State parolee 39th firearms related arrest in Lancaster
LANCASTER, Pa. – Lancaster City Police say a state parolee is the city’s 39th firearms related arrest this year.
On Thursday at about 3:07 p.m., city officers David Rachor and Marc Shaffer responded to the 500 block of E. Fulton Street in regards to a burglary.
According to the reporting person, a black male wearing a black colored muscle shirt and blue jeans was attempting to break into the garage to the rear of a residence in the 500 block of E. Fulton Street.
The male eventually walked away from the garage, and the reporting person lost sight of the male. As officers drove into the area, they observed two black males walking in the 400 block of E. Fulton Street. One of the males was wearing a black colored muscle shirt and blue jeans. Officers ordered the two males to stop and both complied. The male wearing the black colored muscle shirt was subsequently identified as 27 year old Mark Frazier. The other male was identified as 22 year old Clifton Hunter.
The officers found a loaded .38 caliber revolver in the left cargo pocket of Hunter’s shorts. It was discovered that Hunter is currently on State Parole, and that he does not possess a license to carry a concealed firearm. Hunter also has a prior felony conviction for Robbery from 2012.
The caller identified Frazier as the male he saw attempting to enter the garage. Both Frazier and Hunter were arrested and taken to the Lancaster City Police Station. There Frazier was found to be in possession of three small bags of marijuana and a partially burnt marijuana cigarette.
Clifton Hunter, resident of the 500 block E. Fulton Street, was charged with Persons not to Possess Firearms and Firearms not to be Carried without a License and held for arraignment.
Frazier, resident of the 200 block S. Ann St., Lancaster, was charged with Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana before MDJ Jimenez.
The owner of the garage was located and stated that he did not want anyone prosecuted for the attempted burglary.