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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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 Kinzers man recently admitted to striking a horse-drawn buggy carrying an Amish family, then fleeing the scene and breaking down his car. Michael Lee Roe pleaded guilty to three counts of felony hit-and-run and related, lesser offenses regarding the Dec. 29, 2014, crash in the 6400 block of White...
On Monday, September 28, 2015 Ashley D. Rice, age 27, of the 400 block of Manor Street Lancaster, PA deposited a bad check into her account and immediately received cash back from that deposited check at Members 1st Federal Credit Union, 2050 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA, The check was later...
On 11/12/15, at approximately 11PM, the Ephrata Police and East Cocalico Twp. police departments took James Gehman, age 41, of Reinholds, into custody. Gehman had been charged with Robbery for robbing a Turkey Hill in Ephrata Township on September 30 2015. Gehman fled the area and police had been...
Ralph DRAEGER, 54, Lititz, was taken into custody on October 23, 2015 at 9:46 PM for Driving under the influence of alcohol. Police stopped DRAEGER's vehicle at the intersection of East Front Street and North Locust Street after committing a traffic violation. DRAEGER was found to be under the...
Manor Township Police Detective Trish Mazur filed multiple sex related charges including Rape of a child against Bruce D. JOHNSON, 36, previously from the 1000 block of Williamsburg Road, (Manor Township) Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The incidents occurred between June 2010 - June 2011 in Manor...