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On 5/27/20 at approximately 2:11pm Adam Michael Hammond, age 31, of Columbia, PA did commit the act of simple assault while in the 100 block of Walnut Street. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department issued a citation for simple assault. Hammond is considered...
On 5/27/20 at approximately 11:27pm Robert Alan Gainer, age 58, of Columbia, PA did commit the act of harassment while in the 100 block of South Second Street. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department cited Gainer for harassment. Gainer is considered innocent...

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On 5/27/20 at approximately 2:11pm Adam Michael Hammond, age 31, of Columbia, PA did commit the act of simple assault while in the 100 block of Walnut Street. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department issued a citation for simple assault. Hammond is considered...
On 5/27/20 at approximately 11:27pm Robert Alan Gainer, age 58, of Columbia, PA did commit the act of harassment while in the 100 block of South Second Street. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department cited Gainer for harassment. Gainer is considered innocent...

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On 5/24/2020 at approximately 6:52 p.m., an ELTPD police officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a white and red motorcycle for a vehicle code violation. The rider (Damian Omar Cruz / 29 year old / Hispanic male / 200 block W. Walnut St. Lancaster) failed to yield and initiated a vehicle...
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...

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Indirect Criminal Contempt (Protection From Abuse Order Violation) Arrest, 9:03 p.m., Thursday, May 14, 2020, 1200 block East King Street (LT) – Bryan Jonathan Lugo, M/29, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after he showed up uninvited at the residence of a protected person. Lugo...
Robbery of Motor Vehicle / Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Robbery of Motor Vehicle / Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle / Robbery Arrest, 4:40 p.m., Sunday, May 10, 2020, Jennings Drive at Michelle Drive (LT) – Jayquann Allen Burkett, M/19, of Harrisburg, PA, and his accomplice, were charged with the...
Terroristic Threats Arrest, 12:10 p.m., Tuesday, May 19, 2020, Hampton Lane (MT) – Edwin Ulysse Concepcion, M/19, of Lititz, PA, was charged with the above offense following a domestic dispute. During the altercation, Concepcion threatened to kill another person after attempting to damage their...
Access Device Fraud Arrest, August 2019 to January 27, 2020, Center Drive (MT) – Karen Elizabeth Shockley, F/55, of Marietta, PA, was charged with the above offense after she used another person’s credit card to make twenty-three (23) unauthorized transactions totaling $2,087.29. A criminal...
On Tuesday May 5, 2020 at approximately 2342 hrs. an Officer from Lancaster Bureau of Police was on patrol in the SE section of Lancaster City. The Officer checked the registration on a blue Toyota Sienna vehicle as he followed the vehicle toward the SW section of the City. Dispatch informed the...

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Daily News Release – Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Harassment Arrest, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 16, 2020, 300 block South West End Avenue (LT) – Michael S. Landis, M/42, of Lancaster,...
Daily News Release – Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. DUI Arrest, 1:20 a.m., Friday, May 22, 2020, 1800 block Lititz Pike (MT) – Jonathan Ortiz-Bruno, M/26, of Lancaster, PA, was charged...
Daily News Release – Friday, May 22, 2020 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Noise Ordinance Violation Arrest, 4:29 p.m., Saturday, May 16, 2020, 500 block Kensington Road (LT) – Ameira Cedano-Ramirez, F/23, of...
Daily News Release – May 20, 2020 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Harassment / Criminal Mischief Arrest, 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 18, 2020, 600 block Wyncroft Lane (LT) – Eric Rivera, M/30, of Lancaster, PA, was...
Daily News Release – Friday, May 15, 2020 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Access Device Fraud Arrest, August 2019 to January 27, 2020, Center Drive (MT) – Karen Elizabeth Shockley, F/55, of Marietta, PA, was...

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Police Blotter: 5/22/2020 At 4:15 p.m., police initiated a traffic stop in the 1900 block of Lincoln Highway East for a vehicle code violation. Contact was made with the driver ( Alberto Rivera / 42 year old / Hispanic male / 700 block E. Chestnut St. Lancaster) who was eventually arrested for...
On 5/26/2020 at approximately 2:00 p.m., the pictured "Shrimp Guy" stole 4 bags of shrimp from Weis Markets (1603 Lincoln Highway East). The theft suspect placed the shrimp into a black backpack he was wearing and exited the store making his getaway on a bicycle riding towards Lancaster City...

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On 5/5/2020 at approximately 11:30 a.m., the pictured male cashed (3) "funny / fraudulent" money orders at the BB&T Bank (1950 Old Philadelphia Pike) against the victim's bank account. It is believed the suspect was a passenger in a transportation service vehicle. Anyone with information...

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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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WHO ARE THESE THIEVES? At 4:04 p.m., on Tuesday, May 19th, 2020, the two (2) depicted males entered the Weis Markets at 1204 Millersville Pike in Lancaster Township and filled an entire shopping cart with merchandise. The males then attempted to leave the store without paying for the items, which...

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