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On 11/13/18 at approximately 5:40 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 100 Block of South Fourth Street for a report of criminal mischief. Upon arrival the Officer spoke with the caller who said that she had been away but when she returned home she discovered that a small...

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On 11/22/18 at approximately 2:03 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was called to the 100 Block of Locust Street for a report of vandalism to a vehicle. Upon arrival the Officer spoke with he caller who stated that between 11/21/18 at 4:00 pm and 11/22/18 at 2:00pm someone had spray painted...

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On 11/19/18 at approximately 9:00 pm a Columbia Borough Police Officer approached a male who had been sleeping in a car with its break lights on for approximately 20 minutes. When the Officer made contact with the man, identified as Richard Alexis Freytes-Melendez, 26, of Lititz, he said he was...
RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY, POSSESSION OF A SMALL AMOUNT OF MARIJUANA and POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA: The LBPD patrol function has filed a criminal complaint against Kyle Christopher SHORT, age 19, of West Grove, PA, alleging the crimes of Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of a Small...
On 11/25/18 at approximately 11:52 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 300 Block of Chestnut Street for the check on the welfare of a male laying on the ground to the rear of a property. Upon arrival the Officer located and spoke with the male, Randall Jay Root, Jr. who...

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On 7/25/2018, the East Lampeter Township Police Department responded to the Ephrata National Bank 361 W. Main St., Leola, for a fraud in progress. There were two males in the bank trying to cash fraudulent checks. Upon arrival, it was reported that two males from out of the area were each...
On 7/25/2018, the East Lampeter Township Police Department responded to the Ephrata National Bank 361 W. Main St., Leola, for a fraud in progress. There were two males in the bank trying to cash fraudulent checks. Upon arrival, it was reported that two males from out of the area were each...
DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL (DUI) / RESISTING ARREST: The LBPD patrol function has filed a criminal complaint against Brandon R. BUOHL, age 33, of Lititz, alleging the crimes of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol (DUI), Resisting Arrest and the summary traffic offenses of Periods for...
On 8/16/18 at approximately 10:10am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to 5th and Cherry Streets for a fight in progress. Upon arrival the Officer witnessed Caitlin Webb and another female fighting. A witness told the Officer that Webb was the aggressor and that she had also hit...
Theft By Deception Arrest, 12:00 p.m., Thursday, February 15, 2018, 100 block Thunderbird Lane (MT) – Jason B. Retallack, M/42, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense following an investigation into home improvement fraud. Retallack solicited home improvement work to the victim and...

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At 5:10 pm, Saturday, 7/25/15, an unknown White male, pictured in the attached surveillance photos, loaded a Panasonic Inverter 1.6 cubic feet stainless steel microwave oven valued at $139.00, in a shopping cart, then walked out with the cart without paying for the item. The suspect is described as...

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On 7/28/15, ELTPD responded to a discovered daylight burglary and theft at a residence in the 500 blk of Greenland Drive. Residents had returned home and found various property missing. Entry was possibly made by an actor climbing up to a second floor deck between 2:00 pm and 5:15 pm. An HP laptop...

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On 7/28/15, ELTPD patrol officers responded to Wal-Mart for a retail theft in progress. Subsequent investigation determined that two male suspects were involved in stealing a Roku wireless router, valued at $103.88, then returned the stolen item for a gift card valued at $103.88. Suspect, Elliot...

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The pictured individual is suspected to have stolen electronics equipment from Walmart on Friday 7/24/15 at approximately 10pm. He reportedly was a passenger in a lighter-blue SUV that fled the scene. If anyone recognizes him, please call the Ephrata Police Department at 717-733-8611. You can...
The windshield of a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Walnut Street, Denver Borough was smashed during the night of May 27th to May 28th, 2015. The damage estimate is $300.00.

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