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TRAFFIC ALERT AS OF 4:09 P.M., Wednesday, OCTOBER 21ST, 2020

The motorcycle crash on Oregon Pike at Bushong Road from earlier today has been cleared. All roadways are now open. Please drive carefully!!

MEDIA CONTACT: Sergeant Michael T. Piacentino, W: 717-569-6401 Ext: 1583, C: 717-340-2130, piacentinom@manheimtownshippolice.org

TRAFFIC ALERT AS OF 2:49 P.M., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21ST, 2020

Manheim Township Police are on the scene of a serious motorcycle crash on Oregon Pike at Bushong Road. Oregon Pike has been shut and will remain so for an extended period of time. Officers are directing traffic away from the scene at:
Oregon Pike and Creek Road
Oregon Pike and Bushong Road
East Oregon Road and Becker Road

Motorists are encouraged to avoid the area and take alternate routes of travel. Updates will be provided as they become available.

TRAFFIC ALERT AS OF 9:22 A.M., ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20TH, 2020


The motorcycle crash on Route 30 East at Route 222 reported earlier has been cleared.  The roadway is fully open.  Please drive carefully!

MEDIA POST CONTACT: Sergeant Michael T. Piacentino, W: 717-569-6401 Ext: 1583, C: 717-340-2130, piacentinom@manheimtownshippolice.org

TRAFFIC ALERT AS OF 7:20 A.M., ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20TH, 2020


A crash involving a motorcycle has blocked the left lane of Route 30 East at Route 222.  Emergency crews are currently on scene at this active incident.  Motorists traveling through this area should expect delays, and take alternate routes of travel, if possible.  Updates will be provided as they become available.

LITITZ BOROUGH - The LBPD initiated a hit-and-run crash investigation on 10/09/2020 at 2:20 PM at the intersection of East Front Street & North Locust Street.

A striking vehicle hit the posted stop sign and left the scene without providing information or reporting the crash. As a result, the posted stop sign facing west-bound traffic on East Front Street sustained damage.

The Strasburg Borough Police Department is conducting an investigation on a missing person. Amos S Riehl was last seen on October 8th, 2020 at 1110 hours at his residence in Strasburg Borough. Riehl left on foot and it is not known where he was headed. Riehl is 47 years old and is described as a white male, 6'0" tall about 250 pounds with dark brown hair and a brown/gray beard and glasses.

Residents are reminded to lock their parked cars. Please remove valuables, cash, keys, and handguns. 

NLCRPD continues the follow-up phase of the criminal investigation associated with the hit and run involving personal injury. The striking vehicle is believed to be a 2014-20176 Kia Forte based upon evidence found at the crash scene. Anyone with information leading to the identification of the person responsible, owner, or location of the striking vehicle is requested to contact the NLCRPD at the NLCRPD Police Dispatch: (717) 664-1180 or (800) 957-2677 or the NLCRPD Administrative offices at 717-733-0965.

An alert citizen contacted the NLCRPD about a seven-year-old female she observed walking alone on the roadway on Weidmansville Road in Clay Township. As NLCRP patrols were responding to the call, another reporting party reported that her seven-year-old daughter who suffers from a disorder on the autism spectrum was missing from the family home. Arriving NLCRPD patrols located the child contacted the child’s mother and reunited the mother and child.

At 1259 hrs. Officers from Platoon D. responded to the area of Lafayette St. at New Dorwart St. for calls of shots fired.
No injuries have been reported and no suspects or victims remained at the scene. Officers located a vehicle that had been struck by gunfire.
Officers located spent shell casings on the 500 blk. Lafayette St.
Officers and Detectives continue to canvas the area in an attempt to locate additional evidence, witnesses and possible surveillance video locations.

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