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On 1/13/18 at approximately 6:50pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was notified of Criminal Mischief to an Automobile in the 100 Block of South 6th Street. The Officer spoke with the caller who stated that Joshua H. Tober had caused external damage to his vehicle, a black in color 2005 Dodge...
On 1/12/19 at approximately 12:00pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 900 Block of Lancaster Avenue for a report of a retail theft. Upon arrival the Officer was directed to the manager's office where an employee was holding James Quentin Rudacille, 48, of Columbia. The...

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On 1/6/19 at approximately 1:52pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 200 Block of Malt Avenue for a report of two males smoking marijuana. Upon arrival the Officer observed three men and upon moving closer he could smell recently burnt marijuana. One of the men, James...
On 1/11/19 at approximately 6:11pm a Columbia Borough Police Officer conducted a traffic stop in the 200 Block of South 4th Street. The Officer observed the red Ford Focus operating without its lights on and it was dark. While speaking with the driver, Catlynn Antonio Munoz, 27, of Columbia, the...
On 1/7/19 at approximately 10:06pm a Columbia Borough Police Officer was on patrol in the 200 Block of South 4th Street when he observed a vehicle near the intersection of S. 4th Street and Manor Street driving very slowly, almost coming to a stop. The Officer followed the vehicle, which continued...

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On 1/7/19 at approximately 10:06pm a Columbia Borough Police Officer was on patrol in the 200 Block of South 4th Street when he observed a vehicle near the intersection of S. 4th Street and Manor Street driving very slowly, almost coming to a stop. The Officer followed the vehicle, which continued...
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...
On 12/26/18 at approximately 1:36pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 600 Block of Locust Street for a retail theft. Upon arrival the Officer spoke with the shift supervisor who said that a female, later identified as Jody Azure Shenk, 37, of Lancaster, who was pushing a...

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On 12/27/18 at approximately 2:09am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 300 Block of North 5th Street for a check on the welfare. Upon arrival the Officer observed a female, later identified as Erica Ritzman, 39, of Columbia sitting on the edge of the driveway and street...
On 1/1/19 the Columbia Borough Police Department was called to the 700 Block of Furnace Avenue three times; once at 1:04am, once at 2:08am and once at 2:49am for loud music complaints. Upon arrival the Officer spoke with Miesia Melissa Gray, 32, of Columbia and Cleveland Anton Riley, 35, of...

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On 06/11/18 at 03:39 pm a PA State Constable was executing an eviction process on the 400 block of Walnut St. in Columbia PA when his pistol accidentally discharged. The Constable sustained a non-life threatening wound and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The property was...
On May 9, 2018 at approximately 6;16pm the owner of Diamond Lawn Care called the Columbia Borough Police Station to report a theft. He reported that at approximately 6:02pm Randy Helm, an employee of Diamond Lawn Care, took 5 gallons of gas owned by the business and dumped it into his vehicle's gas...

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On May 3, 2018 at approximately 7:20pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to Poplar and N. 2nd Streets for Criminal Mischief to an Automobile. Upon arrival the Officer observed a white Hyundai Accent bearing a New York registration with two flat rear tires. Through the course of...

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On May 11, 2018 at approximately 5:39am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched for a name and number in reference to a theft not in progress. An Officer contacted the reporting party via telephone. The victim explained that he went out to his truck at approximately 5:30am to leave...

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On May 15, 2018 at approximately 7:49am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched the to 200 Block of South Eighth Street for a theft not in progress. Upon arrival the Officer spoke with the victim. She explained that a beige in color, copper faced watch valued at approximately $80 and...

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On 1/13/19 at approximately 3:08pm a resident of the 100 Block of N. 7th Street contacted the Columbia Borough Police Department to report a theft from a vehicle. The resident stated that someone had taken approximately $20 in change and a Doterra Diffuser (worth $60) from his daughter's unlocked...

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Columbia Borough Police are investigating a burglary of SPARROW Websites located in the 500 Blk. of Cherry Street in Columbia Borough, Lancaster County, PA between January 11, 2019 12:00 pm and January 12, 2019 4:25 pm. Unknown person(s) forced entry into the office and stole numerous items. The...

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On 1/8/19 at approximately 6:16pm the Columbia Borough Police Department spoke with a male from West Grove, PA who said that he met a man named "Steav" on a phone application which is an online buy-sell marketplace. He stated that "Steav" contacted him in regards to an ad he placed to sell a moped...

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On 1/7/19 at approximately 9:58am the Columbia Borough Police Department received a call from a female who reported that she found a Huffy Iron Man bicycle in front of her business. The bicycle was picked up and taken to the Police Station. Anyone with information as to the owner of the bicycle...

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On 12/18/18 at approximately 10pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was notified of a theft of a package of prescription medication. The caller confirmed that the package had been delivered to her front porch on 12/18/18. Anyone with information regarding this theft should contact the Columbia...

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