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Police Department Press Releases

National Night Out

07/28/2015 2:55 PM
On Tuesday, August 4, 2015, York City, like many other communities will be celebrating National Night Out, this crime prevention event brings awareness to what community members can do to educate and reduce criminal activity.   Being safe in your daily life and home is so important, the more you are aware and take proactive steps to fight crime and those who commit it, the safer your community will be.   Little things like good working door locks, keeping tracks of serial numbers or photographs of property and keeping an eye on your community all help to decrease crime and/or the fear of crime.   On Tuesday, August 4, 2015, York City Police Officers, Staff Members from The Community Services Division, Volunteers and McGruff will be out in the community visiting the more than 25 NNO sites in the City.   If your neighborhood or block is sponsoring events that night, please contact the York City Police, Community Services Division for more information.

Shooting Incident

07/28/2015 4:57 AM
On July 27th, 2015 at approx. 10:30pm County Control received several calls for shots fired in the area of Lindberg and Lafayette St.   Police responded to the area but did not find any victims but did find evidence of a shooting...one vehicle was damaged.   A short time later, a victim from this incident arrived at York Hospital by personal vehicle.  The victim was identified as Daren Guzman (19) of York.  He sustained a gunshot wound which was non-life threatening.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the York City Police Department.

Arrest in Jordan Breeland Homicide

07/27/2015 9:28 PM
   The York City Police Dept. obtained arrest warrants for Durell Cotton Jr. (11-17-95) and Elvin Mateo (11-17-95) for Criminal Homicide, Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Homicide, Criminal Attempt to Commit Homicide and Aggravated Assault. These charges stem from the October 15th, 2013 shooting incident that occurred in the 300 block of W. Gas Ave. This shooting incident resulted in Davon Brown being shot and Jordan Breeland being shot and killed.    Elvin Mateo is currently being detained at York County Prison on other charges and will be arraigned on the charges shortly. Durell Cotton is still at large and is also wanted for the June 12th, 2015 murders of Angel Berrios and Abdiel Vasquez.              D1C Jeff Spence

York City Police Investigate Accident With Injuries

06/28/2015 2:00 AM
On June 27th, 2015 at approx. 4:45 P.M. York City Police were dispatched to the intersection of N. Duke St and E. Philadelphia St for a vehicle accident. Upon officers arrival they found a juvenile passenger with injuries which was taken to York Hospital. This intersection was closed down for an extended period due to an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information regarding this accident is asked to call York City Police at 717-846-1234.

Bamboo Garden Robbery Suspect

06/24/2015 5:08 PM
   On 6/22/2015 at approximately 1600hrs, the Bamboo Garden Restaurant was robbed by 2 suspects. Investigators have arrested Edwin Patino Jr.(2/6/94) for his role in the Robbery. He was charged with Robbery and Criminal Conspiracy on 6/23/2015.  Investigators are attempting to identify the 2nd suspect pictured with this release. Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect is encouraged to contact the Crime Stoppers at #755-TIPS, York City Police-#846-1234 or text "Yorktips" at 847411. All information can remain anonymous. A cash reward may be offered for information leading to the identity of this Robbery suspect.