Thursday 30th October 2014,
Fairview Township Police Department

News Release

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 Chief 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 Chief 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 Chief Jason Loper Accident, News Release Comments Off

Officers Help Santa With Early Deliveries

Officers Help Santa With Early Deliveries

On Sunday December 23rd, Fairview Township Police assisted Santa in making some early deliveries. Police Officers escorted Santa to several local residences where there were kids who could use a little extra Christmas cheer. The police department partnered with North Shore Friends in locating some families in need and arranged for the deliveries. On this [...]

December 23, 2012 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Fairview Police Catch New Cumberland Robber

Fairview Police Catch New Cumberland Robber

On December 19th, Fairview Township Police were called to assist New Cumberland Borough Police after a robbery at the Market Mart in the 400 block of Bridge Street. The subject was to be armed with a knife, and recently fled the scene without obtaining any money. Fairview Township Police Officer Jason Lotier saw a subject [...]

December 20, 2012 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, News Release, Robbery Comments Off

Medication Take-back Box Available

Medication Take-back Box Available

The Fairview Township Police Department is now participating in the York County Solid Waste Authority’s medication take-back box program. York County residents who have unused or unwanted medications can stop by the Fairview Township Police Department during normal business hours and place the medications in the secure lock-box. The box is located in the lobby [...]

December 7, 2012 Chief Jason Loper Department News, News Release Comments Off

Severe Weather Warning

Severe Weather Warning

The Fairview Township Police Department wants everyone to be safe during the severe weather caused by hurricane Sandy. Since severe flooding, wind damage, and extended power outages are expected, here are a few tips: * Prepare a kit containing flashlights and extra batteries, a first aid kit, several days supply of food and drinking water, [...]

October 29, 2012 Chief Jason Loper News Release, Township Emergency Comments Off

Multiple Businesses Burglarized

Multiple Businesses Burglarized

Several Fairview Township businesses were burglarized during the overnight hours of October 27th into the 28th. The businesses were entered by prying open a door. Most sustained minor damage and very little was taken in the incidents. The following businesses reported, either through a burglar alarm or by calling police, that they had been victimized: [...]

October 29, 2012 Chief Jason Loper Burglary, News Release Comments Off

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat in Fairview Township will be held on October 31st 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, glow [...]

October 22, 2012 Chief Jason Loper News Release Comments Off

Chad Ginter Arrested for Threats

Chad Ginter Arrested for Threats

On October 12, Fairview Township Police arrested 30-yr old Chad Ginter from Highland Street in Steelton, for making threats towards his ex-girlfriend. At 4:10 a.m., the ex-girlfriend called police to her residence on Windy Way, New Cumberland. She advised that Ginter was outside pounding on her house and yelling that he was going to kill [...]

October 12, 2012 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, News Release Comments Off