Driver leaves scene of accident

By on February 20, 2014
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The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department reported the following:

CRASH – Police responded to a non-reportable crash involving one vehicle at 706 Woodcrest Avenue, Lititz, at 11:36 p.m. Feb. 13. It is reported that a pick-up truck being driven by Matthew West, 43, of 63 E. Ferdnand St., Manheim, was driving north on West Woods Drive, proceeded through a stop sign and into the yard of a residence located in the 700 block of Woodcrest Avenue. There was reported property damage to the yard, which included damage to boulders, plants and other damage to the garden. It was reported that West fled the scene on foot and was apprehended in a field by police after the crash. West will be charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving under the influence of alcohol.

ROAD HAZARD – Police responded to a report of wires down on the road in the first block of S. Penryn Road in Penn Township at 7:08 p.m. Feb. 13. PP&L crews were notified and Penn Township Road crews closed the road until repairs could be made

AGENCY ASSIST – The Pennsylvania State Police requested the assistance of the regional police to investigate two suspicious males inside the Turkey Hill, 5 W. 28th Division Highway, Hopeland, Elizabeth Township, Feb. 13. Both males departed the scene prior to regional police arrival. The regional police remained on scene until the arrival of state police.

MOTORIST ASSISTS – Police assisted three motorists who become stuck in the snow early in the morning Feb. 14 in Penn and Warwick townships.

DISTURBANCE – Police responded to a reported disturbance in the 20 block of Earl Lane in Lititz at 4:51 a.m. Feb. 15. The disturbance was a result of two people that were engaged in an argument. No police intervention was required.

FIRE ASSIST – Police assisted the Brunnerville and Lititz fire companies for a reported garage fire at Fox Run Terrace in Lititz at 1:39 a.m. Feb. 16. The fire was extinguished.

FIRE ASSIST – Police responded to assist the Lititz Fire Company at 660 Brunnerville Road, Warwick Township, at 1:39 a.m. Feb. 16. The caller reported that a mixer had caught fire in their barn. The fire was already extinguished and under control. The Lititz Fire Company remained on scene to address any safety concerns.

MOTORIST ASSIST – Police responded to assist a motorist that had become stuck in a snow bank in the 500 block of Stauffer Road in Lititz at 9:03 a.m. Feb. 16.

FIRE ASSIST – Police assisted the fire department with an audible carbon monoxide alarm at Tupelo Street, Lititz, at 11:03 a.m. Feb. 16. Lititz Fire Department responded to investigate the alarm and the cause of alarm has not been determined by the fire department.

WARRANT – During a traffic stop Feb. 16 on Doe Run Road, Manheim, police encountered Robert Joseph Hughes, 43, last known address 171 S. Charlotte Street, Manheim, that had an outstanding criminal warrant from the Northwest Regional Police Department. Hughes was taken into custody without incident and turned over to NWRPD. Hughes was taken to central booking for preliminary arraignment and placed in Lancaster County Prison. Bail information is not available.

MOTORIST ASSIST – Police responded to assist a motorist that had become stuck in a snow bank in the 500 block of Stauffer Road, Lititz, at 9:03 a.m. Feb. 16.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – A Penn Township resident reported that over the weekend he discovered multiple sets of foot prints around his shop located in the 600 block of Newport Road in Manheim Feb. 17. It appears the suspects walked around his shop and were looking into the windows and then made entry into the building. The resident did not notice anything missing at the time of the report.

SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – An individual who had her car repossessed had approximately $150 worth of items removed from her car as it was being stored at the Manheim Auto Auction, 1190 Lancaster Road, Manheim. Removed from the car were items identified as a hooded sweatshirt, gasoline from the tank, a car charger, sunglasses, $20 bill and the vehicle owner’s manual.

THEFT – Police responded to a report that an individual removed $100 cash from a car while it was parked at Getty Mart in the 2100 block of Main Street in Lititz Feb. 17. The victim was able to identify the suspect. The suspect returned the money and the victim was satisfied and declined prosecution. The issue was resolved without any further police action.

CRASH – Police responded to a reportable crash at 474 W. Lexington Road in Manheim at 8:13 p.m. Feb. 15. Andrew Moyer, 27, of Lancaster Street, Mount Joy, was traveling south bound on W. Lexington Road when he lost control due to the snow/icy covered road. Moyer spun out of control and was struck by William Kimmet, 54, of W. Stiegel Street, Manheim, who was traveling south bound on W. Lexington Road, directly behind Moyer.

DUI – Police filed DUI charges against Jamie M. Grow, 38, of 1165 Pine Hill Road after she was involved in a non injury crash in the 1200 block of Pine Hill Road, Lititz, at 3:56 p.m. Feb. 10.

DUI – Police filed DUI charges against Matthew E. West, 43, of 63 E. Ferdinand Street, Manheim, after he was involved in a non injury crash in the 700 block of Woodcrest Avenue at 11:36 p.m. Feb. 13. In addition to DUI, West is accused of leaving the scene of an accident and driving too fast due to a weather-related incident.

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