WEST EARL TOWNSHIP – West Earl Twp. Police Officers Craig Johnson and Josh Mertz were dispatched to an address on Marlene Way for a 23-year-old woman going into labor. On March 3rd, they arrived and assisted Madison Gadsden inside the home waiting for EMS to arrive. Gadsden was having contractions and before EMS arrived, the baby’s head was observed. Officer Johnson, a certified EMT took action and assisted with the delivery of the baby. Baby Josiah Gadsden presented himself to the world. Johnson cleared the baby’s airways and wrapped the baby in towels to keep him warm. Johnson monitored the baby’s and mother’s conditions until EMS arrived three minutes after the baby was born. Both Madison and Josiah were transported to Lancaster General’s Women’s and Babies Hospital where both mom and baby are both doing well.