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Police Department Press Releases

Shooting Incident 1-24-15

01/25/2015 12:22 AM
    On 1-24-15 @ 1403 hrs the York City Police Dept. was dispatched to the area of Forry Ave. & Pierce Alley for a report of gun shots. Upon arrival, it was determined that a 15 yr. male had suffered a gun shot wound and was subsequently transported to York Hospital for treatment.    An investigation into the shooting was initiated and investigators were able to identify a suspect in the shooting and arrest him shortly after the shooting. The suspect, Jerquan Shaquille Dickson, 22 yr old male from York, is charged with one count of Aggravated Assault and one count of Recklessly Endangering Another Person. At the time of this release, Dickson is at the York County Judicial Center awaiting processing and arraignment.

Shooting Investigation 10-14-14

10/14/2014 3:47 PM
   On 10-14-14 @ 0427 the York City Police Dept. was dispatched to the area of 283 W. Market St. for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police located the victim (Ronald Rhoades) who had suffered a single gun shot wound to the head. Rhoades was transported to York Hospital where he later died from his injuries.    An investigation was initiated and it was determined that the victim's injury was self inflicted and the death was ruled a suicide by the York County Coroner's Office.

PRESS RELEASE 10/14/14

10/14/2014 3:38 PM
On 10/13/14 the York City Narcotics Unit arrested Rasheem Whatley (29 yr. old) of 307 Greenway Ave., Darby PA 19023. He was charged with Possession with the Intent to Deliver Heroin and Crystal Meth. Whatley was arrested in the 100 Blk. of N. George St. Seized in the operation was over $22,000 in Heroin and $3,500 in Crystal Meth.   The York City Police have made it a priority to investigate and arrest large scale heroin dealers in the City. The public is encouraged to call the York City Police with any information about such dealers.              

Bank Robbery Arrests

10/07/2014 1:05 PM
   On 10-6-14 @ 1807 hrs, the York City Police Department located and arrested Andre Quentin Grimes ( DOB 5-14-65) at the Super 8 Motel located @ 40 Arsenal Rd. Grimes is charged with two counts of robbery. These robbery charges are for the Oct 3rd robbery @ the White Rose Federal Credit Union located @ 107 E. Philadelphia St. and the Oct.6th robbery that occurred @ the Integrity Bank located @ 1 Marketway South.

Bank Robbery

10/06/2014 3:46 PM
On 10-6-14 @ 0858 the York City Police Dept. was dispatched to the Integrity Bank located @ 1 Marketway South for a report of a bank robbery. Investigators are currently attempting to identify and locate the suspect in the surveillance photos attached. Anyone who knows the identity or location of this suspect is asked to contact the York City Police Detective Division @ 717-849-2219.