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Columbia Police are investigating the theft of wheels and tires that were stolen off of a vehicle parked in the 600 block of Poplar Street. The theft occurred overnight between 04-22-19 and 04-23-19. The included pictures are what the wheels look like. They are aftermarket Niche brand wheels...

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On 4/22/19, Ephrata Police arrested Ryan Asquith, 30, of Ephrata, at a residence in the first block of S. Maple St. in Ephrata Borough. Asquith was wanted by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s office on an outstanding bench warrant. Asquith was turned over to the Lancaster County Sherriff office.
On 3/8/19 at approximately 2:10 pm a Columbia Borough Police Officer observed a silver Nissan Sentra travel through a stop sign without coming to a stop at the intersection of Purple's Lane and North 7th Street. As a result of a search of the Driver's Name, Justin Michael Clawson, 34, of Columbia,...

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On 4/22/19, Ephrata Police arrested Ryan Asquith, 30, of Ephrata, at a residence in the first block of S. Maple St. in Ephrata Borough. Asquith was wanted by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s office on an outstanding bench warrant. Asquith was turned over to the Lancaster County Sherriff office.
On 3/8/19 at approximately 2:10 pm a Columbia Borough Police Officer observed a silver Nissan Sentra travel through a stop sign without coming to a stop at the intersection of Purple's Lane and North 7th Street. As a result of a search of the Driver's Name, Justin Michael Clawson, 34, of Columbia,...
On 4/14/19 at approximately 7:48 am an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department was on patrol when he noticed a male, known to him from previous contact as Joseph Paul Krasley, Jr., 23, of Columbia, PA. The officer verified through Mobile Cop that Krasley had an outstanding warrant then...
On 4/11/19 at approximately 1:20 pm a Columbia Borough Police Officer was on patrol in a marked vehicle when she noticed a man, known by the officer as Justin Scott Bell, 30 of Marietta standing in the area of North 7th and Poplar Streets. The officer ran Bell's name in Mobile Cop and found that...
On 4/10/19 at approximately 12:11 am the Columbia Borough Police Department responded to a domestic dispute in the 500 Block of Manor Street. While at the residence a third party, Justin Lee Brown, 35, of Columbia, came into the residence. The officers found that there was an outstanding warrant...

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Forgery / Theft By Unlawful Taking Arrest, 9:23 p.m., Thursday, January 31, 2019, 101 North Pointe Boulevard – PNC Bank (MT) – Benjamin Charles Duke, M/62, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offenses after he stole a pension check from another person, forged the victim’s name, and cashed...
Robbery / Disorderly Conduct Arrests, 3:40 p.m., Saturday, March 23, 2019, 2030 Fruitville Pike – Walmart (MT) – Cierra Shacora Sabb, F/19, of Elizabethtown, PA, entered the store with Torin Jackson-Bailey, M/22, of Lancaster, PA, and approached Quadel Elis Brown, M/20, of Lancaster, and a female...
Retail Theft Arrests, 2030 Fruitville Pike – Walmart (MT) – Jose Alberto Negron, M/34, homeless, was charged with two (2) counts of Retail Theft following two (2) instances of shoplifting. - At 5:56 p.m., Sunday, December 2, 2018, Negron stole two (2) computers and men’s clothing from the store...
The East Earl Township Police Department holds an active arrest warrant on Kyle W. Shissler of New Providence, PA. Shissler is wanted for Retail Theft, Driving While Operating Privilege is Suspended, and Operation Following Suspension of Registration. It is alleged that on March 21, 2019, Shissler...
The East Earl Township Police Department holds an active arrest warrant for Katherine Smith of York. Smith failed to appear at her preliminary hearing on original charges of Forgery and Theft by Deception. Anyone with information of Smith's whereabouts is asked to contact the East Earl Township...

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Ephrata Police request your assistance in identifying this man who reportedly stole a large tv from Walmart earlier this week. If you can provide information regarding his identity, please contact Ofc. Wene at 717-738-9200.

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Daily News Release – Friday, April 19, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Harassment Arrest, 12:42 p.m., Thursday, April 11, 2019, 100 block Abbeyville Road (LT) – Carolyn A. Hamed, F/60, of Lancaster, PA,...
Daily News Release – Monday, April 15, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Retail Theft Arrest, 4:59 p.m., Saturday, April 13, 2019, 2030 Fruitville Pike – Walmart (MT) – Alfredo J. Colon, III, M/18, of...
Daily News Release – Friday, April 12, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Possession of Marijuana / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Arrest, 3:19 p.m., Thursday, March 28, 2019, 1000 block Columbia Avenue (LT...
On 4/11/19 at 1156 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a school bus, in the 200 block of Hahnstown Rd, in Ephrata Township. The investigation revealed the small bus was stopped to pick up a student, with stop warning devices activated, when a small pickup truck driven by a...

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Columbia Police are investigating the theft of wheels and tires that were stolen off of a vehicle parked in the 600 block of Poplar Street. The theft occurred overnight between 04-22-19 and 04-23-19. The included pictures are what the wheels look like. They are aftermarket Niche brand wheels...

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On 4/12/19 at approximately at 8:48 am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 100 Block of Walnut Street for suspicious activity not in progress. Upon arrival the officer spoke with the caller who showed him a large amount of glass to the rear of the building. He believe it to...
On 4/15/19 at approximately 7:07 am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the RR Tracks at South 4th and Manor Streets for a report of criminal mischief not in progress. Upon arrival the officer spoke with the caller who stated that 4 windows on a locomotive had been broken...

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On 4/6/19 at approximately 7:40pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 300 Block of Cherry Street for a complaint of someone dumping furniture onto the sidewalk. A witness stated that she saw a white male, driving a silver truck with a trailer, stop and unload the furniture...

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A Lancaster man was recently convicted of felony drug-dealing regarding the seizure of over 1,000 bags of heroin. Angel Galarza Sr., 61, was not present for his trial last week in Lancaster County Court. A local jury deliberated 20 minutes before returning guilty verdicts to felony counts of...

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