Cases

A man forced a woman into her vehicle, at knifepoint, Tuesday night at Kendig Square in West Lampeter Township. West Lampeter Township police are seeking information on the man as part of the investigation into the 9:50 p.m. incident. The woman was grabbed and held at knifepoint as the man...
UPDATE, THURSDAY, 4 P.M.: Eaton and the girls were found at a location in Columbia. All are safe. Columbia Borough police took Eaton into custody and were with the girls until custody is transferred to Children and Youth. Previously released: Law-enforcement officials are looking for a Lancaster...
Law-enforcement officials are seeking information about a Lancaster County teacher charged this week with having sexual contact with a student. Anyone who believes they might have information regarding Timothy M. Sterner that law-enforcement should be aware of is asked to contact Lancaster city...
Police are searching for a male who robbed a West Lampeter Township bank Tuesday morning. The robbery happened about 9:40 a.m. at Citizens Bank at 2923 Willow Street Pike. The robber is described as a medium-build black male between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-9, who was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt,...
A Lancaster fugitive was recently sentenced to up to 40 years in prison for dealing heroin. Angel “Fly” Galarza Sr., 61, failed to appear for his April trial and he also no-showed for his recent sentencing hearing in Lancaster County Court. Lancaster County Judge David Ashworth jailed Galarza 8...
Christina Reichard can still feel the heat of July 3 – 17 years ago. Lancaster city residents were on their porches, in the streets and on the sidewalks, excitement of the approaching holiday filled the thick summer air. And it was on the night of July 3, 2002 into the 4th, that Victor “Shorty”...
There has been “significant progress” and “persons of interest” identified regarding recent homicides in Lancaster city, but law enforcement is asking the public to speak up and help move along the investigations. Three people were killed since May in three separate incidents which were not related...
JULY 16 UPDATE: A man found dead Sunday in a Clay Township stream has been identified. Northern Lancaster County Regional police are investigating the death of the 30-year-old Ephrata area man. ORIGINAL STORY: Northern Lancaster County Regional police are working to identify a man found dead Sunday...
Police are trying to identify a man who exposed himself to a jogger and pedestrians in recent incidents in Manheim and Penn Township. The man is described as light-skinned in his 20s or early 30s, with a disheveled beard and short black hair. He was driving a black, four-door, mid-2000s Toyota –...
A Lancaster man was recently convicted of felony drug-dealing regarding the seizure of over 1,000 bags of heroin. Angel Galarza Sr., 61, was not present for his trial last week in Lancaster County Court. A local jury deliberated 20 minutes before returning guilty verdicts to felony counts of...

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