Police Log 4/26/2019

19-011248

THEFT

600 BLK LAFAYETTE ST

OCCURRED 4/17/2019 1909 HRS

On the above listed date and time, reporting person stated that he had sold a computer on EBay but that the payment had been declined.  Officers location the computer and returned it to the victim.

19-011456

RETAIL THEFT

32 N QUEEN ST

OCCURRED 04/19/19 1359HRS

Taska Kayla Marie 19yr old W/F of 900Blk Clark St, Lancater PA was arrested and charged with Retail Theft after the she was observed by store employee conceal an Amber necklace inside sweatshirt pocket.  Suspect was confronted and was told to give the necklace back.  Both females then left the store and police were called.  The females were then stopped by Police after they viewed video. 

19-011482

VCSDDCA

29 E KING ST

OCCURRED 04/19/19 1841HRS

Andrew Lewis Kauffman 32yr old W/M of 400Blk Fremont St, Lancaster PA was arrested and charged with 2 counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and 2 counts of Possession of Controlled Substance after Officers responded to a drug violation call.  When Officers arrived at the location the Suspect started walking away and refused verbal commands to stop.  The Suspect then started running and was then apprehended, handcuffed and taken to the Police Station after the drugs, needles were located in a backpack.

19-011485

THEFT

300BLK W WALNUT ST

OCCURRED 04/19/19 1133HRS

Reported person stated that a W/M 5’10” , short brown hair, medium built, wearing a grey t-shirt, dark blue jeans and black sneakers was recorded on video stepping onto the porch of his residence and open the screen door and steal a Easter card that contain cash inside.  Ongoing Investigation.

19-011492

RETAIL THEFT

1135 PARK CITY CTR

OCCURRED 04/19/19 1845HRS

Nichole Renae Allen 21yr W/F of 0Blk Eastman Avenue, Lancaster PA was arrested and charged with Retail Theft(M).  Suspect was observed via cameras by Store employee enter the store with a bookbag.  She was observed selecting several pieces of merchandise and placing them into the cart.  The clothing were put under the bookbag and the Suspect entered the fitting room with said merchandise.  When the Suspect excited the fitting room, it was checked and it was said to be empty.  Suspect was then stopped after passing all points of sale and seen exiting the store, where she was then stopped and taken to the Office.  When said bookbag was checked there was 12 Infants clothing, 1 Infant pair of shoes and 1 pair of womens shoes. 

19-011533

THEFT OF SERVICES        

100 BLK N DUKE ST

OCCURRED 4/20/2019 0304 HRS

It was reported that on the above listed date and times, a taxi driver reported a female subject failed to pay for her fare.  Officers found the female on the 100 block of North Queen Street paid what she had owed.             

19-011561

RECOVERED STOLEN VEHICLE.

300 BLK S LIME ST

OCCURRED 4/20/2019 0953 HRS

Officer reported making a felony vehicle stop of a 2005, black, Nissan, Maxima which had been reported stolen earlier.   Luis Miguel Galarza-Rosario 35, of the 700 block High Street. Lancaster  was the operator of the vehicle  and Victor M Betancourt 57, of the 200 block South Ann St, Lancaster was the passenger.  Officers charged both subject with Receiving Stolen Property.  Galarza-Rosario was also charged with Theft Movable Property, and Driving while Operating Privilege was Suspended. 

19-011663

VCS POSSESS MARIJUANA

500 BLK N LIME ST

OCCURRED 04/20/2019 AT 2300 HRS

Officers observed a vehicle being driven without insurance at the listed location on the listed date and time.  Officers stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Jose Ramos.  Ramos explained he had fallen behind on the insurance payments for his vehicle but was now up to date.  While speaking with Ramos, Officers smelled a strong odor of unburnt marijuana. Ramos admitted to having a small amount of marijuana in his car.  Officers searched the car and confiscated a small bag of suspected marijuana and a partially smoked hand rolled suspected marijuana blunt that field tested positive.  Jose Alberto Ramos, 27, W/M of 500 block High St., Lancaster, PA was charged with (1) count Possession of Small Amount Marijuana and (1) count Possession of Drug Paraphernalia before MDJ 02-2-04.

19-011511

SHOTS FIRED

700 BLL HIGH ST

OCCURRED 04/20/2019 AT 0137 HRS

Officers heard one gun shot at the listed location during the listed date and time.  An officers patrolled the area but was unable to locate any shell casings or additional information.  No calls received by LCWC regarding the gun shot.

