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Police Department Press Releases

Homicide Arrest

06/20/2016 8:00 PM
On 6/20/16 Andrew Holloway Jr. was arrested for criminal homicide for the death of Davonne Swan on 6/16/16.  Holloway turned himself in to the York City Police Department and will be arraigned on those charges.   

Officer involved shooting

06/19/2016 2:47 AM
On 6/18/16 at approx. 8:30 pm officers from the York City Police Department attempted to take into custody a wanted individual.  Seeing the officers the wanted person stuck one officer with his vehicle and then drove towards another.  At this time the officers fired their weapons at the vehicle in order to protect themselves.  The wanted person fled the area in his vehicle leading to a vehicle pursuit.  During the pursuit the wanted person was able to escape and was later captured at Hanover Hospital.  Pennsylvania State Police will be investigating the incident at the request of the District Attorney's Office which customary with officer involved shootings.  Both officers will be placed on administrative leave which is also customary with this type of event.  Any further questions should be directed to the Pennsylvania State Police or the York County District Attorney's Office.

Homicide

06/17/2016 2:05 AM
On 6/16/16 at approximately 6:20 PM, York City Police Officers heard several shots fired in the area of the south-end of the city.  Soon after, officers received a call of an unresponsive man on ground in the area of the 400 Block of S. Court St.  Upon arrival, officers discovered Davonne Swan, 27 years old, on the ground with gunshot wounds to his torso.   Ambulance responded and Swan was declared deceased at the scene.  If anyone has any information related to this incident, they are encouraged to call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234, 717-849-2204 or text at 847-TIPS.  

Vehicle Crash 6-10-16 1st Blk S. George St.

06/14/2016 5:53 PM
On 6/10/16 at approximately 1115hrs York City Police responded to a vehicle crash in the 1st block of S. George St.   The crash involved a 2015 White Chevrolet Traverse and 5 pedestrians.   The White Chevy, Driven by Robert Davis, Age 78 of York PA was driving southbound on S. George St. when it left the roadway and entered the sidewalk on the west side of George St., 1st Block.   The vehicle continued southbound on the sidewalk, crossing King St. and traveled another half block before coming to a stop in the area of Family First Health Clinic.   Along the way, it collided with 5 pedestrians, several street signs, trees, and buildings.   The five victims listed below all suffered injuries and were transported to York Hospital.   As last reported, all are expected to survive.   The Driver, Robert Davis was also transported to YH for treatment.   The investigation is continuing to determine the cause of the crash.  Pedestrians: Deanna Eberly Edilma Famania Eric Mcallister Winfred Mckee Kathy Sloan   If anyone has information, please contact the York City Police Department.  717-846-1234  

Shootings

06/10/2016 10:54 AM
  On 6/9/16 at approximately 9:12 PM the York City Police Department responded to the area of S. Pershing Ave. and W. Maple St. for a shooting victim.  Upon arrival, Marcquan Way (20 years old) was discovered, who sustained a gunshot wound in the back.  He was transported to York Hospital where his condition is listed as stable.  Way refused to discuss the circumstances of the shooting.                   At approximately 10:23 PM the York City Police Department responded to W. Princess St. and Salem Ave. for a shooting with two victims.   Akeem Richardson (21 years old) sustained a gunshot wound to the left forearm and torso.  His condition was last listed as critical and was in surgery as of the time of this press release.  Dominique Johnson (male, 24 years old) sustained a gunshot wound to the right finger and left elbow and is listed in stable condition.                               At approximately 11:05 PM the York City Police Department responded to 121 State St. for two gunshot victims.  Frankie Ford III (34 Years Old) sustained a gunshot wound to the right thigh and left calf and is listed in stable condition. Quintin Brown (33 years old) sustained a gunshot wound to the right calf and is listed in stable condition.  If anyone has any information relating to these incidents they are encouraged to call the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234.