Welcome to the West Hempfield Township Police Department's web portal on the CRIMEWATCH Network. We ask that you use the information found on this site responsibly. We believe that you, our community, are the eyes and ears of our department. Working together as one team, we can proactively prevent crime, be advocates for our victims and hold offenders accountable.
Lisa Layden, Chief of Police
Lancaster/Lebanon Officers receive Awards
On Friday, February 7, 2020; Officer Gabe Rimolo was recognized by PA Aggressive Driving Enforcement Program for his enforcement efforts during the 2019 Enforcement year. Ofc.
Help us Identify Retail Theft Suspects
West Hempfield Township Police are trying to identify the suspects in the attached photographs concerning a retail theft at K-Mart on February 1, 2020. If you can identify them, please contact Ofc. Christopher Pfeiffer at 717-285-5191 or email@example.com
Help us identify - Retail Theft Suspect
The pictured female entered the K-Mart Store at 3975 Columbia Ave on 12/22/19 around 1536 hrs and stole just under $300.00 worth of merchandise. If anyone recognizes the subject, please contact Ofc. Christopher Pfeiffer at 717-285-5191 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank You Columbia American Legion!!!
West Hempfield Township Police would like to Thank the Columbia American Legion (329 Chestnut Street, Columbia) for their generous donation to our police officers. With their donation, we are able to outfit our patrol division with brand new “Ultra Stinger LED” flash lights. Thank You again!!
Help Identify - Retail Theft
On December 11, 2019 at approximately 5:30 P.M.; the pictured female entered the Rutter’s Convenience Store on Hempland Road and later left the store without paying for alcohol she took from the coolers. If you can identify the female, please contact Ofc. Gabe Rimolo at 717-285-5191 or email@example.com.
Officers and Patriot Towing participate in Good 2 Give program
For the 3rd year in a row, Officer Bart Hollis has coordinated efforts with Farmdale Elementary and Mountville Elementary Schools to participate in the “Good 2 Give” program. The program “gives back” to our community and is a helping hand to families who need a boost at Christmas time. This year, along with the gracious help of Patriot Towing, we were able to help 10 different families enjoy a few extra gifts from Santa Clause. Assisting with the program were; Ofc
West Hempfield Township Police arrested Matthew W. Heisey of Mountville with Aggravated Assault (F-2), 2 counts of Stalking (M-1) and Terroristic Threats (M-1). The charges stem from an incident that occurred on the early morning hours of Sunday, 8-16-15. Police originally received a complaint from...
West Hempfield Township Police are investigating a “drive by” style shooting that occurred at approximately 1:14 am this morning (Wed, 08-12-15). Officers were dispatched to the 400 blk of W. Main St in Mountville where it was reported that several shots were fired into a home. A small gray vehicle...
Lancaster Barnstormers National Night Out Recognition is set for August 13th at Clipper Magazine Stadium. West Hempfield Township Police Department will be giving away COMPLIMENTARY TICKET VOUCHERS for children ages 14 & under. Vouchers are available at the police station lobby. Stop in and...
On Thursday, July 30, 2015; Victims of the 100 block of Broad Street, Salunga reported to Cpl Douglas L. Ober that their debit/credit card was used at two locations in Lancaster on two separate dates this week. The transactions were not authorized by the victims. The suspect was identified as...
Justin J. Dettinger, w/m/28, of 851 Blunston Street, Apt. 2, Columbia, PA 17512, was taken into custody without incident on Monday morning and he was transported to central booking. Detective Brace, West Hempfield Township Police charged him with (1) count of robbery,(F-2) and (1) count of theft by...