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On January 20, 2019 at 4:56 p.m., Ephrata Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident with entrapment in the 900 block of North State Street, Ephrata Township. A northbound vehicle, driven by Jaden Lee Truskey, 18, of Ephrata, traveled through an ice patch, lost control, left the roadway and...
On January 20, 2019 at 4:56 p.m., Ephrata Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident with entrapment in the 900 block of North State Street, Ephrata Township. A northbound vehicle, driven by an 18-year-old Ephrata man, traveled through an ice patch, lost control, left the roadway and overturned...
PETS and COLD WEATHER REMINDER Ephrata Police have received multiple calls about the same location in West Cocalico Township Regarding a suspected neglect or mistreatment of a dog. We have been on scene to investigate. We have consulted with the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office, and have...
Ephrata Police warn public and businesses of yet another scam. Ephrata Police received information from the nightshift manager at the Ephrata Wendy's Restaurant regarding a Scam/Fraud involving an employee at the restaurant. Wendy's Restaurant manager reported an employee received a call at about...

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Ephrata Police arrested Nataisha J. Galarza-Sanchez F/21 of Lancaster on 01-19-19 following a report from Ephrata Walmart Loss Prevention she allegedly took items from the Ephrata Walmart on 1-19-19 at approximately 2:30pm valued at approximately $30.00. Galarza-Sanchez was issued a summons for a...

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Ephrata Police arrested Nataisha J. Galarza-Sanchez F/21 of Lancaster on 01-19-19 following a report from Ephrata Walmart Loss Prevention she allegedly took items from the Ephrata Walmart on 1-19-19 at approximately 2:30pm valued at approximately $30.00. Galarza-Sanchez was issued a summons for a...

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Ephrata Police arrested Kiara N. Mealing F/19 of Lancaster on 01-19-19 at approximately 5:45pm following a Shoplifting incident at the Ephrata Walmart 800 Block of East Main St, Ephrata. Ephrata Walmart Loss Prevention reported Mealing allegedly took a shopping cart full of items valued over $600...

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FALSE IDENTIFICATION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT: The LBPD patrol function has filed a criminal complaint against Michael C. SANCHEZ (age 27), of Lititz, alleging the crime of False Identification to Law Enforcement. On 01/08/2019 at 8:00 AM, a patrol officer stopped the vehicle SANCHEZ was a passenger in...
Donald Peterson, 48, of Stevens, PA was charged with Stalking, Defiant Trespass and Harassment after an incident that occurred at a residence in the 100 block of North Reamstown Road on December 21, 2018. It is alleged that Peterson went to the residence of his ex-wife after being previously told...
Brent C Bowman, 41, of Ephrata, PA was charged with Retail Theft, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia after being arrested on outstanding warrants at a residence in the 800 block of Oak Street in Denver Borough. On January 16, 2018 at 1408 hours, East Cocalico Police received information that...

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Megan’s Law Violation – Failure to Comply With Registration Requirements Arrest, 12:01 a.m., Friday, December 21, 2018, 2030 Fruitville Pike – Walmart (MT) – Ralph Eugene Smith, M/56, homeless, is a lifetime Megan’s Law offender for a conviction of Aggravated Indecent Assault. Smith had registered...
Forgery / Theft Arrest, November 19-20, 2018, 394 East Roseville Road – Kids Cowboy Dentistry (MT) – Anthony Joseph Selkirk, M/26, no known address, was charged with the above offense after he stole three (3) letters containing checks from the mailbox of the business. Selkirk then altered the...
Retail Theft Arrest, 7:20 p.m., Saturday, January 5, 2019, 1204 Millersville Pike – Weis Markets (LT) – Fernando Cruz Doitteau, M/37, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense after he was observed stealing two (2) bags of frozen shrimp, valued at $69.90. A criminal complaint was filed...
Retail Theft / Theft Arrests, 1204 Millersville Pike – Weis Markets (LT) – Milton F. Coleman, M/63, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offenses following several instances of theft at the store. - At 7:32 a.m., Sunday, January 6, 2019, Milton stole $368.48 worth of merchandise from the...
Travis Joseph O'Connell
A bench warrant has been issued for Travis Joseph O'Connell. O'Connell failed to appear for a scheduled court appearance. If you know the whereabouts of O'Connell please contact the Strasburg Police Department. (717) 664-1180

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On January 20, 2019 at 4:56 p.m., Ephrata Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident with entrapment in the 900 block of North State Street, Ephrata Township. A northbound vehicle, driven by Jaden Lee Truskey, 18, of Ephrata, traveled through an ice patch, lost control, left the roadway and...
Daily News Release – Friday, January 18, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Public Drunkenness Arrest, 8:01 p.m., Thursday, January 10, 2019, 936 Columbia Avenue – Turkey Hill (LT) – Zachary J. Wible, M/26,...
On Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at approximately 5:55pm, Ephrata Police responded to a hit and run crash at the intersection of Rt. 272(S Reading Rd.) and Meadow Valley Rd. A 2019 green Ford Mustang was travelling westbound across Rt. 272 on Meadow Valley Rd. and had a green traffic signal. A small...

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Daily News Release – Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Harassment Arrest, 4:17 p.m., Thursday, January 10, 2019, 33 Ranck Avenue – Soul Restaurant (LT) – Robert R. Medora, M/60, of...
Daily News Release – Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Sergeant Michael Piacentino, Public Information Officer Office: (717) 569-6401 Ext. 1583 Cell: (717) 340-2130 ARRESTS 1. Public Drunkenness Arrest, 9:30 p.m., Monday, January 14, 2019, 900 block North Prince Street (MT) – John P. Miller, M/39, of...

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On January 20, 2019 at 4:56 p.m., Ephrata Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident with entrapment in the 900 block of North State Street, Ephrata Township. A northbound vehicle, driven by an 18-year-old Ephrata man, traveled through an ice patch, lost control, left the roadway and overturned...
PETS and COLD WEATHER REMINDER Ephrata Police have received multiple calls about the same location in West Cocalico Township Regarding a suspected neglect or mistreatment of a dog. We have been on scene to investigate. We have consulted with the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office, and have...
Ephrata Police warn public and businesses of yet another scam. Ephrata Police received information from the nightshift manager at the Ephrata Wendy's Restaurant regarding a Scam/Fraud involving an employee at the restaurant. Wendy's Restaurant manager reported an employee received a call at about...

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The Columbia Borough Police are investigating the theft of a wallet from Rocky's BBQ in the first Block of North 3rd Street. This theft occurred on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at approximately 3:30pm. Columbia Borough Police are looking for assistance in the identification of the subject in the...

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Ephrata Police on 01-18-19 at approximately 1240pm were called for a vehicle accident at the intersection of East Main St (US 322) and Ridge Avenue in Ephrata Borough involving an overturned trailer hauling a large truck. Delbert Martin of Ephrata was hauling a full sized flat bed truck on a large...

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