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. Officers initially observed a holster containing an ammo magazine on Storr's hip, then located the handgun concealed in Storr's jacket pocket. The handgun was found to have a loaded magazine with one bullet in the chamber. Storr did not have a concealed carry permit and was arrested. He was charged by Off. Ben Bradley with Carrying Firearms without License and Persons not to Possess Firearms (Storr has a prior felony trespass conviction) before MDJ Simms. No charges were filed pertaining to the fight. Storr was comitted to Lancaster County Prison.
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.
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 had been fired into a residence in the block and that the suspect had fled the scene. Officers arrived at the scene and broadcast a description of the suspect and a direction of travel, while other officers began checking the area.