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On Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 0323 hrs: Officers observed a Honda Pilot driving erratically along Marietta Ave near Silver Spring Road. Officers stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Shawn Joshua Ellis (25) of Lancaster. During the investigation, officers determined that Ellis was...
On Monday, September 23, 2019 at 2108 hrs; Officers were dispatched to the Turkey Hill located at 1199 Prospect Road, Columbia PA for a report that an employee had been caught stealing from the store while he was working. As a result of an audit completed by Loss Prevention Associates, it was...
On Monday, October 7, 2019 at 1300 hrs; Officers were dispatched to the K-Mart located at 3975 Columbia Ave, Columbia PA for a reported Retail Theft Offense. Loss Prevention Associates had detained two subjects for leaving the store without paying for $263.63 worth of merchandise. As a result of...
Special News Release – Police Vehicle Crash Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE – POLICE VEHICLE CRASH – OCTOBER 14, 2019 Firearms Carried Without a License / DUI Arrest, 1:26 a.m., Thursday, October 10,...

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Indirect Criminal Contempt (Protection From Abuse Order Violation) Arrest, 2:21 p.m., Sunday, October 6, 2019, 4400 block Crossings Boulevard (MT) – Joshua M. Kirchner, M/35, of Elizabethtown, PA, was charged with the above offense after he contacted a protected person. A criminal complaint was...

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On Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 0323 hrs: Officers observed a Honda Pilot driving erratically along Marietta Ave near Silver Spring Road. Officers stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Shawn Joshua Ellis (25) of Lancaster. During the investigation, officers determined that Ellis was...
On Monday, September 23, 2019 at 2108 hrs; Officers were dispatched to the Turkey Hill located at 1199 Prospect Road, Columbia PA for a report that an employee had been caught stealing from the store while he was working. As a result of an audit completed by Loss Prevention Associates, it was...
On Monday, October 7, 2019 at 1300 hrs; Officers were dispatched to the K-Mart located at 3975 Columbia Ave, Columbia PA for a reported Retail Theft Offense. Loss Prevention Associates had detained two subjects for leaving the store without paying for $263.63 worth of merchandise. As a result of...
Theft Arrest, 10:50 a.m., Monday, September 16, 2019, Oregon Pike at Valleybrook Road (MT) – Chase Elliott Gilbert, M/29, of Ephrata, PA, was charged with the above offense after he stole a chop saw valued at $200.00. A criminal complaint was filed. MEDIA CONTACT: Sergeant Michael T. Piacentino, W...
On 9/11/19 at approximately 1:38am Abdul Lateef Mustapha, age 23, of Lancaster, PA did commit the acts of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia while in the area of SR 0462 and Second Street in Columbia, PA. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department...

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Indirect Criminal Contempt (Protection From Abuse Order Violation) Arrest, 2:21 p.m., Sunday, October 6, 2019, 4400 block Crossings Boulevard (MT) – Joshua M. Kirchner, M/35, of Elizabethtown, PA, was charged with the above offense after he contacted a protected person. A criminal complaint was...
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*****PREVIOUSLY RELEASED INFORMATION 10/11/2019***** On October 10, 2019, at 9:25 PM, Officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police were dispatched to the area of N. Queen Street and Ross Street for a report of shots fired. At around the same time, officers observed a vehicle traveling rapidly...
Forgery / Theft By Deception Arrest, 2:33 p.m., Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 1817 Oregon Pike – Mid Penn Bank (MT) – Stonewall Jackson Kiser, III, M/41, of Baltimore, MD, was charged with the above offenses after he uttered an altered check at the bank. The check had been originally made out to...
Forgery / Identity Theft Arrest, 2:21 p.m., Saturday, September 14, 2019, 1605 Lititz Pike – Giant Food Store (MT) – Jimmy O. Green, M/33, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offenses after he purchased $168.23 worth of items, completed, and uttered a stolen check using the victim’s name,...
Retail Theft Arrest, 2:53 p.m., Sunday, August 18, 2019, 1605 Lititz Pike – Giant Food Store (MT) – Ann Marie Emerich, F/48, homeless, was charged with the above offense after she was observed stealing $415.87 worth of merchandise from the store. When store employees attempted to intercept Emerich...

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Daily News Release – Monday, October 14, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. DUI Arrest, 12:41 a.m., Saturday, October 12, 2019, Wabank Road at Rabbit Hill Lane (LT) – Scott W. Showalter, M/50, of Lancaster,...
Daily News Release – Wednesday, October 09, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Aggravated Assault Arrest, 9:30 a.m., Friday, October 4, 2019, 115 Blue Streak Boulevard - Manheim Township High School (MT) – A...
Daily News Release – Tuesday, October 08, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Public Drunkenness Arrest, 10:49 a.m., Monday, October 7, 2019, Belwyck Boulevard at Mayer Place (MT) – Barbara Anne Teter, F/54,...
At 4pm on 10/04/2019, East Lampeter Township Police were dispatched to the 1700 block of Lincoln Hwy East (Rt 462) for a report of a single vehicle crash at the intersection of Chateau Hill. It was determined that a black 2003 Infinity G35 was traveling eastbound on Lincoln Hwy East and for unknown...

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Daily News Release – Monday, October 07, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Noise Violation Arrest, 9:57 a.m., Friday, October 4, 2019, 100 block Jackson Street (MT) – Elijah Santos, M/24, of Lancaster, PA,...

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Special News Release – Police Vehicle Crash Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 SPECIAL NEWS RELEASE – POLICE VEHICLE CRASH – OCTOBER 14, 2019 Firearms Carried Without a License / DUI Arrest, 1:26 a.m., Thursday, October 10,...

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On 9/20/2019 at approximately 3:00 p.m., the pictured females entered the Game Stop store and purchased gift cards. During the transaction, one of the females removed several hundred dollars to deceive the cashier. Police are requesting assistance in identifying the females. Anyone with information...

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On 9/26/2019 at approximately 2:40 p.m., a patron of Rutters accidentally left his wallet on a counter inside the store. The wallet was stolen and subsequently there were multiple attempts to use the victims credit/debit card at the Wine and Spirits store in Columbia. The stolen card was also used...

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On 10/9/19 at approximately 4:15pm a Columbia Borough Police Officer was notified by a business owner that some items were stolen from one of his work trailers which was parked to the rear of a property in the 600 block of Plane Street. The business owner stated that an Echo chain saw, 2 Echo hedge...

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HELP US IDENTIFY THE MEMBERS OF THIS GROUP! At 4:33 p.m., on Saturday, August 24, 2019, a group of three (3) black females and two (2) Hispanic females engaged in a physical altercation at the front entrance of the Walmart at 2030 Fruitville Pike in Manheim Township. The group yelled, screamed, and...

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