General Misdemeanor Division


The purpose of the Lancaster County Misdemeanor Prosecution Division is to prosecute misdemeanor crimes of theft, assault, criminal mischief, child abuse, resisting arrest, minor in possession, disturbing the peace, obstruction of a peace officer, false reporting, and many other offenses. There are three prosecutors and two support staff that work together to aggressively prosecute these misdemeanor crimes. 

Goals & Objectives

We communicate closely with our law enforcement agencies and other governmental agencies to prosecute these crimes to best achieve these goals: 

  • To hold the defendant accountable for their conduct
  • To protect the community from additional criminal acts
  • To provide resolution and restitution to victims