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MISSION STATEMENT

“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

Administrative Offices
2 East Third Street
Lewistown  PA  17044
PH # 717-248-1361

Code Enforcement Officer
PH # 717-242-1145

Sewer/Refuse Collection
PH # 717-248-1331

Community Center
PH # 717-248-3498

ONE VEHICLE ACCIDENT August 16, 2015

West Fourth Street

August 16, 2015 at 11pm, police responded to a report that a vehicle had struck a utility pole in the 700 block of West Fourth Street and the driver was trapped inside.  Lewistown Officers including an off-duty officer from Granville Township, Officer Thomas Wilson, responded to the scene and found that a vehicle had driven off the roadway, struck a NO PARKING sign and then struck a utility pole.  Fire personnel removed the female driver of the vehicle and EMS personnel treated her.  She was identified as Jamie Rhoades age 42 of Lewistown.  No other people were in the vehicle at the time of the accident.

Ms. Rhoades was transported by FAME EMS to Geisinger-Lewistown Hopsital and she was then flown to Geisinger Trauma Center due to her injuries which included a broken pelvis and suspected spinal injuries.

An investigation into the accident is continuing.

CAN YOU IDENTIFY ?

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LPD Officers are seeking to identify the individual in the photo.  If you have any information regarding the photo, please contact the LPD Station at #717-248-6716 or after business hours, please call the non-emergency number to Dispatch #717-248-9607.  Thank you!

PRESS RELEASES AUGUST 2015

 Lewistown Police have charged a 31 year old man with attempted burglary of a Third Street home.

At approximately 11:00am on 8-7-15 officers responded to a residence on a report of a man acting suspicious at a rear door.  Officers subsequently located a man as he was attempting to break into the residence and took him into custody.   The man was identified as Justin Null age 31 of Lewistown.

Justin Null was arrested and charged with Attempted Burglary and was placed in the Mifflin County Correctional facility to await further court action.

On 8-7-15 at 4:00 pm, Lewistown Police responded to a fight on Logan Street.  Police subsequently cited two men, Nicholas Colyer age 23 and James Fye age 36 both of Lewistown, for harassment for fighting.

On 8-9-15 at 5:35am police responded to a domestic call on West Fifth Street.  Officers subsequently arrested Jode  Knouse age 23 of Lewistown for Disorderly Conduct and Resisting Arrest and he was placed in the Mifflin County Correctional facility to await further court action.

On 8-7-15 at5:30am, officers responded to a Shaw Avenue home in reference to disturbance in which a male had damaged a pool belonging to his former girlfriend.  Officers determined that the boyfriend who as identified as Justin Booney  age 24 was later arrested for  a probation violation and placed in the Mifflin County Correctional Facility.

WOMAN ASSAULTS OFFICER

Woman Assaults Officer during Retail theft Investigation

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.

STRONG ARM ROBBERY…Minit Mart

MINIT MART – WEST FOURTH STREET, LEWISTOWN

CONVENIENCE STORE ROBBERY …. NEW PICTURES RELEASED

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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…)

 

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