2.18.13 Weekend Police Incidents

18 February 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

Feb 16, 2013 - At 2:06 a.m. officers were on a routine bar check at The Village night club, 205 N. Christian St. when a fight occurred inside and then spread to the outside of the bar. Officers entered the bar and discovered a large fight with tables and bottles being thrown.

2.15.13 Aggravated Assault Arrest

15 February 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

11:01 a.m. Feb. 14, 2013, Lancaster City Police officers responded to the 500 blk. of N. Franklin St. for a domestic dispute. It was determined that Messiah Burrell, a 24-year-old male who recently moved to Lancaster City from Philadelphia, assaulted his 22-year-old girlfriend (a city resident) and their 4-year-old son.

2.14.13 Fatal Shooting (Identification)

14 February 2013 by LT Todd Umstead

An autopsy was completed this morning and determined that the deceased died from a single gunshot wound to the chest.

2.13.13 Fatal Shooting

14 February 2013 by CPT Kent Switzer

Shortly before 10:30 pm, Wednesday evening February 13th, Officers of the Lancaster City Police were dispatched to a residence on the east side of the 400 Blk N. Queen St for a report of shots being fired outside that location.  Upon arrival, Officers found a subject down, on the east...

2.12.13 Robbery Arrests

12 February 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

At 7:42 p.m. Feb. 11, 2013 officers were dispatched to Superstar Grocery, 601 N. Lime for an armed robbery that had just occurred. Officers arrived and learned from the victim / store owner that a male suspect entered the store, pointed a handgun at him and demanded money from the register.