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On Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 0500 hrs; Officer Ben Johnson was called to respond to Lancaster General Hospital to take a report of a domestic assault which occurred earlier in the morning at the Lincoln West apartment complex. The victim, a 20 year old female, reported an assault by Manuel Ortiz,...

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On Saturday, February 23, 2019, 38 year old, Jennifer Lee Goodman of Mount Joy, PA was arrested for Public drunkenness. Officers reported that Jennifer attempted to enter a victim's residence while she was intoxicated. The victim reported that she did not know Jennifer. Officers reported that...
On Monday, February 18, 2019, at about 11:06 AM, officers from the West Hempfield Township Police Department were dispatched to the Rent-A-Center, 1788 Columbia Ave., in West Hempfield Township, in reference to threats being made by an irate customer toward a store employee over a bill dispute. The...
On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, the West Hempfield Township Police Department received a report of a retail theft at the Forry Country Store on Ivy Drive, located in West Hempfield Township. Officers learned that 34 year old Keith Walton of Lancaster, PA had removed food valued at $7.40 from the...
On Saturday, February 16, 2019, at about 1:25AM, an officer had stopped 28 year old, Ramon Luis Malave, of Lancaster, PA for erratic driving along Columbia, Ave. Officers detected a strong odor of marijuana and seized a small amount of marijuana inside of the vehicle along with a smoking pipe...

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On Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 0500 hrs; Officer Ben Johnson was called to respond to Lancaster General Hospital to take a report of a domestic assault which occurred earlier in the morning at the Lincoln West apartment complex. The victim, a 20 year old female, reported an assault by Manuel Ortiz,...
The West Hempfield Township Police Department has three outstanding felony robbery warrants on Marco Anthony Swanigan. The robberies occurred in July and December of 2018 at different convenience stores. In each robbery, Marco fled in a 2002 Ford Explorer with PA registration KRH-6839. The vehicle...
The West Hempfield Township Police currently holds an active warrant for Jose Alberto Camacho-Torres (24) of Columbia, PA for the following offenses: Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana, Driving While Operating Privilege is Suspended/Revoked and Registration and Certificate of Title Required...
On September 4, 2018, Cpl. Douglas L. Ober filed charges against Hannah L. Zellie (24) of Lancaster, for Sale or Transfer of Firearms (F3) and Unsworn Falsifications (M3) as a result of an investigation involving the attempted purchase of a firearm at a local firearms business on June 13, 2018...
Officers from the West Hempfield Township Police Department responded to 3163 Thistle Drive, Lancaster on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 6:38 PM for a vandalism complaint. The victim reported to police that his ex-wife 52 year old, Lori Ann Jones entered his home along with co-defendant, 30 year...

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On Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 1710 hrs, Officer John Schwab responded to the 3800 blk of Hillcrest Drive for a report of found property. The caller located a set of keys in her yard and did not know who they belong to. If you are missing a set of keys, contact our police department (717-285-...
On Saturday, June 16, 2018, at about 10:13 PM, an officer from the West Hempfield Township Police Department observed a driver of a yellow Chevrolet Cobalt operating the vehicle without it's required registration lights. The officer attempted to have the driver stop the vehicle at the 100 block of...
On Friday, June 15, 2018, an officer from the West Hempfield Township Police Department conducted a vehicle stop along Columbia Avenue at Minute Drive because a driver had made an illegal turn. The officer detected an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The officer then located a small...
On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 02:19 AM, Officers from the West Hempfield Township Police Department were dispatched to the Mountville Mennonite Church located at 205 Froelich Avenue, Mountville, PA, for suspicious activity. A caller reported that several unknown males were in the parking lot...
On Thursday, August 3, 2017, at about 11:23 AM the West Hempfield Township Police Department were dispatched to the Weis Markets Store, located at 1786 Columbia Avenue, Columbia, PA 17512, for a theft by deception complaint. A Weis loss prevention officer reported that on Tuesday, August 1, 2017,...

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West Hempfield Township Police are looking for your help in identifing the 2 subjects in the photographs for questioning in a fraud investigation that occurred at the Rutter's Farm Store on May 31, 2015. Anyone with information should contact the West Hempfield Twp Police at 285-5191 or 1-800-957-...

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