Category Archives: Police beat

Spring Garden Township Police Department unveils new website

Spring Garden Township Police unveiled a new website this week. The police department now officers services through the CRIMEWATCH Network to let people sign up for email alerts, submit tips, view arrests and wanted lists, and share items on social … Continue reading

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It may be a stereotype, but …

… most people would probably agree that you don’t come between a cop and his coffee. The never-sleeping eyes of law enforcement sometimes need to be caffeinated to remain that way. But a Maryland woman apparently did just that. Christina … Continue reading

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York Area Regional Police warn of phone scam

York Area Regional Police are warning residents of a phone scam. People are receiving phone calls from 717-759-3044, a Glen Rock number, which shows “Walmart” on the caller ID, police said. The caller has a heavy accent and will ask … Continue reading

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Northern York County Regional Police recognize officer for his lifesaving efforts

The Northern York County Regional Police Board of Commissioners recognized Officer Matthew Chetaitis with a life saving award Tuesday, according to a news release. Chetaitis was recognized for giving CPR to a 38-year-old man who was in cardiac arrest at … Continue reading

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CAPOC plans April walk to end child abuse

The Child Abuse Prevention/Outreach Committee is planning its 6th annual Walk and Family Fun Day to end child abuse. The walk, set at Penn Park at 100 West College Ave. in York, will be 10 a.m. April 12. The 1.2 … Continue reading

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Police release video from I-81 homicide investigation

State police have released a video they hope will help bring witnesses forward in the Jan. 4 homicide on Interstate 81 in Franklin County. Timothy Davison was fatally shot after just crossing into Pennsylvania. The 28-year-old man from Poland, Maine, … Continue reading

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Hearing scheduled for Dover Area teacher charged with possession of child porn

A preliminary hearing for a Dover Area music teacher charged with 661 counts of possessing child pornography has been set for April 23 at the York County Court of Common Pleas, according to District Judge David Eshbach’s office. Eshbach, who … Continue reading

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Two Lancaster County men indicted on bank robbery charges

Two Lancaster County men were indicted Thursday on charges of robbing at Shillington bank, and one for attempting to rob a York County bank, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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Firefighters Support Foundation not associated with local companies

Fairview Township Fire Company posted recently on its Facebook page that residents had been getting calls for donations from an organization called Firefighter Support Foundation. The foundation is not associated with local fire companies, according to the post. “The Fire … Continue reading

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Springettsbury police post week’s crimes

Take a look at the crimes reported in Springettsbury Township from Feb. 24 through March 2.

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