- Finally: the Ephrata Brewfest!
- The fallout of 11 MC bomb threats
- Memorial Day Parade
- Second Friday the 13th
- Farmers market opens May 21
- Hello (again), Dolly!
- Kreider Farms opens silo observation tower
- ‘Hello, Dolly!’ opens Thursday at EPAC
- ‘Somewhereville Station’ revisits the 50s and 60s
- Manheim Downtown Development Group will dissolve
Two arrested for stealing key fobs worth more than $52,000
ARREST – Police arrested two individuals after they were observed removing 124 key fobs from high-end cars at the Manheim Auto Auction. The total value of the key fobs totaled $52,400.
Taken into custody were Robert Mach, 39, with an address listed as 7501 61st St., Ridgewood, N.Y. and his former wife Katarzyna Mach, 38, 7600 Shore Front Parkway 6E, Rockaway Beach, N.Y .
Both individuals are being taken to Judge Nancy Hamill for preliminary arraignment.
TRAFFIC COMPLAINT – Police investigated a report of a reckless driver complaint which occurred along Clay Road in Warwick Township at 2:33 p.m. Feb. 18. The complaint was resolved. No further action was required.
HARASSMENT – A Warwick resident in the 1200 block of Orchard Lane, Lititz, reported to police Feb. 18 that she keeps receiving harassing phone calls from a collection agency.
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – Police investigated a suspicious persons complaint in the area of Rolling Hill Drive in Warwick Township at 6:13 p.m. Feb. 18. It was reported three males were going door to door selling windows. They claim to be working for West Shore Window & Door, which is located at 5024 Simpson Ferry Road, Mechanicsburg. These individuals were identified and required to obtain a permit prior to conducting any further sales.
CRASH – Police responded to a reportable crash involving two vehicles at Main Street and Rothsville Road in Warwick Township at 6:32 a.m. Feb. 18. Megan Land, 34, of the 400 block of Creekside Lane, Lititz, was traveling east on Main Street in a line of traffic. Land was going around the curve in the road when her vehicle began to slide. Land tried to stop the vehicle but could not before sliding into oncoming traffic and hitting Martin D. Velez of North 15th Street, Reading, head-on.
CRASH – Police responded to a reportable crash involving two vehicles at 233 Becker Drive, Lititz, at 6:16 a.m. Feb. 18. Rebecca Hartman, 34, Country Drive, Leola, was traveling north on Becker Road and came upon ice/snow covered roads. As Hartman approached a curve, her car slid across the south bound lane of Becker Road striking another car being driven by Todd Nonnenmocher, 58, of Zook Lane, Lancaster, who was traveling the opposite direction.
SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY – Police investigated a report of a suspicious vehicle that was parked in a resident’s driveway on White Oak Road in Manheim at 1:31 a.m. Feb. 22. The car left the property prior to police arrival. No further information was available.
MOTORIST ASSIST – Police responded to assist a motorist that had become stuck in a snow bank on Temperance Hill Road in Lititz at 1:50 a.m. Feb. 18.
CHARGES FILED – Police filed charges of unauthorized use of motor vehicle, harassment and driving while operating privilege is suspended or revoked against Ryan Andrew McNeil, 26, of 664 E. Front Street, Lititz, after an incident in the 600 block of E. Front Street, Lititz, at 1:03 p.m. Feb. 22. It is alleged that McNeil engaged in a confrontation with another individual, pushed that person to the floor and took their car without permission. McNeil is also accused of driving the car with a suspended driver’s license.
DUI – Police filed DUI related charges against Heidi Lynn Dickershield, 42, of 550 School Way Drive, Manheim. Police received information from a local fast food restaurant that an intoxicated female was in their parking lot in her car. The initial incident took place Jan. 11. Blood tests showed Disckershield had a blood alcohol content almost 2.5 times the legal limit.
FIRE ASSIST – Police responded to assist the Manheim and Penryn Fire departments with a reported chimney fire in the 1300 block of Wood Lot Road in Manheim at 2:42 p.m. Feb. 22. Everyone was evacuated from the residence.
NOISE COMPLAINT – Police responded to a report of loud nose in the 300 block of Balmer Road at 10:07 p.m. Feb. 22. The noise had subsided prior to police arrival.
DISTURBANCE – Police responded to a report of an argument between two people in the 700 block of Newport Road in Manheim at 10:59 p.m. Feb. 22. Police were able to quell the dispute without any further intervention. The issue was resolved.
TRESPASS – Police responded to a report of trespass after a Warwick resident had an acquaintance show up at her residence in the 300 block of Wickshire Cicle in Lititz Feb. 23. The resident did not wish to pursue any criminal charges. The trespasser left without incident.
WARRANT – Police and state parole served an arrest warrant for a parole violation against Justin Fry, 22, 897 Holly Tree Road Feb. 23. Fry was listed as an absconder with State Parole.
DISTURBANCE – Police responded to a report of an argument between two people in the 400 block of Thrush in Manheim at 11:52 p.m. Feb. 23. Police were able to quell the dispute without any further intervention. The issue was resolved.
CRASH – Police responded to a hit-and-run crash along the 700 block of Fruitville Pike at 4:38 a.m. Feb.23. An unidentified vehicle crashed into a portion of a guardrail causing an undetermined amount of damage to PennDOT property.
CRASH – Police responded to a single car crash with no injuries on Doe Run Road in Lititz at 7:49 a.m. Feb. 24. Melissa Kathryn Vracarich, 26, of Knollwood Drive, Lititz, was driving west on Doe Run Road when she slid off the road while negotiating a curve in the area of Elm Road. Ice on the road was a contributing factor for the crash. Damage sustained was only minor and her car was driven from the scene.
The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department serves Warwick, Penn and Clay townships.