The below subject was arrested by Lancaster City Police officers folowing a burglary investigation:
UPDATED INFORMATION – Homicide Investigation, 248 W. Walnut St.
At 10:55 a.m., January 7, 2013, Lancaster City Police officers were dispatched to an apartment building on the south side of the 200 blk. W. Walnut St. for a “Check on the Welfare” call. First responding officers located a deceased adult male inside one of the apartments. It appeared that the victim had been deceased for a period of time. Criminal investigators and a Lancaster County Deputy Coroner responded to the scene. Based on initial findings at the scene, this death appears suspicious and is being investigated as a homicide. Detectives are working to determine the identity of the deceased. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause and manner of death. Lancaster City Police investigators are conducting a canvass of the surrounding neighborhood and following up on leads.
CRIME OF THE WEEK 12-48
On Friday December 21, 2012 School Resource Officers (SROs) assigned to the School District of Lancaster (SDoL) received information from school officials at Lampeter-Strasburg School District. A student at LSHS received a text message from a student at JP McCaskey East High School, earlier on December 21, 2012.
General Growth Properties (GGP), the owning/managing company of Park City Center is implementing a number of efforts to deter the number of crows congregating on the roof of the mall. GGP has applied for a noise variance from the City of Lancaster. GGP is arranging a number of crow effigies in order to keep crows from landing on the roof.
Shortly before 12:30 pm today, December 18th Officers were dispatched to Luciano’s Store, located at 259 W. King St, for the report of a Robbery with a knife, that had just occurred. As Officers were arriving, information was obtained that the suspects involved had fled into the Umbrella Works Apartment Building, across the street from the store.