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Lower Swatara is suing Highspire, says borough overcharged township to treat its wastewater

Lower Swatara Township and its municipal authority have sued Highspire borough and the borough authority, alleging that Highspire has been overcharging the township to treat its wastewater. While … more

Harrisburg man charged with trying to have sex with minor

Middletown police arrested a Harrisburg man after he was caught allegedly attempting to have sexual relations with a minor in a parked vehicle in the 200 block of North Spring Street at about 3:45 … more

Lower Swatara man charged with setting fire to porch July 6

A Lower Swatara Township man is in Dauphin County Prison on $50,000 bail for allegedly starting a fire on the front porch of a residence in the township. Michael Keith Chaney, 63, of the 500 block … more

Two charged in strangulation of area resident: Lower Swatara Police Roundup

An array of charges including simple assault and strangulation have been filed against two people for their roles in the assault of an area resident. Court records note Erica Wood, 23, of the 100 … more

Luca, a dog from the sheriff's K-9 unit, is on the mend; deputy handler is from Middletown

While most people can leave their coworkers at the end of the workday, Dauphin County Sheriff’s Deputy Josh Long has been spending time taking his partner, Luca, to doctor’s appointments … more

Harrisburg men charged with selling heroin at Hummelstown KFC on Fourth of July

Two Harrisburg men were charged Friday with selling heroin to a Lower Swatara Township man. According to arrest papers filed by township police, 28-year-old Adam Christopher Esquivel was observed … more

Two men charged with selling heroin at park in Middletown

Two men have been charged with selling heroin in Middletown, following a controlled buy that was set up by borough police through a confidential informant on June 29. Nafis Tyele Cobb, 26, of the … more

Boys allegedly assaulted; high speed on Union: Police and Courts Roundup

A Middletown man was charged after an investigation determined that he had allegedly beaten two young boys. The boys, one 4 years old and the other 6 years old, during forensic interviews … more

State Police initiate 82 traffic stops in 24-hour period, make 3 DUI arrests

  In a 24-hour period, the State Police in Harrisburg initiated 82 traffic stops on the highways in the Harrisburg area. The following citations were issued: 24 speeding, three following … more

Man charged following stand-off that ended peacefully in the 200 block of North Union Street

A domestic incident in the 200 block of North Union Street in Middletown turned into a police standoff with a man that was resolved peacefully shortly after midnight on Friday, July 6.Borough police … more
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