Press Releases


11.22.14 Shooting

22 November 2014 by Todd Umstead

At approximately 6:58 a.m. 11/22/14 Lancaster City Police responded to a report of a person down in the 1st blk. W. King St. Officers located a 27-year-old male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was conveyed to a local hospital.

11.11.14 Infant Abduction, Assault

11 November 2014 by Todd Umstead

            At 03:27 a.m., November 11, 2014, Lancaster City Police officers were dispatched to Lancaster General Hospital for a report of an approximately 1-month-old female infant who was brought into the emergency ward with a laceration.

11.07.14 Homicide / Arrest

8 November 2014 by Todd Umstead

    Shortly after 10:00 pm, Friday evening, November 7th, Officers were dispatched to Shenk’s Cafe, 549 E. Chestnut St., for a report of a Shooting.  It was reported that the suspect shot one man in the chest and then fled out the door.  As Officers began to respond to the area, Detective Stanley Roache and Sgt.

11.03.14 Stabbing 400 blk. E. Grant St.

3 November 2014 by Todd Umstead

11:58 A.M. LCPD officers responded to a stabbing in the 400 blk. E. Grant St. Officers located a 22 year-old-male with a stab wound to his upper right torso. The victim taken to a local hospital. His injury is believed to be non life-threatening.

10.31.14 Search Warrant and Charges-400 blk. Poplar St.

31 October 2014 by Timothy Frey

On 31 October 2014 (Fri.) at 0600 hrs. Lancaster City Police Selective Enforcement Unit (SEU) with assistance from the Lancaster County Special Emergency Response Team and the patrol division conducted a search warrant service at 430 Poplar St.  The search warrant was a direct result of a month long drug...