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Police Department Press Releases

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.

Stabbing 200 block E. Philadelphia St.

06/20/2015 2:31 AM
    On Friday June 19,2015 at approximately 1907 hrs. the police were dispatched to a stabbing in the the 200 block of E. Philadelphia St  The police arrived to find two victims on the steps of 217 E. Philadelpha St. The first victim was Ronald Eugene Rice Jr. (28) of York, Pa. Rice sustained multiple stab wounds. The second victim was Carlos Jerrell Null (48) of Philadelphia, Pa. Null sustained one stab wound.    Both victims were transported to York Hospital for treatment. None of the two victims injuries appear to be life threatening at this time.     Anyone with any information please contact the York City Ppolice Department at 717-846-1234

Homicide - Shooting/Vehicle Accident

06/13/2015 7:40 AM
On 6/12/15 at approximately 2218 hours, the York City Police Department received a call via 911 of a single vehicle accident on N. Newberry St. at Madison Ave.  Upon arrival, officers discovered three people in the vehicle.  The driver of the vehicle Angel Berrios (20 years old) was deceased on-scene, while the other front seat passenger, Abdiel Vazquez-Soto (19 years old) was transported to York Hospital where he later was pronounced dead.  The third passenger, Fancisco Rivera (20 years old) was transported to York Hospital with less serious injuries.  A second call of shots fired was received nearly simultaneously of the call for the accident, where officers recovered evidence of a shooting, which was on Jefferson St. at Juniper St.  These two incidents appear to be related.  The driver and front passenger of the vehicle were shot at least once in the torso and an autopsy has been scheduled.  Anybody with information related to the accident or the shooting are encouraged to contact the York City Police Department at 717-846-1234.  

Shooting Incident on W. Locust St.

05/30/2015 9:56 AM
On 29 May 15 at approx 10:10pm, there was a shooting in the 600 blk of W. Locust St.  Several officers were a few blocks away on an unrelated incident when they heard gun shots coming from that area.  Officers responded and found Shane Brown (19) of York sitting in the street with non-life threatening wounds to his leg.  Brown was transported by White Rose Ambulance to York Hospital for treatment.  At the time of this release, there is no suspect information available. Anyone with information related to this incident is urged to contact the York City Police Department