Thieves hit unlocked vehicles

By on April 9, 2014

The Lititz Borough Police Department reported the following:

THEFT – A resident of the 200 block of East Sixth Street reported April 5 that sometime overnight, unknown person(s) entered his unlocked vehicle and stole his wallet, which was inside the vehicle.

THEFT – A resident of the 100 block of Swarthmore Drive reported April 5 that sometime overnight, unknown person(s) entered her unlocked vehicle and stole a GPS unit which was inside the vehicle.

CRASH – Police investigated a crash that occurred at the intersection of North Broad Street and West Lincoln Avenue at 5:30 a.m. March 25. A vehicle driven by Peter R. Tuckey, 55, Leola, struck the rear of a vehicle driven by Michael M. Adams, 50, Strasburg; causing Adams’ vehicle to strike the vehicle in front of him which was driven by Neal A. Stemplinger, 51, Ephrata. No injuries were reported and all three vehicles were towed from the scene.

CRASH – Police investigated a crash that occurred on North Lane at 11:40 a.m. March 29. A vehicle driven by Jere D. Lefever, 35, Lancaster, backed into a vehicle driven by Jane L. Bergman, 75, Lititz. No injuries were reported.

CRASH – Police investigated a crash that occurred on East Main Street at 10:08 a.m. April 3. A vehicle driven by Jeffrey P. Freiberg, 43, Lancaster, struck a PPL light pole. No injuries were reported.

CRASH – A resident of North Spruce Street discovered April 4 that sometime overnight an unknown vehicle struck his legally parked vehicle. The striking vehicle fled the scene.

DUI – Police filed a criminal complaint against George H. Watson III, 33, of Lancaster for driving under the influence of alcohol March 25. The charges arose from a traffic stop which was conducted Feb. 24 at 5:43 p.m. on North Broad Street for a traffic violation. Subsequently, police determined that Watson was impaired by alcohol. Laboratory testing indicated that Watson’s blood alcohol concentration was 0.175 percent. Watson was summoned into District Court.

UNDERAGE DRINKING – Police responded to the 100 block of South Cedar Street at 4:05 a.m. March 31 for a complaint of a suspicious vehicle. As a result, police discovered Logan J. Stroh, 18, of Lititz, and a 16-year-old female who had consumed and were under the influence of alcohol. Both were released to their parents after the contact with police. Citations for underage drinking were filed against them and they will be summoned into District Court.

HARASSMENT – Police responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in the 400 block of North Cedar Street at 5:04 p.m. March 31. As a result, citations were filed against David Fritsch, 28, Lititz, and Victoria Fritsch, 26, Lititz, after they were involved in a physical altercation with each other. They were cited with harassment and summoned into District Court.

THREATS – Police investigated an incident where a 13-year-old female from Lititz made threats against another person at the WarwickMiddle School at 8 a.m. April 2. As a result, the juvenile was charged with terroristic threats and summoned into the Office of Juvenile Probation.

DUI – Police have filed a criminal complaint against Anthony L. Mazza, 22, Lancaster, for DUI. The charges are from a traffic stop which was conducted March 14 at 11:58 p.m. for a traffic violation that occurred at the intersection of North Broad Street and North Lane. Police subsequently discovered that Mazza was driving under the influence of alcohol. Laboratory analysis of Mazza’s blood indicated that his blood alcohol content was 0.127 percent. Mazza was summoned into District Court.

HARASSMENT – Police have filed a harassment citation against Todd A. Zimmerman, 35, Lititz. On April 4 at 9:13 p.m., Zimmerman had contact with a female who Zimmerman was previously warned not to have contact with. Zimmerman was summoned into District Court.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT – Police took Gregory S. Kirchner, 32, Lititz, into custody as a result of a traffic stop which occurred in the 300 block of Cardinal Road at 12:19 a.m. April 5. Kirchner was charged with disorderly conduct and summoned into District Court.

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