Wednesday 22nd October 2014,
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Police Investigating Serious Traffic Crash

Police Investigating Serious Traffic Crash

On October 17, 2014 at 9:51 pm the Fairview Township Police Department was dispatched to a report of a traffic crash involving an automobile striking a pedestrian in the area of Fishing Creek Road and the I-83 northbound ramp. On arrival, it was discovered that a car that was traveling east on Fishing Creek Road [...]

October 21, 2014 dholland Accident Comments Off

Police Investigating a Commerical Burglary

Police Investigating a Commerical Burglary

On October 18, 2014 the Fairview Township Police Department was dispatched to a report of a commercial burglary at the Gifted Hands Family Salon located at 110 Old York Road. At some point overnight, an unknown subject smashed out the glass in the front door of the business and gained entry.  While inside the business, [...]

October 21, 2014 dholland Burglary, Theft Comments Off

Murder Suicide in Fairview Township

Murder Suicide in Fairview Township

Around 12:30 am on Sunday October 5th, Fairview Township Police were called to the 500 block of Benyou Lane, New Cumberland, for a report of a disturbance between a male and a female. The male was to be armed with a handgun. Upon arrival, police saw the male subject take the female behind a storage [...]

October 5, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Assault, Homicide, News Release Comments Off

Man Robbed in Motel Room

Man Robbed in Motel Room

Around 2:00 am on October 2nd, Fairview Township Police received a call for a robbery that occurred at the Harrisburg West Inn, located in the 100blk of Limekiln Road, New Cumberland. According to the maintenance manager, there was a knock on his room door. When he answered, two black females came into the room and [...]

October 2, 2014 Chief Jason Loper News Release, Robbery Comments Off

Local Man Arrested for DUI

Local Man Arrested for DUI

On September 28, 2014 the Fairview Township Police Department arrested 54 year old Ted A. Nichols of the 500 block of Lewisberry Road in Fairview Township for DUI following a late afternoon traffic stop. At approximately 4:51 pm police stopped the vehicle that Nichols was driving for a traffic violation.  Upon speaking to Nichols, police [...]

October 1, 2014 dholland Arrest Comments Off

Police Investigating an Attempted Commercial Burglary.

Police Investigating an Attempted Commercial Burglary.

On September 30, 2014 at 10:00 the Fairview Township Police Department responded to a report of a burglary at the Lewisberry Gardens in the 700 block of Lewisberry Road.  On arrival, police discovered that somebody had struck the plate glass door that led into the business shattering the glass.  This was to have occurred between [...]

September 30, 2014 dholland Burglary, Vandalism Comments Off

Police Investigating a Residential Burglary.

Police Investigating a Residential Burglary.

On September 28, 2014 at 1:05 am  the Fairview Township Police Department was dispatched to a report of a residential burglary in the 500 block of Ridge Road.  The burglary was to have occurred within the last three weeks while the homeowner was out of town.  Entry was believed to have been made through a [...]

September 30, 2014 dholland Burglary Comments Off

Michael Benson Charged in Robbery

Michael Benson Charged in Robbery

On September 18th, Fairview Township Police charged 25-yr old Michael W. Benson, formerly of New Cumberland, with one count of Robbery. Benson is accused of entering the Hess Express on Limekiln Road with a handgun on August 3rd shortly after 11 p.m. where he demanded money from the clerk. Similar robberies occurred in other jurisdictions, [...]

September 19, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, Robbery Comments Off

Sgt. Craig Kelly Completes 25 years of Service

Sgt. Craig Kelly Completes 25 years of Service

September 18th was a milestone for one of Fairview Township’s police officers. On that date, Sergeant Craig Kelly completed 25 years of service with the Fairview Township Police Department. He is the longest serving officer currently employed by the police department and provides a vast amount of experience to the younger officers and residents of [...]

September 19, 2014 Chief Jason Loper Department News Comments Off

Police Seeking Help in Identifying Thieves

Police Seeking Help in Identifying Thieves

Thanks to tips from the public the two suspects in this incident have been identified, charges are pending. The Fairview Township Police Department is investigating a retail theft that occurred at the Giant Foods on Old York Road. On Friday, September 5 two male subjects entered the Giant Foods at approximately 11:20 pm.  They were [...]

September 11, 2014 dholland Theft Comments Off