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On 4/4/20 at approximately 10:43pm the Columbia Borough Police Department became aware that Jordan Danielle Zeplin, age 26, of Columbia, PA was in the 100 block of South Third Street. Upon arrival the police located Zeplin in an upstairs bedroom and placed her under arrest for two outstanding...
On 4/4/20 at approximately 11:40pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was notified that Anthony Blocker, age 33, of an unknown address had taken a Jeep without permission. Blocker was located in the 700 block of Old Chickies Hill Road where he was found to be in possession of a large sum of...
On 4/3/20 at approximately 8:18am Joe L. Waid, age 35, of Columbia, PA did commit the act of making terroristic threats against another person. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department charged Waid with making terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another...

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On 4/4/20 at approximately 10:43pm the Columbia Borough Police Department became aware that Jordan Danielle Zeplin, age 26, of Columbia, PA was in the 100 block of South Third Street. Upon arrival the police located Zeplin in an upstairs bedroom and placed her under arrest for two outstanding...
On 4/4/20 at approximately 11:40pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was notified that Anthony Blocker, age 33, of an unknown address had taken a Jeep without permission. Blocker was located in the 700 block of Old Chickies Hill Road where he was found to be in possession of a large sum of...
On 4/3/20 at approximately 8:18am Joe L. Waid, age 35, of Columbia, PA did commit the act of making terroristic threats against another person. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department charged Waid with making terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another...
The East Earl Township Police Department arrested Paul R. Lynch of Leola for Persons Not to Possess Firearms, Prohibited Offensive Weapons, Possession of Methamphetamine and Drug Paraphernalia. On April 4, 2020 at around 2:15 AM, an officer discovered Lynch passed out in his vehicle at a gas pump...
The East Earl Township Police Department charged Rene L. Simonini of Elverson with Harassment and Disorderly Conduct, both are summary violations. It is alleged that on April 2, 2020 at around 8:25 AM, Simonini cut the deli line at the Shady Maple Farm Market, located at 1324 Main Street. After...

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Stalking / Terroristic Threats Arrest, 7:19 a.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 100 block Knollwood Drive (MT) – Shomari Tremain Palmer, M/21, of Harrisburg, PA, was charged with the above offenses after he sent dozens of Facebook messages to the victim in which he made threats to kill her. Palmer is...
Indirect Criminal Contempt (Protection From Abuse Order Violation) Arrest, 9:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 4000 block Crossings Boulevard (MT) – Joshua M. Kirchner, M/36, of Elizabethtown, PA, was charged with the above offense after he was observed outside of the residence of a protected...
The East Earl Township Police Department holds an active arrest warrant for Ralph Corbett "Corby" Trego. It is alleged that on March 11, 2020 at 8:50 AM, Trego stole $60.90 in merchandise from a business in the township. It is also alleged he conspired with Mary Jane Hilliard to commit Retail Theft...
Retail Theft Arrest, 1278 Millersville Pike – CVS Pharmacy (LT) – Christine Margaret Alper, F/50, of Holtwood, PA, was charged with two (2) counts of Retail Theft following two (2) incidents of shoplifting. They were as follows: - 4:27 p.m., Monday, October 14, 2019 – Alper stole $577.34 worth of...
Strangulation / Simple Assault Arrest, 1:36 p.m., Friday, March 6, 2020, 1500 block Fruitville Pike (MT) – Keith Lamont Norman, M/31, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense following a domestic dispute at his residence. During the altercation, Norman knocked the victim down two (2)...

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Daily News Release – Monday, April 06, 2020 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Noise Ordinance Violation Arrest, 8:52 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 500 block Kensington Road (LT) – Rosmery Cedano-Ramirez, F/25,...
Daily News Release – Friday, April 03, 2020 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Stalking / Terroristic Threats Arrest, 7:19 a.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2020, 100 block Knollwood Drive (MT) – Shomari Tremain Palmer, M...
Daily News Release – Thursday, April 2, 2020 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Police Officer, 1:45 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2020, 400 block Candlewyck Road (MT) – A 14-year-old...
Daily News Release – Tuesday, March 31, 2020 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Harassment Arrests, 9:21 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2020, 100 block Dickens Drive (LT) – Timothy S. Yecker, M/41, and Tara M. Swinehart...
Daily News Release – Monday, March 30, 2020 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Harassment Arrest, 4:56 p.m., Saturday, March 28, 2020, Thresher Court (MT) – Chrysty L. Wheeling, F/30, of Lititz, PA, was charged...

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Ephrata Police are investigating additional graffiti vandalism to the Oak Street bridge tunnel at the Ephrata – Thomas Grater Community Park. The graffiti is similar to recent graffiti on the Warwick to Ephrata Rail-to-Trail and previous graffiti along Route 222 in Berks County. If you have any...
On 4/1/2020 at approximately 8:12 p.m., police were dispatched for an armed robbery at the Turkey Hill (2453 Old Philadelphia Pike). A female entered the store displaying a knife in her hand demanding money. The clerk gave the female an undisclosed amount of cash and the female fled on foot. Police...

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Ephrata Police are investigating graffiti vandalism to the Route 272 tunnel wall of the Warwick to Ephrata Rail-to-Trail. Sometime between the afternoon on Friday April 3, 2020 and the evening on Saturday April 4, 2020, someone decided that painting graffiti was an acceptable reason to leave home...
On 4/3/20 at 1238 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a hit and run vehicle accident in the 200 block of West Main Street in Ephrata Borough. Witnesses reported a female in a white sedan, crossed over the centerline and drove head on into an oncoming pickup truck, driven by a 49 year old Reinholds man...

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WHO IS THIS THIEF? At 1:51 p.m., on Thursday, April 2nd, 2020, the depicted male entered the Giant Food Store at 1605 Lititz Pike in Manheim Township and stole $322.70 worth of steaks and crab legs from the store. The male then fled in a blue Cadillac DTS. The registered owner of the vehicle is not...

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