Saturday 22nd November 2014,
Fairview Township Police Department

All posts by Chief Jason Loper

Police Make Arrest in Motel Robbery

Police Make Arrest in Motel Robbery

On November 19th, police arrested 23-yr old Matthew W. Cawthern from the 200 blk of Shauffnertown Road, New Cumberland, for the armed robbery of the Motel 6. Around 7:40 pm on Sunday November 16th, Fairview Township Police were called to the Motel 6, 200 Commerce Drive, New Cumberland, for a robbery that just occurred. The [...]

November 19, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, News Release, Robbery Comments Off

Motel Clerk Robbed at Gunpoint

Motel Clerk Robbed at Gunpoint

Around 7:40 pm on Sunday November 16th, Fairview Township Police were called to the Motel 6, 200 Commerce Drive, New Cumberland, for a robbery that just occurred. The clerk advised that a male wearing a mask and armed with a handgun jumped the counter and removed cash from the case drawer. Anyone with information on [...]

November 17, 2014 Chief Jason Loper News Release, Robbery Comments Off

Missing Man Found Alive but Died at Hospital

Missing Man Found Alive but Died at Hospital

Around 4:30 PM on October 29th, Earl Calhoun was located by rescue workers in the woods off of Pinetown Road, Lewisberry. He was alive and conscious, but very cold and not alert. He was flown by Life Lion to Hershey Medical Center. Calhoun was treated by medical personnel, but died at the hospital. Searchers had [...]

October 29, 2014 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Police Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

Police Seeking Identity of Theft Suspect

The Fairview Township Department is investigating a theft that occurred on October 22, 2014. The victim reported that her bank card had been stolen and used at the Turkey Hill convenience store located in New Cumberland, PA, as well as at a Wal-Mart and a Lowes store located in York, PA. The male subject used [...]

October 28, 2014 Chief Jason Loper News Release, Theft Comments Off

Police Looking For Missing Lewisberry Man

Police Looking For Missing Lewisberry Man

Updated 10/29/14, 12:30 pm Fairview Township Police have been looking for 88-year old Earl Calhoun from the 1100 block of Pinetown Road, Lewisberry since 4:00 AM on October 28th.  He was last seen at his home around 9:00 PM on October 27th. Calhoun has Alzheimers disease and apparently walked away from his residence during the [...]

October 28, 2014 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat in Fairview Township will be held on  Thursday October 3oth from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. We hope everyone will have a safe and enjoyable time. To help avoid accidents or problems, here are some safety tips you can follow: * Each person should be visible at night by carrying a flashlight, [...]

October 28, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Department News Comments Off

Murder Suicide in Fairview Township

Murder Suicide in Fairview Township

Around 12:30 am on Sunday October 5th, Fairview Township Police were called to the 500 block of Benyou Lane, New Cumberland, for a report of a disturbance between a male and a female. The male was to be armed with a handgun. Upon arrival, police saw the male subject take the female behind a storage [...]

October 5, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Assault, Homicide, News Release Comments Off

Man Robbed in Motel Room

Man Robbed in Motel Room

Around 2:00 am on October 2nd, Fairview Township Police received a call for a robbery that occurred at the Harrisburg West Inn, located in the 100blk of Limekiln Road, New Cumberland. According to the maintenance manager, there was a knock on his room door. When he answered, two black females came into the room and [...]

October 2, 2014 Chief Jason Loper News Release, Robbery Comments Off

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