Press Releases

6.10.13 Police-Involved Shooting

10 June 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

Lancaster City Police investigators are on the scene of an officer-involved shooting that occurred at approx. 7:15 a.m. Monday June 10, 2013 in the area of Queen St. and Orange St. A 35-year-old male was shot. He was conveyed to Lancaster General Hospital and underwent surgery.

5.21.13 Reported Abduction

21 May 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

At approximately 8:50 a.m. 5/21/13 Lancaster County Wide Communications received a call from a female reporting she had been forced into the trunk of a vehicle by two male suspects. According to the victim, this occurred somewhere within the City of Lancaster.

4.24.13 Shooting, Fugitive & False ID Arrest

24 April 2013 by Cpt. Kent Switzer

Shortly before 10:00 pm, April 22nd officers were dispatched to the area of the 500 Blk S. Christian St (area of Woodward & Christian Sts) for a report of shots fired, although no evidence of a shooting could be located at that time.  Then, shortly before 10:30 pm, Officers Chris...

4.22.13 Gun Arrest

22 April 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

At 5:34 p.m. on April 21, 2013 Lancaster City Police officers were dispatched to the Lancaster County Park to assist park rangers with a fight at one of the basketball courts. As park rangers arrived at the basketball courts, one of the rangers observed a male subject, later identified as Angel...

4.22.13 Unlawful Restraint, Threats, Assault Arrest

22 April 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

 Lancaster City Police charged a 21-year-old Philadelphia man following an incident where he threatened to kill a 23-year-old city woman. The victim stated that she had been involved in a brief relationship with Eric R. Rivera. At 7:00 p.m.