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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The NLCRPD filed Theft by Unlawful Taking anf Theft from Motor Vehicle after members of the Manheim Auto Auction security team observed an individual identified as RICHARD CHARLES CERVINI JR of New Jersey removing key fobs from various cars. As a result of the investigation by NLCRPD, it was...
Life Saving Award & LEMSA Recognition Officer Alfonso P. Villano 2014 Officer of the Year Officer Karl J. Hartranft Commendation Award Corporal Douglas L. Ober 2013 & 2014 Perfect Attendance Award Officer John J. Schwab Also pictured, Chief Mark G. Pugliese I Please read more about the...
An arrest warrant was issued for Edward Benjamin Kraszewski, a W/M/32, 6'0" tall, approximately 165 pounds, with blue eyes attempted to purchase a a 308 Remington, model 770, rifle at the Backwoods Outfitters, which is located at 2421 Ironville Pike Columbia, PA 17512, in West Hempfield Township,...
At 10:06 pm, Wednesday, 5/27/15, ELTPD responded to an assault which just occurred to a female clerk at the Turkey Hill store in Smoketown. The male suspect was known to the victim and had fled to a car. The victim reported that a former friend Jessy Lee THOMPSON, age 18, of Ronks, came into the...
Reported to ELTPD that between 10:00 to 10:30 am, Wednesday, 5/27/15, a BMX bicycle valued at $5,000 was stolen from the parking lot of Habitat Restore of Lancaster, 155 Independence Court. The Bicycle was described as a competition FIT DAK 20 inch BMX bike, blue in color with red grips, seat and...