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Suspect Charged In Lancaster Co. Shooting That Injured One

An arrest has been made in a Lancaster County shooting from earlier this month. Police say 30-year old Miguel Ramos of Manheim Township is charged with aggravated assault and two firearms felonies from a shooting that left a 39-year old man wounded inside the M-&-M Mini-Market on January-9th. The victim is recovering from a gunshot… ... Continue Reading

Update: Attempted Homicide Added For Lancaster Co. Shooting Suspect

More charges have been filed against a man in a Lancaster County shooting. Police arrested 23-year old Onearl Parker for a Christmas Day shooting in an alley on the 2600 block of Lititz Pike. Officers say it was a drug deal gone bad. Parker had been charged with numerous offenses including aggravated assault and weapons… ... Continue Reading

Feds Indict Alleged York Drug Dealer

A York man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on drug trafficking and firearms charges. U-S Attorney David Freed says 23-year old Shanquay Ritter is charged with multiple offenses including possession with intent to distribute heroin, cocaine, and fentanyl. Ritter is also charged with threatening a federal official with the intent to intimidate.… ... Continue Reading

York Co. Mom Charged After A Tip About Sons Black Teeth

A West Manchester Township mother is arrested after her two sons are found with a combined 25-cavities requiring 17-crowns, 1-filling and 8-extractions. Police have charged 25-year old Alexis Mong with two felony charges of endangering welfare of children after officers followed up on a tip made to a child abuse hotline. Mong acknowledged the poor… ... Continue Reading

Canadian Firm Buys York-Based Business

York-county based Penn Waste has been sold to a Canadian company. Trade publication ‘Waste Dive’ reports that businessman and republican politician Scott Wagner sold his trash collection and recycling business last month to waste connections. The Toronto-based company operates in Canada and 42 U-S states. The firm also runs two landfills near Allentown, Pennsylvania. Wagner… ... Continue Reading

Lancaster Man Accused Of Abusing A Corpse

An employee at a Lancaster County hotel is charged with abuse of a corpse. Manheim Township Police say 29-year old Cody Guyer of Lancaster rented a room at the Clarion Inn & Suites on Lititz Pike to a man who later died from a suspected drug overdose. Officers say when Guyer found the victim dead,… ... Continue Reading

Rape Of A Child Lead Charge Against Dover Man

A York County man is facing multiple sex assault charges including rape of an 8-year old girl. Police say 33-year old Terry Lauer of Dover admitted to his girlfriend that he had assaulted her daughter during part of the 7-years they lived together. The child is now 12. Lauer is being held in the county… ... Continue Reading

Repeat Criminal Gets Prison Time In Lancaster

The Lancaster County man found with a bag of 25 intravenous needles is headed to prison. The District Attorney’s Office says 36-year-old Thomas Fortis was taken into custody following an overdose incident at Brecht Elementary School’s playground area last June. Fortis pleaded guilty to counts of retail theft, receiving stolen property and other crimes. A… ... Continue Reading

Threat To Police Lead To Arrest Of Reamstown Man

A Lancaster County man is arrested after he allegedly pointed a knife at police and threatened to shoot officers. East Cocalico Township Police responded 4-times on Monday to the Reamstown home of 55-year-old Ricky Swigart. It was during that last visit when officers charged Swigart with public drunkenness, terroristic threats and disorderly conduct. ... Continue Reading

York County Approves Purchase Of More Voting Machines

York County Commissioners on Wednesday approved spending $218,000 to buy 65-new voting scanners. The decision follows long lines and other problems at some polling places during last November’s election. The panel will also re-district the busiest polling location in West Manheim Township in an effort to reduce the possible number of voters there. All the… ... Continue Reading

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