OCTOBER 28, 2016
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Columbia Borough Police with the assistance of West Hempfield Township Police and 2 Lancaster City Officers and their K9s took Jason Montilla, a 43 year old Lancaster City resident into custody for Robbery, Unlawful Restraint and Terroristic Threats in the 200 Blk of Locust Street.
On October 27, 2016 at approximately 10:40 pm Columbia Borough Police Officers responded to a apartment building in the 200 Blk of Locust Street for a report of a person possibly holding someone against their will. Officers surrounded the building and attempted to make contact with persons inside. Officers could see two men inside the apartment, but they would not answer the door. Eventually Officers located one of the residents which resided in the same apartment inside a neighboring building. The 40 year old female tenant explained to Police that her 43 year old boyfriend was being held inside at knife point. Officers made entry inside the apartment and located Montilla and the 43 year old male victim. Montilla was arrested without incident.
During the course of the investigation, it was learned that the incident started shortly after 8:00 pm on October 27th. Montilla allegedly showed up at the victims residence and demanded money. He then retrieved a kitchen knife and a screw driver and threatened both victims over the course of 2-3 hours.
Montilla was charged with one Felony count of Robbery, two Misdemeanor counts of Unlawful Restraint, and two Misdemeanor counts of Terroristic Threats. He was taken to the Lancaster County Booking Center and is currently awaiting arraignment. He is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Friday, October 28, 2016
200 Blk Locust Street
Columbia, PA 17512
Date of Birth:
43 years 5 months ago