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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SHOTS FIRED / ARREST 1st BLK. E.FILBERT ST. On 24 July 2016 at 4:58 p.m. officers responded to the 1st blk of E. Filbert st, regarding shots fired. Upon arrival officers spoke to a witness, who relayed the following: The witness was in the rear yard of his residence with several other adults and...
An inmate who has served 17 years of a life sentence for killing his mistress and dumping her at Muddy Run Park won’t get relief from a Pennsylvania appellate court. Alphonso Sanders challenged his conviction, based on a recent development concerning flawed hair-evidence testimony, first to...
Cheryl L Ceresini, 43, of the 700 block of East Main Street, Ephrata, PA was charged with 4 counts of Driving Under the Influence, 2 counts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana, Driving without Insurance and driving with a suspended registration plate after an incident that...
Timothy J Mancl, 51, of West Chester, PA was charged with 2 counts of DUI and Careless Driving after an incident that occurred in the first block of Denver Road on Sunday May 22, 2016. At approximately 1751 hours, East Cocalico Township officers were dispatched to above area for a reckless driver...