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“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.”


Block Watch

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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


The Lewistown Police Department is announcing the arrest of John Walter Williams, age 21 of Lewistown, Pennsylvania.

On November 17, 2015, officers with the Lewistown Police Department responded to an address on West Fourth Street in reference to a trespassing complaint.  Upon arrival, officers spoke to a female victim who advised Williams had been in the house and had stolen some of her personal belongings.  As officers were speaking to the victim, they heard a disturbance outside.  Upon investigating the disturbance, they found the home owner holding Williams to keep him from fleeing the scene.  Williams was placed under arrest for Burglary, Criminal Trespass and Theft.  Williams was later transported to the Mifflin County Correctional Facility where he was held on a $50,000 bond set by MDJ Jack Miller.WILLIAMS

Officer Witness Accident

November 15, 2015 at 1:00AM, a Lewistown Police Officer was responding to a fight call when he observed a vehicle in front of him leave the roadway and strike a utility pole.  The officer identified the driver as Joshua Tschudy, age 31, of McVeytown.



The officer determined that Tschudy’s license was suspended for driving while intoxicated.  The officer determined that Tschudy had been drinking and that he was on probation.  Tschudy was arrested and placed in Mifflin County Correctional Facility on a probation violation.  Charges for DUI are pending lab results.


FYEThe Lewistown Police department is announcing the arrest of James E. Fye, 36, of Lewistown, Pennsylvania.

On November 15, 2015, officers with the Lewistown Police Department responded to an address on Shaw Avenue in reference to a disturbance complaint. Upon arrival, officers found a male victim suffering from severe head and face lacerations.  Officers provided first aid to the victim until the arrival of FAME EMS, who took over treatment of the victim and transported him to Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital.  During the investigation into the complaint it was determined Jame E. Fye had struck the victim on the head with a glass bottle causing the laceration to his head.  Fye then began to assault the victim with his fists causing the laceration to the victim’s face.  Fye was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Recklessly Endangering Another Person and Harassment.  Fye was placed in the MCCF under a $25,000 bond set by MDJ Jack Miller.

NEW STOP SIGN … Logan & South Spruce Streets


This is notice to all Borough Residents that a new STOP SIGN has been installed at the intersection of Logan Street and South Spruce Street.  Vehicle operators are asked to be aware of the change.  The new STOP SIGN is to improve the safety and operation of this intersection.  Thank You for your attentiveness to this change in traffic pattern.


The Borough of Lewistown has announced the SUSPENSION of Street Sweeping and Maintenance parking regulations from November 7, 2015 through April 4, 2016 for Borough streets, with the following EXCEPTIONS:

CHESTNUT STREET  –  Five Points to Logan Street

MARKET STREET  –  Grand Street to Five Points

VALLEY STREET  –  Five Points to Third Street