Press Releases


1.04.15 Shooting Investigation

5 January 2015 by Todd Umstead

     On January 4, 2015, at approx. 7:42 PM, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to the 700 block of High Street for a shooting. Officers arrived at the scene and found a 22-year-old Lancaster man with an apparent gunshot wound to the leg.

12.25.2014 Gun Arrests-400 blk. Fremont St.

25 December 2014 by Timothy Frey

    0439 hrs. on 25 December 2014, Lancaster City Police Officers responded to the 400 block of Fremont Street in Lancaster City after receiving information that subjects were on the block looking to fight others and that these subjects had recently fired weapons.

12.17.14 Gun / Drug Arrests, 353 Hand Ave.

17 December 2014 by Todd Umstead

     At 12:43 a.m., Dec. 16, 2014, Lancaster City Police Officers responded to the 300 blk. of Hand Ave. for reports of multiple gunshots. Witnesses reported seeing several people running from the area. Upon arrival, officers observed what appeared to be fresh bullet holes in the exterior of the...

12.15.14 Homicide Investigation

15 December 2014 by Todd Umstead

At 9:10 a.m. December 15, 2014 Lancaster City Police were dispatched to a residence in the 700 blk. N. Franklin St. for an unresponsive female. Patrol officers located the victim, a 32-year-old female, inside of the home. The victim had what appeared to be visible traumatic injuries.