Sunday 24th July 2016,
Fairview Township Police Department

All posts by Chief Jason Loper

Active Shooter Drill at Red Land High School

Active Shooter Drill at Red Land High School

On April 29th 2016, West Shore School District will be conducting an active shooter exercise at Red Land High School. The entire student body and staff along with some parents will be participating in the exercise. As part of this drill, Red Land students will be transported to Cedar Cliff High School where the District [...]

March 1, 2016 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

IRS Phone Scam

IRS Phone Scam

Recently residents in this area have been receiving phone calls from criminals identifying themselves as being with the IRS in an attempt to obtain money or personal information.  Fortunately, so far the residents who have contacted police have realized it was a scam and did not provide them any information. Please be advised that the [...]

February 12, 2016 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Pizza Shop Robber Arrested

Pizza Shop Robber Arrested

At 9:00 pm on Thursday February 4th, police were called to the 601 Pizzeria located at 601 Old York Road, Etters, for a report of an armed robbery that just occurred.  The shop owner was preparing to close when a white male armed with a handgun came in and demanded money from the cash register.  [...]

February 5, 2016 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, News Release, Robbery Comments Off

Fairview Township Hires New Officer

Fairview Township Hires New Officer

Kayla Miske is the latest sworn officer to join the ranks of the Fairview Township Police Department.  Prior to her appointment, Ofc.Miske was one of several hundred candidates who began the testing process to become a Police Officer.  The  Police Department’s rigorous hiring procedure included written testing, physical agility testing, an interview process, a thorough [...]

January 26, 2016 Chief Jason Loper Department News Comments Off

Lewisberry Man Arrested After Struggle with Police

Lewisberry Man Arrested After Struggle with Police

Shortly after 8:00 p.m. on  January 22, 2016, Fairview Township Police were called to the scene of a domestic disturbance on Grandview Drive, Lewisberry.  The male subject, 68-yr old John F. Daneker Jr, was accused of assaulting and threatening his wife the day before, and the fighting had started up again.  Daneker left the residence [...]

January 25, 2016 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, News Release Comments Off

Fairview Township Declares a Snow Emergency

Fairview Township Declares a Snow Emergency

With the impending winter storm, Fairview Township has declared a snow emergency that will begin at 7:00 P.M. this evening.  Police are urging those who do not have to be on the roadways to stay home until the storm has passed. With the expected large snowfall and the high winds, power outages may be likely.  [...]

January 22, 2016 Chief Jason Loper News Release, Township Emergency Comments Off

Two New Police Officers Sworn In

Two New Police Officers Sworn In

Fairview Township is proud to welcome Chad Bowman and Kohl Welcomer as new Police Officers. Both men made it through a rigorous hiring procedure that included written testing, physical agility testing, an interview process, a thorough background investigation, polygraph examination, physical examination, and psychological examination. Chad Bowman is 32-years old and is a graduate of [...]

January 11, 2016 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Fairview Officer Suspended Due to Arrest

Fairview Officer Suspended Due to Arrest

Due to his recent arrest, Officer Tyson Baker is on administrative leave from the Fairview Township Police Department.  Baker has been with the department for 17 years. As this is a Federal case, this agency is unable to provide any information on the investigation and arrest.  Any questions should be directed to Dawn Mayko with [...]

December 18, 2015 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Missing Woman Located

Missing Woman Located

UPDATE: On the afternoon of Wednesday September 30th, 22-yr old Brianna Bathavic called her mother to advise that she was fine. On September 24th, family members of Brianna contacted police because they were concerned for her well-being.  Her mother said Brianna left their residence on Big Spring Road, Etters, on Saturday, September 19th to go [...]

September 28, 2015 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Welcome the Red Land Little League Back Home

Welcome the Red Land Little League Back Home

On Sunday night August 30th, local emergency services will show their appreciation and will acknowledge the Red Land Little League team’s accomplishments by providing them with an escort back home. The escort is planned to go through jurisdictions where the team lives and plays. Police, Fire and EMS agencies will lead the team down Bridge [...]

August 28, 2015 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off