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Service With Honor
“The mission of the Lewistown Police Department is to provide needed services to the community, businesses, visitors and other agencies to reduce crime, solve problems, preserve life and property, maintain human rights and enhance the quality of life in the Lewistown Borough.”
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Borough of Lewistown
2 East Third Street
Lewistown PA 17044
PH # 717-248-1361
Code Enforcement Officer
PH # 717-242-1145
PH # 717-248-1331
PH # 717-248-3498
The Lewistown Police Department is announcing the arrest of Tyler Jabs, 30 years of age, from Lewistown, PA.
On June 13, 2015 at approximately 1144 hours, Officers with the Lewistown Police Department responded to an address on South Pine Road in reference to a disturbance complaint. Upon arrival, officers conducted the investigation and determined a female victim had been assaulted by Jabs. The female also advised that Jabs had kicked her and stole money from her person. Jabs was reported to have fled from the scene prior to officers arriving.
A warrant for Jabs’ arrest was obtained and he was later arrested. Jabs was arraigned on the charges of Robbery, Theft by Unlawful, Disorderly Conduct and Harassment. Bail was set at $15,000. Jabs was placed in the Mifflin County Correctional Facility.
June 15, 2015
Detour Coming Thursday for Route 22/322 Bridge Work near Lewistown
Lewistown, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is advising drivers that a detour will be in effect Thursday, June 18, as work continues on the Route 22/322 project. The work zone for this project stretches from the Route 522 interchange to the Business 22 interchange, east of Lewistown. The goal of this project is to repair and rehabilitate seven structures.
On Thursday, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, eastbound lanes will be closed and traffic will be directed to use the Blue Detour Route. During this timeframe the contractor will be working in the eastbound lane to reset barriers for traffic control. Monday, June 22, East Charles Street off-ramp will be closed until Thursday, July 23, for work to be completed on the Chestnut Street Bridge. There will also be a temporary speed reduction at this portion of the project for precautionary safety measures. Motorists will find a speed limit posting of 35 miles-per-hour in the vicinity of the Chestnut Street/East Charles portion of the project while the remainder of the project will stay at 45 miles-per-hour. (read more…)
Lewistown Police have charged a 22 year old local woman with multiple charges including aggravated assault on a police officer, after she dug her fingernails into the officers arm in attempt to flee from her during a retail theft investigation.
On 6-5-15 at 1:00am, officers were called to the Giant Food Store on a report that a female was shoplifting items and hiding them in her purse. Investigating officers waited until the female and male left the store and it was determined they had not paid for the items in the female’s purse. As officers were interviewing the female she attempted to flee from the officers. An officer grabbed the female by her arm to stop her from fleeing when the female then started to dig her fingernails into the officer’s arm and started to purposely scratching him in an attempt to break free. The female continued to struggle with officers until she was handcuffed and taken into custody. Inside the female’s purse officers recovered stolen items that had not been paid for. The officer was treated by FAME EMS.
The female was identified as Korinne Lenee Bubb age 22 of Lewistown.
Korinne Bubb was charged with the following crimes: Aggravated Assault on a police officer, Simple Assault, Resisting Arrest, and Retail Theft.
Bubb was transported and placed in the Mifflin County Correctional Facility to await further court action.
CONVENIENCE STORE ROBBERY …. NEW PICTURES RELEASED
LPD Officers are seeking to identify the male subject involved in the robbery. Please contact the LPD station with any information # 717-248-6716. (read more…)
If you live on the following streets, please remember to move your vehicle tonight … EAST FOURTH STREET, VALLEY STREET, SHAW AVENUE, EAST WALNUT STREET, BRIDGE STREET, OAKLAND AVENUE, CATHERINE STREET, CENTRAL AVENUE, PANNEBAKER AVENUE, SPRING STREET, SPANOGLE AVENUE, NORTH PINE STREET, THIRD STREET, LOGAN STREET, DEPOT STREET, BANKS AVENUE and ROSEMONT AVENUE.
If you have the borough phone number (717) 248-1361 on your caller ID … it is a SWIFTREACH CALL from the Police Department alerting you that STREET SWEEPING begins tonight! If you have questions, please contact the Police Station # 717-248-6716. Thank you!