Police Activity

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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

Retail theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of heroin



Erica Wewer and Jeanette Waughtel was arrested for retail theft after Wal-Mart LP witnessed them stealing items from their store. Both females had drug paraphernila located on them as well. Waughtel also had Heroin in her possession. Wewer was determined to be under the influence of heroin and was transported to Carlisle Hospital where she submitted to a legal blood draw.

Fatal bicyclist collision



The Silver Spring Township Police were dispatched to the area of the Carlisle Pike & Ridge Hill Rd at approximately 1145 pm for a report of a bicyclist struck. EMS and Police arrived on the scene to find a 74 year old male bicyclist had been struck by a tractor trailer at that intersection. The bicyclist was pronounced dead on the scene. The identity of the bicyclist has will not be released until next of kin have been notified. It is not confirmed if the male is from the area or not. The trucker (from Ohio) did stop at the scene and called 911 for help.

Anyone that may have witnessed this collision or anyone that recalls a bicyclist traveling along the pike southbound around that timeframe is asked to contact police @ 717-697-0607.




On April 18th, 2014 Silver Spring Township Police were dispatched to Bombay Junction located at 6444 Carlisle Pike for a non-active burglary. It was determined that someone gained access to the business by breaking the front glass door. While inside the suspect(s) took a cash register with a small amount of cash inside. This burglary took place in between the hours of April 17th, 2014 around 11:00PM to April 18th, 2014 around 10:00AM. Anyone with information on this case is to contact Officer Cory Keen at 717-697-0607 ext 2004 or email

Help to identify retail theft suspects

April 16th, 2014


Silver Spring Twp Police are investigating two Retail Thefts from Kohl’s. One occurred on 4/11/2014 involving a male and a female. The other occurred on 4/15/2014. The female involved in the first Retail was also involved in the second one and was with another female.

On both incidents, the suspects left in a Black Pontiac G-5. Anyone with any information about the identities of the pictured suspects should contact Officer Craven at 717-238-9676.

Vehicles entered, theft



Between Wednesday 4/9/2014 and Thursday 4/10/2014 multiple unlocked vehicles were entered on Cromwell Court, Mechanicsburg and items were stolen. The items consisted of loose change and a military style rifle that was in a case. The township police are urging residence to keep their vehicles locked and to remove valuable items from their vehicles.

If anyone has information on these thefts please contact Officer Winter at 697-0607

Pedestrian Stuck

April 7, 2014


The Silver Spring Twp Police is investigating a pedestrian struck incident which occurred at Cumberland Valley High School.

The victim, a 16 year old juvenile, was struck by a tan mini van operated by a white female, approx 40-50 years of age.  The driver did stop and offer assistance but then departed the scene without providing any information.  The victim suffered minor injuries.

If you are the involved driver, please contact Sgt. Keith Stambaugh at 717-697-0607 ext 2010.  Anyone who witnessed this incident or can identify the driver of the striking vehicle is also asked to contact Sgt. Keith Stambaugh at 717-697-0607 extension 2010.

Access Device Fraud



A township resident reported that their credit card number was unlawfully used at several Macys stores in the greater Harrisburg area. The two suspects pictured above are suspected of using the card numbers to make unauthorized purchases with the victim's credit card. Anyone with information on the identity of either of the suspects please call Sergeant William Burger at (717) 591-8254

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.

Retail Theft

Retail Theft


March 3, 2014

Silver Spring Township Police Department is attempting to identify the above pictured male. The male is suspected of stealing merchandise from Target. The vehicle involved is a grey or silver SUV. Any information can be directed to Officer Bailey at or (717-697-0607 ext 2006) or anonymously @ 717-591-8242.

Update - The suspect has been identified as Derek Ammerman (22) of Mechanicsburg. He was charged with one misdemeanor count of retail theft.

Attempted Forgery



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On this date a male entered the Best Buy store at 6416 Carlisle Pike and attempted to buy two iPads with counterfeit currency. When employees became suspicious of the currency the male fled from the store. The male was to be between 50 and 55 years old, about 5' 9", wearing glasses, was possibly Hispanic and had a New York accent. He fled the area in a silver Chrysler minivan bearing a NY state registration plate. Anyone with information please call Officer Christopher Butler at (717) 697-0607 EXT 2009.

Access Device Fraud



Silver Spring Police are attempting to identify the above pictured male.  He is suspected of using a stolen credit card at Wal-Mart on Feb 4th.  He was last seen getting into a silver or white mini-van.  Any information can be directed to Officer Walters ( or anonymously @ 717-591-8242.

