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Another Arrested on Felony Riot and Arson Charges in Downtown Lancaster [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO OF THE ALLEGED CRIMES]

By Trey 1919 comments
Another Arrested on Felony Riot and Arson Charges in Downtown Lancaster [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO OF THE ALLEGED CRIMES]

An additional suspect in the violent riots in downtown Lancaster Sept. 13-14 was arrested Wednesday, according to the Lancaster Police.

Christopher Joseph Vazquez, 31, of Lancaster was charged with two felony counts of institutional vandalism for throwing bricks at and damaging a vehicle registered to the Lancaster County District Attorney’s…

Judges Reset Bail for Rioters After Protesters Publish Judge’s Address, Petition for Reconsideration

By Trey 5501 comments
Judges Reset Bail for Rioters After Protesters Publish Judge’s Address, Petition for Reconsideration

The bail for felony rioters arrested Monday in downtown Lancaster have been modified.

Initially, Magisterial District Court Judge Bruce Roth set bail for several rioters at $1 million, which many credited with quelling the violent protests in the days that followed but which some decried as excessive.

On Tuesday,…

EXCLUSIVE: LNP Employee Among Those Facing $1M Bail for Felony Rioting, Arson in Lancaster Unrest

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EXCLUSIVE: LNP Employee Among Those Facing $1M Bail for Felony Rioting, Arson in Lancaster Unrest

Late in the violent riots in downtown Lancaster on Monday, Police charged into the crowd targeting those identified as ringleaders and instigators.

Fourteen were arrested and face $1 million bail, including an employee of LNP | lancasteronline.

Matthew Modderman, 31, was arrested Monday at the 100 block of Prince…

BREAKING: Judge Rules Gov. Wolf, Secretary Levine’s COVID-19 Restrictions Unconstitutional

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BREAKING: Judge Rules Gov. Wolf, Secretary Levine’s COVID-19 Restrictions Unconstitutional

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s order closing “non-life-sustaining businesses” and his restrictions on gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic were unconstitutional, U.S. District Judge William Stickman IV ruled Monday.

The decision came in a case in which Butler, Greene, Fayette and Washington counties sued, claiming the emergency shutdown orders by Wolf and under the…

BLM/Antifa Rioters Clash with Police in Lancaster After Police Shoot a Violent Knife-Wielding Felon

By Trey 6570 comments
BLM/Antifa Rioters Clash with Police in Lancaster After Police Shoot a Violent Knife-Wielding Felon

Violence erupted late Sunday night and early Monday morning in downtown Lancaster city, as BLM and antifa clashed with law enforcement near the Lancaster Police headquarters on Chestnut.

More than a 1,000 had gathered in a protest after Lancaster police officers responding to a domestic disturbance call on Sunday afternoon…