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Ephrata Police have completed the investigation of fatal vehicle accident that occurred on August 2, 2018 at 11:45 p.m., at the intersection of West Main Street and Oak Street, Ephrata Borough. A motorcycle, traveling eastbound on West Main Street approaching Oak Street, struck the rear of a sedan...
HELP US CATCH A SECOND MALE WHO ATTEMPTED TO FILL A PHONY PRESCRIPTION! At 8:08 p.m., on Thursday, November 29, 2018, the depicted male entered the CVS Pharmacy at 1507 Lititz Pike and presented a prescription to be filled by the pharmacist. The pharmacist questioned the validity of the...

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Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Police Officer Arrest, 1:25 p.m., Saturday, November 17, 2018, East Oregon Road at Lititz Pike (MT) – Alexandre M. Holbein, M/20, of Leola, PA, was charged with the above offense after an officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop for an expired inspection sticker...
False Identification to Law Enforcement Arrest, 2:50 a.m., Saturday, November 24, 2018, Route 30 East at New Holland Pike (MT) – Dudley Mardochee Jacquet, M/28, of Lancaster, PA, was charged with the above offense following a traffic stop for speeding. Jacquet told the officer that he did not have...
DUI / Possession of Marijuana Arrest, 11:06 p.m., Thursday, November 8, 2018, 1600 block Lititz Pike (MT) – Jason Lamar Denson, M/33, of Oxford, PA, was charged with the above offense following a traffic stop for an expired registration plate. Denson exhibited signs of impairment and was arrested...

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On 9/25/18 at approximately 6:00pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 500 Block of North 2nd Street for a report of criminal mischief. Upon arrival the Officer spoke with the reporting party who told him that Brooks E. Lee, 26, of Columbia threw two bicycles from the...
On 8/6/18 slightly after midnight a Columbia Borough Police Officer was on patrol in the area of the 1400 Block of Lancaster Avenue when he observed a tan Chevrolet Impala traveling East on Lancaster Avenue. The Officer entered the registration number into the system which returned a response that...
On 9/25/18 at approximately 4:00am a Columbia Borough Police Officer was patrolling the 200 Block of Avenue M when he observed a blue van parked off to the side with a male sitting in the driver's side with the door open. When the officer parked beside the van he observed a male, known to him as...
On 9/6/18 at approximately 1:22pm the Columbia Borough Police arrested Larry lee Kelchner on a Felony Aggravated Assault Warrant. Kelchner was arraigned on this warrant and released on $5,000 unsecured bail.
On Friday, September 21, 2018 at 0103 hrs; Officer Richard Bowermaster observed a vehicle driving erratically on Rt 462 and began to follow the vehicle. After observing the vehicle traveling a short distance and observing the vehicle continuing to drive erratic, Officer Bowermaster stopped the...

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On 2/24/17 at 1930 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Rt. 222 in Ephrata Township involving a car and a tractor trailer. A car driven by Thomas Manmiller of Denver, PA, was in the left lane tailgating an uninvolved vehicle while trying to pass a tractor trailer. The car moved...

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On Tuesday February 21, 2017 at 1910 hours Officers from West Hempfield Twp PD were dispatched to a dwelling fire at 937 Mary Street, Mount Joy. Initial reports indicated a residence with three separate apartments was on fire and an elderly female was possibly trapped. Officer Hartranft was first...
Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance check on Monday afternoon 02-20-17 from 2pm to 6pm in the 2800 Block of North Reading Road (Pa.Rt.272) in Adamstown Borough. The speed along this section of North Reading Road is posted 45mph and Ephrata Police were able to stop and issue traffic...

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On 2/21/17 at 1754 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles on E Main St. at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. A west bound vehicle, driven by Tanena Binder of Leola, turned left in front of an east bound vehicle driven by Chad Lammer of...

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***UPDATE*** - 02/21/17 9pm this little lady is now at the Lancaster SPCA. This young lady was found running around in the 100 block of South Cedar Street and she can't find her way home. If you recognize her please give us at call one of our officers at (717)626-6393 or (717)664-1180. Please Share!

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The East Cocalico Township Police Department is investigating a distraction Theft that took place at Renninger's Antiques located at 2500 North Reading Road Denver, PA. On August 13, 2017 at approximately 1446 hours, two black males stole 72 various Art Deco style rings from a stand inside the...

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Ephrata Police responded Sunday evening 8-20-17 to a report of a sofa on fire in the middle of the intersection at Mount Airy and Sandy Hill Roads, in West Cocalico Twp 2145hrs. Ephrata Police and Schoeneck Fire Company responded to the call around 2145hrs where Schoeneck Fire Co was able to...

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The following video is from a robbery that occurred on June 14th, 2017 at 0451 hours, at the Turkey Hill Convenience store located on 2100 Block of New Danville Pike in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Anyone with information related to this robbery is encouraged to securely submit a tip below. Information...

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On Friday April 28, 2017 at approximately 3:30 pm, officers from the Manheim Township Police Department responded to a residence in the 500 block of North School Lane in Lancaster Township for shots fired. It was found that (6) rounds were fired at and into a residence occupied by a juvenile female...

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On 08-13-17 the Columbia Borough Police were called to 135 Bridge St. (Bootleg Antiques) for a retail theft that occurred around 2:08PM. The pictured female was the person involved an we are looking to identify her. If anyone recognizes the female that is pictured please call us at 717-684-7735 or...

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