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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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At 2:17 am, 4/30/15, an unknown male attempted to enter an occupied room at the 1722 Motor Lodge. The security chain on the door prevented the male from entering the room. Upon awakening the occupant of the room, the suspect fled towards Old Philadelphia Pike. The suspect was described as a Black...
At 12:55 am, Monday, 5/4/15, ELTPD responded to the Charity Christian Fellowship Church on S. Groffdale Rd for a burglary alarm. Arriving officers discovered that entry had been made into the building through a side window. Entry was also made into the office area of the church. The perpetrator...
On 5/3/15, Adner Marengo SERRANO, age 37, of Lancaster and a 17 year old male juvenile were arrested for shoplifting at Wal-Mart. SERRANO and the juvenile concealed various merchandise valued at $64.18 on their person and exited the store without paying. Both suspects were taken into custody and...
At 1:54 am, Sunday, 5/3/15, a Black male, driving a red sedan with New York plates entered the Taco Bell drive thru lane. The male used offensive and vulgar language with employees while ordering. The male drove ahead and stopped short of the service window, then exited the vehicle and urinated on...
IMMEDIATE MEDIA ADVISORY RELEASE DATE: May 4, 2015 RED FLAG DAY IN LANCASTER COUNTY Due to the current weather conditions in the County, the National Weather Service has declared a Red Flag Warning for Lancaster County. This means that the threat of field and woods fires are very high due to dry,...