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On January 10, 2016 NHPD was notified by employees of CVS about a retail theft that had occurred on January 9. Video surveillance showed a female taking a flat iron out of a box and placing it in her purse. The flat iron was valued at $99.99. The female was identified as Heather Galvin (age 47 of...
On January 13, 2017 at approximately 11:04am, NHPD stopped a vehicle in the 100 Block of Eastern School Road for having a brake light out. The driver was identified as Sean Smucker (age 18 of New Holland). The NHPD Officer smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Several burnt...

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On January 10, 2016 NHPD was notified by employees of CVS about a retail theft that had occurred on January 9. Video surveillance showed a female taking a flat iron out of a box and placing it in her purse. The flat iron was valued at $99.99. The female was identified as Heather Galvin (age 47 of...
On January 13, 2017 at approximately 11:04am, NHPD stopped a vehicle in the 100 Block of Eastern School Road for having a brake light out. The driver was identified as Sean Smucker (age 18 of New Holland). The NHPD Officer smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Several burnt...
On January 11, 2017 at 0900 hrs Joseph Tirrell, age 27 of New Holland was arrested on charges of Unauthorized Use of Automobiles after he took a car from a residence in EARL TWP without permission. Tirrell was arraigned before MDJ Hartman of New Holland who released him on $2,500 unsecured bail...
On January 10, 2017 at 1219 hrs NHPD arrested Craig J Serra, age 49 of Narvon on an outstanding warrant for deceptive business practice from Newton County Missouri. Serra was taken in to custody at 825 East Earl Rd in EARL TWP. Serra was charged as a fugitive from justice and arraigned before MDJ...
On November 15, 2016 NHPD was contacted by officials of Handyman Vac, 523 W Main St in NH BORO regarding a closed account check being used to purchase items. Elizabeth D Fertko, age 52 of Leola issued a personal check to Handyman Vac in the amount of $126.14 which was found to be issued on a closed...

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On Thursday 10/4/2012 at 2210 hours officers responded to St Stephen's Church for a domestic that just occurred. Richard Mast stated that while he was sitting in his car he looked to his left and observed a vehicle driving directly toward him with no headlights on. Mast stated that as the vehicle...
On February 18, 2014 Pragna Thakkar owner of The Hollander Motel, 320 E. Main Street, contacted New Holland Police reguarding stolen money. Thakkar advised that she employed Charles STRUMPF as hotel manager. She advised she left $100 in a bag for petty cash. Thakkar came to the motel to discover...
On Saturday August 31, 2013 at approx 2000 hours officers made contact with Daniel RUSCH in the 200 BLK of Grant Street. During that time Rusch was found to be in posession of a hypodermic syringe typically used to inject heroin into the body. RUSCH stated he was not diabetic and admitted to using...
On August 3rd, 2007 a vehicle stop was initiated because of the right rear taillight being out. The driver stated his name was Elio Orozco 7/29/1983 and had a license out of North Carolina but did not have the license on him currently. The passenger called her daughter at home and had her run to...
On Tuesday November 11, 2014 at 0248 hours, Kevin MONTANEZ, 1/30/1979 was observed traveling on the double yellow line, drifting back and forth between the white fog line and double yellow line. A traffic stop was conducted and an odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from his person was detected...

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New Holland Police Department would like to welcome our newest Officer, Joshua Beideman. Officer Beideman was sworn in by Mayor Wilbur Horning on September 1, 2015. Officer Beideman graduated from Reading Police Academy in 2014 and will be serving as a part-time Officer with our department.
On June 5, 2015 at 0340 hrs NHPD stopped a vehicle at the intersection of N Hoover Ave & Westfield Dr in New Holland Borough. During the investigation Laura Jo Hackman a passenger in the vehicle was found to have a bench warrant from Berks County. Hackman was taken in to custody and transferred...

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