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Posted on: June 26, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Lancaster County Police ‘Top Gun’ Winners Honored for Work to Combat DUI


A group of Lancaster County police officers were recently recognized for their efforts to combat intoxicated driving.

Sixteen officers were given “Top Gun” awards for leading the county in DUI arrests in 2016.

Samuel Sanger, an East Lampeter Township police officer, had the most arrests of the group, with 64.

Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman, speaker at the June 20 event in Salunga, presented the officers with their awards.

Stedman commended the officers for work that is saving lives – of the DUI drivers themselves and other motorists on the road.

On average, between 1,500 and 1,700 DUI charges are filed each year in Lancaster County.

Here is the complete list of “Top Gun” winners:

Samuel Sanger, East Lampeter Township police Officer: 64 arrests

Stefanie Schiavoni, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper: 56 arrests

Tyler Seidel, Northwest Regional police Officer: 41 arrests

Roger Kreisher Jr., East Cocalico Township police Officer: 38 arrests

Kirk Lightfoot Colwell, Manheim Borough Police Officer: 37 arrests

Dustin Ryan, Elizabethtown police Patrolman: 35 arrests

Brad Redinger, Manheim Township police Patrolman: 24 arrests

Shawn Powell, Southern Regional police Officer: 23 arrests

Michael Murray, West Hempfield Township police Officer: 15 arrests

Alexandria Parisi, Northern Lancaster County regional police Officer: 14 arrests

Jason L. Turner, Millersville Borough Police Officer: 12 arrests

Jared Hahn, Lititz police Sergeant: 12 arrests

Sean O’Hanlon, Ephrata police Officer: 10 arrests

Evan Shubrooks, West Lampeter Township police Officer: 9 arrests

Phillip Eck, Manor Township police Officer: 9 arrests

Jed Custer, New Holland police Officer: 7 arrests

(Photo courtesy of DUI Council of Lancaster County.)

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