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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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Ephrata Police arrested Jacqueline D. Wiggins F/28 of the 1300 Block of Lookout Lane, Lititz, Pa Wednesday 08-26-15 around 1020pm for Public Drunkenness following an argument with a male in the parking lot of the Ephrata Wal-Mart. Ms. Wiggins who was intoxicated, reportedly took an item belonging...
The Black male suspect wearing a green T-shirt and black shorts, pictured in the attached surveillance photos, attempted to push an air conditioner, valued at $219.00, out of Wal-Mart without paying. The suspect was confronted by Loss Prevention and fled in a small blue car. The incident occurred...
On Wednesday, 8/26/15, a customer of Wal-mart reported that his bicycle was stolen while shopping inside the store. The victim had left a black and purple, GIANT mountain bike unlocked outside the store. The victim did have a bicycle lock and had only left it unattended for 20 minutes.
On 9/4/15, surveillance photos of the suspects were released. The suspects are wanted for Terroristic Threats, Theft by Deception and retail Theft. At 7:06 pm, Wednesday, 8/26/15, ELTPD responded to a report of terroristic threats that just occurred at the Famous Footwear Outlet in the Rockvale...
On August 8, 2015 at approximately 2304 hours, Mitchell Chad Riedle, 44 years of age, South Reamstown Road, Reamstown, was stopped for erratic driving in the 1400 block of North Reading Road, East Cocalico Township. Riedle displayed signs of impairment and could not perform roadside sobriety tests...