CRIME & SAFETY
Harrisburg man wanted for stabbing of woman, assault of 2-year-old
DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — Dauphin County police are searching for a stabbing suspect. According to the Susquehanna Township Police Department, officers are seeking the whereabouts of Quamane L. Watson, 32, who is wanted for stabbing a woman in the neck and assaulting a two-year-old child. According to online court...
Fire damages building in Harrisburg
DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa (WHP) — A fire broke out at a building on the 1600 block of Market Street in Harrisburg late Sunday night. Emergency Dispatchers say it happened around 10:30 pm. There's no word on any injuries at this time.
Harrisburg police arrest Texas man found DUI with active arrest warrants: PSP
DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa (WHP) — Harrisburg police arrested a Texas man for drug-related felony charges and other offenses earlier this month, according to a Nov. 27 Pennsylvania State Police press release. On Nov. 20 at 11:22 p.m., Harrisburg police pulled over a 2023 RAM truck on I-81 N for...
Hampden Township police say appropriate force was used to subdue postal worker having medical episode
HARRISBURG – Hampden Township and two of its police officers have denied allegations that they used unreasonable force in responding to a postal worker’s medical emergency, instead arguing that the amount of force used was appropriate to subdue a person under the influence of drugs and acting violently.
Weekly Safety Report: Fire, Missing Children, and Burglary Impact Harrisburg
This week in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, several incidents occurred that impacted the safety of the community. These incidents include a fire at a home that displaced 13 people, a missing 8-year-old girl who was later found, a search for a missing teenage girl, and a request for help in identifying a burglar who targeted a local restaurant.
Suspect Apprehended in East Pennsboro Township Assault and Standoff
EAST PENNSBORO TOWNSHIP, PA – On Thursday, the East Pennsboro Township Police Department responded to an emergency at a residence on 160 Erford Road, Camp Hill, following a 911 hang-up…
Missing 8-year-old Harrisburg girl found: Police
An 8-year-old girl who went missing Wednesday has been found, according to the Harrisburg Bureau of Police. Naylaa Stewart, of Park Street, had run away from her house and her family members were unable to locate her Wednesday. She has since been found, Harrisburg police said. Black Friday shoppers wait...
Thanksgiving night blaze in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, destroys 3 big rigs
SWATARA TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A Thanksgiving night fire in the Swatara Township in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, led to three semi-trucks being wholly damaged. According to the Dauphin County Hazardous Materials Response Team (DCHMRT), the Colonial Park Fire Company No. 1 responded to the fire near a commercial building. The...
Man arrested after barricading himself, throwing stuff at officers for 6 hours: police
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. (WHP) — Cumberland County officials have arrested a man for aggravated assault after attempting to reach him for hours, according to a press release from the East Pennsboro Township Police Department. Police first responded to the incident after someone called 911 and hung up around 6:57...
Camp Hill Man Arrested Following Standoff After Alleged Stabbing Incident
• A man in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania was arrested after allegedly stabbing and assaulting a woman. • The incident occurred at a home on Erford Road, and police were called after a 911 hang-up call.
Weekly Safety Report: Domestic Violence and Drunk Bicyclist Incident in Camp Hill
Two incidents occurred in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania this week. The first incident involved a 19-year-old charged in a domestic violence incident at a residence. The second incident involved a drunk 68-year-old bicyclist who was arrested following a crash.
Multiple truck trailers burn in Dauphin County fire
DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) – Multiple truck trailers caught fire on Thursday night in Swatara Township, prompting a large response from area firefighters. According to Colonial Park Fire Co. #1, three trailers caught fire with flames threatening a nearby commercial building. Photos showed two fully engulfed cabs in the lot with heavy smoke.
13 people displaced after Harrisburg house fire
A Tuesday afternoon fire on Harrisburg’s south side left 13 people homeless, the Red Cross said. The first-alarm blaze was first reported just after noon on Tuesday on the 1000 block of South 18th Street, according to the Harrisburg Bureau of Fire. Officials said firefighters contained the blaze and...
Dauphin County Police Investigating Stabbing Incident in Steelton Borough
Breaking news from Dauphin County as police investigate a stabbing incident in Steelton Borough. Details remain scarce, but authorities confirm the incident occurred on the 100 block of Lincoln Street. Stay tuned for updates on this developing story.
Weekly Safety Report: Hit-and-Run and Shooting in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Two incidents occurred in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania this week. The first incident involved a hit-and-run in Palmyra, where a white sedan collided with another vehicle at the intersection of East Cherry Street and South Forge Road. The suspect fled the scene and is being sought by the police. The second incident took place in Lebanon City, where a man was shot and killed on Jones Street. The district attorney's office later revealed that the shooter believed the victim had stolen his belongings.
Weekly Safety Report: Assault, Search for Suspect, Domestic Violence, Robbery, and Shooting in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
This week in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, several incidents occurred that require attention. These incidents include a felony assault with a handgun in Shippensburg, a search for a suspect involved in an assault in Carlisle, a domestic violence incident in Camp Hill, an arrest made in an armed robbery case at Hillside Elementary School, and a shooting investigation in Carlisle.
Police warn of phone scammer impersonating as an officer in Dauphin County
(WHTM) – Residents should be aware of an unknown person who is calling people and claiming to be Sergeant Anthony Clements of the Derry Township Police. The caller requests that people use an electronic app or gift cards to pay off their warrants or traffic tickets, according to a news release. Police state that they […]
Public Assistance Requested in Identifying Suspect in Conewago Township Dollar General Store Assault
The Northern York County Regional Police Department is currently investigating a sexual assault case. The assault happened on November 3, 2023, in Conewago Township. The location was the Dollar General Store at 3457 Bull Rd. A female victim reported that a man approached her from behind and touched her inappropriately.
Man accused of stealing Mechanicsburg resident's identity to make $8,000 in fraudulent withdrawals
MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Police are searching for a suspect accused of fraudulently using a Cumberland County resident's identity to make more than $8,000 in cash withdrawals. The victim, who lives in Lower Allen Township, contacted authorities on Oct. 2 after being alerted that a $6,800 cash withdrawal had been taken from her account in Bethlehem, Lehigh County on Sept. 30.
Coroner IDs driver killed in Dauphin County crash
A 57-year-old man died when he was thrown from his vehicle during an early Saturday morning crash in Lower Paxton Township, authorities said. Roger Morrison crashed around 4:10 a.m. on Union Deposit Road at Fairmont Drive, according to township police. When officers arrived, they found a white Mercedes-Benz sedan on...