Wednesday 31st August 2016,
Fairview Township Police Department

News Release

Red Land High School Active Shooter Drill

Red Land High School Active Shooter Drill

On April 29th 2016, the West Shore School District will be conducting a large-scale active shooter exercise at Red Land High School. The Fairview Township Police, EMS and Fire Departments, along with many other law enforcement and EMS agencies in York and Cumberland Counties, will be participating in this drill. Residents should not be alarmed [...]

April 27, 2016 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Bicyclist Struck

Bicyclist Struck

At approximately 5:30 pm on April 13th, Fairview Township emergency services responded to a traffic accident at Old York Road and Normandy Drive, New Cumberland, in which a bicyclist was struck by a vehicle. The preliminary investigation indicates that 52-yr old Rodney Myers from Etters was riding his bicycle southbound on Old York Road, but [...]

April 14, 2016 Chief Jason Loper Accident, News Release Comments Off

Active Shooter Drill at Red Land High School

Active Shooter Drill at Red Land High School

On April 29th 2016, West Shore School District will be conducting an active shooter exercise at Red Land High School. The entire student body and staff along with some parents will be participating in the exercise. As part of this drill, Red Land students will be transported to Cedar Cliff High School where the District [...]

March 1, 2016 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

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