Friday 19th December 2014,
Fairview Township Police Department

News Release

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

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

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

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