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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Office Pfeiffer is currently investigating the burglary of a storage garage which occurred in the 800 Blk. of Millwood Rd. in Pequea Twp. sometime overnight between 10/24/15 and 10/25/15. Unknown actor(s) forced entry into the garage and stole approx. $9,000 worth of tools and several guitars...
Ephrata Police responded to a 3 vehicle crash in the 1000 block of S. State St. in Ephrata Borough on 11/25/15 around 1:40pm. A car driven by Morgan Paquin, 19, Ephrata, turned left in front of a car driven by Keith Losch, 26, of Ephrata. Losch's vehicle continued, after striking Paquin's vehicle...
Lancaster County announces a new procedure for the service and execution of its approximately 100,000 active warrants related to criminal charges, traffic/parking tickets, and civil/landlord matters. Under the current system, constables do most warrant-service work, reimbursed per piece, under what...
Two cell phones were stolen from a vehicle while it was parked in the parking lot of a convenience store located in the 4100 Block of the Oregon Pike. The theft occurred at 6:32 AM on Thursday, November 12, 2015. Surveillance cameras captured the suspect and the vehicle the suspect was driving. (...
The challenge has been issued! Starting Friday November 6th, members of the West Lampeter Township Police Department, the Strasburg Borough Police Department and Southern Regional Police Department will engage in a friendly challenge. Each agency has agreed to collect NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS to...