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On 1/31/19 at approximately 12:20pm the Columbia Borough Police Department received a report of credit card fraud. The Reporting Party said that his Belco Visa Card had been used fraudulently in Washington State to purchase Nintendo parts in the amount of $79.86. The Reporting Party has cancelled...

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On Saturday, January 12, 2019, 26 year old, Emmelina Marie Settle, of Lancaster, PA was charged with the following after a one vehicle crash: One count of DUI Section 3802 A1 (M); One count of Possession of drug paraphernalia Section 780-113 A(32) (M); One count of Careless Driving Section 3714 (S...
On January 23, 2019, the West Hempfield Township filed the following charges against 33 year old, Deandra Lynnette Cooper, of Lancaster, PA, as a result of a traffic stop that occurred on January 16, 2019, at Oswego Drive and Rt462: One count of False identification to law enforcement authorities...

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On Monday, January 7, 2019 at 1802 hours Officer Pete Papadopoulos responded to a vehicle accident on Columbia Avenue at Stonemill Road. Upon arrival, he spoke with the driver of a Hyundai. He identified the driver as Tina Babb, 50, of Lancaster. Babb appeared confused and disoriented like she was...
On Saturday, January 6, 2019 at 0135 hours Officer Andrew Long was on patrol in the 200 block of Millersville Road when he observed a vehicle driving without its headlights on. Officer Long pulled the vehicle over and identified the driver as Anthony Bailey, 21, of York. When Officer Long initiated...
DUI / Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Arrest, 9:06 p.m., Saturday, December 29, 2019, 1300 block East King Street (LT) – Joshua Matthew Gordon, M/38, of Mount Joy, PA, was charged with the above offenses following a crash. Gordon was identified as a driver in that crash and exhibited signs of...
Retail Theft Arrest, 8:36 a.m., Sunday, November 11, 2019, 1902 Oregon Pike – Gas Plus (MT) – Martha Schell Mohn, F/65, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after she stole two (2) PA lottery scratch-off tickets, valued at $60.00, from the store. A criminal complaint was filed and...
On 01/5/19 at approximately 8:55pm a Columbia Borough Police Officer was driving behind a red in color Jeep with a non-functioning passenger side break-light. The Officer initiated a traffic stop in the 200 block of North 4th Street. As the Officer approached the driver side door he smelled a...

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On 10 December 2016 there was a fire at Doctor Tire 444 S. Prince St. Lancaster, PA. The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshall determined that the fire had been intentionally set and was ruled an arson. Through follow up investigation, Det. Adam Dommel identied Andy Irizarry as a suspect in the...
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On Sunday 1/29/2017 at approximately 2001 hrs. Officers from Platoon B responded to a residence on the 600 blk. Rockland St. for a report of a fight that was in-progress. Upon arrival Officers found that a 58 year old male had suffered a stab wound to his back near the left shoulder blade. Officers...
On Wednesday, December 14, 2016, The West Hempfield Township Police Department learned that the defendant Dorothy Nace, of 3612 Orkney Road Apt. D, Mountville, PA 17554, was allegedly sending harassing messages via Facebook to a minor family member in violation of a PFA Order. (PFA Docket Number...
Donald Vinson III updated 12.14.16
PREVIOUSLY RELEASED INFORMATION 10/13/2016 On Wednesday 12 October 2016, at approximately 1926hrs. officers from the Lancaster City Bureau of Police responded to the 600 block of South Queen Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival officers located an adult male,...
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On November 12, 2016 Off. Dickinson responded to an address on the 200 blk. N. Lime St. for a complaint of a residential burglary that had just occurred. Through the course of the subsequent investigation by members of the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) Confesor Cruz W-H/M/35 was identifed...

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Daily News Release – Thursday, August 02, 2018 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Public Drunkenness Arrest, 4:52 p.m., Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 1360 Columbia Avenue – Giant Food Store (LT) – Robert G. McVey, M/65...
A white 2000 GMC Sonoma pick up truck was stolen from the parking lot of a business in the 1st Block of Cocalico Creek Road on Monday, July 30, 2018 between 9:00 A.M. and 11:30 A.M. The truck displays Pennsylvania registration plate ZLP7913. A witness saw a white male, 30 to 40 years of age, about...

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Daily News Release – Wednesday, August 01, 2018 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Dog Law Arrest, 11:56 a.m., Wednesday, July 25, 2018, Michelle Drive (LT) – Elizabeth J. Morales, F/34, of Lancaster, PA, was...
On Tuesday, July 31 2018 between 2:00pm and 6:00pm the Ephrata Police Department conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 600 block of South State Street in Ephrata Borough. Police cited 30 drivers with speeding and other traffic offenses. Violations ranged from 41-54 mph in the posted 25 mph...

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On July 7, 2018, the East Earl Township Police Department charged a juvenile with Simple Assault. The charges stem from a domestic disturbance at the juvenile's residence. The juvenile is presumed innocent.

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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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