Columbia Borough Police arrest man for warrants in two counties including forgery and burglary

Columbia Borough Police arrest man for warrants in two counties including forgery and burglary

Columbia, PA

On September 6, 2019, at approximately 8:23am an officer with the Columbia Borough Police Department was on patrol in the area of Fifth and Cherry Streets when she observed a male known to her as Christopher Barton, Jr.  The officer had Lancaster county Wide Communication run Barton’s information and found that there were two outstanding arrest warrants for him police say.

Barton was located in the 500 block of Cherry Street and placed him under arrest.  Barton was transported to the Columbia Borough Police Station for processing and later picked up by the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office.

Barton was wanted in York County for Flight To Avoid Apprehension/Trial/Punishment and drug charges In Lancaster County he has 2 active cases for Burglary, and an active case for Forgery – Utters Forged Writing and Theft By Deception-False Impression.

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Don Shaw

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