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Lititz Borough Police Department reported the following:
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF – Police responded to a business in the 100 block of North Broad Street for a report of a fight in-progress at 12:40 a.m. Nov. 17. Through the investigation, police learned that George F. Baldwin, 32, of Lititz had thrown a landscape timber through the window of a vehicle parked in the area which belonged to another person. Baldwin was placed under arrest for criminal mischief and public drunkenness and will be summoned into District Court.
CRASH – Police investigated a vehicle crash that occurred on East Main Street at 12:20 p.m. Nov. 11. A vehicle driven by Thomas Benjamin, 47, of Lititz backed into a vehicle driven by Steven Berkley, 34, of Lancaster. No injuries were reported.
CRASH – Police investigated a vehicle crash that occurred on South Broad Street at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 12. A vehicle driven by Sarah McGaffin, 33, of Myerstown struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Brenton Bender, 27, of Lebanon, which was stopped in traffic. No injuries were reported, however, McGaffin’s vehicle needed to be towed from the scene.
CRASH – Police received a report of a hit-and-run that occurred in the 200 block of East Main Street at 3:43 p.m. Nov. 15. A vehicle parked along the street was struck by a passing vehicle causing damage to the parked vehicle.
SOLICITING – Police responded to a complaint of two males going door-to-door soliciting residents for business without first obtaining a permit from the borough Nov. 11. As a result, police filed citations against Brandon M. Bleecher, 22, of Lancaster and Jamie Mendenhall, 22, of Lancaster. Both Bleecher and Mendenhall were summoned into District Court for soliciting without a permit.
SIMPLE ASSAULT – Police responded to a 911 call for a domestic disturbance in the 200 block of Cardinal Road at 7:07 a.m. Nov. 12. As a result of the incident, police took a 15-year-old male juvenile into custody for simple assault and terroristic threats after the juvenile threatened to kill his parents. The juvenile was committed to the Lancaster County Youth Intervention Center.
DRUG VIOLATION – Police investigated a suspicious vehicle after an officer located it in the Quail Ridge Development at 12:34 a.m. Nov. 16. During the course of the investigation, an officer observed the occupant, Curtis E. White Jr., 19, of Harrisburg was in possession of marijuana. White was taken into custody and subsequently summoned into District Court on a charge of possession of marijuana.
THEFT – A resident on South Locust Street reported to police at 1 p.m. Nov. 11 that sometime the weekend before someone entered his unlocked vehicle, which was parked along the street in front of his home, and stole loose change.
THEFT – Police received a report Nov. 12 that two construction trailers on the property of a business in the 600 block of East Main Street were broken into overnight. As a result, construction tools and cooper wire were stolen, which were contained inside.
THEFT – A resident of the 200 block of North Broad Street reported to police Nov. 13 that sometime overnight someone stole a flag, flagpole and two pumpkins from his patio.
BURGLARY – A resident on Pennwick Drive reported to police Nov. 16 that sometime during the day, someone entered her unlocked home and stole her laptop.
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