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Missing Disabled Adult

03/09/2015 10:53 PM
The York City Police Department is searching for Alfredo PONCE, age 78, of York who was last seen leaving York Hospital, 1001 South George Street, at approximately 0530hrs 03/09/2015.   PONCE is described as Hispanic male, 5'10, 100 lbs, with gray hair and brown eyes.  He last seen wearing a green cap, red jacket with black shoulders, and slacks.   Anyone with information is requested to contact the York City Police Department.

Drug Arrest

02/20/2015 3:01 PM
On 2/18/15 York City Police executed a search warrant at 214 Kurtz Ave.  Arrested in the house was Shaun Brown (42 yr. old) of the listed address.  He was charged with Possession with the Intent to Deliver Cocaine, Felons Not to Possess a Firearm and Receiving Stolen Property.  Seized was $6,460 in cocaine and a Kimber .45 caliber handgun.     On 2/19/15 York City Police executed a search warrant at 506 Atlantic Ave.  Arrested in the house was Bradley Markle (33 yr. old) of the listed address.  He was charged with (3) counts of Possession with the Intent to Deliver or Manufacture and Possession of Paraphernalia.  Seized in the house was $2,090 in Marijuana, 56 Acetaminophen and oxycodone hydrochloride, Hashish, $38,559 in U.S. Currency, Izhmash 12 gauge shotgun (20 round), Romarm AK-47 rifle, Century Arms AK-47 rifle, Yugo AK-47 rifle, Sig Sauer .22 rifle, Master Piece Arms 9 MM and a EAA .357 handgun

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.