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Man Dies of Gunshot Wound Friday in Mountville An incident Friday in Mountville resulted in the death of a man who was shot inside his home. Police were contacted Friday evening to respond to the 400 block of Hillside Drive for a dispute between 2 adults. The caller advised a verbal altercation was...
Man Dies of Gunshot Wound Friday in Mountville An incident Friday in Mountville resulted in the death of a man who was shot inside his home. Police were contacted Friday evening to respond to the 400 block of Hillside Drive for a dispute between 2 adults. The caller advised a verbal altercation was...
**UPDATE – Arrest made in Robberies of Turkey Hill stores in West Hempfield Township and Columbia Borough** On Sunday, January 5, 2020 in the early morning hours, officers were dispatched to the Turkey Hill located at 1199 Prospect Road in West Hempfield Township for a robbery that just occurred...
The West Hempfield Township Police Department arrested York, Monte Blake Jr. on Thursday January 2nd, 2020. Warrant Details Warrant Type : Criminal Date Issued : Tuesday December 24th, 2019 Holding Department : West Hempfield Township Police Docket Number : MJ-02103-CR-000462-2019 Reference ID : WH...
On Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 2114 hrs: Officers were dispatched to the 700 blk of Kames Hill Road for a domestic disturbance in progress. The victim, 28 year old from Lancaster, reported to 911 dispatchers that she had a fight with her boyfriend and that he pushed her out of their vehicle and...
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On Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 1752 hrs: Officers responded to the 1 st block of South 18 th Street, West Hempfield Twp for a reported vehicle accident that resulted in minor injuries to one subject. Officers investigated and learned that a vehicle had pulled from the parking lot of the Weis...
On Friday, October 25, 2019 at about 8 AM; An officer conducted a traffic stop on a silver Nissan Sentra in the 400 block of East Main Street in Mountville. The vehicle’s registration was expired in 2/2019. The driver was identified as William F. Gately (26) of Landisville PA. While speaking with...
On Friday, October 25, 2019 at or about 1:30 AM; An officer was conducting a speed enforcement detail on Rt 30 westbound at Stony Battery Road when he observed a vehicle traveling at 87.2 mph in a posted 55 mph speed zone. The officer activated his emergency lights and sirens and attempt to stop...
On Tuesday, October 22, 2019; police were dispatched to the 100 blk of Strickler Run Drive for a report of damage to the occurring to the home. As a result of the investigation, Rodger E. Young (51) of York has been charged with a summary offense of Criminal Mischief. Police learned that he had...
On October 9, 2019 officers from the West Hempfield Township Police Department arrested 34 year old John W. Blair, of Mountville, PA for driving a GMC pick-up truck into public park while under the influence of alcohol. John was also charged with a trespassing violation for being in a closed West...
On September 24, 2019 at about 1158 PM, Officers from the West Hempfield Township Police Department were dispatched for a one vehicle crash along Ironville Pike in West Hempfield Township. Officers reported that the driver, 38 year old Jessica Anne Dorrett of Columbia, was arrested and then charged...
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 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...
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...
On Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at about 01:36 AM, officers from the West Hempfield Township Police Department were dispatched to 2010 Oswego Drive, Columbia, Pa 17512, West Hempfield Township, for a theft that had just occurred. The victim reported to police that the defendant, 41 year old Thor...
On Wednesday, December 14, 2016, The West Hempfield Township Police Department learned that the defendant Dorothy Nace, of 3612 Orkney Road Apt. D, Mountville, PA 17554, was allegedly sending harassing messages via Facebook to a minor family member in violation of a PFA Order. (PFA Docket Number...
In September of 2016, officers from the West Hempfield Township Police Department were dispatched to contact a victim regarding a theft. The victim reported to the police that the defendant, Clifford John Barton, Jr. had agreed to change the victim's brakes on his vehicle. The police learned that...
On Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at about 7:27PM officers from the West Hempfield Township Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Rt23 and Kames Hill Road, West Hempfield Township, Columbia, PA 17512. The report indicates that one of the drivers, the defendant, Shari...
********CAPTURED********* On Wednesday, November 2, 2016, officers from the West Hempfield Twp Police Department were dispatched for a Burglary complaint at the 3900 block of Birchwood Lane, West Hempfield Township, Columbia, PA 17512. Officers from the West Hempfield Township Police Department...
On Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 1013 hrs; officers were dispatched to Rt 30 westbound at the Hill Street overpass in Mountville Borough for a report that a vehicle hauling a shed had struck the overpass. Initial reports indicated a large amount of debris was on the roadway. Officers investigated...
On Monday, June 3, 2019 at 1643 hrs; West Hempfield Township Police and several local fire departments responded to Rt 30 east at Hill Street in Mountville Borough for a reported vehicle crash. It was reported that a crane had struck the overpass and large pieces of concrete were thrown onto the...
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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On Friday, August 4, 2017, at about 11:45 AM a West Hempfield Township resident, who lives along the 3200 block of Marietta Avenue, reported an incident of suspicious activity to the West Hempfield Township Police Department. The complainant informed a West Hempfield Township Police officer that he...
On Tuesday February 21, 2017 at 1910 hours Officers from West Hempfield Twp PD were dispatched to a dwelling fire at 937 Mary Street, Mount Joy. Initial reports indicated a residence with three separate apartments was on fire and an elderly female was possibly trapped. Officer Hartranft was first...
On Sunday, February 19, 2017 at about 9:25PM, the West Hempfield Township Police Department responded to the Turkey Hill Store, located at 1490 Stony Battery Road, Lancaster, PA 17601, in West Hempfield Township, for an armed robbery. The suspect was possibly a white, or light skinned Hispanic male...

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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-...