East Earl Police Arrest Lancaster Man on Burglary Charges

Richard E. DavenportRichard E. Davenport (Submitted Image)

EAST EARL, PA — The East Earl Township Police Department charged Richard E. Davenport of Lancaster with Burglary and related crimes.

Authorities allege that on September 29, 2021, at around 8:30 AM, Davenport forced entry into the victim’s residence with the intent to “check on” the victim’s welfare. Davenport surrendered on October 4, 2021.

Davenport was charged with the following offenses:

  • Burglary
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Criminal Trespass
  • Harassment

He was arraigned by Senior Judge Rodney Hartman.  Judge Hartman set Davenport’s bail at $25,000 unsecured.  Davenport was released to await further court proceedings.

Information is subject to change at any time. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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