Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Council president says no to "opt-out" on Knox Box ordinance

At last night's borough council meeting, Council President Kelly Murphy read from a prepared statement expressing his opinion that the so-called "Knox Box ordinance" should not contain a provision to opt out. At recent meetings, business owners and others had asked that such a provision be considered. Murphy's full statement can be heard at Columbia News, Views & Reviews HERE.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Scenes from Sunday's River Baptism

A river baptism was held at Columbia River Park on Sunday, August 12.
Here are a few photos of the event:

Columbia Spy reported on previous baptism ceremonies HERE and HERE.

Minnick, Mark Anthony - LOITERING/PROWLING | Columbia Borough Police Department

Mark Anthony Minnick

On 8/4/18 at approximately 10:01am the Columbia Borough Police Department received an email from a resident from the 300 Block of  Union Street which included a video of  a male, later identified as Mark Anthony Minnick, who attempted to take out the light bulb by his door around 9:42pm on 7/14/18.  The Officer contacted the resident on 8/6/18 and informed him that Minnick had been arrested for a similar incident and that charges would be filed against Minnick for loitering and prowling for this incident as well.  Charges were completed and filed on Minnick..
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THEFT FROM A VEHICLE - 900 BLOCK OF PLANE STREET | Columbia Borough Police Department

On 7/21/18 at approximately 7:44am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 900 Block of Plane Street for a vehicle break-in not in progress.  Upon arrival the Officer spoke with the victim who stated that her black Ford Escape had been broken into sometime between 12:30am and 7:44am.  She explained that her driver's side door was ajar when she went to get into her vehicle and that a pink Planet Fitness bag was missing from her front passenger seat.  The bag contained a black faux leather wallet containing her driver's license, credit and debit cards, her social security card, a Nintendo Switch (valued at approximately $300) and a Mario Odyssey game (valued at approximately $60).  Anyone with information regarding this break-in should contact the Columbia Borough Police Department at 717-684-7735 or text LANCS to 847411.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

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THEFT FROM A BUILDING | Columbia Borough Police Department

On 8/3/18 at approximately 3:00pm a resident of the 400 Block of N. 5th Street contacted the Columbia Borough Police Department in reference to a theft not in progress.  The resident stated that a PlayStation 4 game console (approximate value $500), a controller and a Madden 18 football game were stolen from his residence. Anyone with information as to this theft should contact the Columbia Borough Police Department at 717-684-7735 or text LANCS to 847411.

Friday, August 3, 2018

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