8.19.15 Shooting

19 August 2015 by Todd Umstead

1:21 pm, 8/19/15 Lancaster City Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 600 blk of Columbia Ave. Officers located a male victim who had been shot one time in the upper torso. The victim was transported to the hospital. initial suspect descriptions are as follows:

Chief Walter T. Goeke

17 August 2015 by Todd Umstead

The Lancaster City Bureau of Police extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Chief Walter T. Goeke. Retired Chief Goeke, shown below with current Chief Keith Sadler, served with the Lancaster City Police for 38 years, retiring in 1994.

8.16.15 Shooting

17 August 2015 by Default Admin

     Shortly after 2:20 am, Sunday morning, August 16th officers responded to the area of Molly’s Pub, located at 253 E. Chestnut St. (Shippen & Chestnut Sts) for a report of a shooting.  Upon arriving, officers quickly determined that the shooting had actually taken place in the 100 Blk N.

8.14.15 Gun Arrest (45th in 2015)

14 August 2015 by Todd Umstead

Lancaster City Police arrested and charged the 45th person this year with a firearms related offense. 

8.13.15 Arrest in Shots Fired at McDonalds

13 August 2015 by Todd Umstead

On August 7, 2015, at 10:40 PM, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to the McDonalds at 210 W. King St. for shots fired. See original news release here: