Cash and electronics stolen from residence

By on March 26, 2014

The Ephrata Police Department reported the following:

BURGLARY –  A resident in the 600 block of North State Street, Ephrata Borough, reported that his house was entered during the daylight hours March 18. Electronics and cash was stolen.

ENFORCEMENT –  Police conducted a speed enforcement detail March 18 in the 300 block of Meadow Valley Road, EphrataTownship. Thirteen drivers were cited for exceeding the 45 mph posted speed limit. Speeds ranged from 60-69 mph.

ARREST –  Austin Moyer, 18, Landisville, was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant and found to be in possession of marihuana in the Whistle Stop Plaza area on East Main Street March 19. Moyer will receive a summons for the violation.

RETAIL THEFT –  Jorge L. Delgado, 48, Lancaster, was taken into police custody as he was leaving Walmart, 890 E. Main St., Ephrata Township, with $233 worth of stolen meat, shrimp and grocery items March 20. Store loss prevention employees recognized him from a prior retail theft incident. Delgado was charged with felony retail theft and arraigned by District Judge Russell in Ephrata. Delgado received $25,000 cash bail and was committed to LancasterCounty prison.

THEFT –  A customer reported that her purse was stolen from her cart between 6-7 p.m. March 19 at Walmart, 890 E. Main St., Ephrata Township.

BURGLARY –  A resident reported that her garage was entered at noon March 21 in the first block of Pine Street in Ephrata Borough and an air compressor was stolen.

WARRANT –  Police arrested Ronald T. Lucero, 55, of Ephrata on an outstanding Lancaster County Bench Warrant in the 200 block of West Fulton Street, Ephrata Borough, March 21.

THEFT –  A resident reported that a gallon of ice tea was taken from her carport in the first block of Landis Road, Ephrata Borough, March 22.

The Akron Borough Police Department reported the following:

Hit-and-run –  A hit-and-run crash occurred at 4 p.m. March 22. A pick-up truck, possibly a GMC or Chevy, was traveling westbound in the 1100 block of Main Street when it sideswiped the driver’s side of a legally parked Ford Focus. The truck could have had dried mud/dirt as it was transferred to the Focus. Also, the truck had a smoke colored LUND bug deflector as part of it was broken off. Anyone with information about this vehicle should call police at 859-6600.

CRASH –  A crash occurred in the first block of South 7th Street at 5:40 a.m. March 17. A 2000 Honda Civic, traveling northbound on South 7th Street struck the rear of a stopped 2005 Ford Escape. Joseph Rosa Carrero, 36, Lancaster, was driving the Honda and was cited for driving too fast for conditions. His vehicle had to be towed. Tyler Deck, 25, Landisville, was able to drive his Ford from the scene.

The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department reported the following:

DISORDERLY CONDUCT –  Michael Joseph Moshimer, 26, 845 Matthew Drive, Stevens, was charged with disorderly conduct after creating a disturbance outside in a residential community by shouting obscenities and throwing around a recycling container at 1763 W. Main St., Ephrata, at 10:14 a.m. March 20.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT –  A 14-year-old juvenile male was cited for harassment for placing another family member in a head-lock after a verbal altercation at their residence on W. Church Road in Ephrata at 10:14 a.m. March 20.

The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department serves Warwick, Penn and Clay townships.

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