Tuesday 27th September 2016,
Fairview Township Police Department

News Release

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

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat in Fairview Township will be held on  Thursday October 29th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. We hope everyone will have a safe and enjoyable time. To help avoid accidents or problems, here are some safety tips you can follow: * Each person should be visible at night by carrying a flashlight, [...]

October 27, 2015 dholland Department News, News Release Comments Off

Missing Woman Located

Missing Woman Located

UPDATE: On the afternoon of Wednesday September 30th, 22-yr old Brianna Bathavic called her mother to advise that she was fine. On September 24th, family members of Brianna contacted police because they were concerned for her well-being.  Her mother said Brianna left their residence on Big Spring Road, Etters, on Saturday, September 19th to go [...]

September 28, 2015 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Welcome the Red Land Little League Back Home

Welcome the Red Land Little League Back Home

On Sunday night August 30th, local emergency services will show their appreciation and will acknowledge the Red Land Little League team’s accomplishments by providing them with an escort back home. The escort is planned to go through jurisdictions where the team lives and plays. Police, Fire and EMS agencies will lead the team down Bridge [...]

August 28, 2015 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Police Seeking Identity of Suspects in Theft from Change Machine

Police Seeking Identity of Suspects in Theft from Change Machine

On August 17th, the Fairview Township Police Department was dispatched to the Kwik Shine Car Wash located at 566 Financial Way, Etters, for a theft report.  The manager reported that on Sunday August 16th, money was taken from the change machine around 7:15 pm. The suspects were driving a green Ford Explorer with damage to [...]

August 25, 2015 Chief Jason Loper News Release, Theft Comments Off

Teen Dies in Car Accident

Teen Dies in Car Accident

On August 23rd at 9:17 pm, police were called to the intersection of Big Spring Road and Elder Trail in Etters for a one-vehicle vehicle accident with entrapment. Unfortunately, even though she was wearing her seat belt, 17-yr old Emily Groft from Market Street in Lewisberry, died in the crash. The driver of the car, [...]

August 24, 2015 Chief Jason Loper Accident, News Release Comments Off