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Daily News Release – Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Harassment Arrest, 10:28 p.m., Friday, April 19, 2019, 2030 Fruitville Pike – Walmart (MT) – Zachary S. Ness, M/28, of Manheim, PA...
On 4/16/19 at approximately 8:16 am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 700 Block of Locust Street for criminal mischief not in progress. Upon arrival the caller stated that someone had slashed his tires of his 2006 red Chevrolet Silverado overnight and that the vehicle was...

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On 3/28/19 at approximately 7:04 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department received a complaint regarding a tire having been cut on a vehicle which was parked in the 300 Block of Chestnut Street. The suspect was wearing a light in color jacket, jeans and black sneakers. The cost to repair the tire...

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On 4/18/19 at approximately 8:24 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 700 Block of Manor Street for a vehicle accident. After an investigation it was determined that Desi Antwuan Elliot, 35, of Columbia, PA did commit the acts of Driving Under the Influence, recklessly...
On 4/20/19 at approximately 5:30 pm Nicole Lynn Doell, 34, of Columbia, PA did commit the act of aggravated assault while on the 100 Block of Walnut Street. Based on the incident, an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department filed charges for aggravated assault. Nicole Doell is considered...

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Travis J. OConnell was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and having an open alcoholic beverage in a vehicle as a result of a traffic stop on E. Main St in Strasburg Borough on 12/17/2018.
Kaitlin Schaller was charged with Possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia as a result of a traffic stop on E. Main St in Strasburg Borough on 12/17/2018.
Dominic Axe-Cross was charged with harassment as a result of an incident on Dallas Ave on 12/3/2018.
Mitchell Christaldi was charged with harassment as a result of an incident on Dallas Ave on 12/3/2018.
Vaughn Michael Wiest was charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia as a result of a traffic stop on N. Decatur St. in Strasburg Borough on 11/19/2018.

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At 3:30 pm, Wednesday, 2/24/16, a white 2000 Buick Century sedan driven by Ryan C. HARTRANFT, age 36, of Lititz, was traveling southbound on Greenfield Rd and collided into the wall of the Railroad overpass. HARTRANFT was not injured from the impact. The vehicle required towing due to the impact...
On 2/19/16, a discovered burglary and theft of power tools was discovered at Creek Hill Landscaping & Lawn Care. A orange Stihl MS-661 chain saw and an orange Stihl TS-500 cut off saw were missing from a building at the business. Loss was reported at $2,308.00. Lt Robin Weaver
Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 1100 block of Division Hwy(Rt 322) around 5:50 AM on Monday, February 22, 2016. A Honda Civic sedan driven by Christopher Cintron-Rivera, 21 years of age, from Lancaster, was travelling eastbound and drove across the westbound lane, off the...

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UPDATE- on 2/18/16 at 2120 hours, Ephrata Police served a warrant for Assault on Brian Kline at the Ephrata Motel, 535 S. State St. in Ephrata Borough. Kline was transported to Lancaster County Prison to await arraignment. On 2/18/16, at 1152 hrs, the Ephrata Police were called to the Ephrata Motel...

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At 4:30 pm, Wednesday, 2/17/16, a road rage incident occurred in the 2000 Blk Lincoln Highway East. A male victim reported he had honked his horn at a Black or Hispanic female driving a green or teal colored Chevrolet Cavalier, who appeared to be looking down and failed to move for a green traffic...

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On Friday February 17, 2017 at approximately 3:05 a.m. the Ephrata Police responded to a report of "Shots Fired" outside a residence in the 100 Block of Ridge Avenue, Ephrata Township. Officers found that two persons, using two handguns fired 15-20 shots into the ground and into an unoccupied...
2/16/17, The female suspects pictured in the attached surveillance photos stole an undetermined amount of children's clothing that was concealed in their purses and a plastic tote from the Dollar General store in Bridgeport. The female suspects fled to a white 2007 Toyota Camry with another unknown...

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On February 15, 2017 at 1:54 a.m. emergency services from the Ephrata area responded to 25 Cloister Ave, Ephrata Borough, for an apartment building fire. Residents from the 12 unit building were evacuated to the Ephrata Ambulance building by firefighters and police. The fire was contained to one...
2/13/17, ELTPD responded to a reported theft of a generator from a farm in the 200 blk of Lynwood Rd. A red Honda model EU2000i generator was discovered missing from a shed on the property. Loss reported at $989.

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2/11/17, A female victim reported that her wallet was stolen from her purse while dining at the Golden Corral restaurant on Lincoln Highway East. The brown leather wallet contained $140 in cash, credit cards and various identification.

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