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….
At approximately 10:35 pm on Sunday, July 8th, 2012, Manor Township Police responded to a burglar alarm at Super Shoes, 2750 Columbia Ave., Lancaster. Officers arrived to find that unknown person(s) entered the back of the business through a hole in the cinderblock wall. Once inside the business the suspect(s) entered a storage room and the office and tampered with a safe. The suspect(s) also tampered with the store video surveillance system.
REMINDER: The deadline for submitting an application to the Lancaster County Chiefs of Police Association hiring consortium is fast approaching. The Association, and 23 of its member agencies, have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer.
At 6 pm on Tuesday, August 14th, 2012, the Riverside Camping Association will present a check to the Lancaster City Police Department to purchase 10 (ten) sets of “Cop Cards.” The presentation will take place at the Riverside Camping Association, 730 E. Strawberry St., Lancaster.
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 time. The officers conducted a traffic stop of the vehicle and located three occupants inside the vehicle, including the adult male driver, who was identified as Tyler PRITISKUTCH. The officers also found two juvenile females inside the vehicle with PRITISKUTCH, who were 12 and 14 years old. The officers spoke with PRITISKUTCH, who is a 20 year old Schuylkill Haven resident, and the two female juveniles. The officers then took the two juveniles to the police station and released them to the custody of their parents.
On July 31, 2012 at 7:04 P.M. Lancaster City police officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of E. Lemon St. and N. Cherry St. Officers located a 25-year-old city man who reported that he had just been robbed. The victim told police that he was in the 100 block of E. Lemon St. when he was approached by two black males. The victim and suspects walked onto the 400 block of N. Cherry St. and at this time, one of the suspects grabbed the victim and pointed a handgun at him. This suspect then stole a small amount of cash from the victim. The second suspect then punched the victim. The suspect with the gun then hit the victim in the head with the handgun several times, causing a one inch laceration to the victim’s forehead. The suspect with the gun then fired three shots at the victim. The victim was not struck by gunfire, and did not request medical treatment for his injury.