Thursday 24th April 2014,
Fairview Township Police Department

News Release

Unidentified male attempts to set fire to the Shell gas station on Limekiln Road

Unidentified male attempts to set fire to the Shell gas station on Limekiln Road

On November 15, 2013 an unidentified male attempted to set the main building at the SAC Shell gas station on fire.  At approximately 6:20 pm the clerk on duty at the gas station detected the odor of smoke inside of the building.  Upon checking, the clerk discovered somebody had lit a pile of paper on [...]

November 26, 2013 dholland News Release, Vandalism Comments Off

Old York Road to re-open October 24.

Old York Road to re-open October 24.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is slated to re-open Old York Road north of Marsh Run Road on Thursday, October 24 at 3:00 pm.  The bridge that takes Old York Road over the Pennsylvania Turnpike was completely replaced during the closure. It should be noted by motorists that there is still minor work to be done [...]

October 23, 2013 dholland News Release Comments Off

Food Drive to Help Those in Need

Food Drive to Help Those in Need

The Fairview Twp Police Officer’s Association is conducting a summer food drive in conjunction with the Red Land Community Action Program (REDCAP).  REDCAP collects and distributes food to the greater Red Land Area. In May of this year, REDCAP distributed food to 139 different families consisting of 395 people. The summer months are even busier. [...]

July 26, 2013 Lt. Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Fairview and Newberry Officers Receive Officer of the Year Award

Fairview and Newberry Officers Receive Officer of the Year Award

On June 24th in Philadelphia, Officer Tyson Baker with Fairview Township Police and Detective Braxton Ditty with Newberry Township Police each received the Central Region Law Enforcement of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Shield and Square Club. They received the award for their actions during an incident in Newberry Township in January 2012, in [...]

June 26, 2013 Lt. Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Citizen Receives Award for Assisting Police

Citizen Receives Award for Assisting Police

On June 24th at the Fairview Township Board of Supervisor’s meeting, acting Police Chief Jason Loper presented Ronald Bartlebaugh Jr with a Meritorious Service Award for the assistance he provided to a Fairview Township Police Officer.  At the end of April 2013, Ofc. Jason Lotier was dealing with an intoxicated and uncooperative female who was [...]

June 26, 2013 Lt. Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Free Roaming Cat Seminars

Free Roaming Cat Seminars

Nobody’s Cats Foundation, a local non-profit organization,  will present two seminars on Thursday, June 6 and Tuesday, June 25, 2013, from 7:00PM – 9:00PM.  The seminars are free and will be held in the social hall of the Fairview Township Fire Department, located at 340 Lewisberry Road, New Cumberland, PA. The seminars will include step [...]

June 4, 2013 Lt. Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Arrests Made in Three Burglaries

Arrests Made in Three Burglaries

On Friday May 10th, arrest warrants were obtained for two subjects involved in three recent Fairview Township residential burglaries. Detective Jarrett Boyles filed charges against 26-yr old Nicholas Malone and 22-yr old Lakyn Checkeye, both from Bosler Avenue in Lemoyne, for their involvement in the daytime burglaries. Ever since the burglaries began in April, Fairview [...]

May 10, 2013 Lt. Jason Loper Arrest, Burglary, News Release, Theft Comments Off

Old York Road Closure to Begin Monday April 8th

Old York Road Closure to Begin Monday April 8th

Old York Road will be closed on April 8th to do work on the bridge that goes over the PA Turnpike. The bridge is near the Defense Logistics Agency and is located between Normandy Memorial Road and Marsh Run Road. Both lanes of Old York Road will be closed to traffic until the end of [...]

April 4, 2013 Lt. Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

K-9 search at Red Land High School

K-9 search at Red Land High School

On February 25th, the West Shore School District utilized specially trained police dogs from various jurisdictions in York County to conduct a surprise search of student vehicles and lockers to look for narcotics. K-9 officers Chris Martinez and his dog Tazer from the Newberry Township Police Department, William Polizzotto and his dog Petro from the [...]

February 26, 2013 Lt. Jason Loper Drugs, News Release Comments Off

One Person Killed in Traffic Crash

One Person Killed in Traffic Crash

On February 24th at 9:27 pm, the Fairview Township Police Department responded to Silver Lake Road just west of  Emanuel Road for a one-vehicle crash. The 1994 BMW 325i crossed into the opposite lane of travel and struck a tree. The driver, 19-yr old Eric Shafer of Dover, was pronounced dead at the scene. His [...]

February 25, 2013 Lt. Jason Loper Accident, News Release Comments Off