Detective Calls it a Career After Serving Lancaster County for 4 Decades
Joseph Hockley, a longtime investigator of homicides and child abuse, recently called it a career after 36 years. READ about his accomplishments and retirement plans: https://goo.gl/aQhuoZ
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This resource is for building public awareness of crimes and those that commit criminal acts in Lancaster County. The information contained within this site is owned and managed by Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies and has been deemed part of the public's right-to-know.
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
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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A Lancaster County jury convicted of trucker of being drunk and under the influence of marijuana while behind the wheel of a loaded trailer last year in East Cocalico Township. The jury on Tuesday found Max Lee Bawell guilty of four counts of DUI – his third DUI conviction since 2004. Two those are...
On 03/01/2016, the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department filed charges against 34-year-old Kerry L Long, of the 1700 blk. of West Main street in Ephrata, Clay Township. Long was charged with a felony Burglary, Conspiracy to Commit Burglary and Criminal Mischief. On 02/27/16, Kerry...
UPDATE- March 2, 2016- The 3 year old boy that was struck is expected to make a full recovery and the grandmother is expected to recover and be released from the hospital today. On March 1, 2016 at 4:14 p.m. Ephrata Police responded to a report of pedestrians struck by a vehicle at the intersection...