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On March 19, 2019 at 7:45 p.m. Ephrata Police received a complaint of a sinkhole opening in the roadway near the intersection of Henn Ave. and Rothsville Road. Ephrata Borough Public Works Department has closed Henn Ave from Niss Ave. to Rothsville Road. Public Works crews are investigating the...
Ephrata Police arrested Daniel J. Tartaglia Jr M/21 of Ephrata Sunday afternoon 3-17-19 around 1230hrs for an outstanding theft warrant. Ephrata Police stopped a silver sedan for a traffic violation in the 800 block of East Main St (US 322) and discovered the driver Daniel Tartaglia Jr was wanted...
On Thursday 3/14/19 the pictured male reportedly stole over $1,500 worth of cigarettes from Walmart in Ephrata Township and left in the vehicle shown. Similar thefts have been reported to other Walmarts in the surrounding areas. If you can identify the male or have any information that may help,...

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Ephrata Police arrested Dorothy L. Huber F/34, East Earl , PA on Friday 03-15-19 at 1400hrs for possession and passing counterfeit US Currency. Ephrata Police received a complaint from employees of a business in the 1100 block of South Reading Road, (Pa. 272), Ephrata regarding a female who was...
Ephrata Police at approximately 0740hrs Friday 03-15-19 were called to the 100 Block of South Market St Ephrata for an single vehicle accident involving an overturned SUV. Ephrata Police determined the driver, Alexander Shaub M/28 of Lititz, PA was traveling north on S. Market St and after cresting...

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Ephrata Police arrested Daniel J. Tartaglia Jr M/21 of Ephrata Sunday afternoon 3-17-19 around 1230hrs for an outstanding theft warrant. Ephrata Police stopped a silver sedan for a traffic violation in the 800 block of East Main St (US 322) and discovered the driver Daniel Tartaglia Jr was wanted...
Ephrata Police arrested Dorothy L. Huber F/34, East Earl , PA on Friday 03-15-19 at 1400hrs for possession and passing counterfeit US Currency. Ephrata Police received a complaint from employees of a business in the 1100 block of South Reading Road, (Pa. 272), Ephrata regarding a female who was...
Ephrata Police recently charged James O. Peck, 30, of Ephrata, with Statutory Sexual Assault, Unlawful Contact with a Minor and Corruption of Minors. Police allege that Peck was engaged in a sexual relationship with a female less than 16 years old from December of 2017 until January of 2019 at a...
Ephrata Police have charged Manuel J. Medina, 27, of Ephrata, with Impersonation of a Public Servant. On February 1, 2019 at 11:15 a.m., in the area of North Reading Road and Alexander Drive, Ephrata Township, Medina activated rapid flashing amber and white LED lights mounted inside of his white...
Ephrata Police arrested Frank Edward Gaston III M/41 of Ephrata at a house in the 200 Block of Cherry Street, Ephrata Borough Saturday night 3-2-19 around 7:30pm. Gaston was wanted by the Lancaster County Sheriff's Department regarding an outstanding warrant. Gaston was taken into custody without...

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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...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Nathan Edward Heinzig for the May 18, 2017 bank robbery at Santander Bank, 270 North Reading Road, Ephrata Township. Heinzig, 36, who last resided in the Hopeland area of Clay Township, is a white, male 5’ 10” tall, 200 pounds with blue eyes. Heinzig...

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Police are asking for assistance in identifying a suspect who used stolen credit cards to make purchases at a local electronics store. If you know who the person in the black hat and jacket is in these pictures, please contact Officer Nixon with the Ephrata Police Department at 717-738-9200 x260 or...

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On 3/4/19 at 1708 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident with injuries in the 1100 block of S. State St. in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a vehicle driven by Mona Murphy, 46, of Ephrata, was north bound on S. State St, (RT 272) and approached a line of traffic at the...

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On 2/8/19 at 1318 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving four vehicles in the 700 Block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Township. An eastbound van operated by Lamar Martin, 38, of Dundee NY, struck a vehicle stopped in traffic in front of it, pushing that vehicle forward in chain...

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On 2/4/19 at 1353 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Lincoln Avenue at East Pine Street in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a sedan driven by Matthew Lemaszewski, 18, of Leola, was south on Lincoln Avenue when it failed to stop for a stop sign and was struck by a...

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On 1/31/19 at 1435 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Martin Avenue at Lancaster Avenue in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a pickup truck operated by Tyrone Miller, 56, of Stevens, pulled from a stop sign on a traffic way and struck the side of a Subaru as it drove...

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On March 19, 2019 at 7:45 p.m. Ephrata Police received a complaint of a sinkhole opening in the roadway near the intersection of Henn Ave. and Rothsville Road. Ephrata Borough Public Works Department has closed Henn Ave from Niss Ave. to Rothsville Road. Public Works crews are investigating the...
On Thursday 3/14/19 the pictured male reportedly stole over $1,500 worth of cigarettes from Walmart in Ephrata Township and left in the vehicle shown. Similar thefts have been reported to other Walmarts in the surrounding areas. If you can identify the male or have any information that may help,...

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Ephrata Police at approximately 0740hrs Friday 03-15-19 were called to the 100 Block of South Market St Ephrata for an single vehicle accident involving an overturned SUV. Ephrata Police determined the driver, Alexander Shaub M/28 of Lititz, PA was traveling north on S. Market St and after cresting...

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Ephrata Police were called to the first block of Hummer Road at West Main St (US 322) Ephrata Borough around 1010am Friday 3-15-19 for an overturned Horse and Carriage accident. Ephrata Police arrived and determined the Horse and Carriage was driverless and there were no injuries. Police determined...

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Over the past month two Ephrata area banks have been the victim of skimming devices attached to their ATM machines. In both cases customers reported difficulty inserting cards into the machine. On the evening of Sunday March 10, 2019, the two men in the attached pictures and video attached a...

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