The Newberry Township Police Department is happy to announce the hiring of two new police officers. Officer Dean Bortner and Officer Heather Schaeffer graduated from the 106th HACC Police Academy on November 19, 2014 and will begin field training with the department in December of this year. Congratulations to Officers Bortner and Schaeffer!
On November 11, 2014 the Newberry Township Police Department conducted another frequent Motor Carrier Assistance Program (MCSAP) detail which resulted in the findings of numerous unsafe safety violations. MCSAP Officers Grimme and Bloom participated in the enforcement detail. During this detail, multiple trucks were placed out of service including a trailer which had substantial rust causing the fuel tank to separate from the frame during inspection. This initiative is conducted to […]
On October 31, 2014 the Newberry Township Police Department along with the assistance of multiple other law enforcement agencies conducted a DUI Checkpoint in the Township. The focus of the enforcement was to rid our local highways of impaired drivers and identify other criminal activity. As a result of this checkpoint, there were four people arrested for DUI and eight people arrested for drug offenses. Police also seized a significant […]
Newberry Township Police are asking anyone who was a witness to the fatal collision between a vehicle and train on July 5, 2014 at the railroad crossing just off of Cly Rd. in Newberry Twp. to contact Sgt. Steve Lutz at 717-938-2608 ext. 308. Police are interested in speaking to anyone who witnessed the crash, saw the vehicle that was stuck, assisted with helping the victims or who was present […]
On September 18th officers traveled to Scranton, Pennsylvania to pay respects to fallen Pennsylvania State Police Corporal Bryon Dickson II. Cpl. Dickson was killed on September 12th outside of the PSP Blooming Grove Barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania. Newberry Township Police would like to extend our condolences to Cpl. Dickson’s family and members of the Pennsylvania State Police.
At approximately 10:00 PM on September 15, 2014, the below pictured male forced his way into Reeser’s Ice Cream located on Rossville Rd. in Newberry Township by breaking the front service window. The suspect removed items from inside the business. Anyone with information on this incident or who can identify the pictured suspect is asked to contact Newberry Township Police at 717-938-2608. […]
On September 12, 2014 at approximately 1:15 PM, officers attempted to stop a male acting suspicious in the area of the Newberry Commons businesses. Upon the officer attempting to stop the vehicle, the male driver fled on Interstate 83 North at a high speed. The vehicle also failed to obey multiple stop signs and other traffic laws. Following the vehicle exiting I-83 at Exit 35, the vehicle continued to flee […]
On August 25th, the Newberry Township Police Department accepted a challenge from Northern York County Regional Police and participated in the ICE Bucket Challenge to benefit the ALS foundation. In return, NTPD made the following challenges: 1. Chief Brian Rizzo and Northeastern Regional Police 2. Chief Wes Kahley and York City Police 3. Chief David Duffy and Upper Geynedd Police To view the video of the NTPD ICE Bucket Challenge, […]
Thanks to a generous donation from Attorney Dan Altland of Fairview Township, K-9 Tazer has received his brand new protective vest custom fit for his protection. This vest will provide Officer Tazer protection from bullets and knife attacks while preforming his K-9 police duties. Similar to the protection officers wear daily, the safety of Officer Tazer is also very important. Thanks to Attorney Altland, Officer Tazer will have the same protection as the other […]
On Friday, July 25, 2014 the Newberry Township Police Department will be hosting the 11th Annual Golf Outing at Valley Green Golf Course. The outing supports the department’s K-9 and T.E.A.M. programs. For more information on registration and sponsorship please visit the “Events” page of the website or click here.