Press Releases

Robbery - Arby's, Park City Mall

5 November 2012 by Det. Lt. Michael Winters

On November 4, 2012, at approx. 6:06 PM, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to Arby’s, located at 132 Park City Center, for a shooting. It was later determined to be robbery, where no shots were fired.   Officers responded to the restaurant and began receiving information from...

11.02.12 Arrest in NJ Homicide

2 November 2012 by Lt. Todd Umstead

At 6:47 p.m. November 1, 2012, Lancaster City Police officers responded to Lancaster General Hospital, 555 N. Duke St. A 33-year-old New Jersey woman, later identified as Regina Anne Wallace, had made statements to LGH staff that she had been involved in a homicide in Ewing, NJ.

10.31.12 Sgt. Frey promoted to Lieutenant

31 October 2012 by Lt. Todd Umstead

The Lancaster City Bureau of Police is pleased to announce the promotion of Sgt. Timothy Frey to Lieutenant, effective 10/28/12. 

Attempted Child Abduction

31 October 2012 by Lt. Todd Umstead

    At 11:11 a.m. October 30, 2012 officers responded to the area of Manor St. and Old Dorwart St. for a possible attempted child abduction. A suspect described as a white male, unknown age, wearing glasses, described as balding on top with white hair on sides, approached a 10-year-old girl...

10.16.12 Warrant Detail

17 October 2012 by Sgt. Kevin Fry

On the evening of October 16, 2012 the Lancaster City Bureau of Police Selective Enforcement Unit (SEU) and Pennsylvania State Parole conducted a Warrant Sweep Operation within the City of Lancaster, PA.

10.09.12 Gun Arrest

9 October 2012 by Lt. Todd Umstead

Shortly after 9:00 p.m. last night (10/8/12) Lancaster City Police received information from the Lancaster County Crime Stoppers Text a Tip program that a male suspect, later identified as Robert Edward JOHNSON, was armed with a stolen handgun and riding in a tan Kia Sephia.

10.04.12 Burglary Arrest

4 October 2012 by Lt. Todd Umstead

On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012, at 10:33 a.m. a citizen noticed a man in the back yard of a residence in the 600 block of Poplar St. This man was seen peering into several windows of the residence.

10.02.12 Stabbing - 700 blk. Beaver St.

2 October 2012 by Lt. Mike Winters

On 1 October 2012, at 7:29 PM, officers were dispatched to 743 Beaver Street for a reported stabbing. Officers arrived at the scene and located a female victim, who was suffering from multiple stab wounds to the back and chest area. The victim, a 42-year-old Lancaster woman, was taken to an area...