8.11.14 Farnum Park Stabbing and arrest

11 August 2014 by William Hickey

Lancaster PD Patch

PRESS RELEASE

STABBING AT FARNUM PARK AND ARREST OF SUSPECT

8.11.14

On Sunday August 10, 2014 at approximately 2:38 pm Officers from Lancaster City Police, D Platoon, responded to the area of Farnum Park, 200 blk. S. Water St., for a report of a fight that had just occurred. Initial information received listed that a person had been stabbed during the fight. 

          A 30 year old Lancaster man was found in front of a private residence on the 100 blk. S. Water St. The male had (2) stab wounds to the torso. The male was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Officers canvassed the area and spoke with witnesses as the investigation progressed. 

          At approximately 9:31 p.m., Maurice Swann walked into the lobby of the Police Station and spoke with the desk Sergeant. Swann identified himself as the other person involved in the fight/stabbing that had occurred at Farnum Park. 

          Swann was interviewed by Det. Whiteford and charged with Aggravated Assault and Tampering with Evidence before MDJ Winters. Swann was arraigned and committed to LCP on a Detainer from Adult Probation. Swann’s bail was set at $75,000. 

Anyone with information is urged to call Lancaster City Police at (717) 735-3300 or Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913. You can also click the Submit a Tip button on our website, www.lancasterpolice.com, or Text a Tip to Crime Stoppers by texting LANCS plus your message to 847411. Tipsters may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names. 

  All persons accused of a crime are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.

swann

Maurice Andrew Swann W-H/M/30

No fixed address/homeless


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