York Area Regional Police Department

  • Agency: York Area Regional Police Department
  • Address: 33 Oak St, York, 17402 PA
  • Chief: Thomas Gross (Chief of Police)
Phone: 717-741-1259

York Area Regional Police Department is located at 33 Oak St, York, 17402 PA. The Chief of Police of the department is Thomas Gross. The York Area Regional Police Department phone number is 717-741-1259.

York Area Regional Police Department News

The York Area Regional Police Department is conducting Aggressive Driving Enforcement traffic details. Remember to drive carefully, obey the traffic signs and speed limits, always wear your seatbelts and make sure your children are properly fastened in their booster seats, and car seats. *We are a regional police department and do not receive any fine revenue for the citations issued*

RETIREMENT York Area Regional Police Department announces the retirement of Clarence "Lee" Morris, Jr after 27 years of service. Lee Morris started his police career with Lower Windsor Township Police, and then was employed by Windsor Township Police Department. Lee became an officer of the York Area Regional Police Department upon the formation of the regional department. Lee was the first school resource officer for the York County School of Technology and remained in that position from 2010-2016. Lee returned to patrol where he finished out his career. We wish Officer Morris all the best in retirement.

October 5, 2017 at 9:30 am York Area Regional Police officers were dispatched to a carjacking in the parking lot of a store along Leader Heights Rd. The suspect displayed a knife to the owner of the vehicle while she was seated in the driver's seat and told her to move over to the passenger seat. While in the passenger seat she waited until he was distracted getting into the vehicle and fled through the passenger side of the vehicle and into the store. The suspect then stole her vehicle and left the area. A short time later the stolen vehicle driven by the suspect crashed in Glen Rock borough where he exited the vehicle and stole another vehicle at knife-point and drove off with the driver/owner still in the vehicle. Approaching police officers, Southern Regional and York Area Regional later assisted by PA State police, engaged in a police pursuit with the suspect. The suspect let the passenger out of the vehicle and continued in his fleeing until crashing while attempting to negotiate a curve. He was taken into custody and identified as Roy Shane Worrall, 31 years old, and will be charged with the following: Robbery of a Motor Vehicle, Simple Assault, Theft, Receiving Stolen Property and Criminal Attempt to Commit Kidnapping. He also has several outstanding warrants, and additional charges from Southern Regional Police Department.

Motor vehicle accident, road closed South Pleasant at Arbor Dr, avoid area police are on scene https://t.co/kyzDmp2Mke

South Pleasant ave near Ness Farm rd closed do to Mac, avoid area police are on scene https://t.co/hK0ZMeTc4Z

DUI Checkpoint The police department conducted a DUI checkpoint on Friday September 15, 2017. The Department was assisted by officers from Northern York Co. Regional, Northeastern Regional, Lower Windsor Township, Spring Garden Township, Wrightsville Borough and the York County Sheriff's Office. 241 cars traveled through the checkpoint and 8 people were arrested for DUI. Other violations that were cited include: (1) Possession of small amount of marijuana (1) Required Financial Responsibility (no car insurance) (1) Driver required to be licensed (1) Junior Driver's license (5) Other traffic violations

The Police Department was dispatched at 10:09 am today to assist a family member whose elderly father had walked off from them into a nearby cornfield. The man was found semi-conscious and needed to be transported by an ambulance. The Police Department assisted with their ATV and transported the man from the cornfield to the awaiting ambulance.

Motor vehicle accident involving an oversized load, Windsor rd at Valley rd, avoid area, police and fire on scene https://t.co/F6FGs6xnIt

Windsor rd at valley rd closed do to oversized load accident, avoid area police and fire are on scene https://t.co/i4lXRP6V2G

The Police Department has investigated 3 fires this year that have been started by a juvenile under the age of 10 years old. Please take the time to discuss with your children the dangers of playing with lighters and matches.

Structure fire in 2300 block of Freysville rd police and fire on scene avoid area road is closef https://t.co/mE8HudaO9I

Wells Fargo in York Twp. Reported a bank robbery at 1640 hrs, York Area Regional Police have 1 male in custody, investigation continues.

RETIREMENT: Officer David E. Barley is retiring after 32 years of service with the York Township and York Area Regional Police Departments. Dave served a total of 38 years as a police officer with Mt. Wolf and Dallastown Boroughs before being hired in 1985 by York Township Police. Officer Barley served as the School Resource Officer for the Dallastown School District between 2002-2014. He received a life saving award for providing CPR to a crash victim in 1994 and assisted the District Attorney's Office with a 3rd Degree Murder conviction for a DUI crash that killed two people on Dec. 20, 1996. Dave's quote approaching retirement: "There have been many changes throughout my 38 years, but truly to have been able to serve the public for that period of time is very gratifying." Best Wishes in Retirement.

Met ed advises Freysville rd will be closed for several hours, avoid area in the 2200 block between White Oak rd and Windsor rd. https://t.co/Ug7xUZJQl3

Road closed for accident Freysville rd. 2200 block, police are on scene https://t.co/FQ5IaEN9UR

Road closed Freysville rd at Larry Dr avoid area do to accident police are on scene https://t.co/0cGAZOd9P2

Bank Robbery: Today at approximately 12:57 pm a lone white male entered the Santander Bank at 880 W. Broadway located in York Township, and demanded money. No weapons were displayed. The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. Please contact York Area Regional Police (717-741-1259) with any information related to the bank robbery. You can also submit an anonymous tip through York County Crime Stoppers; www.yorkcountycrimestoppers.org.

Springwood rd at Donna on closed for accident, avoid area police are on scene https://t.co/8KrCLxvny5

Accident closing southbound rt24 avoid area police are on scene https://t.co/4kUOjvIBpd

July 18th 2017 - Mail theft and subsequent check fraud/forgery out of York Township - Multiple outgoing pieces of mail were stolen from a resident’s mailbox. The outgoing mail contained personal checks for bill payments. The checks were forged for larger amounts and cashed at M and T Bank Branches. The white or Hispanic female hit the Shrewsbury branch the same day as the theft and the black female hit the inner harbor (MD) branch several days later. Please contact us with any information related to this incident – 717-741-1259 – Officer Hempfing is the investigating officer.

Smoke in the Grove: First Responders are competing in the smoke in the grove challenge today at the Spring Grove Park located at 205 East Railroad Street, Spring Grove. 12 teams are competing in a chicken wing contest that will be voted on by those purchasing tickets for the contest. Please come out and support this event.

York Area Regional Police were dispatched to a hit-and-run crash in Windsor Borough on July 19, 2017 at 22:07 p.m. Officers arrived to find a boat in the roadway that was separated from its boat trailer. The trailer was located nearby, but the truck that was hauling the boat and trailer had fled the scene. Officers found the truck that was hauling the boat and trailer later in another borough with damage, but no driver was present. The investigating officer is waiting to hear from the driver of the truck to determine what occurred and why they would leave the boat in the roadway. The boat is currently impounded until the investigation is completed.