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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NHPD has filed charges of Theft by Deception against Grace Tetter, age 34 of New Holland after she rented a pressure washer from BECO of 256 N Shirk Rd in EARL TWP on September 16, 2016 and failed to return it. Tetter ignored several attempts by BECO to get their pressure washer returned. On...
At about 11:00 pm, Saturday, 11/19/16, two traffic signs at the intersection of Forest Hill Rd and W. Center Square Rd were destroyed by gunfire. Approximately eleven (11) gunshots were heard at that time by nearby residents. No injuries or other damage was reported. Anyone with information is...
11/21/16, ELTPD received a report of scooters being stolen from the Hobson Rd Amish School while the children were in school. Sometime during school hours two Groffdale Machine Co. scooters were stolen from the school grounds. The scooters are valued at $170 each and were red and blue in color.
On Sunday, November 13, 2016, officers from the West Hempfield Township Police Department stopped Christian Zachary Burkholder, who was driving a Gold Chevrolet Lumina, at 3320 Greenridge Drive, Mountville, PA, to execute a bench warrant for his arrest. While officer were taking Christian...
On Monday November 21, 2016 at approximately 2317 hrs. an unknown male entered the Turkey Hill store at 410 E. Chestnut St. The suspect approached the counter and displayed a semi-automatic handgun. The suspect demanded cash and then fled the store on foot. The suspect was last observed walking...