Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Columbia man arrested on drug and firearm charges

Nehemiah Ishmael Kemp

Nehemiah Ishmael Kemp, age 28, of the 600 block of South 12th Street, Columbia, PA was charged with 2 Firearms violations and Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin by Officer Colleen Tatara after she conducted a traffic stop in the area of Franklin Road and Seitz Road on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at 2315 hours.

 Officer Tatara was on patrol when she observed 2 vehicles being operated in a careless manner. Officer Tatara was able to stop both of the vehicles and Nehemiah Kemp was the operator of one of the vehicles. The other vehicle was operated by his brother, Elijah H. Kemp, age 21, of the 5600 block of Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA who was also arrested for Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Driving While Operating Privilege is Suspended or Revoked. Nehemiah was found to be in possession of a loaded 45 caliber handgun which had it's serial number altered by scratching it off and covering it with a permanent marker. He also had in his possession Marijuana and Heroin that were packaged for sale. Nehemiah had a 13 year old passenger in his vehicle who was released to a family member. Both subjects were committed to Lancaster County Prison after failing to post bail.

Case Number: 2018-MN-00075
Arrest Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Persons Not to Possess
Sell or Transfer Firearms
Possession of Firearm with Altered Manufacturer's Number
and Possession with Intent to Deliver Heroin

Manor Township Police Department


Anonymous said...

Great work Officer!!

Wil Torbert said...

Of course it was good work, took no investigation whatsoever lmao

Anonymous said...

Wow....the criminal element in Columbia is becoming more scary.

Anonymous said...

I guess they feel comfortable here!