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On 6/28/19 at approximately 5:00 pm a resident of Columbia Borough notified the Columbia Borough Police Department that she had lost her wallet. On 7/12/19 a resident of Newmanstown, PA who was driving through Columbia on business found the wallet and turned it in to the police department. The...

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On 7/12/19 at approximately 10:47 pm Anthony J. Snyder, age 43, of Columbia, PA did commit the act of indirect criminal contempt while in the area of 3rd and Locust Streets. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department filed charges for simple physical assault...
HELP US CATCH THIS MEDICATION THIEF! At 7:26 p.m., Monday, July 8, 2019, the depicted female entered the CVS Pharmacy at 1278 Millersville Pike in Lancaster Township and presented two (2) fraudulent prescriptions for controlled substances. The female was able to successfully obtain the controlled...

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Special News Release – Fatal Crash Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE – FATAL CRASH – JULY 14, 2019 The Manheim Township Police Department is currently investigating a two-vehicle crash which occurred at...

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On 7/12/19 at approximately 10:47 pm Anthony J. Snyder, age 43, of Columbia, PA did commit the act of indirect criminal contempt while in the area of 3rd and Locust Streets. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department filed charges for simple physical assault...
Retail Theft Arrest, 11:12 a.m., Sunday, June 23, 2019, 1605 Lititz Pike – Giant Food Store (MT) – Jose David Valentin-Medina, M/42, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after he was observed stealing $350.34 worth of merchandise from the store. A criminal complaint was filed as...
Retail Theft / Possession of Heroin / Possession of Methamphetamine / Possession of Suboxone / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Arrest, 10:05 p.m., Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 1643 Manheim Pike – Weis Markets (MT) – David Bruce Althouse, M/40, homeless, was charged with the above offense following the...
On 7/13/19 at approximately 8:52 am James L. Speller, 50, of Columbia, PA did commit the act of simple physical assault while on the 800 block of Bunston Street. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department filed charges for simple physical assault. James Speller is...
Retail Theft Arrest, 3:49 p.m., Thursday, June 20, 2019, 1605 Lititz Pike – Giant Food Store (MT) – Ashley L. Burns, F/30, of Leola, PA, was charged with the above offense after she was observed stealing $8.95 worth of merchandise from the store. A citation was filed. MEDIA CONTACT: Sergeant...

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Strangulation / Endangering Welfare of Children / Simple Assault / Harassment Arrest, 2:51 p.m., Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 1900 block Geraldson Drive (MT) – Mensa Ocquaye Nortey, M/39, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense following a domestic dispute at his residence. During the...
Indirect Criminal Contempt (Protection From Abuse Order) Arrest, 6:30 p.m., Friday, July 12, 2019, Park Lane (LT) – Vicente Roman-Aguilar, M/29, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after he had direct contact with a protected person. Roman-Aguilar fled the area prior to police...
Kevin L. Dowlin
The Strasburg Borough Police are actively seeking the whereabouts of Kevin L. Dowlin. He is wanted for fleeing and eluding the police, endangering the welfare of children and numerous traffic violations. This occurred on 7/9/2019 at about 7:35 PM. Dowlin fled the area of Rutter's Farm Store on...
Access Device Fraud, May 2 to 28, 2019, 1300 block Glen Moore Circle (MT) – Victoria C. Polanco, F/26, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with five (5) counts of the above offense after she performed a series of fraudulent transactions on the victim’s debit card. Polanco used the card to transfer and...
The East Earl Township Police Department holds an active arrest warrant on Kyle W. Shissler of New Providence, PA. Shissler was charged with Retail Theft, Driving While Operating Privilege is Suspended, and Operation Following Suspension of Registration. It is alleged that on March 21, 2019,...

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Daily News Release – Monday, July 15, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Dog Law Violation Arrest, 4:30 p.m., Monday, July 8, 2019, 2700 block Graystone Road (EP) – A 15-year-old juvenile was charged with the...
On Saturday, July 13, 2019, at approximately 1109 hours, Ephrata Police responded to a reported vehicle crash on Rt. 222 southbound at the Mohler Church Rd. overpass. A Subaru WRX driven by Erica Gearhart, 41, of Conestoga, rear ended a tractor and trailer operated by Paul J Lyons, 64, of Essex, MD...
Daily News Release – Thursday, July 11, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Public Drunkenness Arrest, 11:21 p.m., Monday, July 8, 2019, 1100 block Columbia Avenue (LT) – Stanley K. Hess, M/68, of Lancaster,...
Daily News Release – Tuesday, July 09, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Harassment Arrest, 9:31 p.m., Thursday, July 4, 2019, 500 block Kensington Terrace (LT) – Scott M. Dickson, M/33, of Lancaster, PA,...
Incident #: 1907007303 Type: BURGLARY-NOT IN PROG Time Received: 07/06/2019 20:29:20 L86 SECTOR 21 CLAY TWP P869 Primary Agency: NORTHERN LANCASTER COUNTY REGIONAL POLICE DEPARTMENT Responsible Unit: P86-9 Location: MIDDLE CREEK RD Municipality: CLAY TOWNSHIP NE SECTOR (55) Cross Streets: LINCOLN...

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On 6/28/19 at approximately 5:00 pm a resident of Columbia Borough notified the Columbia Borough Police Department that she had lost her wallet. On 7/12/19 a resident of Newmanstown, PA who was driving through Columbia on business found the wallet and turned it in to the police department. The...

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HELP US CATCH THIS MEDICATION THIEF! At 7:26 p.m., Monday, July 8, 2019, the depicted female entered the CVS Pharmacy at 1278 Millersville Pike in Lancaster Township and presented two (2) fraudulent prescriptions for controlled substances. The female was able to successfully obtain the controlled...

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Special News Release – Fatal Crash Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE – FATAL CRASH – JULY 14, 2019 The Manheim Township Police Department is currently investigating a two-vehicle crash which occurred at...

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On 7/10/19 at approximately 10:31 am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 600 block of South 9th Street for a trespass of real property not in progress. Upon arrival the caller said that someone had entered her property through a window and used her shower and her bed while...

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Northern Lancaster County Regional police are working to identify a man found dead Sunday in a stream in Clay Township. The white man, believed to be in his 30s, was found dead by a land owner in the area. The stream is located around the 1500 block of Girl Scout Road, near Furnace Hill Road...

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