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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 Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 0323 hrs: Officers observed a Honda Pilot driving erratically along Marietta Ave near Silver Spring Road. Officers stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Shawn Joshua Ellis (25) of Lancaster. During the investigation, officers determined that Ellis was...
On Monday, September 23, 2019 at 2108 hrs; Officers were dispatched to the Turkey Hill located at 1199 Prospect Road, Columbia PA for a report that an employee had been caught stealing from the store while he was working. As a result of an audit completed by Loss Prevention Associates, it was...
On Monday, October 7, 2019 at 1300 hrs; Officers were dispatched to the K-Mart located at 3975 Columbia Ave, Columbia PA for a reported Retail Theft Offense. Loss Prevention Associates had detained two subjects for leaving the store without paying for $263.63 worth of merchandise. As a result of...
On Sunday, September 18, 2019 at 1122 hrs; Officers responded to the area of Kames Hill Road and Old Chickies Hill Road for a “reckless driver” complaint. A 911 caller reported a Lincoln MKS had been driving erratically and was observed running into curbs. A PA license plate number was provided to...

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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 Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 0323 hrs: Officers observed a Honda Pilot driving erratically along Marietta Ave near Silver Spring Road. Officers stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Shawn Joshua Ellis (25) of Lancaster. During the investigation, officers determined that Ellis was...
On Monday, September 23, 2019 at 2108 hrs; Officers were dispatched to the Turkey Hill located at 1199 Prospect Road, Columbia PA for a report that an employee had been caught stealing from the store while he was working. As a result of an audit completed by Loss Prevention Associates, it was...
On Monday, October 7, 2019 at 1300 hrs; Officers were dispatched to the K-Mart located at 3975 Columbia Ave, Columbia PA for a reported Retail Theft Offense. Loss Prevention Associates had detained two subjects for leaving the store without paying for $263.63 worth of merchandise. As a result of...
On Sunday, September 18, 2019 at 1122 hrs; Officers responded to the area of Kames Hill Road and Old Chickies Hill Road for a “reckless driver” complaint. A 911 caller reported a Lincoln MKS had been driving erratically and was observed running into curbs. A PA license plate number was provided to...

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On Thursday, July 11, 2019: Charges were filed against Michael A. Archacki, Jr (22) for Sale or Transfer of Firearms (F3) and Unsworn Falsification to Authorities (statements under penalty)(M3) after an investigation was conducted concerning Archacki attempting to purchase a firearm at a local...
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...

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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...

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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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