Cocalico Police Log

By on March 30, 2016

The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following:

Kelli A. Boyer

Kelli A. Boyer

THEFT: Kelli A. Boyer, 44, of the 100 block of Hawthorne Drive, Denver, is facing charges of theft of services after an incident that occurred March 27. It is alleged that Boyer took a taxi cab from New York City to her address in Denver Borough. After arriving at the house at approximately 1 a.m., Boyer exited the cab, punched in the numeric code to her garage door, and went into her residence. She told the driver that she would be back in a few minutes to pay the $600 fare. The cab driver waited for about 15 minutes and then called the police.

Numerous attempts were made by the responding officers to contact Boyer. The garage door was still open and the lights were on inside the house. Boyer refused to answer the door or answer her phone. The cab driver was able to identify Boyer from a photo. Charges will be filed at District Judge Nancy Hamill’s office.

CRASH: Police said a two-vehicle crash occurred on West Church Street at Stevens Road, East Cocalico Township, at 7:41 a.m. March 16. A vehicle stopped at the stop sign on Stevens Road at West Church Street, then proceeded without yielding the right-of-way to an oncoming vehicle. This caused a collision with a second vehicle traveling east on West Church Street. Both vehicles required towing. No injuries were reported.

BURGLARY: Sheval Alexx Troy Lewis, 26, Lanham, Md., was charged with burglary and simple assault after an incident that occurred in the first block of Stony Run Road in East Cocalico Township. It is alleged that at 10:36 p.m. March 24, Lewis went to his ex-girlfriend’s residence. Lewis, who had been previously told that he was not welcome at the house, forced his way into the residence and assaulted a male occupant. The male victim was taken to the Ephrata Hospital for a rib injury. Lewis fled on foot prior to the arrival of the police. Responding officers located Lewis’ vehicle parked nearby. They took Lewis into custody when he returned to the area to get his vehicle. Lewis, who has at least 11 warrants in Lancaster, Berks, York, and Lebanon counties was taken to Central Arraignment where he was arraigned in front of District Judge Ray Sheller. Bail was set at $25,000. Lewis posted bail and was subsequently released from custody.

The Ephrata Borough Police Department reported the following:

CRASH: Police investigated a vehicle accident with injuries at East Queen Street and Cherry Alley in Schoeneck, West Cocalico Township, at 7:45 p.m. March 25. A vehicle driven by Gracey Cotton Jr., 76, Denver, was westbound on Queen Street and turned left in front of an east-bound motorcycle driven by Jared Fritz, 29, Stevens. Fritz sustained moderate injuries and his five-year-old passenger had minor injuries. Both Cotton and Fritz will receive a summons for traffic violations.

DOG LAW VIOLATION: Police responded to the 500 block of Blue Lake Road, West Cocalico Township, for an ongoing complaint of a loose German Shepherd being aggressive toward neighbors at 6:20 p.m. March 25. The dog owner has been identified as Brenda Faust, 57, Denver. Faust will receive a summons for the summary state dog law violation.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: Police responded to complaints of someone setting off loud fireworks in the Mechanic Street area of Reinholds, West Cocalico Township, at 10 p.m. March 24. Eight calls were received about the noise and concern of harm. The investigation revealed Charles Frederico, 43, Reinholds, was responsible for setting off the large fireworks. Frederico will receive a summons for disorderly conduct.

Editor’s note: The East Cocalico Police Department covers East Cocalico Township and Denver Borough while Ephrata Police cover West Cocalico Township and the Borough of Adamstown.



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