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On 5/4/2018, the East Lampeter Township Police Department responded to the West Elm Outlet 35 S.Willowdale Dr. for a theft not in progress. Upon arrival, it was reported that the business had a sale on 4/29/2018. Employees had moved numerous pieces of furniture onto a cart to the rear of the store...

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On 5/4/2018, the East Lampeter Township Police Department responded to the Dollar General 35 W. Main St., Leola, for a theft of a wallet. Upon arrival, the investigation revealed that the victim placed his wallet on the checkout counter and the pictured suspect picked it up while he was checking...

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On 5/3/2018, Ofc. Wiegand with the East Lampeter Township Police Department stopped a vehicle in the 1600 block of Lincoln Highway East for an expired/suspended registration. Upon approaching the driver, she initially provided a false name. She was eventually identified as Maria MERCADO, 35, of...

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On 4/28/2018, the East Lampeter Township Police Department responded to the parking lot of Ruthie's 2821 Lincoln Highway East for a theft from vehicle. Upon arrival, the victims reported that their vehicle had been broken into while they were in the business. The passenger side window had been...

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DUI Arrest, 6:25 p.m., Thursday, March 8, 2018, 600 block Wyncroft Lane (LT) – Amanda Marie Donahue, F/31, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense following a traffic stop. Donahue exhibited signs of impairment and chemical testing yielded a BAC of 0.164%. A criminal complaint was...
Indirect Criminal Complaint (Protection From Abuse Order Violation) Arrest, March 4-6, 2018, 700 block Sterling Place (LT) – Tiffany M. McGinty, F/24, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after she sent numerous Facebook messages to a protected person. A criminal complaint was filed...
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Arrest, 1:06 a.m., Sunday, March 4, 2018, 150 Granite Run Drive – Fairfield Inn & Suites (MT) – Randolph Harold Howdershell, III, M/23, of New Providence, PA, was charged with the above offense following a warrant service. Officers located Howdershell in the...
DUI / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Arrest, 10:15 p.m., Saturday, March 3, 2018, 1700 block Millersville Pike (LT) – Jeremy C. Bowman, M/21, of York Haven, PA, was charged with the above offenses following a crash investigation. Bowman was identified as a driver in that incident and exhibited...
Retail Theft Arrest, 5:56 p.m., Thursday, March 9, 2018, 2030 Fruitville Pike – Walmart (MT) – Bonnie L. Kost, F/48, of East Petersburg, PA, was charged with the above offense after she was observed stealing $222.71 worth of merchandise from the store. She was arrested and taken to Central...

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An SUV driven by Barry Janiszewski, 66, of Phoenixville, PA, pulled out from a stop sign on Indiantown Rd. at Schoeneck Rd in Stevens, PA. The SUV was struck by a pickup truck pulling a large trailer which was traveling north and did not have a stop sign. Both occupants of the SUV were transported...

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On April 9, 2016 at 9:26 PM, two juveniles were found in Overlys Grove Park while the park was closed. One juvenile received a citation for criminal trespass. The second juvenile was charged with criminal trespass and possession of a small amount of marijuana.

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On Saturday, May 14, 2016 @ 2146 hrs, Officers were dispatched with EMS for a report of an unconscious male patron at the McDonald's Restaurant. Officers Hartranft and Hollis arrived within minutes and determined the patient had recently used Heroin and was unconscious as a result of the drug use...
On 5/12/16 at 0752 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated an accident involving three vehicles, on W. Main St. at Cindia Ln. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Allenanthony Weaver, age 19, of Ephrata, failed to stop for another vehicle in front of him waiting at a red traffic signal. When Weavers...

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On Tuesday, 5/10/16, a delivered package was discovered stolen from a residence in the 00 blk of Crest Ave. The package, containing clothing and shoes from Italy, was delivered by the US Postal Service at about 12:30 pm. Loss is listed at $200.

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***Updated Information*** On Friday April 1, 2016 at approximately 3:30 pm, members of the Lancaster City Police CID/Patrol Divsion along with the US Marshall's Fugitive Task Force went to a home on the 1st. Blk, Hershey Ave. Dominick Cruz was located inside the home and was taken into custody...

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On Wednesday, 3/30/16, as a result of a death investigation by East Lampeter Twp Detectives, Marc David LACASSE, age 43, of Leola, was charged for the 2/29/16 Heroin overdose death of a 26 year old Leola man at Rutters Farm Store in Leola. The investigation determined that LACASSE had met with the...
At 1:15 am, Tuesday, 3/29/16, ELTPD responded to the railroad crossing in the 00 blk of S. Groffdale Rd. Leola, for an assault and terroristic threats of a Norfolk Southern Railroad employee. The victim employee reported that he was in the process of unhooking freight cars on a stopped Norfolk...
Previously Released Information: On March 28, 2016 at 10:24 PM, Lancaster City Police officers were dispatched to the 700 blk. of High St. for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 43-year-old male victim with a gunshot wound to his lower left abdomen. Investigators learned that the...
On 3/27/16, a male victim of Lancaster City reported that his white 2001 Pontiac Aztek was stolen from a hotel in the 2100 Blk of Lincoln Highway East by suspect, Jazzmin Renee CURBELO, age 34, of N. Prince St. Lancaster . The vehicle was located on 3/28/16 in the LGH Emergency Room parking lot by...

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