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2nd Suspect Arrested in Burglary Investigation

31 January 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

Lancaster City Police have arrested a second suspect in connection with a burglary that occured on January 22nd in the 300 blk. of Mill St. (see 1.26.13 Burglary Suspect Held at Gunpoint by Citizen). Building on information provided by witnesses and the victim, Det. Sgt.

1.29.13 Homicide Suspect from Puerto Rico Arrested in Lancaster

28 January 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

At 11:34 p.m. last night, Jan. 28, 2013, Off.  Jonathan Reppert stopped a red Mercury Mountaineer in the 800 block of Manor Street.  The vehicle was displaying a stolen registration plate. Officers found that the passenger, Jerry Rodriguez-Sanchez, 22-year-old male, unknown address is wanted in Guayama, Puerto Rico for Homicide...

1.26.13 Burglary Suspect Held at Gunpoint by Citizen

26 January 2013 by Det. Sgt. Gary Mackley

         On Wednesday, 23 January 2013, Lancaster City Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Mill Street regarding a possible burglary in progress. Upon arrival it was determined a Lancaster City resident was holding the suspected burglar at gun point. The  detained suspect was taken into custody.

1.15.13 Arrest made in Child Homicide

15 January 2013 by Cpt. Kent Switzer

     Shortly after 3:00 am, Saturday, January 12th officers of the Lancaster City Police were dispatched to an address in 500 Blk E. Ross St for a report of an injured child, who was initially reported to have been injured as a result of a fall.  The officers and ambulance...

1.12.13 Burglary Arrest

14 January 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

The below subject was arrested by Lancaster City Police officers folowing a burglary investigation:

1.07.13 Homicide Investigation

7 January 2013 by Lt. Todd Umstead

At 10:55 a.m., January 7, 2013, Lancaster City Police officers were dispatched to an apartment building on the south side of the 200 blk. W. Walnut St. for a “Check on the Welfare” call. First responding officers located a deceased adult male inside one of the apartments.