Police log for Ephrata & East Cocalico, May 25

By on May 25, 2016

The East Cocalico Police Department reported the following:

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: James Burkey, 63, Denver, was charged with disorderly conduct after causing a disturbance in the 500 block of Locust Street, Denver Borough, at 4:44 p.m. May 14.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT: An officer stopped three juveniles dressed in all black in the first block of South Reamstown Road, East Cocalico Township, at 11:32 p.m. May 14. It was learned the three were involved in previous disturbances and vandalism. The investigation is continuing.

DUI: Sean M. Wise, 31, the 400 block of Fifth Avenue, Denver, was charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol and public drunkenness after an incident that occurred at 3:23 p.m. April 10. At that time, a motorist alerted police of a reckless vehicle in the area of North Reading Road and Route 897. A few minutes later, police located Wise’s vehicle parked at 2270 N. Reading Road in East Cocalico Township. Wise was asleep in the driver’s seat with the vehicle still running. Officers immediately detected that Wise was impaired. Due to his level of intoxication, he was unable to perform any sobriety tests. A subsequent blood test indicated that Wise’s blood alcohol concentration was 0.40 percent at the time of the test. He was sent a summons to appear before the district judge.

DUI: Dale L. Weik, 39, the 800 block of Oak Street, Denver, was charged with three counts of driving under the influence and a traffic summary after a traffic stop that occurred in the first block of West Church Street in East Cocalico Township. Weik was stopped for a traffic violation at 10:41 p.m. April 19. It was determined that Weik was impaired and he was placed into custody. A subsequent blood test indicated that Weik had a high level of marijuana and the metabolite of marijuana in his system at the time of the test.

WARRANT: William R. Long, 41, the 100 block of Washington Avenue, Ephrata, was picked up at 2:59 p.m. May 21 at the Red Carpet Motel, 2069 North Reading Road, East Cocalico Township, after officers received information that he was visiting someone at the motel. Long had a bench warrant through Lancaster County, was taken into custody without incident and turned over to the Sheriff’s Department.

ASSAULT: Ashley M. Kump, 23, the first block of Reagan Drive, Ephrata, was charged with simple assault and harassment after an incident that occurred in the 400 block of Wabash Road in East Cocalico Township May 14. It was reported at 3:21 p.m., Kump physically assaulted her father at his residence. Kump was upset because her father evicted Kump’s boyfriend from a home he owns in Ephrata. The victim suffered minor injuries. Kump was taken into custody and arraigned. She was remanded to Lancaster County Prison on $5,000 bail.

East Cocalico Township Police cover East Cocalico Township and Denver Borough.

Ephrata Borough Police Department reported the following:

CRASH: Police responded to a crash involving a BMW coupe which lost control and stuck a utility pole at 5:31 p.m. May 20. The BMW, driven by Teagan Pfautz, 19, Ephrata, was traveling south on South Line Road approaching the intersection of Indiantown Road. A pickup truck driven by Rosalie Dyck, 21, Burns Lake, British Columbia, failed to yield the right-of-way to Pfautz’s vehicle and pulled through the intersection, causing Pfautz to swerve to avoid a collision and lose control of his vehicle, which spun off the road, striking and sheering a utility pole and coming to rest approximately 20 feet in a field. No injuries were reported and one lane of the road was closed for approximately 45 minutes.

Ephrata Police cover West Cocalico Township and Adamstown Borough.

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