Category Archives: Police beat

Local mental health experts give insight into far-reaching effects of sexual abuse

With her identity protected by authorities and her privacy honored by the media, the public likely will never know if the alleged victim of Dover Area School District Matthew Puterbaugh suffered any emotional trauma from the reported sexual abuse. Some … Continue reading

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Police: Dillsburg man leads police on chase on Interstate 78

A Dillsburg man left the scene of a crash and then led police on a chase through two counties on Interstate 78 on Monday before he eventually crashed and was arrested, according to a news release. Joshua David Hanna, 21, … Continue reading

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Spring Garden Township Police to target aggressive driving

The Spring Garden Township Police Department has been awarded funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to target aggressive drivers on South Richland Avenue, according to a news release. Richland Avenue is known for high-speeds and other aggressive driving behavior, … Continue reading

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Police: Armed man robbed business in Hanover Crossing Shopping Center

By Brandon Stoneburg The Hanover Borough Police Department is searching for a man in connection with a May 12 armed robbery in the Hanover Crossing Shopping Center, Chief Dwayne Smith said in a news release. After pretending to be a … Continue reading

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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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