Recent Crime News
Wednesday Apr 29 | via The Ephrata Review
Route 222 North between Route 322 and the Adamstown exit was closed Tuesday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for a second reconstruction of a dangerous high-speed pursuit which involved a number of police agencies and in which shots were fired early Sunday morning. Willie Morant Jr., 44, of Lancaster, was taken into custody after the 45-minute chase that started in Lancaster city and ended just south of the Adamstown exit, police said. Comment?
Monday Apr 20 | via WPMT-TV York
LANCASTER COUNTY, PA An Ephrata man faces more charges of sexual assault involving minor girls. Following a collaborative investigation with several police departments, Manor Township Police charged Warren Hall Keperling, 37, with Sexual Assault, Indecent Assault and two counts of Corruption of Minors. Comment?
Friday Apr 17 | via WPMT-TV York
LANCASTER COUNTY, PA A Lancaster County man is behind bars charged with sexual assault of a 15 year old Lititz girl. Earl R. Redcay, 27, of Ephrata is accused of assaulting the girl beginning in June 2014 and continuing to November 2014 in East Earl Township and various other locations in Lancaster County. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via WPMT-TV York
A Lancaster County man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl was arrested Monday, according to a release from the Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department. Warren H. Keperling, 37, of Ephrata, is charged with aggravated indecent assault, indecent assault on a person less than 13 years of age, unlawful contact with minor and corruption of minors. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via PennLive.com
A man is accused of sexually assaulting a child multiple times over a years-long span, and police in Lancaster County have taken him into custody. Chad Earl Frantz, 37, was arrested Thursday and charged with rape of a child; involuntary deviate sexual intercourse; five counts of indecent assault; aggravated indecent assault; unlawful restraint; corruption of minors; and unlawful contact with a minor, according to Northern Lancaster County Regional police. Comment?
Friday Apr 10 | via WPMT-TV York
Police in Lancaster County have arrested a man they say raped a 4-year-old girl numerous times until she turned 10. Police said the victim was handcuffed at times during the assaults. Comment?
Mar 31, 2015 | via PennLive.com
Two Lancaster County men who were teenagers when they committed separate murders had appeals of their life prison sentences rejected Tuesday by the state Superior Court. Levar Leonard Jones and Michael Lee Bourgeois are among scores of former juvenile killers in Pennsylvania who have been challenging their sentences since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the 2012 that it is unconstitutional to automatically impose life prison terms on murderers who are younger than 18. Although the nation's highest court ruled in the Miller v. Comment?
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