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Ephrata Police cited Christopher Spangler (51), of Ephrata, with harassment for a disturbance that occurred on 9/20/2020 at 2:00 pm, near the intersection of Church Avenue & W. Chestnut Street Ephrata Borough. Spangler was witnessed in a physical altercation with a female, causing a disturbance...
Ephrata Police charged Edward J. Donnegan (30), of East Earl, PA, with Retail Theft for stealing $395.04 worth of merchandise from a store in the 800 block of E. Main Street Ephrata Township. On September 19, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., a store employee witnessed Donnegan exiting the store without paying...
On 9/7/2020 at 3:00 am, Ephrata Police responded to a crash involving a single vehicle that struck a power control box, knocking out the power to the intersection of S. State St. & S. Reading Rd. Ephrata Borough. The vehicle was witnessed leaving the scene and was quickly located by the Ephrata...
On 9/15/2020 at 10:46 am, Ephrata Police responded to a single vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer, transporting milk, that lost control and overturned near the intersection Schoeneck Road and Hackman Road, West Cocalico Township. The tractor trail was driven/operated by Nicholas Brown, of...

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On September 23, 2020 at 4:17 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to the intersection of Wenger Drive and Church Ave, Ephrata Borough for an attempted assault. The victim reported that he encountered a man, later identified as Bryson S. Puryear, 25, of Ephrata, walking in the middle of the roadway. When...

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Ephrata Police cited Christopher Spangler (51), of Ephrata, with harassment for a disturbance that occurred on 9/20/2020 at 2:00 pm, near the intersection of Church Avenue & W. Chestnut Street Ephrata Borough. Spangler was witnessed in a physical altercation with a female, causing a disturbance...
Ephrata Police charged Edward J. Donnegan (30), of East Earl, PA, with Retail Theft for stealing $395.04 worth of merchandise from a store in the 800 block of E. Main Street Ephrata Township. On September 19, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., a store employee witnessed Donnegan exiting the store without paying...
On 9/7/2020 at 3:00 am, Ephrata Police responded to a crash involving a single vehicle that struck a power control box, knocking out the power to the intersection of S. State St. & S. Reading Rd. Ephrata Borough. The vehicle was witnessed leaving the scene and was quickly located by the Ephrata...
On 9/15/2020 at 10:46 am, Ephrata Police responded to a single vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer, transporting milk, that lost control and overturned near the intersection Schoeneck Road and Hackman Road, West Cocalico Township. The tractor trail was driven/operated by Nicholas Brown, of...

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On September 23, 2020 at 4:17 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to the intersection of Wenger Drive and Church Ave, Ephrata Borough for an attempted assault. The victim reported that he encountered a man, later identified as Bryson S. Puryear, 25, of Ephrata, walking in the middle of the roadway. When...

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The Ephrata Police Department is seeking the whereabouts of Kevin Scott Kilmer, w/m, DOB: 12/7/1977. An arrest warrant was issued for Kilmer on September 17, 2020 after the Ephrata Police Department conducted an investigation into the dissemination and possession of child pornography and related...
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 Sunday, June 28, 2020 at approximately 3:37 p.m. Ephrata Police Officers responded to vehicle crash involving a horse drawn carriage at the intersection of Hahnstown Rd and East Main St (SR322). On arrival officers learned the horse drawn carriage was operated by Marlin Martin, 33 of Terre Hill...
On Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at approximately 0520 hours a citizen reported vandalism to a split rail fence on the Ephrata Rail Trail. The vandalism occurred sometime overnight, the fence is owned by Ephrata Borough. Anyone with information on the individuals or actions that caused the damage is...

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Route 272 (South Reading Rd.) will be closed for an extended period of time today in both directions while crews work to clean up and replace a utility pole brought down in a crash.

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crash_2.jpg On Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at approximately 6:58 AM, Ephrata Police responded to the area of 420 Sandy Hill Rd. in West Cocalico Twp. for a report of a crash involving a bicyclist struck by a vehicle. Police determined that a Honda Civic driven by Douglas Seymour, 41, of Stevens was...

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The Ephrata Police Departement is investigating a hit and run crash that occurred in the area of E Queen St and Cherry Alley (Schoeneck) on 04/18/19 at approximately 2344 hours. A pick-up truck struck a utility pole and fled the scene. The truck left orange in color pieces behind, believed to be...

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Ephrata Police are attempting to identify the male in the attached photograph. Weis Markets asset protection advised Ephrata Police that on September 28, 2020 at approximately 8:00 a.m., the male stole $111 worth of merchandise from the store. If you have information on the identity of the male,...
Ephrata Police received a called Wednesday 9-16-20 around 8:30pm from a citizen regarding a suspicious red vehicle parked to the rear of their residence with possible drug activity occurring inside the vehicle. Police responded to the 300 block of Jeff Avenue at the Bethany Park to find a red...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a series of broken vehicle windows which occurred during the early morning hours of 08-20-20 in Ephrata Borough. The first incident was reported to police around 7am by a citizen who stated they observed a person around 4:40am in the street at the intersection of...

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****Cruz has been located and is safe****Ephrata Police are attempting to locate missing person Devin Luis Cruz, 24, who was last seen at the Retreat of Lancaster County in Ephrata Borough on Sunday, August 16, 2020. Cruz walked away from treatment at the facility and has not been in contact with...

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On Tuesday 08-11-20 Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance check in the 400 Block of Adamstown Road, Adamstown Borough as well as in the 100 Block of Martin Avenue Ephrata Borough where the speed limit on both roadways is 25 mph. Ephrata Police stopped and cited 6 motorist for exceeding the...

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