24 Volunteers Added to Youth Aid Panels for Lancaster County Communities
Two dozen volunteers were recently honored as certified members of Youth Aid Panels across Lancaster County. Read about Youth Aid Panel and what these volunteers will be doing: http://bit.ly/2WuUgAX
Lancaster County Schools Equipped with Life-Saving Kits for Mass-Trauma Incidents
The Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office purchased starter kits with tourniquets and other emergency-response items, and recently distributed them to school resource officers. Read what is in the kits and how they can save lives: http://bit.ly/2CHpwnb
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Lancaster County Veterans Court Graduates Largest-Ever Class on Vietnam Anniversary
Lancaster County Veterans Court, which launched 4 years ago, had its largest-ever graduating class at a recent ceremony. Read about that event and how the specialty court has saved taxpayers hundreds of thousands: https://goo.gl/GsGbmD
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On Saturday, April 21, 2018, at about 1:30 AM an officer from the West Hempfield Township Police Department conducted a vehicle stop after he observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed and swerving to the outside of the travel lane. The driver was identified as 44 year old, Paul...
NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY: Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Safely dispose of any old or unwanted prescription medication at the Lititz Borough Police Department during National Drug Take Back Day! If you have medication you need to safely dispose of, but cannot participate...
Celebrate Arbor Day by planting a tree, shrub or evergreen or by sprucing up he species you already care for - visit the Arbor Day Foundation at www.arborday.org to gather more information! Happy Planting!
On 04-10-18 at approx. 11:02AM the Columbia Borough Police were called to an address in the 900 blk. of Spruce St. for a motor vehicle theft. During the investigation, police learned that Dennis Earl Ishman Jr. (30), no known address, had punched the victim in the face, took the keys and drove off...
On July 31, 2015 at approximately 1823 hours, officers were on routine patrol in the area of the Muddy Creek Shops, 2350 North Reading Road, East Cocalico Township. Michael Dan Fritz, 38 years of age, Long Lane, East Earl, PA, was a passenger in a vehicle exiting the parking area and was heard...
Ephrata Police arrested 18yr old Ethan T. Yellak 500 Blk of E. Main St., New Holland, Pa for Retail Theft following an incident at the Wal-Mart in the 800 block of East Main St., Ephrata. Yellak attempted to take a digital scale used to weigh meat and food items valued at $20.00, from the Ephrata...
Brent S. Fetterman, of 305 A North Reading Rd. Ephrata, was arrested at his residence on an outstanding warrant from New Jersey for Assault. Fetterman was arrested without incident and committed to Lancaster County Prison after failing to post bail. He is awaiting extradition to New Jersey.
On 8/2/15, Ephrata Police responded to Walmart, 890 E. Main St. Ephrata Township, for a retail theft in progress. Walmart loss prevention employees were observing a female and male opening packages and concealing merchandise together. As the pair exited the store without paying for the concealed...