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Man Accused of Sexual Assault of 11-Year-Old

A Mount Joy Township man is accused of sexual assault on an 11-year-old girl. Austin Dakota Keller, 19, of Milton Grove Road near Cloverleaf Road, is facing two counts of the first-degree felony of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, two counts of the third-degree felony of indecent assault of a person less than 13 years of age, two counts of the third-degree felony of corruption […]

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Woman Accused of Attacking Officer Faces Aggravated Assault Charge

An Elizabethtown woman accused of attacking a police officer who responded to a domestic disturbance call at her home and is facing two firstdegree felony charges of aggravated assault. Dion N. Kennedy, 45, of East Washington Street near Spruce Street, is also facing the second-degree misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest, the third-degree misdemeanor charge of […]

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One Suspect Jailed, One Still at Large in E-Town Drug Death

One man is jailed without bail and a second remained at large days after facing a felony charge for the drugrelated death of a woman in an Elizabethtown apartment in March. Elizabethtown police announced on Monday, Sept. 24, that Dustin David Gilbert, 27, and Stanford D. Gilbert Jr., 50, both of no fixed address, were […]

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Crowd Turns Out to Oppose Closing of Elizabethtown Court

Lancaster County President Judge Dennis E. Reinaker heard from a packed and sometimes hostile crowd as he presented his proposal to close Elizabethtown’s magisterial district court office. The magisterial district court is designed to be the most accessible court to the public. It is where minor matters often get their only court appearance and where […]

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Man Charged in Teen’s Slaying Arraigned; Details Revealed

The man accused of fatally beating a teenager in Elizabethtown Community Park has been arraigned and is due in court for a preliminary hearing at 9 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 24, court records show. David Mikeal Skalla, 24, of Oak Knoll Estates in Conewago Township, Dauphin County, was arraigned Monday, Aug. 20, on charges of […]

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Elizabethtown Police File Two Homicide Charges Days Apart

Elizabethtown police have filed criminal homicide charges against two defendants in unrelated cases just days apart. David Mikeal Skalla, 24, of Elizabethtown was charged with criminal homicide and aggravated assault on Friday, Aug. 10, the same day that victim Blake John Shearer, 16, of Bainbridge, died at Hershey Medical Center. Police allege that Skalla attacked […]

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