Viewing entries posted in February 2013
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. All available officers and detectives responded, as well as five units from neighboring police agencies. Police arrested Tyree Eatmon, 25-year-old male, resident of York, PA and charged him with Simple Assault and Disorderly Conduct. Eatmon allegedly assaulted an employee of The Village by striking the employee in the back of the head with a wooden table. The employee was not seriously injured. Police also charged Jeremiha Hunter, 25-year-old male, of Hanover, PA with Public Drunkenness and Disorderly Conduct. No one was seriously injured in the fight. A city officer sustained a minor elbow injury during the incident.
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. Burrell picked up the child by the neck and head and threw him onto the sidewalk causing the child to strike his head and shoulder on the concrete. Burrell also choked the female victim and punched her in the face multiple times. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment. The child was treated for contusions and a strained neck. The 22-year-old female was treated for a broken nose and other facial injuries. Burrell was charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault, two counts of Simple Assault, Endangering the Welfare of Children, and Recklessly Endangering Another Person by Off. Michael Landis before MDJ Jimenez. He was arraigne and committed to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $250,000.00 bail.
An autopsy was completed this morning and determined that the deceased died from a single gunshot wound to the chest.
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 side of that block and this subject was subsequently conveyed to a local hospital via ambulance and taken immediately into surgery. This subject, a 17 year old Lancaster City male, was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Investigators are currently working to confirm this subject’s identity and assure that next of kin has been notified, prior to releasing this information.
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. When the register would not open, the suspect grabbed the entire register and fled on foot. Minutes later, Sgt. Richard Heim attempted to stop two subjects in the 500 block of Burrowes Ave. One fled on foot and was stopped about a block away. This subject, Troy D. Fry, 23, of the 900 blk. E. Walnut St. matched the description of the suspect. The victim was brought to the scene where he identified the subject as the robber. He was arrested and taken to the police sation. The other subject stopped, Tyler Fry, 21, same address as Troy (Troy and Tyler Fry are brothers), was arrested on a summary warrant. A pellet gun was found in Troy's path of escape and the cash register was later located by officers in the 600 block of N. Jefferson St. Both subjects were interviewed by detectives and charged with Robbery and Criminal Conspiracy by Det. George Bonilla before MDJ Janice Jimenez. Both were committed to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $100,000.00 bail.
During the weekend of February 9/10, 2013 Officers from Lancaster City Police responded to (2) shots fired incidents that resulted in arrests.