Crimes are on the Rise in Amish Communities
September 7, 2014
Lancaster, Pennsylvania - An Amish man charged with driving drunk?
Yes, it happens in Lancaster County — perhaps more frequently than one would think.
Drunken driving, along with sex abuse, are the crimes most often committed by local members of Plain sects.
In fact, more Amish and Old Order Mennonites are being charged here than ever before, according to local law-enforcement officials and one Amish leader.