Cases

Ephrata Police investigated a one vehicle crash at approximately 4:30am Sunday 09-16-18. A small Ford SUV was traveling west in the 600 Block of East Main St and collided with a Jeep Cherokee legally parked along the north side of the 600 block of East Main St. Both vehicles sustained extensive...

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On 9/16/18 at approximately 2:00am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 800 Block of Blunston Street for a domestic in progress. Upon arrival the Officer spoke with a male who lived at the property who said that a female who also lives at the property had hit him with her...

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Ephrata Police recently completed an investigation into the March 2018 planning of an assault of an Ephrata High School student. During the comprehensive investigation, police interviewed multiple students, collected evidence including a knife and notes, and forensically search cellular phones. The...
UPDATE ::::::::: IDENTIFIED AND LOCATED COUPLE HOLDING HANDS STEALS SHOPPING CART FULL OF FOOD FROM STORE - HELP US ID THEM! At 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 14, 2018, the depicted couple entered the Giant Food Store at 1360 Columbia Avenue, loaded a shopping cart full of groceries, and exited the...

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On 9/14/18 at approximately 12:33pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 500 Block of Poplar Street for a found mountain bike. The bike was transported to the Columbia Borough Police Department and placed in storage. If you have lost a bike or know someone who has please...

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On 9/13/18 at approximately 3:50am the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the first block of North Fourth Street for a robbery that just occured. The victim stated that a white male wearing an orange shirt exited the passenger seat of a late model blue and gray Ford F150 pickup...

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On the morning of September 11, 2018, Ephrata Police served a search warrant on a residence in the first block of East Chestnut Street, Ephrata Borough, in a quest to locate illegally possessed firearms. As a result of the search, Ephrata Police detectives charged Frank E. Gaston III, 41, of...
On 9/11/18 at approximately 11:27am a resident of the 600 Block of Union Street came to the Police Station to report that her trash can had been stolen. The trash can is black, has wheels and is marked on the front and back with her address in white paint. Anyone with knowledge as to the location...

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On 9/8/18 at approximately 9:29am the Columbia Borough Police Department responded to a report of a possible runaway. The caller stated that a juvenile male was last seen the previous day when he left for school. The caller gave the Police Officer information regarding several places the missing...

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On 9/8/18 at approximately 10:54 pm the Columbia Borough Police Department was dispatched to the 700 Block of Chiques Hill Road for a theft from a vehicle. The caller reported hearing a loud vehicle outside his house. He looked out the window and observed a skinny male with a white t-shirt wrapped...

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