The LBPD arrested Richard James LAPHAM VI, age 24, of Lititz on charges of Strangulation, Unlawful Restraint, Simple Assault (Domestic Violence), Criminal Mischief and Harassment.
On 12/30/2018 at 1:53pm, Officers were dispatched to a residence in the first block of West lemon Street for a disturbance that had just occurred. Officers located the Victim who reported that LAPHAM entered her residence early in the morning and held her against her will. The Victim also reported that during this time LAPHAM placed his hands around her neck until she could not breathe, punched her and pushed her. The Victim further reported that LAPHAM broke her phone.
Southern Regional Police located LAPHAM at a residence in Pequea Township and took him into custody. Custody of LAPHAM was then transfer to LBPD. LAPHAM was then transported to Central Booking for the purpose of arraignment.
LAPHAM is presumed innocent.