WSRPD20140900254 – September 7, 2014
On Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 1730 hours, a West Shore Regional Police Officer was dispatched to Brandt Avenue and Carol Street for an intoxicated man changing the front tire on his vehicle. A witness saw Timothy Michael BUFFINGTON, a white male, 55 years of age, of the 1600 block of Warren Street in the Borough of New Cumberland, hit the curb with his vehicle at S. 10th and Lowther Streets in the Borough of Lemoyne. BUFFINGTON was arrested for DUI and taken to the Carlisle Regional Medical Center where he submitted to a chemical test of his blood. He then was then taken to the Cumberland County Prison for processing. DUI charges will be filed with Judge Beckley’s office upon receipt of the chemical test result.
WSR20140900192 – FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
Around 10:10pm, on Friday, September 5, 2014, a West Shore Regional Police officer stopped a vehicle that had been speeding in the 100 block of Market Street, Lemoyne. The vehicle initially stopped at the traffic signal at S. Front & Market Streets but when the officer exited his vehicle, the suspect vehicle started moving again. The vehicle went east on the Market Street Bridge and eventually stopped at the entrance to City Island.
The operator of that vehicle was identified as 50-year-old, Derek Jason CORDIER, from the 300 block of South Front Street, Harrisburg. While speaking with CORDIER, he exhibited signs of being intoxicated and was placed under arrest. CORDIER was transported to the Cumberland County Prison where he submitted to a blood test. He was then processed and released on charges of Driving Under the Influence.
The charges against CORDIER will be filed with MDJ Beckley’s office once the blood test results are received.
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September 5, 2014 – Cumberland County Law Enforcement Memorial
On Friday, September 5, 2014 Officers of the West Shore Regional Police Department had the honor to participate in the dedication of the Law Enforcement Memorial of Cumberland County. Officer Rine had the honor of escorting the family of Lemoyne Borough Patrolman Richard Stanley Phelps, who died on duty on July 11, 1989. We would like to thank the dedication committee and all the sponsors for this beautiful memorial.
Please check out the following link for additional photos: http://cumberlink.com/news/local/multimedia/photo_galleries/gallery-law-enforcement-memorial-dedication-ceremony/collection_925773d8-354f-11e4-ab64-0019bb2963f4.html#7
Please check out the following link for information on Patrolman Phelps: http://www.odmp.org/officer/10617-patrolman-richard-stanley-phelps
THE DEDICATION FOR THE CUMBERLAND COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL WILL BE HELD TOMORROW, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014. THE CEREMONY WILL START AT 10:00AM AND IS EXPECTED TO LAST ABOUT 1/2 HOUR. THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND. THE MEMORIAL HAS BEEN UNDER CONSTRUCTION AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE CUMBERLAND COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY BUILDING. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED FOLLOWING THE CEREMONY.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT THE MEMORIAL FOUNDATION WEBSITE.
September 4, 2014 – New Officer Sworn In
On Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Patrol Officer Christopher Conroy was sworn into office by Mayor Preble (Wormleysburg) and Mayor York (Lemoyne). Officer Conroy joins our department after serving with a neighboring department and recently graduating the HACC Police Academy!
Please wish Officer Conroy good luck in his long career with West Shore Regional Police!
On Monday, September 1, 2014 at 0755am West Shore Regional Police was dispatched to 48 S 3rd Street in Lemoyne for an active break-in. The caller advised that a man and woman were attempting to gain entry into the impound lot of GA Smith Towing.
Officers arrived on scene and found Laura F YOUNGBLOOD of the 1000blk of Walnut Street in Lemoyne, and Jeffery S AMOS of the 1100blk of York Road in Mechanicsburg, had gained entry to the impound lot and were accessing AMOS’s vehicle that was towed do to a DUI arrest earlier in the morning.
Both YOUNGBLOOD and AMOS were arrested for Criminal Defiant Trespass and were transported to Cumberland County Prison for processing. Criminal Complaints for both suspects to be filed at MDJ Beckley’s office.