At approximately 1820hrs, Saturday, July 17, 2021 East Hempfield Twp. police officers attempted to serve multiple arrest warrants that had been issued for James Andrew Strube. The warrant service location was 3845 Nolt Rd., East Hempfield Twp., a location where Strube was known to stay at with the resident there, Rebecca Marie Lexa (29). Strube had multiple active warrants for his arrest from various law enforcement agencies in Lancaster County. It was determined that Strube was inside the apartment at said address. Officers spoke with Lexa, who indicated that Strube had already left the property. Upon further investigation it was determined that Strube had allegedly forced entry into a neighboring apartment to hide from officers, and Lexa allegedly moved shelving back into place inside her apartment to conceal Strube's actions. Officers entered this neighboring apartment, at which time Strube was taken into custody. As a result of the incident Lexa was taken into custody and charged with Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution.
*Rebecca Marie Lexa is presumed innocent*
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