The Swatara Township Police Department arrested a man and recovered a stolen gun.
On Saturday, an officer attempted a routine traffic stop for a car with a suspended license plate. The officer tried to make contact with the driver of the car, but he fled on foot into the Greenbelt behind the McDonald's off of Paxton Street.
Officers chased the man, and arrested him in the wooded area behind McDonald's.
The man, Donald L Barbour III, 25, of Harrisburg, is facing charges for multiple crimes. He faces charges including, former convict not to possess a firearm, carrying a firearm without a license, receiving stolen property, flight to avoid apprehension and numerous motor vehicle code offenses.
Police recovered a .380 caliber handgun which was reported stolen on November 27. The report was filed with State Police in Chambersburg.
Police say Barbour has an extensive criminal history, which include drug offenses and crimes of violence.