Cases in Lancaster County, PA

There are 72 cases in Lancaster, PA. Click on a case title to view the case details and any available updates.

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Location / DateTitleName(s)
PA-Lancaster
Jul 21, 2011
Judge fines owners in two horse cruelty cases
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Linda Byler
Paul Smucker  
PA-Mount Joy
Jan 28, 2011
Dog dragged behind ATV
Vehicular
ALLEGED
Lee Alton Crawford  
PA-West Cocalico Township
Jan 13, 2011
Dog shot by owner
Shooting
ALLEGED
Jason M. Bryan  
PA-Ephrata
Nov 25, 2010
Cat found with throat slit, strangled
Choking / Strangulation / Suffocation, Stabbing
CONVICTED
Jefferson A. Miller  
PA-Ephrata
Sep 1, 2010
Dog sexually assaulted, videotaped, possession of child porn
Bestiality
CONVICTED
Jason A. Menditto  
PA-Elizabethtown
Jul 9, 2010
Man pleads guilty in dog neutering
Mutilation/Torture
CONVICTED
David Lamar Martin  
PA-Narvon
Mar 1, 2010
Severe dental disease left untreated
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
John R Zimmerman  
PA-Manor Township
Oct 25, 2009
Dog shot, euthanized
Shooting
ALLEGED
Brian John Girouard  
PA-East Lampeter
May 20, 2009
Rescue neglect - 90 dogs seized
Hoarding
CONVICTED
Terri Palmer-Roby  
PA-New Providence
Mar 10, 2009
Dog’s injured tail put in scalding water, cut off
Mutilation/Torture
CONVICTED
Thomas F. Stevenson DVM 
PA-New Providence
Mar 10, 2009
Violation of dog laws
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Samuel E. King  
PA-Quarryville
Oct 29, 2008
Puppy mill - 20 dogs seized
Neglect / Abandonment
NOT CHARGED
Aaron K. Lapp  
PA-Slver Spring
Oct 6, 2008
Pet store neglect
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Patricia Dare
Port Dare  
PA-Millersville
Sep 24, 2008
Horse neglect alleged, owner pleas to disorderly
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Donna Kingston  
PA-Lititz
Sep 12, 2008
More than 100 turtles and tortoises removed
Hoarding, Other
CONVICTED
Paul Russell Cooper  
PA-Gordonville
Aug 13, 2008
Unlicensed kennel
Other
STATE CITATION
Aaron K. Lapp  
PA-Ephrata
Nov 2, 2007
Puppy mill - 18 sick dogs living in filth
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Ervin S. Zimmerman  
PA-Ronks
Nov 2, 2007
Puppy mill - nearly 800 animals
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Daniel P. Esh
John E. Esh  
PA-Narvon
Aug 15, 2007
Failure to provide vet care
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Samuel Sauder  
PA-East Lampeter Township
Jul 2007
Guinea pig neglect
Neglect / Abandonment
ACQUITTED
G. Gary Kirchner MD 
PA-West Hempfield Township
Apr 24, 2007
18 dogs suffer home ear cropping by owner
Neglect / Abandonment, Mutilation/Torture
CONVICTED
Elvin L. High  
PA-New Holland
Mar 5, 2007
Sick, injured cow transported to auction
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Jack R. Aiken  
PA-Narvon
Dec 21, 2006
Puppy mill - over 100 dogs, 23 seized
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Joseph E. Blank  
PA-Ephrata
Dec 2006
Dog with broken leg left without vet care
Neglect / Abandonment
NOT CHARGED
 
PA-Little Britain Township
Oct 15, 2006
Two dogs shot to death
Shooting
OPEN
 
PA-New Holland
Sep 3, 2006
Downed sheep neglected, made to suffer
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
 
PA-New Holland
Sep 3, 2006
Downed sheep neglected, made to suffer
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
New Holland Sales Stable  
PA-Lancaster
Aug 2006
Neglected dog tossed in garbage bin
Neglect / Abandonment
OPEN
 
PA-Silver Spring
Jun 26, 2006
Dog starved to death, bees nest in tumor
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
John L. Shafer  
PA-Earl Township
Jun 26, 2006
Puppy mill - 172 dogs
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Paula Hutchinson  
PA-Denver
Jun 20, 2006
Cat shot with .22
Shooting
CONVICTED
Joseph Klaassen  
PA-Lancaster
May 27, 2006
Dog and cockfighting
Neglect / Abandonment, Fighting
CONVICTED
Ivan Ruiz Rivera  
PA-Lancaster
Apr 26, 2006
Cockfighting
Fighting
CONVICTED
Misael Torres Colon  
PA-Hermitage
Apr 2006
Possession of child, animal pornography
Bestiality
CONVICTED
Roger Ellsworth Henry  
PA-Little Britain Township
Mar 28, 2006
One dog, two puppies tethered, neglected
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
Rachel Beiler Stoltzfus  
PA-Quarryville
Mar 16, 2006
Puppy mill closed for 3 years
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Aaron K. Lapp  
PA-Mt Joy
Nov 30, 2005
70 animal cruelty charges filed against egg farm
Neglect / Abandonment
ALLEGED
H Glenn Esbenshade
Jay Musser  
PA-Denver
Sep 20, 2005
Cat poisoned, squirrel shot in the eye
Shooting, Poisoning
CONVICTED
Jeffrey J Dennis  
PA-West Earl Township
Apr 2, 2005
Dog shot with 12 gauge shotgun
Shooting
CONVICTED
Levi Glick  
PA-Lampeter
Feb 2005
Farmed animal neglect - 4 calves found dead
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
John M Harnish  
PA-Lititz
Jul 13, 2004
Puppy mill - cited under AWA
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
Amos S. Stoltzfus  
PA-Lititz
May 1, 2004
Ex-pastor arrested for shooting neighbor’s dog
Shooting
ALLEGED
Aaron E. Riehl  
PA-Ronks
Jan 16, 2004
BDLE cites puppy miller with neglect
Neglect / Abandonment
STATE CITATION
Daniel P Esh  
PA-Peach Bottom
Jun 26, 2003
Puppy mill - 400 dogs at kennel
Neglect / Abandonment
CIVIL CASE
Joyce E Stoltzfus
Raymond Stoltzfus  
PA-Lancaster
Jun 6, 2003
Threw 5 kittens into river from bridge
Throwing
OPEN
 
