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On 5/15/20 at approximately 6:29pm, the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 200 block of Lawrence Street for an animal attack. A German Shepherd belonging to Alex Fischer came out of the rear fenced in yard and bit a pitbull. The owner of the dog, Alex Fischer, age 25, of...
On 5/26/20 at approximately 3:24pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to Barber Street for suspicious activity. It was reported that a male, later identified by the officer as Patrick Oneal Foust, age 38, of Brogue, PA, was hunched over under some bushes. Upon arrival the officer...
On 5/21/20 at approximately 8:22pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the area of 3rd and Linden Streets for a report that two male juveniles had thrown rocks at an RRTA bus and had broken a window. The juveniles were described as white males approximately 16 years of age...

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Alberto Rivera Jr.
On 5/22/2020 at approximately 4:15 p.m., an ELTPD officer observed a Mercury van bearing a dead/transferred license plate that belonged to a Nissan. The officer initiated a traffic stop during which time the operator (Alberto Rivera Jr. / 42 year old / Hispanic male / 700 block E. Chestnut St...

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Retail Theft Arrest, 3:53 p.m., Friday, May 22, 2020, 1204 Millersville Pike – Weis Markets (LT) – Kevin L. Thomas, M/54, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after he was observed stealing $88.60 worth of merchandise from the store. A citation was filed. MEDIA POST CONTACT:...
DUI Arrest, 2:52 p.m., Friday, May 22, 2020, 900 block Pleasure Road (MT) – Andres Camacho-Olmo, M/35, of Willow Street, PA, was charged with the above offense following a crash investigation. Camacho-Olmo was identified as a driver in that crash and exhibited signs of impairment. He was examined...
On May 22, 2020 at approximately 8:46am NHPD was dispatched to the 400 Block of Brimmer Avenue (New Holland Borough) for a suspicious male that was looking in to vehicles. Officers arrived and located the male. He was identified as Thomas Kostingo (age 56 with no known address). During the course...
Incident #: 2005022725 Type: DOMESTIC-IN PROG Time Received: 05/25/2020 11:52:01 Box Alias: L86 SECTOR 21 CLAY TWP P869 Originated By: ANI/ALI (911) Primary Agency: NORTHERN LANCASTER COUNTY REGIONAL POLICE DEPARTMENT Responsible Unit: P86-9 Location: 960 HOPE AVE Map Municipality: CLAY TOWNSHIP...
Incident #: 2005019984 Type: FIGHT-IN PROG Time Received: 05/22/2020 16:18:39 Status: COMPLETE Box Alias: L86 SECTOR 13 WARWICK TWP P867 Originated By: ANI/ALI (911) Primary Agency: NORTHERN LANCASTER COUNTY REGIONAL POLICE DEPARTMENT Responsible Unit: P86-7 Location: **** OLD ROTHSVILLE RD...

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On January 31, 2020 Officer Pete Papadopoulos received an email from the victim that Scott R. Joensuu, 36, Connecticut, contacted her by cell phone communication. When the Officer made contact with the victim, she reported that on January 31, 2020 and on February 5, 2020 Joensuu called her cell...
In August 2019, Farhad Whaidullah was taken into custody for his role in a shooting that occurred on July 28, 2019 on the 1st. blk. W. Filbert St. Lopez was initially committed to LCP in lieu of bail. Wahidullah has been out on bail since August 2019 and was subject to electronic monitoring through...
On Friday, January 10, 2020 at 2149 hours, Officer Andrew Long received a call to respond to the 1st block of Cornell Avenue regarding items that had been stolen from a home located at that location. The victim informed the Officer that he had a "Puma" backpack taken containing a work badge,...

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Recklessly Endangering Another Person / Simple Assault / Criminal Mischief Arrest, 12:39 a.m., Saturday, January 25, 2020, 1400 block Harrisburg Pike (MT) – Jose Luis Alicea, Jr., M/41, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense following a domestic disturbance inside of a moving vehicle...
JOSEPH JOHN LOCKNER
JOSEPH JOHN LOCKNER, 37, of Odenton, MD, was charged with Forgery and Criminal Attempt-Theft by Unlawful Taking as a result of an incident at Ephrata National Bank on Historic Drive in Strasburg Borough on January 9, 2020. If you know the whereabouts of Lockner please contact the Strasburg Borough...

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Incident #: 2005005742 Type: VANDALISM-NOT IN PROG Time Received: 05/07/2020 08:18:42 Status: COMPLETE Service: POLICE NLCRPD Patrol District Assignment L86 SECTOR 12 WARWICK TWP P867 Primary Agency: NORTHERN LANCASTER COUNTY REGIONAL POLICE DEPARTMENT Responsible Unit: P86-7 Incident Location:...

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crash_2.jpg On Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at approximately 6:58 AM, Ephrata Police responded to the area of 420 Sandy Hill Rd. in West Cocalico Twp. for a report of a crash involving a bicyclist struck by a vehicle. Police determined that a Honda Civic driven by Douglas Seymour, 41, of Stevens was...

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Daily News Release – Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Possession of Marijuana / Possession of Xanax / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia / Public Drunkenness Arrest, 3:10 p.m., Tuesday, May 5...
Daily News Release – Thursday, May 07, 2020 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Disorderly Conduct Arrest, 3:23 p.m., Wednesday, May 5, 2020, 1284 Lititz Pike – Boost Mobile (MT) – Sherri P. Wheeler, F/59, of...
Incident #: 2005004214 Type: BURGLARY-IN PROG Time Received: 05/05/2020 12:51:05 Status: COMPLETE Service: POLICE Box Alias: L86 SECTOR 21 CLAY TWP P869 Originated By: ANI/ALI (911) Primary Agency: NORTHERN LANCASTER COUNTY REGIONAL POLICE DEPARTMENT Responsible Unit: P86-9 Incident Location:...

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The Columbia Borough Police are investigating an arson to a vehicle which occurred in the first block of N Fourth Street at 1:00 am on Monday, May 18, 2020 hours. The subject in the video enters and leaves to the north and appears to have started a fire underneath of a gray Mazda sedan parked mid...

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On 5/5/2020 at approximately 1:00 p.m. the victim was shopping at Wal-Mart (2034 Lincoln Highway East Lancaster) and accidentally left her wallet in the electronic section after making a purchase. Approximately (1) minute later a black male makes a purchase after the victim and steals her wallet...

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SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE Burglar Arrested Inside Home After Forcing Way Inside in Manheim Township May 20, 2020 ARRESTED Miles Patrick Riehl W-N-M-26, homeless from Havertown, PA 2.jpg At approximately 9:21 p.m., on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, Manheim Township Police were dispatched to the 1700 block of...

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The Columbia Borough Police Department has taken two (2) reports recently of people in vehicles trying to get kids into a car. The first was reported on 05-11-20 that a Hispanic male wearing a full face skull mask in a older red Honda Civic with black writing on the back repeatedly asked a child if...

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On Sunday May 10th, between the hours of midnight and 9:00 AM, unknown actor(s) dumped 43 used automotive tires on Miley Road. The tires were dumped in the roadway presenting a traffic hazard for all. Dumping on Miley Road is an ongoing issues, and the police department has stepped up surveillance...

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