19-011690 / 19011691

SHOTS FIRED / ORDINANCE VIOLATION 

205 N CHRISTIAN ST / THE VILLAGE NIGHT CLUB

OCCURRED 04/21/2019 AT 0211 HRS

An Officer heard a suspected gunshot at the listed location during the listed date and time.  Officer conducted a quick sweep of the area and located a silver shell casing in the parking lot where a white MBW had been parked.  Officer located the BMW which was stuck in traffic in the alleyway next to  the listed location.  Several Officers conducted a vehicle stop of the BMW and upon removing the driver, a second silver shell casing fell out of the vehicle.  The driver was identified as Jafohn Ahmere Carl, 25 B/M of 800 blk E Marion St., Lancaster.  Carl was detained and the vehicle searched.  An open bottle of liquor but no firearms were located inside the vehicle.  Carl was cited with Restriction on Alcoholic Beverages before MDJ 02-2-04.  Shell casings were submitted as evidence.

19-011758

THEFT OF SERVICES

764 HIGH ST / O’HALLORAN’S IRISH PUB & EATERY

OCCURRED 04/21/2019 AT 1930 HRS

Officer responded to a report of an intoxicated female refusing to pay her tab at the listed location on the listed date and time.  Officer identified the female as Jennelle Reynolds, 32, W/F of 600 block N Marrietta Ave, Lancaster.  Officer observed Reynolds was intoxicated. Reynolds told the officer she had a complaint so she is refusing to pay her tab. Officer advised Reynolds she must compensate the restaurant even though unsatisfied with the service. Officer explained to Reynolds several times she must pay her tab or she will be arrested. Reynolds still refused and was arrested and charged with Public Drunkenness and Theft of Services before MDJ 02-01-01. 

19-011803

ROBBERY

203 N BROAD ST / BROADSTREET LAUNDRY

OCCURRED 04/22/2019 AT 0835 HRS

Officers responded to a report of a robbery at the listed location on the listed date and time. Reporting person / victim stated a male suspect entered the laundromat entrance, walked directly towards him, sprayed him with pepper spray, took money out of the cash register and then left the same way he entered. One witness described the suspect as wearing a black sweatshirt with hood up, black pants and a black mask covering his nose and mouth.

19-011918
ROBBERY
5 W CLAY STREET / TURKEY HILL MARKET
OCCURRED 4/23/2019 0550 HRS
It was reported that on the above listed date and time a female entered the listed location stating she had a gun. The female demanded the employee to open the register. The employee initially opened the register and then quickly slammed it shut pinching the females fingers. The female then fled the scene to an awaiting vehicle driven by a male suspect and left the scene. The female was described as a white female, middle aged, 5’2” tall, slim build, with blonde shoulder length hair, wearing a baby blue shirt and blue pants.

19-012092

THEFT

1335 MANHEIM PIKE / JONES HONDA

OCCURRED 04/12/2019 BETWEEN 0830 HRS & 1600 HRS

Officer responded to a report of lost/stolen registration plate at the listed location on 04/24/19.  Reporting person, an employee of listed business,  stated one of the drivers drove one of their vehicles to Pittsburgh, PA on the listed date between the listed times. When the driver arrived in Pittsburgh he noticed the dealer registration plate was missing from the back of the vehicle he was driving.  Stolen plate was placed on record.

19-012041

THEFT

225 N QUEEN ST / RED ROSE TRANSIT AUTHORITY

OCCURRED 04/24/2019 BETWEEN 0630 HRS & 0640 HRS

Reporting person / victim came into the Lancaster Bureau of Police to report a lost/stolen wallet from the listed location on the listed date between the listed times.  Victim stated he was on a RRTA bus and got off the bus at the listed location for approximately ten minutes.  Victim stated he left a red plastic bag containing his wallet on the bus because he planned to get back on the bus shortly.  When the victim returned to the bus stop, he noticed his red bag was sitting outside the bus at the stop.  Victim checked the bag and discovered his wallet was missing. Investigation ongoing.

19-012092

THEFT

1335 MANHEIM PIKE / JONES HONDA

OCCURRED 04/12/2019 BETWEEN 0830 HRS & 1600 HRS

Officer responded to a report of lost/stolen registration plate at the listed location on 04/24/19.  Reporting person, an employee of listed business,  stated one of the drivers drove one of their vehicles to Pittsburgh, PA on the listed date between the listed times. When the driver arrived in Pittsburgh he noticed the dealer registration plate was missing from the back of the vehicle he was driving.  Stolen plate was placed on record.

19-012041

THEFT

225 N QUEEN ST / RED ROSE TRANSIT AUTHORITY

OCCURRED 04/24/2019 BETWEEN 0630 HRS & 0640 HRS

Reporting person / victim came into the Lancaster Bureau of Police to report a lost/stolen wallet from the listed location on the listed date between the listed times.  Victim stated he was on a RRTA bus and got off the bus at the listed location for approximately ten minutes.  Victim stated he left a red plastic bag containing his wallet on the bus because he planned to get back on the bus shortly.  When the victim returned to the bus stop, he noticed his red bag was sitting outside the bus at the stop.  Victim checked the bag and discovered his wallet was missing. Investigation ongoing.