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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
Lancaster County Outlook on Police Efforts in 2017 to Slow Opioid Epidemic
Lancaster County's Drug Task Force will have additional detectives and funding in 2017 for proactive investigations to halt the opioid/heroin epidemic. See what is planned for the new year: https://goo.gl/PL9OEu
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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On 11/21/15, at 1508 hrs, Ephrata Police Were called to the Walmart in Ephrata Township for a retail theft investigation. Loss prevention employees reported a woman placed over $400.00 worth of items into Walmart bags and attempted to leave the store without paying for the items. Store employees...
Police responded to a 911 call about a female lying partially in the roadway at the 100 Block East Second Avenue on 11/21/2015 at 2:56 am. Police located Kristen R. LAYTON, 37, Lititz, intoxicated. LAYTON was provided with a ride home and cited with Public Drunkenness. LAYTON has been summoned into...
Christina Ader, 34, of Mohnton, was arrested for retail theft after she was caught concealing approximately $125.00 worth of merchandise at the Walmart store in Ephrata. She was cited with a summary violation and released.
Larry D Woods; Jr., age 31, of the 900 Block of Girl Scout Road, was charged with Forgery and Theft by Deception after an incident that occurred at the Ephrata National Bank in Denver Borough between October 19 and October 26 of 2015. On November 12, 2015 bank security was made aware that a...
Stacy L Ansel, age 32, of the 1st Block of Funston Avenue in Shillington, PA was charged with DUI and several traffic offenses after a crash that occurred in the 200 Block of Pfautz Hill Road in East Cocalico Township. On Thursday October 8, 2015 at 1746 Hrs., Ansel's vehicle went off the roadway,...