Posts Tagged ‘Criminal Conspiracy’
On 10 January 2013 at approximately 7:00 pm Swatara Township Police were dispatched to the area in front of Steelton Highspire High School 260 Reynders Avenue, Swatara Twp.for the report of a robbery with a gun. Officers located the victims at a nearby residence where they went after being robbed. The two victims of the robbery were juveniles age 14 and 15. The victims reported that had been walking up the street when three suspects approached them with one suspect brandishing a rifle. The victims were ordered to empty their pockets at gun point. One of the victims received minor facial injuries under his eye as the suspect with the rifle reportedly struck him under the eye with the barrel of the rifle pointed at him. Two cellular phones were taken form the victims and the three suspects fled the area.
One of the juvenile victims told police he recognized one the robbers and provided Police a first name. An investigation by alert patrol officers led them to the suspects residence at 3655 Chambers Hill Road. Two of the three juvenile suspects were located and positively identified. The third individual remains at large and unidentified.
The two suspects both juveniles age 14 and 15 were charged with the following crimes: Robbery and Criminal Conspiracy. The 14 year old was turned over to Dauphin County Juvenile Probation Authorities and securely detained. The 15 year old was identified as Ean Shamar Cooper-Smith b/m/15 DOB: 3-21-1997 of 3655 Chambers Hill Road Harrisburg, PA 17111 and was direct file charged as an adult. He was arraigned before MDJ Steven Semic at Night Court. He was released to the custody of his mother on $10,000 unsecured bail under the supervision of Pre-trial Services along with several special conditions.
The investigation continues and anyone with information on the third suspect or has information about this crime is asked to call the Swatara Township Police Department at 717-564-2550.
On January 1, 2013 at 9 p.m Swatara Township Police were dispatched to 1024 Penn Street Steelton, PA 17113, Swatara Township for the report of a burglary. The victim came home to find someone had forcibly entered the home.
An investigation revealed that two television sets, an Ipad and Nexus tablet were missing from the home. Alert officers noted footprints in the snow leading from the burglary to a neighbors house. Through this and other facts gleaned from the investigation a search warrant was obtained for the neighbors house. As a result all the stolen property was recovered from the neighbors house and taken into evidence.
On January 2, 2013 officers obtained arrest warrants for Phillip A. Woods, Jr. b/m/19 of Highspire, Ashley C. Smith b/f/20 of Harrisburg, and Aaron C. Bryant b/m/20 of Harrisburg for Burglary. A 17 year old juvenile was also charged and turned over to Dauphin County Juvenile Probation authorities. All three adults have been charged with the following crimes: Burglary, Theft by Unlawful Taking,Criminal Conspiracy and Corruption of Minors. The 17 year old juvenile was charged with Burglary, Theft by Unlawful Taking, and Criminal Conspiracy.
All three adults are still at large and Swatara Township Police are actively looking for them. Anyone who has information on their whereabouts is asked to contact the Swatara Township Police Department at 717-564-2550.
At 0341 hours on 2 August 2011 an alerted Swatara Township police officer on patrol surprised 3 individuals during the commission of a burglary at Harris TV and Appliance 385 Eastern Drive Harrisburg, PA 17111 after he heard the audible alarm sounding from the business. Our officer responded on foot from the nearby location where he was on patrol. A foot pursuit ensued and all three eluded capture initially. Approximately 30 minutes later one of the individuals was taken into custody and arrested after he was seen by a police officer emerging from a wooded location near Rupp Hill Road.
The individual was identified as Gregory L. Davis of North Payson Street Baltimore, MD. B/M/age 20. He was charged with the following crimes: 903(a)(1) Criminal Conspiracy, 3502-A Burglary, 3925-A Receiving Stolen Property, 5126-A Flight to Avoid Apprehension, and 3934-A Theft from a Motor Vehicle. He was arraigned before MDJ Michael Smith and bail was set at $75,000 and was lodged in Dauphin County Prison.
As a result of the investigation, the suspects vehicle a blue Ford Econoline E250 Panel van used during the commission of the crime was impounded and a search warrant was obtained to search its contents. As a result of the search our officers recovered 2 flat screen televisions which were the property of Harris TV. Police officers also seized various tools from inside the van which we believe were used as instruments of crime.
These suspects also broke into two vehicles owned by Harris TV and it is from these vehicles that they removed the two televisions.
Entry was gained into the business by the burglars by cutting through the wall of the business.
This is an on-going investigation and anyone with information on the other two suspects is urged to contact the Swatara Township Police at 717-564-2550.