Cocalico Police Log, February 3, 2016

By on February 3, 2016

The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following:

DUI: Jonathan E. Davis, 40, the first block of Zartman Mill Road, Lititz, was charged with two counts of DUI and careless driving after a crash that occurred in the 200 block of South Fourth Street in Denver Borough. On Dec. 8, 2015, at approximately 3:36 p.m., Zartman lost control of his vehicle while traveling southbound and struck a parked vehicle on the northbound side of the road. Investigating officers determined that Davis was impaired and he was arrested. A toxicology report indicated that Davis was under the influence of marijuana at the time of the crash. Testing showed that Davis had active levels of marijuana, as well as levels of marijuana metabolites in his blood.

CHARGES FILED: John F. Wanner Jr., 49, Nassau, Del., was arraigned on charges of unauthorized use of automobiles and other vehicles Jan. 28 following an investigation that began Oct. 8, 2015, in the 1200 block of Swamp Bridge Road in West Cocalico Township. It is alleged that on that date, Wanner borrowed his girlfriend’s 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse and drove it to Delaware. Despite several phone calls from the victim and the investigating officer, Wanner refused to return the vehicle. The vehicle was eventually recovered Nov. 11, 2015, in Lewes, Del., by the Delaware State Police. Charges were filed Dec. 2, 2015. Wanner was released on bail pending the outcome of the case.

WANTED: Police are looking for the whereabouts of Thomas Newton Rose, 27, in regards to a felony warrant for access device fraud. Rose is wanted for taking two company credit cards from Durawood Products, located at 18 Industrial Way in Denver. Rose used those cards to make unauthorized purchases totaling more than $35,000. A warrant was issued for Rose after he failed to show up for his arraignment. Rose is believed to be in the Manheim or Lititz area. Anyone with information on Rose or his whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Keith Neff or the East Cocalico Township Police Department at 336-1725. Callers may remain anonymous and do not have to give their names.

CRASH: A crash occurred as a vehicle lost control negotiating a left turn in the 500 block of Holtzman Road, East Cocalico Township, Jan. 20. The vehicle left the right side of the road and rolled. The driver was treated on scene by Reinholds Ambulance and medic unit. He refused treatment. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

WARRANT: Christopher Cozzone, 43, was taken into custody on a warrant from the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office after an hour long stand-off at 36 E. Church St., East Cocalico Township, Jan. 20 at 11:32 p.m. Custody was transferred to a county deputy.

CRASH: A crash occurred when a vehicle lost control on the snow-covered road while negotiating a left turn in the 600 block of West Swartzville Road, East Cocalico Township, Jan. 22 at 6:32 p.m. The vehicle left the right side of the road and struck a stone wall and utility pole. There were no injuries reported. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

HARASSMENT: Brandon Reyes, 21, Denver, will be charged with harassment (physical contact) stemming from an incident that occurred at 371 Main St., Denver Borough, Jan. 23 at 5:44 p.m.

INCIDENTS: The East Cocalico Police Department handled approximately 40 calls for service that were storm/weather-related.

The Ephrata Borough Police Department reported the following activity in Adamstown and West Cocalico Township:

DUI: Police responded to a one-vehicle accident in West Cocalico Township on Wollups Hill Road near the intersection of Steinmetz Road at 9:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Nathan John, 40, Denver, lost control of his van, which struck a snow bank and rolled over. John was not injured and was arrested for DUI.

WARRANT: Police arrested John Choinski Jr. on an outstanding theft warrant Jan. 28 at approximately 11:45 a.m. in the first block of South King Street, Stevens (West Cocalico Township). Police filed theft by unlawful taking charges against Choinski in February 2015 but Choinski absconded before he could be apprehended on the charge; he had fled to Virginia. Police, acting on a tip, found Choinski at an apartment in the first block of South King Street, Schoeneck/West Cocalico Township. Choinski was taken into custody without incident and arraigned before District Judge Tony Russell. He was released on $5,000 bail.

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