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Harrisburg man wanted for 17 years arrested by authorities

Timothy Harmon, formerly of Harrisburg, was arrested Friday after having been on the run for 17 years, according to the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force. Harrisburg Bureau of Police executed two arrest warrants for Harmon - one on Oct. 14, 2003, and another on February 2, 2009. The first charged him with Aggravated Indecent Assault of a Child and other offenses, and the second of Rape of a Child Less than 13 Years of Age and lesser included offenses, authorities said.
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Pennsylvania tries to crack down on unemployment fraud

Employers struggling to keep up with unemployment fraud cases hope new precautions will cut down on scammers placing fake claims in workers' names. Unemployment benefits fraud has been on the rise since Pennsylvania launched a new unemployment system in June. Beth McMaster, the vice president of operations for a not-for-profit...
Harrisburg, PACumberland County Sentinel

Sentinel police log for July 23

Lower Allen Township Police (717-975-7575) Dhyshamier Holmes, 22, of Harrisburg, was arrested on a warrant July 20 and charged with making a materially false statement and making a statement under penalty after police said he lied on about his criminal record an application to purchase a firearm at Sportsman’s Warehouse at 11;13 a.m. on June 18.
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Police: Harrisburg man jumped into Susuquehanna River to avoid arrest

A Harrisburg man this week waived charges of flight to avoid apprehension and resisting arrest to higher court after police said he jumped into the Susquehanna River to avoid arrest. West Shore Regional Police said Vincent Nichols, 36, was trespassing on a property in the 800 block of North Front...
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Court says leaving scene of triple fatal is 1 charge, not 3

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court says a truck driver who killed three people on an interstate outside Harrisburg can't be sentenced to three consecutive terms for leaving the scene of the crash he caused while driving drunk. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Jack Edward Satterfield...