(River photo courtesy of Harrisburg City Fire Chief Enterline)



WSR2014-12-00912 – December 28, 2014

On Sunday, December 28, 2014 at 3:57 pm, West Shore Regional Police received a call reference a single vehicle had driven into the Susquehanna River in the area of South Front and Locust Streets in the Borough of Wormleysburg.

Officers and rescue crews arrived to find a red 2008 Honda CRV partially submerged in the river.  The vehicle was occupied and operated by Douglas Roscoe JONES of the 1000 block of North Old Trail in Monroe Township, Snyder County.  Jones was extricated from the vehicle by Harrisburg River Rescue.

JONES exhibited signs of drug intoxication.  He was treated at the hospital where he submitted to a blood test.  JONES was taken into custody after he was released from medical care and was transported to the Cumberland County Prison for processing.

Upon receipt of the blood test results, a criminal complaint will be filed with MDJ Beckley’s office for JONES.  JONES will be charged with Driving Under The Influence of a Controlled Substance(s),  Driving While Operating Privilege Is Suspended or Revoked, Operation Following Suspension Of Registration, Required Financial Responsibility (Driving without insurance), and multiple moving violations.

West Shore Regional Police would like to thank Harrisburg River Rescue, West Shore Bureau of Fire, Holy Spirit EMS, Susquehanna Township Fire Department, Harrisburg City Bureau of Fire, and Community Life Team for their assistance in this incident.

Vehicle in River in Wormleysburg


WSR2014-12-00912 – Sunday, December 28, 2014

Cumberland County and Dauphin County rescue personnel are currently on scene of vehicle into the river in the area of South Front and Locust Streets in Wormleysburg Borough.  It is reported one person has been rescued.  (Photo courtesy of Harrisburg City Fire Chief Enterline)

WANTED: James Andrew OBERRY, JR.

Oberry - JPEGDecember 23, 2014 – WANTED!

The West Shore Regional Police Department currently has an active arrest warrant for James Andrew OBERRY, JR for Disorderly Conduct.  OBERRY, JR. was last known to reside in the 1st Block of Hillside Road in Dauphin, PA.  Anyone with information about OBERRY, JR’s location is asked to contact the West Shore Regional Police at (717) 238-9676.

WSRPD Announces Promotions!

December 22, 2014 – Promotional Process

On Monday, December 22, 2014 The West Shore Regional Police Commission along with Chief Hope officially swore in the new command staff within the department.  Officer Taylor was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, Officer Hair was promoted to the rank of Corporal and Officer Scalera was promoted to the rank of Corporal also.

On behalf of everyone at the department, congratulations on your promotion and good luck in your new positions!


HARRISWSR2014-12-00489 – DECEMBER 21, 2014

On Sunday, December 21, 2014 at approximately 12:05 am, a West Shore Regional Police Officer performed a traffic stop on a black Volkswagen sedan in the area of South Third and Peach Streets in the Borough of Lemoyne.  The vehicle was clocked traveling 45 miles per hour in a posted 25 mile per hour zone.

The operator of the vehicle was identified as Damein Jaabu HARRIS, of the 4200 block of Nantucket Drive in Hampden Township, Mechanicsburg.  HARRIS exhibited signs of being under the influence.  HARRIS was placed under arrest for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and was transported to the Cumberland County Prison for chemical testing and processing.

Charges will be filed at MDJ Beckley’s office for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or Controlled Substance pending the results of the blood analysis.

Wormleysburg Woman cited for a traffic violation and a Wormleysburg Male arrested for DUI after two vehicle crash in bottleneck.

MArkle DUI WSR2014-12-00466 – December 19, 2014

On Friday, December 19, 2014 around 10:05 PM the West Shore Regional Police Department was dispatched to 50 Market Street in the Borough of Lemoyne for a two vehicle crash incident.

During the investigation it was learned that Amy L. THOMPSON of Wormleysburg was driving a 2012 Dodge Avenger westbound on Market Street.  She made a left turn in front of a 2013 Chrysler 200 traveling eastbound on Market Street.  This vehicle was operated by David Matthew MARKLE, JR of Wormleysburg.

THOMPSON was issued a traffic citation for Vehicles Turning Left.  MARKLE, JR was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Controlled Substance. He was transported to Cumberland County Booking for a blood test and processing.

Upon  receiving the blood results charges will be filed with MDJ Beckley’s office.