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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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On 5/6/15, ELTPD responded for a discovered burglary and theft at a residence in the 00 block of Quarry Road. Forced entry was made into the residence sometime between 8:15 am and noon. Two boxes of personal checks were discovered stolen from the kitchen table. Anyone with information is asked to...
Ephrata Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at the New Life Fellowship Church at 420 East Fulton Street, Ephrata Township overnight May 3 into May 4, 2015. On the morning of Monday May 4, 2015, Church staff discovered that someone forced entry into the church and stole the Sunday...
We'd like to inform citizens on how to spot ATM skimmers. It's not as easy as one might think. Although Ephrata has no known incidents of this crime, the Ephrata Police still want our community members to be aware of what is out there. The link below will take readers to a fairly recent and...
One person was shot Wednesday morning in a Lititz-area parking lot after an apparent road-rage incident between two drivers. Preliminary investigation indicates two men in separate cars were driving on Newport Road before pulling off into the parking lot of Family Cupboard Restaurant & Buffet,...
On 5/5/15, ELTPD were dispatched to Lancaster General Hospital for an assault victim from a domestic dispute at the Super 8 Hotel, 2129 Lincoln Highway East. The female victim reported that Shawn Patrick DAVIS, B/M/21 of W. King St. Lancaster City, punched and slapped her face multiple times during...