Friday 28th August 2015,
Fairview Township Police Department

News Release

Black Bear Sightings

Black Bear Sightings

Black Bear sightings have been on the increase in Fairview Township, with most reports being made in the northern end of the township. A young bear has been seen in the Green Land Farms area, on Lewisberry Road, Old Forge Road, and in the Reeser’s Summit area.  Typically around this time of year, young black [...]

June 22, 2015 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Police Use Narcan to Revive Overdose Victim

Police Use Narcan to Revive Overdose Victim

On June 19, 2015 at approximately 12:49 am the Fairview Township Police Department was dispatched to the Ramsay Place town homes for a report of a female unconscious and having seizures.  Police were further advised the patient had possibly overdosed. Upon police arrival, they found a female patient who was unresponsive.  She was making gurgling [...]

June 19, 2015 dholland Department News, Drugs, News Release Comments Off

Applications Accepted for Police Officer Testing

Applications Accepted for Police Officer Testing

The Fairview Township Police Department has partnered with the Cumberland County Police Testing Consortium, which is currently accepting applications for those interested in a career as a police officer. This single testing process allows individuals to apply and test one time for 17 different participating police agencies. The application fee is $50.00, and the physical [...]

June 9, 2015 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Police and Fire Department Rescue Baby Duckings

Police and Fire Department Rescue Baby Duckings

Early  this morning, a resident in the 100 block of Pin Oak Drive, New Cumberland called police because a female duck appeared to be in distress and was making loud noises. Upon checking further, the resident discovered that there were numerous baby duckings that fell into a storm drain. The Fairview Township Police Department and [...]

June 4, 2015 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Man Saves Employer From Being Stabbed

Man Saves Employer From Being Stabbed

On Thursday May 28th at 6:25 P.M., Fairview Township Police were dispatched to 587 Salem Road for a stabbing incident. Upon arrival, they discovered three people with injuries, two of which had knife wounds. Police determined that 51-yr old Jose I. Armas was a former employee of 72-yr old George Sgagias. Armas recently quit and [...]

May 29, 2015 Chief Jason Loper Assault, News Release Comments Off

Police Department Appreciation and Awards Banquet

Police Department Appreciation and Awards Banquet

The Fairview Township Police Department would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism (ABWE) for holding an appreciation dinner for the members of the police department and their families on Saturday evening, May 23rd. All but three of Fairview’s officers were able to attend the event, and [...]

May 26, 2015 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Peace Officers Memorial Day

Peace Officers Memorial Day

This week is Police Memorial Week, and today, May 15th, was declared Peace Officers Memorial Day by President John F. Kennedy in 1962. Today in Washington D.C., a ceremony will be held honoring the 117 law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty during 2014. Three of those officers are from Pennsylvania: Cpl. [...]

May 15, 2015 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

PENNDOT to Start Construction Work on Lewisberry Road Near Lewisberry Borough

PENNDOT to Start Construction Work on Lewisberry Road Near Lewisberry Borough

Starting the week of May 4, 2015 PENNDOT is planning to start a new road construction project in Fairview Township.  PENNDOT will be making improvements to a 2.5 mile stretch of Lewisberry Road which is state route 0382.  This stretch of roadway will start approximately 1 mile west of the blinking light at state route [...]

May 1, 2015 dholland Department News, News Release Comments Off

Lewisberry Road To Close Temporarily

Lewisberry Road To Close Temporarily

Weather permitting, Lewisberry Road will be closed to traffic this weekend between Evergreen Road and Normandy Drive due to the Pennsylvania Turnpike widening project.  Portions of Normandy Drive and Evergreen Road will also be closed as a result of this work.  Construction is scheduled to begin with the closing of Lewisberry Road at 8:00 pm [...]

April 23, 2015 dholland News Release Comments Off

Etters Man Arrested for Unimart Robbery

Etters Man Arrested for Unimart Robbery

Fairview Township Police arrested 49-yr old Edwin J. Wintermyers from 700 Salem Road, Etters, for the robbery that occurred two days ago at the Unimart located at 658 Wyndemere Road, Lewisberry. Around 8:00 PM on February 10th, police allege that Wintermyers entered the Unimart, punched the clerk, and left the store with several hundred dollars [...]

February 12, 2015 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, News Release, Robbery Comments Off