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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 9/13/2015 EHTPD responded to a call for an individual assaulted. It is alleged that a dispute began and Kenneth Smith produced a handgun and pointed it at the victim. He then is alleged to have struck the victim multiple times in the head with said weapon. Medical attention was rendered on scene...
On 9/14/2015 at @ 2:40 PM the NLCRPD responded to the 200 block of W. Burkholder Drive for a 24 year old victim that was reported to have overdosed on heroin. NLCRPD Officer Franklin Abreu was the first on scene and qucikly administered naloxone to the unconcious patient. The patient responded to...
At 9:58 pm, Monday, 9/14/15, ELTPD received a general threat specific to the High School on a tip line. ELTPD coordinated with Conestoga Valley School officials on security measures and increase police presence throughout the District. Anyone with information should contact East Lampeter Twp Police...
On 9/14/15, ELTPD responded to discovered burglary and theft from a residential shed in the 200 blk of Date Drive, Leola. Sometime over the weekend entry was made into the unlocked shed. A red five gallon plastic gas can and a brown indoor/outdoor rug were reported stolen.