Apply Now to Become a Police Officer in Lancaster County; Consortium Tests in September
Anyone interested in becoming a police officer in Lancaster County can apply NOW for the testing consortium to be held in September. Twenty-seven (27) departments are participating. Learn more HERE: http://bit.ly/2JelvfQ
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 Recent Overdose Incidents in Lancaster County
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 between October 2017 and March 2018. Explore here: http://bit.ly/2JceJHz
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 7:17 pm, Wednesday, 12/2/15, the male and female suspects, pictured in the attached surveillance photo, pushed a shopping cart containing $788.06 worth of stolen merchandise out of the Lincoln Highway East Wal-Mart. The suspects were confronted in the Wal-Mart parking lot by Loss Prevention...
An Ephrata man was recently sentenced in Lancaster County Court for pointing a loaded shotgun at his 3-year-old son this summer during a domestic dispute. Darian Keith Taylor told police he pointed the shotgun at the boy to “intimidate” his wife – the boy’s mother – during a June 21 argument at...
A Lancaster man was recently sentenced for groping a woman he didn’t know in February - five years after he was charged in similar incidents near McCaskey High School. Luis R. Diaz-Baez was released from prison after serving three months, according to a judge’s order, and will serve 20 months on...
On December 2, 2015 charges of Sale or Transfer of Firearms and Unsworn Falsification to Authorities were filed against Sidney S Young, age 33 of Ephrata after he attempted to purchase a 9 mm pistol from The Sportsman's Shop, 101 W Main St NH BORO on July 2, 2015. Young provided false information...
On December 2, 2015 charges of Sale or Transfer of Firearms and Unsworn Falsification to Authorities were filed against George F Heiselman Jr, age 37 of Columbia after he attempted to purchase a 9mm pistol from The Sportsman's Shop, 101 W Main St NH BORO on April 27, 2015. Heiselman provide false...