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Ephrata Police received a complaint from a representative of the high-end fashion brand Louis Vuitton that underpriced, counterfeit fashion items were being sold in bulk by two vendors at Green Dragon Market, 955 North State Street, Ephrata Township. The representative of the fashion brand...
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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The Ephrata Police - along with members of Lincoln Fire Company, Pioneer and Durlach & Mt. Airy Fire Police, and Ephrata Community Ambulance - responded to a one-vehicle crash in the 100 Block of Meadow Valley Road on Thursday September 13, 2019 at 2:44 p.m. The investigation revealed that the...
On 9-9-19 around 8:00pm New Holland Police found Scott Paul Hammer M/45 in the 500 Block of E. Main St, New Holland after responding to a disturbance incident. Hammer had been wanted by Ephrata Police since 8-26-19 for Indecent Exposure and Disorderly Conduct. Hammer was charged on 7-24-19...
Ephrata police have filed charges against a 22 year old Adamstown man, following an incident in the 500 block of W. Main St. in Ephrata Borough on Sunday 9/8/19 at 1:30AM. A patrol officer contacted Donte Fields who was sleeping in a vehicle at a business that was closed. Fields was in possession...

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On 9-9-19 around 8:00pm New Holland Police found Scott Paul Hammer M/45 in the 500 Block of E. Main St, New Holland after responding to a disturbance incident. Hammer had been wanted by Ephrata Police since 8-26-19 for Indecent Exposure and Disorderly Conduct. Hammer was charged on 7-24-19...
Ephrata police have filed charges against a 22 year old Adamstown man, following an incident in the 500 block of W. Main St. in Ephrata Borough on Sunday 9/8/19 at 1:30AM. A patrol officer contacted Donte Fields who was sleeping in a vehicle at a business that was closed. Fields was in possession...
Ephrata Police cited Lavern H. Millisock 57/M of Ephrata with Disorderly Conduct following a disturbance in a local restaurant in downtown Ephrata on Friday 8-30-19 at approximately 1635hrs. Police received calls from restaurant manager and citizen of a male yelling and upsetting customers inside...
On Aug. 24, 2019, Ephrata Police charged James J. O'Donnell, DOB 05/02/1974, with violating a Protection From Abuse order related to an incident which was reported to police on the same day. O'Donnell was arrested on 08/25/19 and arraigned before MDJ Sponaugle. He was released on $10,000 unsecured...
Sheena Rae Rosa, DOB 01/27/87, of the 600 block of E Main St. in Ephrata Borough was charged with Simple Assault and Recklessly Endangering Another Person after police received a report of a passenger in a moving vehicle striking the driver. Investigation revealed that Rosa struck the driver of a...

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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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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...
On 6/11/19 Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle for expired registration in the 300 block of N. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Township. A passenger in the vehicle, Vincent Dull, age 27, of Ephrata, falsely identified himself to police. It was determined Dull was wanted on a Lancaster County bench warrant...

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On 5/10/19 at 1626 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving one vehicle into a utility pole in the 200 block of South Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. Witnesses reported the driver drifted off the roadway and struck the pole. The driver was taken to an area hospital in stable...

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Ephrata Police received a complaint from a representative of the high-end fashion brand Louis Vuitton that underpriced, counterfeit fashion items were being sold in bulk by two vendors at Green Dragon Market, 955 North State Street, Ephrata Township. The representative of the fashion brand...
The Ephrata Police - along with members of Lincoln Fire Company, Pioneer and Durlach & Mt. Airy Fire Police, and Ephrata Community Ambulance - responded to a one-vehicle crash in the 100 Block of Meadow Valley Road on Thursday September 13, 2019 at 2:44 p.m. The investigation revealed that the...
Ephrata Police are investigating several thefts from unlocked vehicles, which occurred during the overnight hours of September 3 into September 4, in the area of Tom Ave and Bethany Road. Vehicle owners reported cash, electronics and clothing taken from their unlocked vehicles. If you witness...
On August 28, 2019 at 2:48 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to an armed robbery at the Black Forest Inn in the 2800 block of North Reading Road, Adamstown Borough. Two masked black males entered the office and demanded cash from the employee. One of the men brandished an AR style pistol. A dark...
On Friday August 23, 2019 between 6:45AM and 9:45 AM, Ephrata Police conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 900 block of Glenwood Drive in Ephrata Township. The speed limit along this section of road is 35 MPH. Police cited eleven drivers for speeding violations. The highest speed was 61 MPH.

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