Retail Theft



Silver Spring Police are asking for your help identifying a white female went into Kohl's taking $1,843.92 of electronics and clothing.  She was seen getting into either a black Honda Accord or a black Toyota that was waiting outside for her.  Any information can be provided to Officer Walters ( or anonymously at 717-591-8242.

Fraudulent Travelers Checks

Fraudulent Travelers Checks



Police are requesting assistance in identifying the two black male suspects pictured above. The suspects passed fraudulent American Express Travelers Checks at Wegmans. The suspects were seen leaving in a Grey Mercedes 4 door sedan with black wheels and a New York Registration Plate. Please contact Officer Bailey at 717-697-0607 ext. 2006 or

Retail Theft



UPDATE -  The suspects have been identified as Nakisha Petro, Amanda Stetler, and Daniel Markle of Mechanicsburg. All three were cited for retail theft.


Police are requesting assistance in identifying the three suspects pictured above. The suspects concealed several items of merchandise from Walmart and left without paying for them. Please contact Officer Bailey at 717-697-0607 ext. 2006 or

Retail Theft




At approximately 740 pm on December 28th and unknown male stole a TV from WalMart.  Police are asking for the publics assistance in identifying the actor.  He was driving a gold or silver (POSSIBLY) Oldsmobile car that appears to have a sunroof.  If you have any information regarding the identity of the actor please contact the Silver Spring Police at 697-0607 or anonymously at 591-8242.

Access device fraud



It was reported to police that two unknown females were involved in using a stolen credit card number to purchase merchandise from the Walmart located at 6520 Carlisle Pike. If anyone can identify these female please call Officer Miller at (717) 697-0607 Ext. 2011.

Retail Theft



Retail Theft at Walmart. Police are requesting assistance in identifying the male suspect after he removed various merchandise from Walmart. Please contact Officer Andrew Bassler at 717.591.8240 or

Retail Theft and Attempted Theft by Deception



The Silver Spring Township Police are seeking assistance from the public in identifying a white male who entered the Wal-Mart located at 6520 Carlisle Pike in Mechanicsburg, and removed two buckets of paint from display.  The male first attempted to return the items at the Customer Service desk but then exited the store without making payment.  The male fled the scene in silver Chrysler PT Cruiser bearing a temporary registration of ZDV-9467.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Craven at 717-238-9676.

Retail theft from Wal-Mart



On November 22, 2013 at approximately 7:22 PM the above pictured female entered Wal-Mart, selected a Kitchen Aid mixer and left the store without paying.

The female is described as being white, 20-30 years old, 5’5” to 5’8” tall, 115 to 125 lbs and had long dark brown hair pulled into a pony tail. She was wearing blue jeans with holes in them and a black jacket with a hood which had fur around the edge.

The truck appears to be a dark colored, early to mid 1990’s, Ford F-150.� The truck may have a large dent of the passenger side above the rear wheel.

Anyone who may have information regarding the identity of the female and/or the driver of the truck is asked to call the Silver Spring Twp Police at 717-697-0607. Anonymous tips/information may be provided by calling 717-591-8242.

Retail Theft



On 11-3-13 a customer entered Walmart 18:21 grabbing a cart on his way in. As soon as he entered the he turned left and selected a chainsaw. He then walked to other side of the lawn and garden department and selected 3 Razor scooters. He then leaves the cart and goes to the door to make sure there was no one watching. He then walks back into the store and collects the cart with the merchandise. He then walks out the garden center exit and loads the items in his car. Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect is asked to call the Silver Spring Township Police at 717-697-0607 *2013.

Quick Change Scam



On October 23rd, 2013 Silver Spring Township Police were advised of a quick change scam that occurred at Walmart located at 6520 Carlisle Pike. On October 19, 2013 two black males entered the store. One of the black males was able to scam money from a cashier. Anyone who can identify the pictured individuals or vehicle is to contact Officer Keen with the Silver Spring Township Police Department at 717-697-0607 ext 2004 or call County Dispatch at 717-238-9676.

Access Device Fraud

Sliver Spring Twp Police are seeking the identity of this female in reference to theft, fraudulent credit card use and forgery which occurred on 7/25/13. This unknown female made purchases totaling $4,633.10 at the following businesses: Exxon and Wine and Spirits, both in Camp Hill, also Home Depot, Harbour House Crabs, Kmart, Toys r Us, and Best Buy, all in Mechanicsburg, as well as Target on Old Jones Town Rd. Some of the items purchased include multiple Playstation 3s, 2 nail guns valued at $400.00 each, a black Samsung Galaxy S 4 phone valued at $794.99 and multiple Gift cards to various restaurants an businesses.

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