PA-Quarryville
Apr 2003
Dogs being bred, sold by illegal kennel
Unlawful Trade/Smuggling
NOT CHARGED
Stephen Z Stoltzfoos
Sylvia K Stoltzfoos  
PA-Ronks
Feb 19, 2003
Puppy mill
Neglect / Abandonment
DISMISSED
Daniel P Esh  
PA-Lititz
Dec 10, 2002
Puppy mill - cited for AWA violations
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
Amos S. Stoltzfus  
PA-West Hempfield Township
May 7, 2002
Cruelty to Animals
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Elvin L. High  
PA-East Earl
Jan 9, 2002
Dogs in need of medical treatment, grooming
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
Melvin S Nolt  
PA-New Holland
Dec 13, 2001
USDA animal dealer inadequate housekeeping
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
James S Nolt  
PA-East Earl
Dec 10, 2001
Breeder neglect - 174 dogs
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
Marvin W Zimmerman  
PA-Lititz
Nov 29, 2001
USDA animal dealer inadequate enclosures
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
L Eugene Wenger  
PA-Stevens
Nov 29, 2001
USDA animal dealer inadequate enclosures
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
Leon N Zimmerman  
PA-Stevens
Nov 27, 2001
USDA animal dealer inadequate housing
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
James Lynn Nolt  
PA-Narvon
Nov 6, 2001
USDA animal dealer inadequate enclosures
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
John R Zimmerman
Nancy E Zimmerman  
PA-East Earl
Nov 5, 2001
USDA animal dealer unidentified dogs
Neglect / Abandonment, Unlawful Trade/Smuggling
USDA CITATION
Ellen Zeiset
Paul David Zeiset  
PA-New Holland
Nov 5, 2001
USDA animal dealer inadequate food storage
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
Allen B Zimmerman  
PA-Narvon
Oct 16, 2001
USDA animal dealer inadequate enclosure
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
Ivan R Stoltzfus  
PA-New Holland
Sep 4, 2001
Livestock trucking company owner cited again
Neglect / Abandonment, Unlawful Trade/Smuggling
CONVICTED
Roy Baker  
PA-New Holland
Sep 4, 2001
Horses transported in double-decker trailer
Neglect / Abandonment, Unlawful Trade/Smuggling
NOT CHARGED
Shawn White  
PA-Lancaster
Jul 30, 2001
Rubber band tied around dog’s testicles
Mutilation/Torture
CONVICTED
Aaron Glick  
PA-Mountville
Jun 12, 2001
Dog left outside without shelter
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Bessie Kreider  
PA-Mount Joy
Sep 15, 2000
Puppy mill - 66 dogs
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Wayne Carr
Virginia Mae Swayne  
PA-Ronks
Jul 24, 2000
Zoning board brings suit against puppy miller
Unlawful Trade/Smuggling
CIVIL CASE
Daniel P Esh  
PA-New Holland
Sep 27, 1999
Illegaly transporting disabled horses to auction
Neglect / Abandonment, Unlawful Trade/Smuggling
CONVICTED
Ernest Scott Shaw
John H Shuffler  
PA-New Holland
Apr 27, 1998
Horse with broken legs discovered at auction
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Arlow Kiehl  
PA-Ronks
Sep 1997
District Attorney sues puppy miller
Neglect / Abandonment, Unlawful Trade/Smuggling
CIVIL CASE
Daniel P Esh  
PA-Ephrata
May 13, 1997
Puppy mill - permanently banned
Neglect / Abandonment, Unlawful Trade/Smuggling
USDA CITATION
David M Zimmerman  
PA-Ephrata
Sep 1996
Dogs bred with no medical care
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
David M Zimmerman  
PA-Ephrata
Oct 5, 1994
USDA animal dealer charged under AWA
Neglect / Abandonment
USDA CITATION
Samuel S Zimmerman  
PA-Lancaster
Apr 27, 1993
Cruelty conviction Lancaster Stockyards
Neglect / Abandonment
CONVICTED
Lancaster Stockyards  

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