Thursday 02nd October 2014,
Fairview Township Police Department

All posts by Chief Jason Loper

Michael Benson Charged in Robbery

Michael Benson Charged in Robbery

On September 18th, Fairview Township Police charged 25-yr old Michael W. Benson, formerly of New Cumberland, with one count of Robbery. Benson is accused of entering the Hess Express on Limekiln Road with a handgun on August 3rd shortly after 11 p.m. where he demanded money from the clerk. Similar robberies occurred in other jurisdictions, [...]

September 19, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, Robbery Comments Off

Sgt. Craig Kelly Completes 25 years of Service

Sgt. Craig Kelly Completes 25 years of Service

September 18th was a milestone for one of Fairview Township’s police officers. On that date, Sergeant Craig Kelly completed 25 years of service with the Fairview Township Police Department. He is the longest serving officer currently employed by the police department and provides a vast amount of experience to the younger officers and residents of [...]

September 19, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Department News Comments Off

Armed Robbery at Gas Station

Armed Robbery at Gas Station

Shortly after 11:00 pm on Sunday August 3rd, a white male entered the Hess Express gas station located at 710 Limekiln Road, New Cumberland, and demanded money from the clerk. The subject was armed with a handgun and covered his face with his hand to conceal his identity. He was wearing a blue hoodie with [...]

August 4, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Robbery Comments Off

National Night Out Community Celebration

National Night Out Community Celebration

On August 5th, Fairview Township will be holding it’s first National Night Out Community celebration at Roof Park, 599 Lewisberry Road, New Cumberland. The concept of National Night Out is to promote strong police-community relations and improve neighborhood awareness on crime prevention. There will be many informational booths from various public safety entities and community [...]

July 29, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Department News Comments Off

Driver Air Lifted After Crash

Driver Air Lifted After Crash

Shortly before 10:00 am on June 13th, the Fairview Township Police Department, Fire Department, and EMS were dispatched to a one vehicle accident in the 300 block of Steigerwalt Hollow Road. 22-yr old Andrew Helsley was on his way to church when, for an unknown reason, he lost control of his Subaru Impreza. The vehicle [...]

July 13, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Accident, News Release Comments Off

Sting Results in Arrests for Prostitution and Robbery

Sting Results in Arrests for Prostitution and Robbery

On June 26th, several law enforcement agencies from three counties participated in a sting targeting prostitution at different motels in Fairview Township. After agreeing to accept money from undercover officers in exchange for services, 30-yr old Belinda Graham from Atlanta Georgia and 36-yr old Fu Xiao Li, originally from Malaysia, were each charged with one [...]

June 27, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, News Release Comments Off

Taser Used to Subdue Intoxicated Subject

Taser Used to Subdue Intoxicated Subject

On Friday night June 20th, Fairview Township Police were called to the parking lot of the Clarion Inn, located on Sheraton Drive, New Cumberland, for a report of an intoxicated man who was fighting with hotel staff and trying to leave on a motorcycle. The officer arrived and found an intoxicated 34-yr old Eric N. [...]

June 24, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, Assault, Drugs Comments Off

Domestic Violence Arrest

Domestic Violence Arrest

At 3:17 am on June 18th, Fairview Township Police were called to a home in the 300 block of Pleasant View Road for a domestic disturbance. 40-yr old Danny L. Staub is alleged to have grabbed his girlfriend by the throat and slammed her into the refrigerator. He was arrested and charged with Simple Assault [...]

June 19, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, Assault Comments Off

Black Bear Seen on Old Forge Road

Black Bear Seen on Old Forge Road

Around 1:00 p.m. today, a black bear was seen along Old Forge Road, and later on Lewisberry Road in Fairview Township. Police responded to the area, but did not locate the bear. Typically this time of year, young black bears leave their mothers and seek out a new area to live. Bears may be attracted [...]

June 16, 2014 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Hearing Held for Father in Child Abuse Case

Hearing Held for Father in Child Abuse Case

On June 2 at 1:30 PM, a Preliminary Hearing was held at Magisterial District Judge Scott Gross’ office for 39-yr old Peter Moore, who was facing charges of Aggravated Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Moore was charged by Fairview Township Police in May after they investigated an incident where his 14-month old [...]

June 2, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, Assault, News Release Comments Off