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On 10/9/18 at approximately 1:35 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 200 Block of Lawrence Street for a disturbance in progress. The reporting party stated that several juveniles were harassing and threatening her and her family. A disruptive conduct report has been...

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On 10/9/18 at approximately 11:38 am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to 900 Lancaster Avenue, for a shoplifter. Lancaster County Wide Communication advised that the suspect was a white male wearing a brown hoodie and blue pants. Upon arrival the Officer observed a male, later...

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On 9/8/18 at approximately 10:00am the Columbia Borough Police Department was notified that $500 was missing from a home in the 100 Block of Bethel Street. The reporting party stated that he had counted the money the night before and it was all there. When he arrived home from work on this day he...

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On 10/8/18 at approximately 6;22 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 300 Block of North Second Street for a report of Criminal Mischief. Upon arrival the Officer spoke with the victim who stated that a black female (approximately 13 or 14 years old) with long braided...

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On 10/8/18 at approximately 2:08 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 800 Block of Houston Street for a theft. The caller stated that when she arrived home she noticed the door was hanging open and that a drill valued at approximately $15 was missing. Anyone with...

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On August 25, 2018, Officer Phillip Eck was working a traffic detail at the intersection of Stone Mill Road and Columbia Avenue. Officer Eck observed a vehicle make an illegal left turn and initiated a traffic stop on Temple Avenue. As a result of his investigation, Officer Eck charged Melinda...
False Alarms to Agencies of Public Safety / False Reports to Law Enforcement Arrest, 10:24 p.m., Saturday, October 6, 2018, 1600 block Chadwick Circle (LT) – Claudine M. Torres, F/40, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offenses after she called 9-1-1 to report a male beating a female in...
Retail Theft Arrest, 5:34 p.m., Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 1565 Fruitville Pike – Fine Wine & Good Spirits (MT) – Richard K. McCall, M/54, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after he was observed stealing $49.99 worth of vodka from the store. A citation was filed. MEDIA...
Retail Theft Arrest, 10:02 p.m., Thursday, September 13, 2018, 1589 Fruitville Pike – Target (MT) – Matthew Dax Webb, M/44, of Milford, DE, was charged with the above offense after he stole $479.80 worth of merchandise from the store. A criminal complaint was filed. MEDIA CONTACT: Sergeant Michael...
Theft of Property Lost, Mislaid, or Delivered by Mistake, 6:00 p.m., Sunday, October 7, 2018, 600 block East Oregon Road (MT) – Timothy Scott Fritsch, M/43, of Paradise, PA, was charged with the above offense after he found a green women’s wallet in the middle of the roadway. Fritsch stole $25.00...

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Strangulation / Terroristic Threats / Simple Assault Arrest, 12:01 p.m., Friday, July 20, 2018, 500 block Candlewyck Road (MT) – Jean Pierre Millien, M/41, of Fort Lauderdale, FL, was charged with the above offenses following a domestic dispute. During the altercation, choked the victim by covering...
On 9/18/18, Joseph Burgos was arrested pursuant to his warrant by the Lancaster Bureau of Police. Burgos was transported to Magisterial District Judge Miles Bixler's office by Columbia Police and was arraigned. Burgos was released on unsecured bail pending a preliminary hearing. All individuals are...
UPDATE:::::: LOCATED Burglary / Forgery / Theft By Unlawful Taking Arrest, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, June 22, 2018, 1900 block Edgemont Drive (EP) – Madeline Rose Shertzer, F/23, of East Petersburg, PA, was charged with the above offenses after she unlawfully entered a residence and stole personal...
UPDATE::::::::::::: LOCATED Retail Theft Arrest, 10:33 a.m., Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 1561 Manheim Pike – Baja Beach Tanning Club (MT) – Tyler Charles Poulos, M/25, of Elizabethtown, PA, was charged with the above offense after he was observed stealing a bottle of tanning lotion valued at $24.99...

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Class (UCR) Code: 0617 - THEFT-$200 AND OVER-FROM BUILDINGS Crimes Code: Title: Ch 39 PaCS Title 18 Date/Time Reported: 09/02/2018 18:02 (Sunday) TIME - Received: 18:02 Location: 300 block HOUCK DR - MANHEIM Premise Type: APARTMENT COMPLEX Reporting party advised of the theft of a wedding ring,...

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Class (UCR) Code: 0614 - THEFT-$200 AND OVER-FROM AUTO Date/Time Reported: 09/01/2018 12:27 (Saturday) TIME - Received: 12:27 Location: 500 block of CREEKSIDE LN - LITITZ Patrol Zone: 02 - 12 Warwick Township Discovered Date/Time: 08/31/2018 07:00 (Friday) Premise Type: PARKING LOT/AREA NLCRPD...

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Class (UCR) Code: 3310 - SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY-PERSONS Date/Time Reported: 08/30/2018 20:46 (Thursday) TIME - Received: 20:46 Location: BOYER RUN RD - MANHEIM Patrol Zone: 07 - 31 Penn Township Premise Type: HIGHWAY/ROAD/STREET, ETC. On August 30, 2018 NLCRPD was dispatched to the area of the 500...

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Class (UCR) Code: 0710 - MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT-AUTO Date/Time Reported: 08/30/2018 09:41 (Thursday) TIME - Received: 09:41 Location: 500 Block E WOODS DR - LITITZ Premise Type: COMMERCIAL/OFFICE BUILDING NLCRPD was dispatched by LCWC to a motor vehicle theft involving a parked trailer to the rear of...

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Daily News Release – Thursday, August 30, 2018 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. DUI Arrest, 11:37 p.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2018, Lititz Pike at Bloomingdale Avenue (MT) – Joshua T. Hamilton, M/37, of Manheim...

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On 9/22/18 at approximately 2:13pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 400 Block of Avenue K for a theft. Upon arrival the Officer spoke with the reporting party who stated that a package containing a Chicco baby chair had been delivered to his property but had been opened...

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On 9/25/18 at approximately 8:12am a resident of Columbia Borough brought a wallet she found to the Columbia Borough Office. An ID card was found in the wallet, the owner was contacted and the wallet has been returned.

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Officials from Reed Concrete, 4411 Oregon Pike, reported the theft of tools from vehicles stored at the business. The theft occurred sometime during the overnight hours between Monday, September 24, 2018 and Tuesday, September 25, 2018.

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SOAP-STEALING THIEVES AT GIANT! HELP US CATCH THEM! At 9:30 on September 15, 2018, two males filled two shopping carts with soap products at Giant, 1605 Lititz Pike, and left without paying over $600. The stolen items included 12 packs of Tide Pods and 35 bars of soap. Help us catch them! If you...

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HELP US IDENTIFY THE MALE WHO PURCHASED A GAME SYSTEM WITH COUNTERFEIT $100 BILLS! At 2:39 p.m. September 20, 2018, a male used six counterfeit $100 bills to purchase a X-Box at Target, 1589 Fruitville PIke. If you know his identity, please call the Manheim Township Police Department at (717) 569-...

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