***UPDATED INFORMATION 5/13/2017***
The second suspect was identified as Izaiah Baratta M/18 600 blk. Almanac Ave. Lancaster, PA. Det. Ginder obtained a warrant for the arrest of Baratta. He was charged with (2) Counts Robbery (F1), (2) Counts Criminal Conspiracy (Robbery) (F1), Receiving Stolen Property (F2), Firearms Not To Be Carried Without A License (F3) before MDJ Wikonis. On 13 May 2017 at approximately 2300 hrs. Baratta was arrested at his home. He was later arraigned on the Criminal Complaint and committed to LCP in lieu of $250,000 bail.
***Previously released information from 5/01/2017***
On Friday 28 April 2017 at approximately 1957 hrs., Off. Witmer and Off. Kophamel responded to a report of a Robbery that happened on the 100 blk. S. Arch St. The victims, a male and female, called for Police from a residence in order to report the robbery. The robbery had reportedly occurred at approximately 1900 hrs.
The victims stated that they had been walking on S. Arch St. when they were approached by (2) males. The victims knew one of the males to be Rakim Glover. The other male was unknown to them but described as a B/M, thin build, approximately 5'08", last seen wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt with the hood cinched around his face. The victims saw that the lower portion of the suspect's face was also covered by a black mask with a skull printed on the fabric.
The unknown male brandished a handgun and demanded loot from the victims. The victims complied and the suspects were last seen in the area of W. Vine St. and S. Arch St. The victims then went home to file a report with Police. The information about the robbery was shared with members of CID.
At approximately 2323 hrs. Det. Sgt. Miller and Det. Ginder were on the 700 blk. Manor St. when they spotted Glover. After a brief foot pursuit, Glover was apprehended. Glover was found to be in possession of a Smith & Wesson 9mm semi-automatic handgun and suspected marijuana and heroin. A check of the handgun revealed that it had been reported as stolen.
Based upon the information from the victims and the items found at the time of arrest Det. Ginder filed a Criminal Complaint against Glover before MDJ Witkonis. Glover was charged with (2) Counts Robbery (F1), (2) Counts Criminal Conspiracy (Robbery) (F1), Receiving Stolen Property (F2), Possession With Intent to Deliver (Heroin) (F), Firearms Not To Be Carried Without A License (F3) and Possession Small Amount Marijuana (M).
The investigation into the identity of the unknown suspect continues.
Glover was arraigned on the Criminal Complaint and committed to LCP in lieu of $250,000 bail.
All persons accused of a crime are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.