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At approximately 2:18 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the BB&T Bank at 399 North Reading Road, Ephrata Borough for a robbery.  According to the dispatch, a white male wearing a grey shirt and jeans had presented a gun and demanded cash.  He fled to the rear of the bank on foot with an unknown amount of money.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ephrata Police via Lancaster Countywide Communications at 717-733-8611.

Sherick J. Artis wanted for the charge of Simple Assault.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Warrant Officer Smeck or submit a tip.

Dan Smeck-Warrant Officer

Lower Paxton Township Police Department

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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Freddie Rodriguez wanted on the charge of Retail Theft.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Warrant Officer Smeck or submit a tip.

Dan Smeck-Warrant Officer

Lower Paxton Township Police Department

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Monday, May 16, 2016

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On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 around 0736 am, Swatara police were dispatched to 6321 Clearfield Street for a report of a Burglary in progress. A witness called police after he observed two black males walk out of the tree line wearing dark colored hoodies over their faces. The suspect males walked to the rear of the residence and one of them entered the home through a window. The male who entered through the window opened the back door and let the other male inside the home. The males were witnessed leaving the home several minutes later carrying a safe.

  On Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 around 0736 am, Swatara police were dispatched to 6321 Clearfield Street for a report of a Burglary in progress. A witness called police after he observed two black males walk out of the tree line wearing dark colored hoodies over their faces. The suspect males walked to the rear of the residence and one of them entered the home through a window. The male who entered through the window opened the back door and let the other male inside the home. The males were witnessed leaving the home several minutes later carrying a safe.

Zachary Hecker, 19 of the 100 Blk. of Radcliff Rd. in Pequea Twp. was found to have an active arrest warrant while police were investigating a suspicious activity call in the area of his residence.  While being taken into custody for the warrant he was found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia.  

Laverne Phillips Jr., 58, from the 400 Blk. of Fairview Ave Lancaster has been charged with the following following a traffic stop which occurred on 5/29/16 at approx. 2 AM in the 200 Blk. of Brenneman Rd. in Pequea Twp:

DUI (Controlled Substance)
Possession of Cocaine
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
False Identification to Law Enforcement
Driving While Operating Privilege is suspended (DUI Related)
Securing Loads in Vehicle

David M. Taylor, 41, from Layland West Virginia was charged with Simple Assault and Possession of Marihuana following an incident which occurred in the 2100 Blk. of New Danville Pike. on 6/8/16 at approx. 9:30 PM.  Taylor is said to have assaulted his 41 year old girlfriend and her 21 year old son.  During the arrest process he was found to be in possession of a small amount of marihuana.   

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Sherick J. Artis wanted for the charge of Simple Assault.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Warrant Officer Smeck or submit a tip.

Dan Smeck-Warrant Officer

Lower Paxton Township Police Department

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Date Issued: 
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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Freddie Rodriguez wanted on the charge of Retail Theft.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Warrant Officer Smeck or submit a tip.

Dan Smeck-Warrant Officer

Lower Paxton Township Police Department

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Monday, May 16, 2016

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Kelvin L. Walker wanted by LPPD for Theft and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle.  

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Warrant Officer Smeck or submit a tip.

Dan Smeck-Warrant Officer

Lower Paxton Township...

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Monday, May 16, 2016

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Vincent Lewis is wanted out of LPPD for a Protection from Abuse violation.  Crime date June 21, 2016.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Warrant Officer Smeck or submit a tip.

Dan Smeck-Warrant Officer

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Date Issued: 
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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Preston J. Nichols, wanted by LPPD for theft of a motor vehicle.  Crime date June 20, 2016.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Warrant Officer Smeck or submit a tip.

Dan Smeck-Warrant Officer

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Friday, June 24, 2016

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A red mountain bike was found on E Ludwig Ave near S Sixth St. The owner can claim the bike at the Chambersburg Police Station.

The LBPD filed a non-traffic citation against Naishla Y. WISE, 21, Lititz, for Public Drunkenness.  On 06/25/2016 at 12:21AM, police responded to the 100 Block North Broad Street (SR0501) following two 911 callers reporting WISE was running down the middle of the road, yelling and causing traffic to stop.  Police found WISE to be under the combined influence of alcohol and drugs.  WISE has been summoned into District Court.

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The LBPD investigated a crash that occurred on 06/20/2016 at 3:23 PM in the 400 Block North Cedar Street.  A vehicle driven by Ralph A. ROSSI IV, 20, Terre Hill, struck a vehicle driven by Kevin L. HOOVER, 53, Ephrata.  No injuries were reported.  ROSSI's vehicle was towed from the scene.

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The LBPD investigated a crash that occurred in the 100 Block North Locust Street on Monday, June 20, 2016 at 6:20 PM.  A vehicle driven by Lucy K. REED, 18, Lititz, struck a legally parked vehicle.  No injuries were reported, however, both vehicles were towed.

On 06/25/2016 at 0108 hrs Chambersburg Police were dispatched to Sheetz for a report of a Heroin Overdose. Officers arrived to find the patient unresponsive with limited breathing, lying in the parking lot. Naloxone was administered to the patient. The patient eventually regained consciousness and was transported to the Chambersburg Hospital by EMS for further treatment.

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At approximately 2:18 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the BB&T Bank at 399 North Reading Road, Ephrata Borough for a robbery.  According to the dispatch, a white male wearing a grey shirt and jeans had presented a gun and demanded cash.  He fled to the rear of the bank on foot with an unknown amount of money.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ephrata Police via Lancaster Countywide Communications at 717-733-8611.

Attempt to Identify.  Lower Paxton Township has had a series of retail thefts at Babies R Us, 5125 Jonestown Rd.  The most recent theft occurred on Sunday June 19th at 3:15 pm. Three black females and one black male entered the store.  The pictured female loaded a shopping cart full of clothing and pushed it from the store without paying.  The other females acted as decoys/lookouts.  It appears as if the male was the driver.  Attached photo taken by a witness of the female who pushed the cart from the store.

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Sometime between 2000hrs. on 6/26/16 and 0800hrs. on 6/27/16 someone entered an unlocked vehicle in the 500 block of S. Seventh St. and stole a gray Dell Latitude E6430 laptop. 

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On 6-17-16 there was a theft that occurred at the Dollar General in the 2000 block of LInglestown Road. The pictured white male entered and stole a basket full of merchandise and fled in an unknown make or model white colored vehicle. The male is described as in his 40's around 6 feet tall with grey hair. Anyone with information on this persons identity is asked to call Susquehanna Township Police at 717-909-9242.

West Grove Borough Police are investigating a report of criminal mischief that occured during the overnight hours Saturday 06/25/16 into Sunday 06/26/16, during which unknown actor(s) set fire to a cardboard sign that was posted on the grass at the SW corner of Chatham Street and East Evergreen Street. The white sign with black lettering advertised Ruffini's Barber Shop. Anyone with information on those responsible is asked to contact the WGPD at (610)869-2024 or you can submit an anonymous tip through our Crimewatch page.

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