POLICE INCIDENTS FROM 3/29/21 THRU 4/4/21

RETAIL THEFT: On 3-29-21 police responded to Turkey Hill, 1503 Columbia Ave, for a retail theft that just occurred.  A male was observed prying open a locked storage cabinet, removing 4 cartons of Newport cigarettes and several packs of USA cigarettes and then leaving without making payment.  Total estimated value of loss $400.00.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: On 3-30-21 police responded to River Rock Academy, 2124 Ambassador Cir, for a vandalism report.  Following investigation, a 15-year-old male student of Leola was cited with Criminal Mischief (S) for punching two holes in a wall.  Total estimated value of loss $50.00.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: On 3-30-21 a 14-year-old male student of East Petersburg was cited with Disorderly Conduct (S), stemming from a disturbance at Hempfield High School, 200 Stanley Ave, on 3-25-21.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF: On 3-30-21 police received a vandalism report in the first block of Welsh Dr.  Sometime between 1800-2200 hrs on 3-29-21, unknown actor(s) punctured 3 tires and keyed the passenger side of a vehicle.  Total estimated value of damage $3,255.05.

WARRANT SERVICE: On 4-1-21 police conducted a traffic stop on Route 283 eastbound in the area of State Rd.  The passenger, Ernest Morant (53) of Harrisburg, was found to have a warrant through Berks County.  Morant was taken into custody and transported to Lancaster County Prison.

WARRANT SERVICE: On 4-1-21 police responded to the 2800 block of Dell Ln for a disturbance.  Following investigation, Jorge Feliciano-Alvarado (37) of Lancaster, was found to have a warrant through the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department.  Feliciano-Alvarado was taken into custody and transported to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department.

WARRANT SERVICE: On 4-2-21 police responded to the Travelodge Motel, 2101 Columbia Ave, for a disturbance.  Following investigation, Laurie Price (52) of Lancaster, was found to have a warrant through Chester County.  Price was taken into custody and turned over to a PA State Constable.

RETAIL THEFT: On 4-2-21 police responded to Lowes, 25 Rohrerstown Rd, for a retail theft report.  On 3-30-21 an unidentified male placed a Craftsman generator and a welding helmet into a cart and exited the store without making payment.  Total estimated value of loss $883.98.

SIMPLE ASSAULT-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: On 4-3-21 police responded to the first block of Colonial Crest Dr for a disturbance.  Following investigation, Robert Brown, Jr (27) of Lancaster, was charged with Simple Assault-Domestic Violence (M2) and Harassment (S).  Brown was taken into custody and transported to Lancaster County Prison.

DEFIANT TRESPASS: On 4-4-21 police observed Joseph Flinchbaugh (41), a transient, sitting on a bench in front of Largo of Lancaster, 3071 Columbia Ave.  Flinchbaugh was in violation of a “No Trespass” letter he was served by police on 3-11-21 and was charged with Defiant Trespass (M3), Possession of Marijuana (M) and Use/Possess Drug Paraphernalia (M).  He was taken into custody and transported to Lancaster County Prison.

*All persons charged with an offense are presumed innocent*