Police Log 08/07/2017

17-027239

THEFT

700 BLK W VINE ST

OCCURRED 8/4/2017 BETWEEN 0300 HRS AND 0500 HRS

Reporting person / victim stated that her assistant had placed two checks and a debit card in the mailbox on the locations front porch.  When she went to retrieve the items they were gone. 

17-027198

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE

500 E KING ST

OCCURRED 08/02/2017 BETWEEN 2242 HRS AND 2243 HRS

A  green 2000 Saturn reported stolen from a parking lot on the 500 block New Holland Avenue on August 2, 2017 was located on the 500 block of East King Street.  The vehicle was unoccupied at the time and there appeared to be some damage to the vehicle.

17-027410

SIMPLE ASSAULT DV

1St BLK HOFFMAN TER

OCCURRED 8/5/2017 2112 HRS

Reporting person / victim stated that she was engaged in a verbal argument with Jorge Ricardo Colon, 48 of the first block of Hoffman Terrace Lancaster PA.  The argument turned physical when Colon grabbed the victim by the back of the neck causing minor injury to the victim.   Colon was arrested and charged with Simple Assault. 

17-027410

THEFT

400 BLK S CHRISTIAN ST

OCCURRED 8/5/2017 BETWEEN  0945 HRS AND 1300 HRS

Reporting person / victim stated that on the above listed date and between the listed times an unknown suspect(s) stole two wooden brown in color chairs from his front porch.

17-027395

BURGLARY

400 BLK PEARL ST

OCCURRED 8/5/2017 1848 HRS

Reporting person stated that on the above listed date a Hispanic male attempted to steal a weed whacker, remote vehicle starter and a shoulder bag from his neighbors garage.  When he saw the suspect leaving with the loot he asked what he was doing and began to follow the suspect.  The suspect then dropped the loot and ran east on Prangley Avenue.  He then collected the loot and returned it to the garage at which time he noticed that the garage door appeared to be open.  Nothing else appeared to be missing.

17-027341

THEFT

200 BLK PROSPECT ST

OCCURRED BETWEEN 8/4/2017 1800 HRS AND 8/5/2017 0900 HRS

Reporting person / victim stated that between the above listed dates and times an unknown suspect gained entry to her vehicle and stole a BK radio.  The vehicle was unlocked at the time of the incident. 

17-027321

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE

400 BLK. E. KING ST.

OCCURRED 08/04/2017 2155 HRS.

Off. Witmer was on patrol in the area of S. Queen St. and Andrew St. when he spotted a 2015 Dodge Journey that had been reported as stolen to Manheim Twp. Police. The vehicle was stopped on the 400 blk. E. King St. The vehicle was occupied by (2) juvenile males, both residents of Lancaster City. Both juvenilles were charged with Receiving Stolen Property. Both were released to the custody of a parent/guardian. The vehicle was turned over to Manheim Twp. Police to return to the registered owner.

17-027479

SHOTS FIRED

400 BLK. FAIRVIEW AVE.

OCCURRED 0610 HRS. 08/06/2017

Officers responded to the area of Union St. and Fairview Ave. for reports of shots fired. Officers arrived and found several shell casings on the street. (2) parked and unoccupied vehicles had been struck by gunfire. Investigation continues.