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Class (UCR) Code: 2450 - HARASSMENT Crimes Code: Title: 18 Date/Time Reported: 11/11/2018 08:40 (Sunday) TIME - Received: 08:40 Location: MOORLAND CT - LITITZ Premise Type: RESIDENCE NLCRPD responded to a reported act of domestic violence involving an exchange between juvenile and defendant MARCUS...
On 10/28/18 at approximately 2:38am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 700 Block of Manor Street for a fight in progress. Upon arrival on the scene the officer observed several people standing in a parking lot. The crowd was pointing toward Kurt Bechtold, 54, of Lancaster...
Class (UCR) Code: 1410 - CRIMINAL MISCHIEF TO AUTOMOBILES Crimes Code: Title: 18 Date/Time Reported: 11/11/2018 13:32 (Sunday) TIME - Received: 13:32 Location: MORNING GLORY LN - MANHEIM Patrol Zone: 02 - 12 Damage to parked Ford Focus. Rear view external mirror ripped from vehicle. Loss estimate...

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On Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 0122 hrs: Officer was on routine traffic patrol on Columbia Ave near 18 th Street. Ofc. Murray was traveling behind a 1998 Chevrolet Suburban when he observed the vehicle swerving and exiting his lane of travel. When the vehicle approached Malleable Road, the vehicle...
Retail Theft Arrest, 11:11 a.m., Friday, November 9, 2018, 2030 Fruitville Pike – Walmart (MT) – Aisha Shamia Arteta, F/33, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after she was observed stealing $110.02 worth of merchandise from the store. A citation was issued. MEDIA CONTACT:...
DUI Arrest, 6:30 a.m., Saturday, November 10, 2018, Lititz Pike at Keller Avenue (MT) – Jonathan David Ashford, M/32, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense following a traffic stop for a broken taillight. Ashford exhibited signs of impairment and admitted to consuming alcohol. He was...
Retail Theft Arrest, 8:38 p.m., Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1575 Fruitville Pike – Ulta Beauty (MT) – Haidi Alexandra Colon, F/18, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after she was observed stealing $82.00 worth of merchandise from the store. A citation was filed. MEDIA CONTACT...
DUI / Possession of Cocaine Arrest, 9:59 a.m., Saturday, November 10, 2018, 1408 Lititz Pike – Burger King (MT) – Angela R. Simmons, F/33, of Manheim, PA, was charged with the above offenses after she overdosed on heroin inside her running vehicle in the parking lot of the Burger King. Simmons was...

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Denise Houshower
Denise Houshower was charged with theft by unlawful taking and criminal conspiracy to commit theft by unlawful taking as a result of an incident at the Sunoco on N. Decatur St. Strasburg Borough on 8/26/2018. If you know the whereabouts of Houshower please contact the Strasburg Police 717-664-1180.
Retail Theft Arrest, 7:47 p.m., Sunday, November 4, 2018, 2030 Fruitville Pike – Walmart (MT) – Duran D. Henson, M/32, of Marietta, PA, was charged with the above offense after he was observed stealing $73.38 worth of merchandise from the store. A criminal complaint was filed and an arrest warrant...
Retail Theft Arrest, 12:07 p.m., Tuesday, September 11, 2018, 1204 Millersville Pike – Weis Markets (LT) – Bryan Duarte-Lebron, M/26, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after he was observed stealing $186.20 worth of Dove personal hygiene products. A criminal complaint was filed...
Update:. Griffin surrendered on October 29th and was arraigned by Judge Heisse. Griffin was released on unsecured bail. The East Earl Township Police Department holds an active warrant for Lisa E. Griffin of Glenmoore. Griffin is wanted for Burglary and Criminal Conspiracy to commit burglary. These...

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On 11/9/18 at 0313 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving seven vehicles, in the 200 block of West Main Street in Ephrata Borough. Rafael Pena-Colon, 36, of Philadelphia PA, reported he fell asleep while driving a large box truck west on West Main St. The truck drifted to the...

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Daily News Release – Thursday, November 08, 2018 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Possession of Marijuana / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Arrest, 7:21 p.m., Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 1200 block Plaza...
On 11/7/18 at 2000hrs, Ephrata Police responded to the 100 Block of E. Main St in Ephrata Borough for a report of a male and a female arguing outside their residence. A witness to the heated argument reported being offended by the obscene language being shouted by the pair. Jose Mendez-Bones, 24,...

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Class (UCR) Code: 3353 - SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-LOTTERY/PHONE SCAM Crimes Code: Title: 18 Date/Time Reported: 11/03/2018 14:29 (Saturday) TIME - Received: 14:29 Location: CLAY RD - LITITZ Patrol Zone: 03 - 13 NLCRPD received a name and number to call subject about a phone scam. Caller stated that the...

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Class (UCR) Code: 1410 - CRIMINAL MISCHIEF TO AUTOMOBILES Crimes Code: Title: 18 Date/Time Reported: 11/02/2018 09:34 (Friday) Location: LAURIE LN - LITITZ Patrol Zone: 02 - 12 Reporting party stated that sometime between 2000 hours and today an unknown person damaged his vehicle. He stated that...

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On 10/27/18 at approximately 9:16pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 100 Block of S. 4th Street for a disorderly conduct/disturbing the peace report. There were no arrests.

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Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance check in the 700 Block of Glenwood Drive in Ephrata Township. The posted speed limit in the area is 35 MPH. Ephrata Police stopped a total of 12 vehicles with speeds between 56 Mph to 66 Mph in the posted 35 Mph zone.

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On 1/5/18 at approximately 7:26am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 100 Block of N. 13th Street for found property. Upon arrival the reporting party stated that a rifle case was found in the back of his pickup truck. Anyone missing a rifle case should contact the Columbia...

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The pictured tailgate along with a spare tire was stolen from a 1999 Ford Ranger. The tailgate has distinct factory pin striping across the top. The theft occurred between 10-31-18 and 11-7-18 near Front Street and Locust Street. Please contact the Columbia Borough Police Department with any...

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