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Explore Online Map of Thousands of Overdose Incidents in Lancaster County Since 2014
Here is visual proof that the heroin/opioid epidemic is impacting nearly every community in Lancaster County. This online interactive map shows emergency overdose reports in Lancaster County since Jan. 1, 2014. Explore here: https://goo.gl/kaGzVp
Lancaster County Outlook on Police Efforts in 2017 to Slow Opioid Epidemic
Lancaster County's Drug Task Force will have additional detectives and funding in 2017 for proactive investigations to halt the opioid/heroin epidemic. See what is planned for the new year: https://goo.gl/PL9OEu
A Look at How DUI Cases are now Prosecuted in Lancaster County
Lancaster County's DUI Court launched a year ago. Here is how cases are now moving faster, resulting in defendants getting into treatment faster and police officers spending more time on the streets: https://goo.gl/xRTK11
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 December 2, 2015 charges of Sale or Transfer of Firearms and Unsworn Falsification to Authorities were filed against George F Heiselman Jr, age 37 of Columbia after he attempted to purchase a 9mm pistol from The Sportsman's Shop, 101 W Main St NH BORO on April 27, 2015. Heiselman provide false...
On December 2, 2015 charges of Sale or Transfer or Firearms and Unsworn Falsification to Authorities were filed against Brandon Riehl, age 21 of New Holland after he attempted to purchase a pistol from The Sportsman's Shop, 101 W Main St NH BORO on May 9, 2015. Riehl provided false information on...
Domingo Ramos (33) of Columbia was picked up for a probation violation warrant and other warrants after a traffic stop on 12-02-15 at 6:50 PM. Ramos was also cited for driving with a suspended license. The traffic Stop was at Ave. H and Rt. 462.
The East Earl Township Police Department arrested Thomas W. Rennie on separate charges of theft and retail theft. Rennie was arraigned by District Justice Rodney Hartman and remanded to Lancaster County Prison after failing to post bail.