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Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run Pedestrian accident at the intersection of East Main (US 322) and Spring Garden Streets which occurred at approximately 3:05pm 10-22-19. Investigation into the crash found an Ephrata resident, who lives near the intersection, was crossing the...

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Ephrata Police filed charges against Rayshawn A. Dorsey M/19 of Ephrata for a Hit and Run Accident of an Occupied Apartment Building stemming from an early morning accident on 10-13-19. Ephrata Police were called to the 300 Block of East Fulton St around 3:40am on Sunday 10-13-19 for the report of...

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On 10/19/19 at 1307 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving a vehicle that drove into a building in the 2800 Block of N. Reading Rd. in Adamstown Borough. A vehicle operated by Edward Krasovec, 86, of Sinking Spring, was parking the vehicle when his foot slipped from the brake...

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Ephrata Police charged Austin S. Rook, 28, of Ephrata, with Criminal Mischief, Criminal Trespass and Defiant Trespass as the result of three investigations into Rook’s activity at a residence in the 1100 block Dawn Ave, Ephrata Township, in late September. Police allege that Rook damaged a door and...
Ephrata Police recently charged Scott A. Mease, 48, with Persons Not to Possess Firearms, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On October 1, 2019, Ephrata Police served a search warrant at a residence in the 100 block of Washington Ave,...

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Ephrata Police charged Austin S. Rook, 28, of Ephrata, with Criminal Mischief, Criminal Trespass and Defiant Trespass as the result of three investigations into Rook’s activity at a residence in the 1100 block Dawn Ave, Ephrata Township, in late September. Police allege that Rook damaged a door and...
Ephrata Police recently charged Scott A. Mease, 48, with Persons Not to Possess Firearms, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On October 1, 2019, Ephrata Police served a search warrant at a residence in the 100 block of Washington Ave,...
Ephrata Police have charged a second vendor as a result of the September 13, 2019, trademark counterfeiting investigation at Green Dragon. Michael K. Sha, 62, of Mount Laurel, NJ, was charged with Trademark Counterfeiting for possessing approximately 250 counterfeit trademarked Louis Vuitton items...
Ephrata Police recently charged Benjamin R. Miller, 37, of Lancaster, with Failure to Comply with Registration of Sexual Offense after he failed to notify the Pennsylvania State Police and Lancaster County Probation and Parole of a change in his employment status at an Ephrata area business. Miller...
Ephrata Police recently charged Daniel M. Sanchez, Jr., 20, of Ephrata, with multiple charges related to crimes committed during a week in early September. Sanchez was charged with Theft from a Vehicle after his fingerprints were found in a theft victim’s vehicle parked in the first block of...

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Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Richard J. Caprarella, 55, previously of Lancaster. On September 9, 2019, Caprarella removed five cartons of cigarettes from behind the sales counter at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. While attempting to steal the merchandise,...

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Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Ferdinand J. Michell III, 37, of Palmyra. On September 26, 2018, an employee of a business in the 300 block of South Reading Road, Ephrata Borough, reported that his wallet was taken from the office area. The value of the wallet and its contents was $...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Daulton Lee Blessing, 23, last known address of Denver, PA. Blessing is charged with Retail Theft, Prohibited Offensive Weapons and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Police allege that on September 12, 2018, Blessing failed to pay for $168 worth of...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Ivan Allen, 30, last known address of Clifton Heights, PA. Allen is charged with Involuntary Deviate Sexual Intercourse with a Child, Unlawful Contact with a Minor and Corruption of Minors. Police allege that in June of 2016, Allen had sexual contact...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Brianne E. Mankins, 22, last known address of Ephrata. On May 22, 2018 at 12:32 a.m., Ephrata Police responded to the first block of East Pine Street, Ephrata Borough, to investigate a report of suspicious activity. Police located Mankins asleep in a...

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On 10/19/19 at 1307 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving a vehicle that drove into a building in the 2800 Block of N. Reading Rd. in Adamstown Borough. A vehicle operated by Edward Krasovec, 86, of Sinking Spring, was parking the vehicle when his foot slipped from the brake...

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On Saturday 9/22/19 at 0946 hrs. Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident on S. Line Rd. at Indiantown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Peter Bowersox, 45, of Norristown, was operating a transit van with thirteen juvenile passengers, approximate ages 12-15, headed for an area retreat. Bowersox...

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The Ephrata Police Department responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 1st block of E Pine St., Ephrata Borough. A vehicle description of parties involved was provided to police. Police located that vehicle and spoke with the driver of the vehicle at Blackberry Ln. and Briarwood Dr. The...

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Ephrata Police have filed charges against two individuals involved in recent DUI incidents. On 7/11/19 police stopped Stanley Staneski, 35, of Denver, after he disregarded traffic cones marking a road closed for flooding on Sportsman Road in West Cocalico Township. Staneski failed field sobriety...

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On Saturday, July 13, 2019, at approximately 1109 hours, Ephrata Police responded to a reported vehicle crash on Rt. 222 southbound at the Mohler Church Rd. overpass. A Subaru WRX driven by Erica Gearhart, 41, of Conestoga, rear ended a tractor and trailer operated by Paul J Lyons, 64, of Essex, MD...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run Pedestrian accident at the intersection of East Main (US 322) and Spring Garden Streets which occurred at approximately 3:05pm 10-22-19. Investigation into the crash found an Ephrata resident, who lives near the intersection, was crossing the...

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Ephrata Police filed charges against Rayshawn A. Dorsey M/19 of Ephrata for a Hit and Run Accident of an Occupied Apartment Building stemming from an early morning accident on 10-13-19. Ephrata Police were called to the 300 Block of East Fulton St around 3:40am on Sunday 10-13-19 for the report of...

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On Thursday October 10, 2019 at 4:15 pm Ephrata Police Department was dispatched for a vehicle crash involving a bicyclist. Officers arrived to find rider Luke Cross, 18, of Lititz, unconscious after being struck by a vehicle. The vehicle, a red 2017 Chevrolet crossover, was driven by Julie Bachman...

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Ephrata Police cited Gary Burkholder M/66 of Akron, PA following an accident involving a school student transport van. Ephrata Police responded around 6:45am 10-10-19 for the accident at Pointview Ave and Parkview Hgts Ave where it was determined that Burkholder, who was not injured, pulled onto...

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Ephrata Police are investigating the theft of a wallet from an Ephrata resident. Subsequently, the victim’s credit card was used at Walmart in Ephrata. Surveillance video captured a black male using the victim’s credit card. If you are able to identify the subject in the attached picture, please...

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