in the presence of a juvenile.

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying the pictured white female. Please contact Officer Joseph Craven at 717-238-9676 with information.

Retail theft




Police need assistance to identify this suspect from a Retail Theft at Target.  The suspect stole electronics and then got in the passengers seat of the vehicle shown and fled the store.  The vehicle is likely a newer model Subaru Legacy Station wagon, it is green over silver in color and it may have an exhaust leak or loud exhaust.  If anyone can identify the suspect, please contact Officer Andrew Bassler at 717.591.8240 or





Thanks to the help of the public, the suspect was identified as Jeffrey L. Morret (59) of Dillsburg. Charges were filed against Morret for theft by unlawful taking.

Silver Spring Township Police Department is attempting to identify the above pictured male. On 4/19/14, the male suspect (pictured above) posed as a shopper by pushing an empty shopping cart around Giant. At approximately 1715hrs, the male suspect then stole a wallet from a female’s shopping cart while she wasn’t looking. The male then left the store with the wallet.

Any information can be directed to Officer Bailey at or (717) 697-0607 ext. 2006. Anonymous tips can be given at (717) 591-8242

Missing Person/Public Assistance is Needed

March 13, 2014


MISSING SINCE MARCH 27, 2012        


Silver Spring Township Police have been actively investigating the disappearance of Township resident Rabihan Seiders, 53 years of age resided with her husband at 100 Willow Mill Park Road. Seiders sometimes used her maiden name, Hasanova. Seiders can not be accounted for after the evening of March 27, 2012. Her last known whereabouts was in Silver Spring Township, Mechanicsburg, PA. It is believed that Seiders met with foul play.

Anyone with information on Rabihan Seiders' activities during the time period leading up to her disappearance are asked to contact Silver Spring Township Police 717-697-0607, Officer David Jenkins 717-480-7974 or our anonymous tip line at 717- 591-8242.

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