Press Releases

9.12.13 Sex Offense

12 September 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

SUSPECT:  Described as Black Male 20's approximately 5' 6", 150 Lbs. Hair described as short dreadlocks or braids. 

9.12.13 Auto Theft Investigation (with E. Lampeter Police)

12 September 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

At  2:39 a.m. September 12, 2013 Lancaster City Police officers responded to a burglar alarm at Lancaster Mitsubishi, 1009 N. Prince St. Upon arrival officers found one of the rear service bay doors knocked off the track and laying in the parking lot.

9.10.13 Stabbing

11 September 2013 by Det. Lt. Michael Winters

On 10 Sept. 2013, at approx. 4:17 PM, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to the area of 722 Manor Street for a fight in progress.   While enroute to the scene, officers were advised by dispatchers that someone may have been stabbed.   When the officers arrived...

9.9.2013 Stolen Handgun Arrest

9 September 2013 by Sgt. Bill Hickey

On Sunday September 8, 2013 at approximately 0253 hrs., Officers from Lancaster City Police Platoon A, responded to the 300 blk. S. Queen St. near the intersection of Conestoga St. for a report of a fight in-progress. 

9.7.13 Attempted Bank Robbery, Arrests

5 September 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

At 10:21 a.m., September 5, 2013, Lancaster City Police Officers were dispatched to the Northwest Savings Bank, 922 Columbia Ave. for a report of suspicious activity. It was reported that two females entered the bank wearing masks and surgical gloves, one carrying a handgun, and the other had a handgun in her...

9.4.2013 Megan's Law Violators: Wanted Persons

4 September 2013 by Sgt. Bill Hickey

Lancaster City Police Detective Donald Morant is assigned to the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) Criminal Investigation Division (CID). Det. Morant has been tasked with keeping tabs on convicted sex offenders within Lancaster City who are required to comply with the laws, rules and regulations of Megan’s Law Registry.

8.28.2013 Stolen Handgun Arrest

28 August 2013 by Sgt. Bill Hickey

On Wednesday August 28, 2013 at approximately 2:35 am, Officer Weaver of the Lancaster City Police Department conducted a vehicle stop of a 2012 Chrysler sedan along the 100 blk. S. Broad St. One of the vehicle occupants, identified as John Vazquez, was found to be in possession of a...

8.26.2013 Robbery 400 blk. Manor St.

27 August 2013 by Sgt. Bill Hickey

On Monday August 26, 2013 Officers from Lancaster City Police responded to a call for assistance at Reveron, 402 W. King St. The caller told a dispatcher that a male was waiting outside and wanted to assault him.