Wednesday 27th July 2016,
Fairview Township Police Department

News Release

Police Investigating Fatal Crash Involving a Pedestrian

Police Investigating Fatal Crash Involving a Pedestrian

On February 20, 2016 at approximately 7:00am, police were called to the 900 Block of Lewisberry Road for a one-vehicle accident involving a pedestrian.   The initial investigation determined Nita M. Stout was walking north on the shoulder of Lewisberry Road when she was stuck by a 2012 Chevrolet Cruz driven by Trisha M. Seilhamer.   Stout [...]

February 20, 2016 dholland Accident, 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

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

Man Arrested for DUI After Being Found Passed Out Behind the Wheel

Man Arrested for DUI After Being Found Passed Out Behind the Wheel

On January 15, 2016 at approximately 3:35 pm the Fairview Township Police Department arrested 49 year old Glenn Fisher of Shippensburg after he was found to be under the influence of heroin. Fisher was initially found unconscious behind the wheel of his running vehicle.  After being awoken, Fisher admitted that he had recently injected heroin [...]

January 19, 2016 dholland Arrest, Drugs, News Release 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

Harrisburg Man Arrested For Forgery and Theft

Harrisburg Man Arrested For Forgery and Theft

On December 30, 2015 the Fairview Township Police Department was dispatched to the New Cumberland Federal Credit Union on Lewisberry Road for a report of forged checks.  Through investigation it was discovered that 29 year old James M. Emery of Harrisburg had cashed three checks totaling over $10,000 at various New Cumberland Federal Credit Union [...]

January 6, 2016 dholland Department News, News Release, Theft 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

Police Called to the Scene of a Deceased Male

Police Called to the Scene of a Deceased Male

On December 6, 2015 at 7:39 am the Fairview Township Police Department was dispatched to the area of the Clarion Hotel on Sheraton Drive for a report of a cardiac arrest.  On arrival, police and EMS personnel found a white male who was deceased.  The decedent was identified as 27 year old Heath Weigel of [...]

December 8, 2015 dholland Department News, News Release Comments Off