On 4/10/2017 the NLCRPD responded to an active domestic disturbance in the 900 block of Hope Avenue, Clay Township. As police arrived, the defendant identified as 34 year old EDWARD JACOB HEFT of the 900 block of Hope Avenue, Lititz is alleged to have threatened an adult female inside the residence with a knife. As police arrived, HEFT was observed fleeing from the scene in a black vehicle. Police attempted to stop HEFT but he refused to stop for officers who were following the suspect. HEFT was eventually stopped by police in Rothsville and HEFT was taken into custody after a struggle. HEFT was also determined to be driving under the influence of alcohol. HEFT was eventually transported to the Lancaster County Prison.

Source: NLCRPD