Press Releases

11.23.13 Gun Arrest

23 November 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

At 9:07 p.m. Nov. 23, 2013, officers were dispatched to the 300 block of S. Queen for a reported fight involving a handgun. Officers arrived and found Vernest Antonio Storr, 24-year-old male, resident of the 800 blk N. Duke St. Lancaster in possession of a concealed Springfield 9mm handgun.

11.15.13 Indecent Assault

15 November 2013 by Det. Lt. Jarrad Berkihiser

 On Friday, November 15, 2013 at approximately 4:11 AM patrol officers were dispatched for an indecent assault that occurred in the area of the 500 Blk. of East End Ave. Officers spoke with the 24-year-old female victim. 

10.27.13 Shots Fired, Arrest

28 October 2013 by Det. Lt. Michael Winters

On 26 October 2013, at approx. 5:48 PM, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to a residence in the 500 block of E. Strawberry Street for a report of shots fired.   While enroute to the scene, Lancaster Countywide Communications informed the responding officers that several shots...

10.25.13 Warrant issued in Fulton St. Shooting

25 October 2013 by Cpt. Kent Switzer

Approximately 9:06 PM patrol officers responded to the 700 block of E. Fulton St. for the report of a shooting inside a residence.  Upon arrival officers located a 15-year-old female suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.  Officers immediately began to administer first aid until medical personnel arrived.  The...

10.23.13 Additional Charges Filed Against Ryan Brock

23 October 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

Lancaster City Police Auto Theft Unit Detective Heather Halstead has filed additional charges against Ryan Edward Brock. Brock, 19, of the 600 blk. N. Pine St., Lancaster, was arrested on September 12th, 2013 following a series of burglaries and auto thefts in Lancaster City and E.

10.18.13 Arrest in Stabbing

18 October 2013 by Det. Lt. Michael Winters

At approximately 3:16 a.m. September 1, 2013, Officers from the Lancaster Bureau of Police responded to the Lancaster General Hospital regarding a stabbing victim that had just arrived there for treatment. The victim is a 49-year-old city resident and he was stabbed in the abdomen area of his body.

10.08.2013 Belvedere Robbery

8 October 2013 by Sgt. Bill Hickey

On Tuesday 08 October 2013, at approximately 0200 hrs. Officers from Lancaster City Police Platoon “B” responded to the Belvedere Inn, 402 N. Queen St. for a report of an armed robbery that had just occurred.