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Police Department Press Releases

Homicide

01/16/2017 6:47 AM
On 1/15/17 at approximately 8:58 PM, the York City Police Department was dispatched to the intersection of W. Princess St. and Hartley St. for a vehicle accident.  Upon arrival, they found Ryan Michael Small, 22 years old from York, on the ground bleeding from two gunshot wounds.  Officers rendered aid and Small was transported to York Hospital where he died from his gunshot wounds.  Small was shot prior to the vehicle accident.  The driver of the other vehicle sustained minor injuries. If anyone has any information relating to this incident they are encouraged to call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234 or text tips to 847-411.  Texting in tips is the best method of conveying information about this incident and it is anonymous.    Instructions for using text tip line   1    Enter number  847-411 2    start message with – yorktips 3    text your message

Arrest Warrant

01/05/2017 9:29 PM
On 1/5/17, the York City Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Axel Omar Pena – Reyes (22) in connection to a shooting that occurred on 12/25/16 at 818 Fireside Road in York City.   If anyone has any information relating to this individual they are encouraged to call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234 or text tips to 847-411.  Texting in tips is the best method of conveying information about this incident and it is anonymous.    Instructions for using text tip line   1    Enter number  847-411 2    start message with – yorktips 3    text your message

Shooting

01/02/2017 6:06 PM
On 1/1/17 at approximately 7:43 AM, the York City Police Department responded to the area of S. Duke and E. Cottage Place for a shooting with a victim.  Rahun Page (male), 35 of York was taken via privately owned vehicle to York Hospital for a gunshot wound to the left arm, where he was listed in stable condition.  Page was targeted during this incident stemming from a previous disagreement.  Chayanne Ramirez (male), 27 of York was arrested for the incident to include charges of aggravated assault and tampering with evidence.  Ramirez and an unknown suspect returned to the scene to collect the shell casings.  A search warrant of 46 E. Cottage Place was executed and resulted in the collection of 7 guns and a significant amount of ammunition.   If anyone has any information relating to this incident they are encouraged to call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234 or text tips to 847-411.  Texting in tips is the best method of conveying information about this incident and it is anonymous.    Instructions for using text tip line   1    Enter number  847-411 2    start message with – yorktips 3    text your message

Shooting

12/08/2016 12:26 PM
On 12/8/16 at approximately 1:18 AM, the York City Police Department responded to 828 W. Poplar St. for a shooting.  Upon arrival they were met with Ernest Crosby, 25 years old and a resident of that address who had a gunshot wound to the left foot.  He was transported to York Hospital and is listed in stable condition.  A second gunshot victim was discovered in the alley behind the address and was transported to York Hospital with four gunshot wounds to his forearm, back, buttocks and groin.  The identity of the second victim has not been confirmed.  The incident is being reported by Crosby as a home invasion. If anyone has any information relating to this incident they are encouraged to call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234 or text tips to 847-411.  Texting in tips is the best method of conveying information about this incident and it is anonymous.    Instructions for using text tip line   1    Enter number  847-411 2    start message with – yorktips 3    text your message

Press Release 12/7/16

12/07/2016 5:02 PM
Listed below are the subjects that were Arrested and Wanted according to pictures attached:   1. Agustin Rivera-Dejesus/38 yr. old/ (1) count of delivery 2. Carlos Valentin Carrero Jr. /28 yr. old/ (1) count of delivery3. Edwin Pantojas/54 yr. old/ (1) count of delivery 4. Emmanuel Molina-Alicea/29 yr. old/ (1) count of delivery5. Francisco Rivera-Rivera/24 yr. old/ (1) count of delivery 6. Gerald Custodio-Cintron/37 yr. old/ (2) counts of delivery 7. Lionel Jenkins/34 yr. old/ (1) count of delivery=WANTED8. Manuel Ortiz/47 yr. old/ (1) count of delivery=WANTED9. Marisol Ayala/46 yr. old/ (1) count of delivery10. Pedro Ortiz/31 yr. old/ (1) count of delivery=WANTED11. Thomas Beattie III/18 yr. old/ (1) count of delivery=WANTED12. Willie McDonald/47 yr. old./ (2) counts of delivery13. Wilson Molina/34 yr. old/ (3) counts of delivery