Press Releases

9.25.12 Park City Car Meet

25 September 2012 by LCPD Auto Theft Unit

     During the week of Sept 17, 2012 the Lancaster City Police received information about a group of automobile enthusiasts that were meeting on Sunday nights in the parking lot of Boscov’s at the Park City Mall.

9.20.12 Indecent Assault Arrest-Antonio Ambert

20 September 2012 by Detective Lieutenant Jarred Berkihiser

On August 27th, 2012 the Lancaster City Police received information regarding an indecent assault involving a 12 year old female child and a 43 year old male suspect, which occurred on June 15th, 2012 on Fremont St.

9.19.12 Rt. 222 Auto Thefts Arrest

18 September 2012 by Lt. Todd Umstead

In August 2012 The Lancaster City Police Auto Theft Unit was contacted by the West Earl Township Police Department in regards to several thefts of disabled vehicles from Route 222. As members of the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office Auto Theft Task Force, the detectives with LCPD’s Auto Theft Unit...

9.14.12 Stabbing-Howard Ave.

14 September 2012 by SGT Timothy Frey

     At approximately 8:12 pm on Thursday, September 13th, 2012, officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Howard Ave. for a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival officers observed a male victim, city resident, standing on the front porch of a residence suffering from a large laceration on his left arm.

9.11.12 Homicide, Stabbing - Manor St.

11 September 2012 by Cpt. Kent Switzer

     Shortly after 8:00 pm, Monday evening, September 10th, Lancaster City Police Officers were dispatched to an apartment building/rooming house in the 400 blk. of Manor St. for the report of a stabbing which had just occurred.

9.10.12 Arrests from weekend

10 September 2012 by Lt. Todd Umstead

Lancaster City Police Officers arrested the following individuals in seperate incidents over the weekend:

9.07.12 UPDATE Death Investigation

7 September 2012 by Lt. Todd Umstead

Updated information regarding death investigation, 1st block Wise Ave: Following an autopsy by the Lancaster County Coroner's Office, this death is being investigated as an apparent suicide caused by a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The victim is a 21-year-old city man.