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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Single vehicle crash: Vehicle driven by Elena I. Akinin F/53 of Talbotville Road, Honey Brook, Pa. crashed into a utility pole in the 1000 block of West Main Street (US 322) around 1025pm. Fire units from Linolcn Fire Department responded and had to extricate Ms. Akinin from her vehicle. Ms. Akinin...
On April 9, 2015 an employee of WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital reported that her wallet containing $50 was stolen from her unlocked hospital locker. During the investigation, Ephrata Police interviewed witnesses and reviewed video surveillance footage. On April 28, 2015, Ephrata Police filed...
Report of a discovered overnight theft from vehicle at a residence in the 200 blk of Little Creek Road. A purse containing cash and personal identification was taken from the vehicle. The vehicle was unlocked at the time and was not damaged.
Ephrata Police cited Cleason R. Martin, 27, of Ephrata with retail theft after he failed to pay for $16.98 worth of cough syrup at Giant, 850 East Main Street, Ephrata Township on April 24, 2015 at 0002 hours.
Ephrata Police cited Harry Kreiser III, 30, of Lititz with retail theft after he failed to pay for $25.18 worth of cough syrup at Giant, 850 East Main Street, Ephrata Township on April 24, 2015 at 0002 hours. Kreiser was turned over to Lancaster County Sheriff's Department on an unrelated parole...