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On September 6, 2021 at 11:28 a.m., Ephrata Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident with entrapment at the intersection of Parkview Heights Road and Bethany Road, Ephrata Township. An SUV, driven by Matthew Hill, 26, of Ephrata, traveled eastbound on Parkview Heights Road, lost control and...
As a result of the recent flooding (9/1/21), the bridge on Rettew Mill Road in Ephrata Township, between the 900-1000 block, is closed until further notice.
The Ephrata Police Department is seeking help from the public to identify the vehicle and driver involved in a hit and run crash that occurred in Ephrata Borough on August 31, 2001 at approximately 9:56pm. Witnesses reported seeing a silver Nissan Versa strike a pedestrian on East Main Street at...
The Ephrata Police Department responded to a hit and run crash that involved a pedestrian on 08/31/21 at approximately 9:56 p.m. at the intersection of East Main Street and Lake Street in Ephrata Borough. According to witnesses a silver in color Nissan Versa struck a pedestrian on East Main Street...

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Ephrata Police were called to the intersection of Indiantown and Schoeneck Roads in West Cocalico Township around 3:15pm for a crash involving a two vehicles and a small school bus. Ephrata Poilce determined a white sedan driven by a 17yr old female from Ephrata reportedly turned left into the path...

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On 08-16-21, Ephrata Police arrested Leann K. Sites, F/35 of Narvon, for Retail Theft following an incident at the Walmart. Ephrata Police were called at approximately 4:45 PM to the Ephrata Walmart by Loss Prevention for a female who attempted to leave the store without paying for $22.93 worth of...
Ephrata Police have charged Zachary J. Alam, 29, of Centreville, Virginia, with the January 29, 2021 burglary of Stoudt’s Antique Mall. Antiques valued at $5,684 were taken during the burglary. On January 29, 2021 at 9:42 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a burglar alarm at Stoudt’s Antique Mall,...

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On 08-06-21, Ephrata Police arrested Harvey John Turner V, M/26 of Denver, for Retail Theft following an incident at the Walmart. Ephrata Police were called at approximately 10:17 PM to the Ephrata Walmart by Loss Prevention for a male who reportedly did not purchase various items and left the...

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Ephrata Police arrested Brittney M. Morales F/27 of Cherry Alley, Schoeneck, PA for felony Retail Theft following an investigation into numerous retail thefts at the Weis Markets, 300 Block of North Reading Road, Ephrata. Ephrata Police received information from Weis Market Loss Prevention officer...
Between 6/17/21 to 6/19/21, Ephrata police investigated multiple complaints against Joshua T. Shannon M/28 of Ephrata, in or near the 100 block of Church Ave. Ephrata. Ephrata Police subsequently filed charges against Shannon for his actions relating to: operating a vehicle while his driving...
Ephrata Police have charged Anna Marie Shreiner, 24, last known address in Strasburg, PA, with Terroristic Threats and Threat to Use Weapons of Mass Destruction as the result of the investigation into on bomb threat at Magisterial District Judge Russell’s Office, 609 East Main Street, Ephrata...
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...
As a result of the recent flooding (9/1/21), the bridge on Rettew Mill Road in Ephrata Township, between the 900-1000 block, is closed until further notice.
The Ephrata Police Department responded to a hit and run crash that involved a pedestrian on 08/31/21 at approximately 9:56 p.m. at the intersection of East Main Street and Lake Street in Ephrata Borough. According to witnesses a silver in color Nissan Versa struck a pedestrian on East Main Street...

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Ephrata Police were called to the intersection of Indiantown and Schoeneck Roads in West Cocalico Township around 3:15pm for a crash involving a two vehicles and a small school bus. Ephrata Poilce determined a white sedan driven by a 17yr old female from Ephrata reportedly turned left into the path...

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The Ephrata Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash on SR 222 north on Friday, 06/25/21 at approximately 4:24 p.m. Kevin Hall , 23 of Texas was driving a pickup truck pulling a large trailer loaded with construction equipment. As Hall negotiated uneven patches of road due to road...

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On September 6, 2021 at 11:28 a.m., Ephrata Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident with entrapment at the intersection of Parkview Heights Road and Bethany Road, Ephrata Township. An SUV, driven by Matthew Hill, 26, of Ephrata, traveled eastbound on Parkview Heights Road, lost control and...
The Ephrata Police Department is seeking help from the public to identify the vehicle and driver involved in a hit and run crash that occurred in Ephrata Borough on August 31, 2001 at approximately 9:56pm. Witnesses reported seeing a silver Nissan Versa strike a pedestrian on East Main Street at...
The investigation of the August 8, 2021 apartment building fire in the 100 block of East Locust Street, Ephrata Borough, by the Ephrata Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal revealed that a 13-year-old child was misusing a lighter and a candle in a bedroom in the attic of...
The Ephrata Police Department and the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal are investigating an apartment building fire that occurred in the 100 block of East Locust Street, Ephrata Borough on August 8, 2021 at 12:08 p.m. The 2-alarm fire started in the attic of the three-unit apartment building...
7/21/21 - The runaway teen has been located. The Ephrata Police Department is asking for help from the public in locating a runaway juvenile. Bianca Marchino, 16, of Ephrata was last seen on the evening of July 9, 2021. Hours later, her family noticed that she had left the house and reported her as...

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