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.
Shots Fired Incident:
Lancaster City Police Auto Theft Unit Detective Heather Halstead has filed additional charges against Ryan Edward Brock. Brock, 19, of the 600 blk. N. Pine St., Lancaster, was arrested on September 12th, 2013 following a series of burglaries and auto thefts in Lancaster City and E. Lampeter Township that ended when Brock crashed a stolen school bus in E. Lampeter Twp.
At approximately 3:16 a.m. September 1, 2013, Officers from the Lancaster Bureau of Police responded to the Lancaster General Hospital regarding a stabbing victim that had just arrived there for treatment. The victim is a 49-year-old city resident and he was stabbed in the abdomen area of his body. Officers were able to speak with the victim briefly before he went into surgery. It is likely that this assault took place on S. Marshall Street in the City. The victim’s condition is listed as stable but critical.
SUSPECT: Described as Black Male 20's approximately 5' 6", 150 Lbs. Hair described as short dreadlocks or braids.