Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Officer recognized for service during bank robbery

Columbia Borough Police Officer Dave Souders (second from left) was recognized at Monday's borough council meeting for his service in apprehending a bank robber during a robbery at Union Community Bank in West Hempfield on March 1, 2012. West Hempfield Township Supervisor David Dumeyer presented Souders with a commendation award for his actions during the incident. Souders, who was off duty at the time of the robbery, observed the suspect on foot, called in the information, and aided on-duty officers.
(Also pictured above are Columbia Borough Police Chief Jack Brommer (far left) and West Hempfield Police Chief Mark Pugliese (far right)).

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