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Domestic violence related charges have been filed against Jordan Kellander, 26, of Ephrata. Kellander is alleged to have punched a female victim several times in the face and wrist, causing injuries, while they drove around Ephrata during the early morning hours of August 23rd. When the female...
On Friday August 23, 2019 between 6:45AM and 9:45 AM, Ephrata Police conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 900 block of Glenwood Drive in Ephrata Township. The speed limit along this section of road is 35 MPH. Police cited eleven drivers for speeding violations. The highest speed was 61 MPH.

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On 8/23/19 at approximately 8:40am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched the to first block of N. 9th Street for a report of a bullet that was shot into a house. Upon arrival the officer spoke with the caller who stated that he observed his left, third floor window with a bullet...

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Domestic violence related charges have been filed against Jordan Kellander, 26, of Ephrata. Kellander is alleged to have punched a female victim several times in the face and wrist, causing injuries, while they drove around Ephrata during the early morning hours of August 23rd. When the female...
5/11/19 police responded to UPMC, 1500 Highlands Drive, for a suspicious male who was possibly under the influence, During the investigation BARNES was found to be in possession of Heroin and Paraphernalia. Additionally BARNES neglected to report for processing on the drug case and was charged for...
Ramos, Joel's warrant was served on Thursday, August 22rd, 2019. Warrant Details Warrant Type : Criminal Date Issued : Sunday March 11th, 2018 Issuing Authority : Magisterial District Judge David M. Miller Holding Department : Manheim Township Police Department Reference ID : 2018-MT-01157 Retail...
The Philadelphia Police Department arrested Hain, Darien M on Saturday, July 27th, 2019. He was remanded to the Lancaster County Prison after being transported back to Lancaster County by a Constable. Warrant Details Warrant Type : Criminal Date Issued : Friday July 19th, 2019 Issuing Authority :...
The United States Marshall's Service arrested Hicks, Alfred Harry III on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019. He was remanded to the Lehigh County (PA) Prison to await his preliminary hearing. Warrant Details Warrant Type : Criminal Date Issued : Wednesday March 27th, 2019 Issuing Authority : Magisterial...

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Robbery / Simple Assault / Theft Arrest, 10:54 a.m., Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 1603 Manheim Pike – M&T Bank (MT) – Christopher Benjamin, Jr., M/29, of Harrisburg, PA, was charged with the above offenses following a bank robbery. Benjamin, Jr. entered the bank armed with a handgun, and demanded...
Burglary / Simple Assault / Theft / Criminal Mischief Arrest, 10:52 p.m., Thursday, August 15, 2019, 800 block Fourth Street (LT) – Richard Leroy Kellum, III, M/31, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offenses following a domestic dispute. During the altercation, Kellum, III was denied...
Forgery Arrest, 10:44 a.m., July, 2019, 1683 Oregon Pike – S&T Bank (MT) – Marleeke T. Lear, M/23, of Pottstown, PA, was charged with the above offense after he did the following: - At 10:44 a.m., on Thursday, July 25, 2019, Lear deposited four (4) Western Union money order checks at the bank...
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On Wednesday June 12, 2019 at approximately 0840 hrs. Officers from Lancaster Bureau of Police, along with EMS personnel, responded to the 1st blk. E. Walnut St. for a report of a person down. Upon arrival it was discovered that the victim, an adult male, had been assaulted. The victim was...
During the early morning hours of April 26, 2019, Miguel Anthony Alvarado, M/32, of Reading, PA, and two (2) other individuals entered four (4) vehicles located in Manheim Township with the intent of stealing items housed inside. The locations of the vehicles were the 600 block of Paxton Place, the...

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Daily News Release – Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Harassment Arrest, 10:28 p.m., Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 5800 block Lemon Street (EP) – Aric Breisch Palkow, M/24, of East...
The Ephrata Police Department responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 1st block of E Pine St., Ephrata Borough. A vehicle description of parties involved was provided to police. Police located that vehicle and spoke with the driver of the vehicle at Blackberry Ln. and Briarwood Dr. The...

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Daily News Release – Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Public Drunkenness Arrest, 2:34 p.m., Thursday, August 15, 2019, 900 block Columbia Avenue (LT) – Alenido Ferreras-Garo, M/56, of...
Daily News Release – Monday, August 19, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Noise Ordinance Violation Arrest, 9:21 p.m., Saturday, August 17, 2019, 605 Granite Run Drive – Stoner Grille (MT) – Eugene Michael...
Daily News Release – Friday, August 16, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. DUI Arrest, 7:16 a.m., Sunday, July 14, 2019, Route 30 East at New Holland Pike (MT) – Kevin Omar Matos, Jr., M/18, of Marietta, PA,...

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On Friday August 23, 2019 between 6:45AM and 9:45 AM, Ephrata Police conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 900 block of Glenwood Drive in Ephrata Township. The speed limit along this section of road is 35 MPH. Police cited eleven drivers for speeding violations. The highest speed was 61 MPH.

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On 8/23/19 at approximately 8:40am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched the to first block of N. 9th Street for a report of a bullet that was shot into a house. Upon arrival the officer spoke with the caller who stated that he observed his left, third floor window with a bullet...

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On 8/3/19 at approximately 7:22pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 800 block of Ridge Avenue for a report of vandalism to a vehicle. Upon arrival the officer observed a shattered window on the passenger side rear door of the Ford Fusion. The victim told the officer that...

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WHO ARE THESE MALES? At 2:00 a.m., on Thursday, August 22, 2019, two (2) males were observed breaking into vehicles in the 100 block of Pennshire Drive in Lancaster Township. The males' actions were captured on a home video surveillance system, which is shown below. Please review the video. Any...

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On 08-22-19 between the hours of 10:50am and 1:00pm an unknown person took an air conditioning unit off the front porch of a house in the middle of the 500 blk. of Union St. The victim was not home, but a neighbor was and was unable to give any description of the people involved. It is unknown if...

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