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New Cumberland man arrested for possession of child pornography

New Cumberland man arrested for possession of child pornography

The Fairview Township Police Department has filed a felony charge of Possession of Child Pornography against 52 year old Michael L. Bennett of New Cumberland. Bennett was on probation in Dauphin County resulting from an arrest in 2008 for child pornography and other charges. He had been living at the Travel Inn, 300 Commerce Drive, [...]

March 27, 2013 dholland Arrest Comments Off

Two officers Receive Commendations

Two officers Receive Commendations

On March 25th, two Fairview Township Police Officers were recognized at the monthly Board of Supervisor’s meeting for their handling of two separate incidents. 13-yr veteran Ofc. Timothy Dehoff received a Letter of Commendation for sharing information with West York Borough Police in October 2012 after he made a retail theft arrest. That information assisted [...]

March 26, 2013 Chief Jason Loper Department News Comments Off

Four arrested on felony drug charges.

Four arrested on felony drug charges.

On March 19, 2013 the Fairview Township Police Department arrested four individuals in connection with the illegal sale and delivery of prescription medications.  The arrests stemmed from the investigation into an incident that occurred at the Locust Manor Trailer Court in Etters on February 22, 2013. Kimberly A. Roberts 34, of Etters was arrested for [...]

March 20, 2013 dholland Arrest, Drugs Comments Off

Four Arrested in Heroin Bust at Motel

Four Arrested in Heroin Bust at Motel

On Monday March 11th, Fairview Township Police arrested four individuals from Harrisburg for drug and other related charges at the Travel Inn, 300 Commerce Drive, New Cumberland. Police, with the assistance of members from the York County Drug Task Force, served a search warrant on a room at the motel for suspected drug activity. The [...]

March 12, 2013 Chief Jason Loper Arrest, Drugs Comments Off

Police obtain a felony warrant against a local man

Police obtain a felony warrant against a local man

The Fairview Township Police Department has obtained a warrant for the arrest of 29 year old Jason Hart formerly of Mechanicsburg for felony Criminal Trespass and for Theft by Unlawful Taking. On February 24, 2013 at approximately 3:00 am a Fairview Township resident was awakened by a noise.  Upon investigating, the resident found Hart inside [...]

March 5, 2013 dholland Arrest, Theft Comments Off

Man arrested for DUI twice within 8 days.

Man arrested for DUI twice within 8 days.

The Fairview Township Police Department arrested 32 year old Thomas Leroy Beers Jr. of Etters for DUI twice within 8 days. On February 23, 2013 at 1:36 am police initiated a traffic stop on Beers in the 300 block of Big Spring Road.  Subsequently, on March 2, 2013 at 1:58 am police stopped Beers in [...]

March 5, 2013 dholland Arrest 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

Two Citizens and One Officer Receive Awards

Two Citizens and One Officer Receive Awards

At the Fairview Township Board of Supervisor’s monthly meeting on January 28, 2013, two citizens and a Fairview Township Police Officer received commendations from acting Chief of Police Jason Loper.   33-yr old Colin Tezik and 25-yr old Megan Sanders were each presented with Meritorious Service Awards, and 14-year veteran Officer Tyson Baker received a Chief’s [...]

January 30, 2013 Chief Jason Loper Department News Comments Off

Mechanicsburg Man Arrested for Robbery

Mechanicsburg Man Arrested for Robbery

On October 31, 2012, a New Cumberland area residence was entered  by several individuals.  An argument with the homeowners ensued and items were taken from the home.  One of the individuals was positively identified as 19 year old, Shante Rice of Mechanicsburg. Rice was subsequently detained and arrested in Cumberland County on homicide charges.  During [...]

January 17, 2013 Jayne Burnett Arrest, Robbery Comments Off