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Police charge Mountville man with burglary
BURGLARY – Police charged Colby Quinn Mummaw, 19, 334 E. Main Street, Mountville, with burglary, criminal trespass and theft after police responded to a residential burglary in Warwick Township March 5. Items taken in the burglary included a flat screen television, XBOX 360 gaming console, numerous XBOX games, GPS, laptop computer and camera with an estimated total value of $1,500. Mummaw was taken into custody on these charges and arraigned before District Judge Hartman and placed in Lancaster County Prison on $75,000 bail. Mummaw is acquainted with the victim and the items have been recovered and returned to the owner.
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – Police responded to a report of two white males walking around the area with clip boards asking to look at people’s houses in the 600 block of Snyder Hill Road in Lititz at 3:54 p.m. March 4. There was no further description and they were gone upon police arrival.
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – Police received information from a Warwick Township resident on Ironhorse Drive in Lititz March 5 that he wanted to report some strange telephone calls he had been receiving from individuals claiming they were electric supply vendors from the states of New York and New Jersey. These vendors were requesting information from the resident’s PPL bill. The resident said it sounded strange and no information was provided and that he contacted PPL and PPL determined it was likely a “phishing” scam.
HARASSMENT – Police responded to a disturbance at 1917 Locust Grove Road in Manheim at 9:54 a.m. March 8 and cited Ashlee Marie Newcomer, 34, with harassment after she engaged in an altercation with another individual at that address.
CRASH – Police responded to a two-car non- reportable, non-injury crash in the 400 block of Crosswinds Drive in Warwick Township at 11:23 p.m. March 9. Barry K. Elder, 56, of Crosswinds Drive, Lititz, was backing out of his driveway when he backed into an unoccupied car owned by Thomas C. Neiss Jr., 51, of Cross Winds Drive, Lititz.
DISORDERLY CONDUCT – Police responded to a report that someone egged a resident’s car in the 2000 block of Main Street in Lititz at 8:24 a.m. March 10. No damage was reported.
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF – Police received information that someone cut a lock to a Penn Township resident’s shed in the 1700 block of Lebanon Road, Manheim, March 10, and took the lock once it was cut. Value of the lock was estimated at $5.
CRASH – Police responded to a two-vehicle crash with injuries on Erbs Quarry Road/ Lititz Road at 2:11 p.m. March 10. A car being driven by Alissa Kurtz, 25, of South Broad Street, Lititz, was driving south on Erbs Quarry Road behind the second car being driven behind Eric Bernhardt, 65, of Wickshire Circle, Lititz. Bernhardt suddenly stopped and Kurtz ran into the back of Bernhardt.
The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department serves Warwick, Penn and Clay townships.