From the New Holland Police Department
* On Saturday, June 7, Officer McLaughlin investigated vandalism to a 2007 Lincoln Navigator that was parked overnight at the Shooters Crossing bar on the first block of Diller Avenue in New Holland. The owner of the vehicle reported the Navigator was scratched and a tire was cut. The vehicle's registration plate, PA GHX8610, was also taken from the vehicle. Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Holland Police Department at 717-354-4647.
* On Saturday, June 7, Officer McLaughlin investigated a vandalism complaint at the Shooters Crossing bar. Sometime after 2 a.m., someone smashed two windows and a neon sign at the establishment. The loss is estimated at $800.
* On Saturday, June 7, Officer Custer investigated a theft at the New Holland Pool on the 400 block of East Jackson Street in New Holland. The victim reported a Nokia phone and iPod Nano removed from her purse while she was at the pool.
* On Monday, June 9, Officer Jed Custer filed charges of altered, forged or counterfeit documents and plates, operation following suspension of registration, required financial responsibility, unauthorized transfer or use of registration, registration and certificate of title required, operation of vehicle without official certificate of inspection and prohibition on expenditures for emission inspection program against Christina Highfield, 25, of New Holland. According to police, the charges have been filed as the result of a traffic stop Custer made on June 3 in front of Highfield's residence. Custer reportedly found the above violations on Highfield's vehicle.
* On Tuesday, June 10, Officer Zimmerman investigated an attempted burglary on the 400 block of Daisy Drive in Earl Township. The homeowner advised police that his daughter was home when she heard someone trying to gain access to the residence through the back door. The daughter observed a white male with spiked hair, believed to be approximately 20-years old looking in the homes windows and rattling the back door. The male left the area prior to police being called.
From the Pa. State Police
* On Saturday, June 7, state police from the Embreeville barracks reported that they are investigating a hit-and-run incident which occurred on Wednesday, June 4, on Lewis Mills Road in West Nantmeal Township, near Route 82. According to police, a 16-year-old boy was riding his bicycle east on Lewis Mills Road when he was struck from behind by a small SUV. Police say the driver of that vehicle failed to stop and left the scene driving south on Route 82. No further description of the vehicle was available. The boy's injuries were listed as "moderate." Anyone with information should call the state police Embreeville barracks at 484-340-3241.
* On Thursday, June 5, at approximately 11 a.m., the state police were called to Warwick Circle in Warwick Township for a disorderly conduct report. As a result of the call, police arrested 18-year-old Anthony M. Farole III of Elverson. Police said Farole was allegedly in possession of a small amount of marijuana. Farole was charged in district court 15-3-01.
* Police are investigating what is believed to be an attempt to steal scrap metal from a residence in Warwick Township on Tuesday, June 3. According to police, the victims in the case observed two men on their Warwick Township property. The men were described as a black male and a heavy-set white male. When the men were confronted by the victims, they fled the scene in a 1988, blue Chevrolet truck. Police say the men were believed to be attempting a theft of scrap metal from the property. Anyone with information should call the state police Embreeville barracks at 484-340-3241.
* State police from the Embreeville barracks are investigating the theft of a Barack Obama campaign sign from a home on the first block of Main Street in Elverson. Unknown suspects removed the sign from the front yard. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the state police Embreeville barracks at 484-340-3241.