Saturday 25th October 2014,
Fairview Township Police Department

All posts by Chief Jason Loper

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

Free-Roaming Cat Seminar

Free-Roaming Cat Seminar

The Nobody’s Cats Foundation will present a seminar on free-roaming cats on Tuesday, June 17 from 7:00PM – 9:00PM in the social hall of the Fairview Township Fire Department, located at 340 Lewisberry Road, New Cumberland. Nobody’s Cats Foundation promotes the adoption of Trap, Neuter and Return (TNR). TNR is a comprehensive management strategy for [...]

June 2, 2014 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Second Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Two Days

Second Fatal Motorcycle Accident in Two Days

On May 9, 2014 at 9:16 pm the Fairview Township Police Department was dispatched to a two vehicle traffic crash involving a motorcycle and a pick up truck in the 200 block of Old York Road. On arrival, police determined a motorcycle ridden by 35 year old Richard Kane of Millersburg, PA was traveling south [...]

May 10, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Accident Comments Off

Meth Lab Discovered In Fairview Township

Meth Lab Discovered In Fairview Township

Shortly before 10:00 am on May 8th, a concerned resident called police when what was believed to be a methamphetamine lab was discovered in a storage shed in the Regent Acres Trailer Park in Etters. Police and Fire personnel responded and it was confirmed to be a small meth lab.  With assistance from the Defense [...]

May 8, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Drugs, News Release Comments Off

Firearm Safety

Firearm Safety

The Fairview Township Police Department would like to remind residents to use care and appropriate caution when engaging in recreational shooting. On April 21st, the police department was notified by a resident on Old Quaker Road, Lewisberry, that she discovered a rifle bullet and bullet hole in the second floor of her home. Due to [...]

April 29, 2014 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Neighborhood Watch Flyers

Neighborhood Watch Flyers

On Friday morning, April 18th, residents living on a rural road in Fairview Township, York County, PA discovered flyers on their driveway representing a national organization. The flyers indicated that there was a “neighborhood watch” and that residents should call a 24-hour national number if there are troubles in their neighborhood. The Fairview Township Police [...]

April 24, 2014 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Arrest Made in Theft From Vehicles

Arrest Made in Theft From Vehicles

Fairview Township Police have arrested 19-yr old James A. Detter III for a recent string of thefts. On April 9th, there were several thefts from vehicles parked at the Fed Ex facility in Lewisberry that were reported to police. Detter, who lives nearby in the 600 blk of Wyndamere Road, is a former employee of [...]

April 15, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, News Release, Theft Comments Off

One Person Dead in Fire

One Person Dead in Fire

Shortly after 10:00 am on April 2nd, The Fairview Township Police and Fire Departments were called to 625 Pleasant View Road, Lewisberry, for a residential structure fire. 62-yr old Thomas Bedrin was found dead at the scene. The fire was primarily contained to the bedroom of the upstairs apartment, and the cause of the fire [...]

April 2, 2014 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Megans Law Offender Arrested

Megans Law Offender Arrested

Shortly after 3:00 pm on March 1st, Fairview Township Police were called to a residence in the 500 block of Beinhower Road, Etters, for a domestic disturbance. One of the parties involved in the disturbance was 45-yr old Matthew Smeltzer. Smeltzer is registered with the PA State Police Megan’s Law Unit as a Tier III [...]

March 3, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Arrest Comments Off