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1. On 5/2/2020 at approximately 8:49 p.m., an ELTPD officer initiated a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation. Front seat passenger ( Walley Blackburn / 41 year old / white male / Gordonville, PA ) was arrested for false identification and possession of methamphetamine and heroin. Walley...
Stalking Arrest, 11:30 p.m., Saturday, May 2 nd to 7:52 a.m., Sunday, May 3, 2020, 1589 Fruitville Pike – Target (MT) – Walter Aaron Dolder, M/36, of Milton, NY, was charged with the above offense after being served with a Protection From Abuse Order in NY. Dolder then paid a driver to bring him to...
Retail Theft Arrest, January 28 th to April 8 th , 2020, 2000 Crossings Boulevard – Wegman’s (MT) – Justin A. Gordon, M/31, of Mount Joy, PA, was charged with three (3) counts of the above offense following three (3) separate incidents of shoplifting. They were as follows: - 4:21 p.m., Tuesday,...
Daily News Release – Monday, May 4, 2020 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Criminal Trespass Arrest, 11:24 a.m., Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 1600 block New Holland Avenue (MT) – John Robert Sauers, M/30, homeless...

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On 7/2/19 at approximately 12:53 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was notified of the theft of two packages from a residence in the 500 block of Walnut Street. One of the thieves was later identified as Scott Michael Stubbe, Jr., 31, of Columbia, PA. Based on the incident, an officer with...
On 7/2/19 at approximately 12:53 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was notified of the theft of two packages from a residence in the 500 block of Walnut Street. One of the thieves was later identified as Amanda L. Messner, 25, of Ephrata. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia...
On 6/27/19 at approximately 9:53 am James R. Pessolano, 51, of the Columbia, PA did commit the act of harassment while on the 600 block of South 14th Street. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department filed charges for harassment. Pessalano is considered innocent...

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On 6/29/19 at approximately 8:51am Jose Luis Santiago, Jr., 18, of Columbia, PA, did commit criminal mischief to several automobiles while in the 600 Block of Plane Street. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department filed charges for criminal mischief to vehicles...
On Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at approximately 1200 hours, Officer Phillip Eck was called to the Hambright Elementary School for a civil dispute. During a follow-up investigation, Officer Eck determined that one of the people involved had been coming and going to the school with a Drivers License that...

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On 6/19/15, ELTPD responded to a discovered theft of employees property from the store break room at Reading China and Glass outlet in the Rockvale Square complex.. Employees discovered that cash, credit cards and identification had been stole from their purses in the break room. Video surveillance...

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The suspect in the attached surveillance photos from Sunglass Hut in the Tanger Outlet complex stole two pair of sunglasses valued at $475. The suspect is described as a Black male, 20-26 years of age, with black curly hair, wearing all black clothing. The suspect stole one pair of black Prada...

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On June 18, 2015 at 1836 hours Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident with entrapment at the intersection of Route 322 and Hahnstown Road, Ephrata Township. A box truck driven by Jeremy Wenrich, 24, of East Earl collided with a sedan driven by a 17 year old Ephrata male in the intersection...
CASE UPDATE: Justin Davis was taken into custody by the Lancaster Bureau of Police on 7/5/2015. We thank all of you that submitted information. Another step forward in keeping our city safe. ........................................ The Lancaster City Police Department has an active arrest warrant...

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Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata couple for using a stolen credit card belonging to an Ephrata resident at multiple local businesses on June 16, 2015. Police charged Joy K. Patterson, 30, and Matthew S. Patterson, 32, with multiple counts of Access Device Fraud, Theft by Deception and Criminal...

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