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On August 12, 2018 at approximately 1:25pm, Ephrata Police responded to the Wawa at 602 S. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough based on information received that a stolen vehicle was at that location. Upon arriving, police located the vehicle in the parking lot and encountered Kristina May Parks, 35,...
On August 16, 2018 at approximately 1:30pm, Ephrata Police responded to the first block of E Main St. in Adamstown Borough for a report of suspicious activity in progress. Police arrived and located a male subject in the area, later identified as Michael Patrick Dostick, 35, Homeless. Dostick...
On August 15, 2018 at approximately 3:35pm, an Ephrata PD officer on bike patrol in Ephrata Borough observed David Michael Groff, 38, of Ephrata, walking in the downtown area. The officer recognized Groff and believed him to have outstanding warrants. It was confirmed that Groff had a Lancaster...
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On Wednesday 15 August 2018 at approximately 0604 hrs. Off. Windlebleck and Off. Bronstetter responded to a parking lot on the 500 blk. N. Franklin St. to check on the welfare of (2) persons inside a vehicle. A passerby noticed that the vehicle had been driven over a cement divider. The driver and...

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On August 12, 2018 at approximately 1:25pm, Ephrata Police responded to the Wawa at 602 S. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough based on information received that a stolen vehicle was at that location. Upon arriving, police located the vehicle in the parking lot and encountered Kristina May Parks, 35,...
On August 16, 2018 at approximately 1:30pm, Ephrata Police responded to the first block of E Main St. in Adamstown Borough for a report of suspicious activity in progress. Police arrived and located a male subject in the area, later identified as Michael Patrick Dostick, 35, Homeless. Dostick...
On August 15, 2018 at approximately 3:35pm, an Ephrata PD officer on bike patrol in Ephrata Borough observed David Michael Groff, 38, of Ephrata, walking in the downtown area. The officer recognized Groff and believed him to have outstanding warrants. It was confirmed that Groff had a Lancaster...
David Ramos-Perez
On Wednesday 15 August 2018 at approximately 0604 hrs. Off. Windlebleck and Off. Bronstetter responded to a parking lot on the 500 blk. N. Franklin St. to check on the welfare of (2) persons inside a vehicle. A passerby noticed that the vehicle had been driven over a cement divider. The driver and...
Retail Theft Arrest, 2030 Fruitville Pike – Walmart (MT) – Jose Ruben Rosa-Romero, M/38, homeless was charged with the above offense following two (2) incidents of Retail Theft. - 6:29 p.m., Tuesday, July 24, 2018 – Rosa-Romero entered the store, stole $178.00 worth of electronics, and fled the...

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Retail Theft Arrest, 5:17 p.m., Tuesday, July 20, 2018, 1204 Millersville Pike – Weis Markets (LT) – Daisy Vasquez, F/38, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after she was observed stealing $380.56 worth of merchandise from the store. A criminal complaint was filed and an arrest...
Retail Theft Arrests – Timothy Cleveland Melvin, Jr., M/27, of Windsor, PA, was charged with the above offense following two incidents of Retail Theft. - 1:14 p.m., Wednesday, August 8, 2018, 2030 Fruitville Pike – Walmart (MT) – Melvin entered the Walmart, fully loaded a shopping cart with baby...
Retail Theft Arrest, 2:35 p.m., Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 2030 Fruitville Pike – Walmart (MT) – Rebecca A. Houghton, F/28, of Conestoga, PA, was charged with the above offense after she was observed stealing $88.78 worth of merchandise from the store. A criminal complaint was filed and an arrest...
UPDATE: Williams was apprehended August 10th and is currently being held in Lancaster County Prison. The East Earl Township Police Department holds an active arrest warrant for Michael S. Williams of Terre Hill. It is alleged that on August 5, 2018, Williams fled from officers on his motorcycle in...
Access Device Fraud Arrest, July 12-13, 2018, 222 Eden Road - Eden Resort Inn (MT) - Aaron David Laudiero, M/48, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense following an investigation into stolen credit card information. Laudiero, a waiter employed at the Arthur's Restaurant of the Eden...

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Daily News Release – Thursday, August 16, 2018 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Soliciting Arrest, 9:20 p.m., Wednesday, August 15, 2018, Chester Road at Fruitville Pike (MT) – Elam S. King, M/66, of Leola, PA,...
A two-vehicle crash occurred on SR 772 at the SR 222 south off-ramp at 7:05 am on August 15, 2018. A passenger car operated by Wendy Beck of Hellers Church Rd. in Leola, was struck on the right side by a box truck operated by Timothy Eager of West Rt 897 in Reinholds. Minor injuries were sustained...

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Daily News Release – Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Cruelty to Animals Arrest, 9:19 a.m., Sunday, August 5, 2018, 1370 Manheim Pike – Lyndon Diner (MT) – Barry L. Hoover, M/62, of...
Daily News Release – Tuesday, August 14, 2018 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, 11:34 p.m., Tuesday, August 7, 2018, Weaver Road at North Farm...
Daily News Release – Monday, August 13, 2018 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Disorderly Conduct Arrest, 9:56 p.m., Thursday, August 9, 2018, 900 block Sterling Place (LT) – Elizabeth A. Joseph, F/26, of...

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On 7/23/18 at approximately 2:44pm a resident of the 900 Block of Plane Street came into the Columbia Borough Police Station to report a burglary. He stated that someone entered his apartment sometime between 10:00am and 6:00pm on 7/20/18 and had gone through his belongings. He said that nothing...

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On 8/11/18 at approximately 8:15pm a Columbia Borough Police Officer spoke with a resident of the 100 Block of North 3rd Street in reference to the theft of the registration plate (No. PA-KSC7507) for his black 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt. The owner of the vehicle stated that sometime between 7:40pm and...

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On 8/11/18 at approximately 1:08pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 600 Block of S. 13th Street for a report of a found key in a vehicle. The called reported that the key did not belong to her. The key was attached to a key ring with a black leather fob. Nothing was...

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Arson, August 11-12, 2018, 1000 block Louise Avenue (MT) – Unknown person/s set a box on fire, inside a vehicle parked in the area. The person/s then removed the burning box from the vehicle and placed it under a fence gate to the rear of a residence. The box contained miscellaneous vehicle parts...

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UPDATE - AUGUST 14, 2018 SUSPECT #1 (BLUE SHIRT) HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AND CHARGED - CLICK HERE FOR HIS ARREST POST SUSPECT #2'S (BLACK SHIRT) IDENTITY REMAINS UNKNOWN =========================================================================================================================== At 1:09 p...

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