Press Release

10.5.15 Stabbing Investigation

5 October 2015 by Todd Umstead

Lancaster City Police are continuing to investigate a stabbing that occurred in the 400 blk. of Lafayette St. Officers responded to this location at 12:50 p.m. and located a 30-year-old male who was unresponsive and bleeding from a severe laceration.

Robbery, Extortion Investigation

5 October 2015 by Todd Umstead

A New Jersey man has been arrested following an ongoing investigation into a series of robberies and extortions.

Stabbing / Arrest (Occurred Oct. 2, 2015)

5 October 2015 by Todd Umstead

On Friday, October 2, 2015, at approximately 10:44 p.m., officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to the 500 blk. of Howard Avenue for a report of a fight. Officer Steven Alexander arrived on the scene and located the victim, a 45-year-old female, with multiple stab wounds upon...

Jose A. Colon, Wanted for Attempted Homicide, in Custody

1 October 2015 by Todd Umstead

The below wanted person, Jose A. Colon is IN CUSTODY. Colon, accompanied by his attorney, turned himself in at the Magesterial District Office at 123 Locust St., Lancaster at 2:00 p.m. today, Sept. 30th. Colon will be arraigned on the charge of Criminal Attempt to Commit Homicide.

9.23.15 Safety Coalition Cameras Help Police Catch Burglars

23 September 2015 by Todd Umstead

At 11:12 a.m., Sept. 22, 2105 LCPD officers responded to a residence in the 200 blk. of E. Marion St. for a possible burglary in progress. Upon arrival it was determined the burglary was no longer in progress, but had occurred within the past hour.

9.21.15 Gun Arrest

21 September 2015 by Todd Umstead

***61st Firearms-Related Arrest in Lancaster City in 2015***

Sept. 18, 2012: Burglary Arrest

18 September 2015 by Todd Umstead

At 9:40 a.m. Sept. 18, 2015, officers responded to the 1st block of North West End Ave. for a report of a burglary that just occurred. An adult female victim awoke to find the male suspect in her room.

9.17.15 Arrest - Child Luring

17 September 2015 by Todd Umstead

On September 12, 2015 at 7:23 pm, Officer Ryan Work responded to Farnum Park, 260 W Strawberry St., for a report of suspicious activity that had just occurred. Off. Work spoke with an adult female witness who stated that she and a friend had been walking south in the 200 Block...