Press Releases

9.07.12 Death Investigation

7 September 2012 by Lt. Jarrad Berkihiser

Approximately 10:30PM, 06 Sep 2012, Patrol Officers were dispatched to a person down in the 1st Blk Wise Ave. near Lafayette St.  While officers were responding County-Wide dispatchers upgraded the call to a cardiac arrest. Upon arrival officers located a male subject in his 20’s laying in the street, near parked...

Officer Ted Makauskas Retires After 26 Years of Service

4 September 2012 by SGT Timothy Frey

     Today was Officer Ted Maukaskas' last day with the Lancaster City Police. After completing 26 years of service "Officer Ted" has retired and accepted a position with the IU-13.      For the last 10 years Officer Makauskas has been assigned as a School Resource Officer specializing in TEAM (Teaching Educating and...

Public Drunkenness Arrest, Subject Injured in Fall

1 September 2012 by Lt. Todd Umstead

At 8:10 P.M. Friday, August 31, 2012, Lancaster City Police Officer Hank Barrie and Sergeant Gary McCrady were on patrol in the 300 block of S. Queen St. when they observed Ubaldo Ramos-Rodriguez, 71 years old, resident of the 500 block of Rockland St., Lancaster, sitting outside of a property...

8.23.12 Arrest made in Homicide of Infant

23 August 2012 by Cpt. Kent Switzer

          Today, August 23, 2012,  the Lancaster City Bureau of Police announce the arrest of the below subject in the Homicide of an infant, Aurora Heiney-Moore, a 5-month-old female, which occurred at 731-A North Reservoir Street, Lancaster City, on April 12, 2011.

8.17.12 Auto Insurance Fraud Arrest

17 August 2012 by CPT Kent Switzer

     On April 5th, Officer Graczyk of the Lancaster City Police Department was dispatched to Park City Mall to take the report of a stolen vehicle.  Upon arriving, Off. Graczyk spoke to the vehicle owner….

8.11.12 Sexual Assault Arrest

11 August 2012 by Det LT Michael Winters

On 11 July 2012, at approx. 12:14 am, Officers Paul Blanchflower and Klete Griffin were on patrol in the area of Long’s Park, 1401 Harrisburg Pike.   While conducting a routine check of the property, the officers observed a vehicle driving in the park, after the posted 10:00 pm park closing...