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11.27.12 Suspicious Activity Involving Teenager

27 November 2012 by Detective Lieutenant Jarred Berkihiser

     On Monday November 26 approximately 8:15AM Officer Sumrall, the patrol officer assigned as the school resource officer at Reynolds Middle School – 605 W. Walnut St. was alerted by school staff that a 13 year old female student was walking to school in the area of the 100 Block...

Shop With a Cop

20 November 2012 by Sgt. Ray Corll

     The Lancaster City Bureau of Police would like to announce that on Saturday, December 1st, officers and troopers from the Lancaster Metropolitan Area will be participating in “Shop with a Cop.” Hosted by the Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in downtown Lancaster City, “Shop with a Cop” is an...

11.19.12 Homicide suspect Jamaal M. Harris IN CUSTODY

19 November 2012 by Det. Lt. Mike Winters

On November 19, 2012, at 10:18 a.m. Jamaal HARRIS came to the Lancaster City Police station and turned himself in to Lancaster City Police Detectives. HARRIS was taken into custody without incident. HARRIS was taken before Magisterial District Judge Richard Simms for arraignment and was arraigned on one count of Criminal Homicide. Harris...

Shooting/Homicide Suspect Update

17 November 2012 by Detective Lieutenant Michael Winters

UPDATE INFORMATION ON WANTED SUBJECT AS OF 17 NOVEMBER 2012   Lancaster City Police Detectives continued to investigate the murder of Dennis McFadden Jr. over the last several days, working tirelessly to follow-up on leads, conduct interviews and review evidence.

11.14.12 Shooting / Homicide 500 blk. S. Lime St.

15 November 2012 by Det Lt Mike Winters

    At about 4:50 pm this afternoon, 14 Nov 12, Officers were dispatched to the area of the 500 Blk S. Lime St for a report of a shooting and a subject down.  Upon arrival, Officers located the victim to the rear of the residences on the East side of the 500 Blk S. Lime St.

11.08.12 Additional Charges in 222 Auto Thefts

8 November 2012 by Lt. Todd Umstead

On November 5, 2012, Det. Stephen Owens of the Lancaster City Police Auto Theft Unit filed additional charges against Francisco Mercado Jr. in connection with auto thefts that occurred along route 222 during July and August of 2012 (see prior release 9.19.12 Rt. 222 Auto Thefts Arrest):

11.08.12 Corruption of Minors Arrest

8 November 2012 by Lt. Todd Umstead

            On October 1, 2012 a 29-year-old female came to the Lancaster City Police station to report inappropriate sexual contact by a School District Employee, that began in 1999. The victim was interviewed and an investigation ensued.