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On 11/26/18 at approximately 3:43 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 100 Block of South Second Street for a domestic in progress. Upon arrival the Officer observed a male and a female arguing by a car. The male stated that the female in his car refused to get out. The...
On 11/24/18 at approximately 8:50 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 400 Block of Chestnut Street for a domestic in progress. Upon arrival the victim stated that Charles E. Brooks, Jr, 32, of Columbia was damaging her white Chrysler 300 but had left the scene prior to...

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On 12/12/18 at approximately 1:04 pm a 25 year old female resident of Columbia notified the Columbia Borough Police Department that she was crossing Walnut Street in the area of Third Street when a white Volvo, driven by a female, hit her and left the scene. Anyone with information regarding this...

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On 12/12/18 at approximately 8:00 am a resident of the 1000 Block of Walnut Street notified the Columbia Borough Police Department that a package had been stolen from her front porch. She said that she had confirmed that the package from J-Crew, for clothing valued at approximately $100, had been...

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Jose Tavares
On 10-20-18 the Columbia Borough Police arrested Jose Tavares (23) of Columbia for Receiving Stolen Property. Tavares had been operating a vehicle that had been reported stolen to the Columbia Borough Police on 10-19-18. Tavares was taken to central booking on 10-20-18. A 15 year old male from...
Mark Sweezey
On 10-21-18 at approx. 0750 hrs. the Columbia Borough Police with the assistance of the West Hempfield Twp. Police picked up Mark Sweezey (25) of Columbia from an address in the 100 blk. of S. 8th St. for several outstanding warrants. Sweezey had warrants for criminal trespass out of Chester County...
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During a routine traffic stop for a minor vehicle code violation in the first block of East State Street, Quarryville, PA, Officer Aaron Haun stopped the defendant, William A. Buckwalter, who demonstrated signs of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Buckwalter failed Standardized...
Simple Assault Arrest, 9:43 a.m., Friday, October 12, 2018, 6100 block Lemon Street (EP) – Brock Chase Heidel, M/26, of East Petersburg, PA, was charged with the above offense following a domestic dispute at his residence. During the altercation, Heidel struck the victim in the back of the head...
DUI / Possession of Alprazolam Arrest, 3:01 a.m., Sunday, October 14, 2018, Flory Mill Road at McGovernville Road (MT) – Kendall Lee Mumma, M/21, of Adamstown, PA, was charged with the above offense following a crash investigation. Mumma was identified as a driver and exhibited signs of impairment...

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Ephrata Police responded to a roll over vehicle crash in the 300 block of Meadow Valley Road just west of the Royer Road intersection. Police arrived to find a semi-conscious male laying on the roadway outside his overturned small Chevrolet SUV with a dog nearby. Ephrata Police were able to...

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On 4/7/17 at 1631hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a report of a vehicle accident with blocking, involving two vehicles on Rettew Mill Rd. at Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Nancy Bouder, of Akron, pulled from a STOP sign striking another vehicle on Rettew Mill Rd. No one...

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On 4/7/17 at 1429hrs, Ephrata Police responded to an accident involving one vehicle on E. Burkholder Dr. in Ephrata Township, where the vehicle lost control and struck a utility pole. The driver stated he thought there was a spider on his lap and panicked and lost control of the vehicle. The driver...

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On 4/7/17 at 0736hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on N. Reading Rd. at Schoeneck Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Brenda Jordan of Ephrata, proceeded west through a red traffic signal and into the path of a southbound vehicle on N. Reading Rd. Jordan was taken to a...

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The LBPD took Christopher Michael PENNELL, 30, Lititz, into custody on 04/01/2017 at 7:26PM. Officers responded to the 000 Block of East Fourth Avenue following a 911 call after PENNELL was observed running through backyards before arriving on the back porch of a person he does not know. PENNELL...

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This young female was located in the area of S Fourth Street and Union Street on November 28, 2017 at approximately 9:24 pm. She is very friendly and playful and appears to be a young pit bull or mix. If anyone knows the owner or this is your dog, please call the Columbia Borough Police(717)684-...
On 11-22-17 at approx. 5:55 p.m. Columbia Police were called to a hit and run accident at 7th and Maple St. The caller reported that his vehicle had been struck by a green Jeep Cherokee as he was waiting at a stop sign. The driver did not stop and the Jeep was last seen traveling East on Purples Ln...

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During the early morning hours of Tuesday November 21, 2017, change machines at two Ephrata area laundromats were broken into. The suspect was wearing an olive drab army style jacket with epaulets and a foreign flag on each shoulder, black gloves and a facemask. Anyone with information is asked to...
The SRPD is investigating multiple theft from vehicles which occurred in the Safe Harbor Village neighborhood in Conestoga Township. Five unlocked vehicles were entered between 1030 PM on 11/21/17 and 0530 AM on 11/22/17. Loot includes purses, cash a knife and a wallet. Anyone with information is...

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Ephrata Police on 11-21-17 are investigating several theft from vehicles in West Cocalico Twp. Ephrata Police received calls from residence in the areas of 700-900 Block of Wollups Hill, Mazzota and Strickler Roads area of West Cocalico Twp, for numerous theft from vehicles. Several residence in...

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