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Update 18 October 2021 at 12:25 pm: As the investigation into the shooting at Park City Center continues, the Lancaster City Bureau of Police has learned the following information: There was an initial physical altercation between two male subjects, who were known to each other. At least one of the...
***Fraud Alert*** The Lancaster City Bureau of Police received a report and subsequently are conducting a criminal investigation into over the phone Fraud that included an alarming detail. A city resident was scammed out of $2,900.00 in Bitcoin after complying with the demands of a telephone caller...

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On August 27, 2021, at approximately 9:44 pm, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police responded to the 500 block of Third Street, for a report of a shooting. Officers arrived at the scene and discovered a male victim, lying in the street. The male victim appeared to have multiple gunshot...
On September 1, 2021, at 6:52 am, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to 505 Pearl Street for a report of a stabbing. The officers arrived at the scene and spoke with the victim, who was identified as 36 year-old Brandon Schweers. Schweers told the officers that his...
On August 27, 2021, at approximately 9:44 pm, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police responded to the 500 block of Third Street, for a report of a shooting. Officers arrived at the scene and discovered a male victim, lying in the street. The male victim appeared to have multiple gunshot...
On September 1, 2021, at 6:52 am, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to 505 Pearl Street for a report of a stabbing. The officers arrived at the scene and spoke with the victim, who was identified as 36 year-old Brandon Schweers. Schweers told the officers that his...
On August 30th at around 11:20 am Lancaster City Bureau of Police officers, along with emergency medical services personnel were dispatched to an address on the 500 block of N. Plum St. for a report of a three month old child who was barely conscious and having trouble breathing. The child was...
The Lancaster Bureau of Police arrested Tidwell, Steffen Vadoria on Monday August 23rd, 2021. Tidwell turned himself in to Lancaster City Police Detectives earlier today, at the Lancaster City Police Station. Tidwell is being held for arraignment. He is presumed innocent until proven guilty in...
On August 11, 2021, at 8:51 am, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police responded to 202 W. Strawberry Street to check on an emotional subject at the residence. The reporting person was concerned for the welfare of family members at the residence, after one of the residents, Donald Meshey...
On Sunday November 8, 2020 at approximately 1922 hrs. Officers from Lancaster Bureau of Police responded to the area of W. Strawberry St. and W. Mifflin St. for reports of shots fired. Upon arrival Officers met with a person that stated they had been shot at by a person known to them. The suspect...
On Tuesday October 6, 2020 at approximately 1517 hrs. Officers from Lancaster Bureau of Police responded to the 400 blk. S. Christian St. for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, Officers found that an occupied residence and a parked, unoccupied motorcycle had been struck and damaged by gunfire...
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On Monday June 1, 2020 at approximately 1417 hrs., Officers from Lancaster Bureau of Police responded to the 900 blk. Fremont St. for a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival, Officers located a M/20 with multiple stab wounds to his legs and a lower torso. The victim was transported to the hospital for...
On Tuesday May 5, 2020 at approximately 2342 hrs. an Officer from Lancaster Bureau of Police was on patrol in the SE section of Lancaster City. The Officer checked the registration on a blue Toyota Sienna vehicle as he followed the vehicle toward the SW section of the City. Dispatch informed the...
In August 2019, Farhad Whaidullah was taken into custody for his role in a shooting that occurred on July 28, 2019 on the 1st. blk. W. Filbert St. Lopez was initially committed to LCP in lieu of bail. Wahidullah has been out on bail since August 2019 and was subject to electronic monitoring through...
Update 18 October 2021 at 12:25 pm: As the investigation into the shooting at Park City Center continues, the Lancaster City Bureau of Police has learned the following information: There was an initial physical altercation between two male subjects, who were known to each other. At least one of the...
***Fraud Alert*** The Lancaster City Bureau of Police received a report and subsequently are conducting a criminal investigation into over the phone Fraud that included an alarming detail. A city resident was scammed out of $2,900.00 in Bitcoin after complying with the demands of a telephone caller...

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On 19 August 2021 just after 11:30 am the listed subject, Jose Luis Lopez Jr. was operating a dark green in color 2004 Infinity coupe traveling North in the 500 block of S. Queen St. approaching the intersection of S. Queen St. and Hazel St. The vehicle that Lopez Jr. was operating struck an adult...

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On August 27th at around 3:50 pm Sergeant Steve Reich observed a male subject operating the dirtbike depicted in the attached photographs in the area of the 600 block of Union St. The dirtbike did not have a required attached Penndot registration plate and Sergeant Reich attempted to stop the...

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On 11 August 2021 at around 8:51 am patrol officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police responded to an address on the 200 block of W. Strawberry St. to check on the welfare of a person. Officers discovered a body while checking the location. Detectives from the Bureau's Criminal Investigative...
On August 27, 2021, at approximately 9:44 pm, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police responded to the 500 block of Third Street, for a report of a shooting. Officers arrived at the scene and discovered a male victim, lying in the street. The male victim appeared to have multiple gunshot...

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On July 29, 2021, the Lancaster City Bureau of Police took a report from a juvenile male, regarding an indecent exposure that occurred at the Park City Center. The victim reported that around 6:50 pm, he was using the restroom located in the food court area when he encountered an unknown male. The...

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On July 8, 2021, at approximately 7:03 pm, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police responded to the 1st block of S. Water Street for an assault that occurred earlier. Officer Harry Valverde spoke with the victim, who reported that he was assaulted by a group of six males at about 6:45 pm...

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On July 13, 2021, at approximately 11:17 PM, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to the 900 block of Union Street for a report of shots fired. When the officers arrived at the scene, they were advised that a female victim had arrived at the hospital with a gunshot...

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On July 13, 2021, at approximately 5:54 PM, officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police responded to a report of a shooting, in the 100 block of Green Street. Officers arrived at the scene and located three victims. Two of the victims were evaluated at the scene for apparent graze wounds, but...

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