Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Columbia man charged

West Hempfield Township Police have charged Elid David Guerts, 34, of 432 Locust St., following a pursuit, which started on Route 30 near Malleable Road and ended at 10th Street and Park Avenue in Columbia.
Police said Guerts was stopped for speeding on Route 30 when he took off, exited Roure 30 at 441 and  proceeded through Columbia before being stopped, Jan. 9.
He was charged with fleeing or attempting to elude police, fleeing or attempting to elude police DUI, driving while under suspension, DUI, possession of a conteolled substance, possession of drug paraphernlia and reckless endangering another person.
He was taken to Lancaster County Prison for an outstanding parole violation.

Two charged in assault

West Hempfield Township Police have charged two Columbia women in connection with an assault last night in the parking lot of Weis Markets, 1786 Columbia Ave., around 8:39 p.m.
Charged were Amanda Lynn Kinnard, 26,  of 420 Manor St. and Amanda Sue Place, 29, of 160 Walnut St.
They were charged with robbery, assault, criminal conspriacy and possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with an incident involving a 68-year-old female from Mountville.
Police said the woman was assaulted in friont of the store, but fought back, after being approached at her car and punched in the face,. The two women left thr scene and were caught near Mountvillr on Route 462.
The two admitted to the robbery and said they were casing local businesses to rob. Two young children were also found in the vehicle.
The pair were taking to Central Booking for arraignment.