Miguel A Alvarado, 32, LKA: Reading, PA was charged with Access Device Fraud, Criminal Conspiracy and Theft from Motor Vehicle after an investigation into a incident that occurred in the first block of Oak Lane on May 7, 2019. It is alleged that on that date, Alvardo and 2 individuals stole various items, including bank and credit cards from a vehicle on Oak Lane. Total loss was $482.00. The stolen cards were then used at 3 businesses in Ephrata, including Wal Mart and McDonalds. The total charged to those cards was $1675.77.
Alvardo and the two co-defendants were identified through surveillance photos. Some of the stolen items were recovered at a pawn shop in Lancaster where they had been pawned by one of the co-defendants. Alvardo's whereabouts are currently unknown. Anyone with any information about Alvardo are asked to contact the East Cocalico Township Police Department at 717 336-1729. The East Cocalico Township Police Department was assisted by Manheim Township Police in the investigation.