On March 15, 2018 at approximately 1900 hours, members of the Columbia Borough Police Department along with West Hempfield Township Police Department arrested Randy C Howard a 22 year old Columbia resident for an outstanding felony warrant. Howard was wanted for a aggravated assault and conspiracy charge which occurred on September 03, 2017 in the 600 Blk of Walnut Street. Howard attempted to flee by jumping out a second floor rear window and was quickly apprehended in an adjoining rear yard. His co-conspirator Shakim McIwain was convicted of the same crime by a jury in the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas last month and is awaiting sentencing. Howard was taken to Lancaster County Central Booking awaiting arraignment. Parties are to be presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Incident Date:Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 7:10pm
146 Locust Street
Columbia, PA 17512