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Update to original 03/10/2017 post: https://lancaster.crimewatchpa.com/ephratapd/10338/cases/theft-school-pa... After posting and requesting assistance, the Ephrata Police Department received multiple tips regarding the thefts from parking lots. The tips led officers to Joseph-Jon Albert "JJ"...
On 3/20/17 at 1618hrs Ephrata Police responded to a building fire at 102 Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. The witnesses reporting the fire indicated the flames were already through the roof. Police and fire crews found the detached garage of the unoccupied residence fully involved in fire...
On Monday 3/20/17 at 1858hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving injuries in the 3600 block of Rothsville Rd in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle operated by Donald Kitchen, age 80, of Ephrata, pulled from a parking lot into the path of a vehicle west bound on Rothsville Rd. The two...

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Ephrata Police on Sunday 03-19-17 at approximately 1220hrs picked up Todd S. Racine M/22 on a felony Forgery warrant. Racine was found at his home in the 1300 block of West Main Street Ephrata where he was taken into custody without incident. Ephrata Police Det. Bartholomew had filed Felony Forgery...
Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata man for assaulting an eleven year old child. Paul S. Wetter, 43 of Ephrata was charged with Simple Assault. Police allege that Wetter struck the side of the child’s head three times and kicked the child’s leg on the evening of March 14, 2017 at a residence in...

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Update to original 03/10/2017 post: https://lancaster.crimewatchpa.com/ephratapd/10338/cases/theft-school-pa... After posting and requesting assistance, the Ephrata Police Department received multiple tips regarding the thefts from parking lots. The tips led officers to Joseph-Jon Albert "JJ"...
Ephrata Police on Sunday 03-19-17 at approximately 1220hrs picked up Todd S. Racine M/22 on a felony Forgery warrant. Racine was found at his home in the 1300 block of West Main Street Ephrata where he was taken into custody without incident. Ephrata Police Det. Bartholomew had filed Felony Forgery...
Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata man for assaulting an eleven year old child. Paul S. Wetter, 43 of Ephrata was charged with Simple Assault. Police allege that Wetter struck the side of the child’s head three times and kicked the child’s leg on the evening of March 14, 2017 at a residence in...
Ephrata Police filed DUI charges against Sarah E. Wills, 33, of Ephrata. On February 22, 2017 at 11:05 p.m. Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident in the first block of East Chestnut Street, Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Wills struck two parked cars. Wills was arrested for DUI. A...
On Monday, March 13, 2017, Ephrata Police arrested William C. Kump, 29, of 63 Reagan Dr. Ephrata, on an outstanding warrant. Kump was wanted by the East Earl Township PD on fraud charges. Police went to Kump's residence and found him hiding in the garage underneath a blanket. He was arrested...

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On 3/20/17 at 1618hrs Ephrata Police responded to a building fire at 102 Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. The witnesses reporting the fire indicated the flames were already through the roof. Police and fire crews found the detached garage of the unoccupied residence fully involved in fire...
On Monday 3/20/17 at 1858hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving injuries in the 3600 block of Rothsville Rd in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle operated by Donald Kitchen, age 80, of Ephrata, pulled from a parking lot into the path of a vehicle west bound on Rothsville Rd. The two...

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On 3/12/17 at 0544 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the 100 Block of Creek Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A 15 year old male from Lebanon PA, was using a self-propelled scooter in the south bound lane while wearing dark clothing. The youth was struck...

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Ephrata Police arrest Pavel Borisov, 23, of Lititz on March 9, 2017 at 8:33 a.m. at a residence in the 100 block of Grant Street, Ephrata Borough. Borisov was wanted by Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department for a parole violation.
On 3/7/17 at 0622hrs, Ephrata Police responded to an accident involving a bicyclist that was struck by a vehicle in the 100 Block of Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. The vehicle driver, Jaymes Lewis, age 26, of Lancaster, reported he fell asleep and struck the bicyclist from behind. The 20 year...

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During the week of March 6-10, 2017, Northern Lancaster County experienced thefts from vehicles parked in school and business parking lots during daylight. One of these schools was the Ephrata High School lot. Subsequently, a person was recorded using one of the stolen credit cards for a purchase...
On March 3, 2017 at 4:19 p.m. an unknown male suspect failed to pay for apparel at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. The suspect fled the store in a sliver mini-van. If you are able to identify the suspect, please contract Officer Rodriguez at 717-738-9200 X 237.
At 4:40 a.m. the Ephrata Police were dispatched to the Turkey Hill at 3585 Rothsville Road, Ephrata Township, for a robbery that had just occurred. It was reported that a white male entered the store and demanded cash and a carton of cigarettes. He left on foot. The suspect is described as wearing...

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On Friday February 17, 2017 at approximately 3:05 a.m. the Ephrata Police responded to a report of "Shots Fired" outside a residence in the 100 Block of Ridge Avenue, Ephrata Township. Officers found that two persons, using two handguns fired 15-20 shots into the ground and into an unoccupied...
On February 15, 2017 at 1:54 a.m. emergency services from the Ephrata area responded to 25 Cloister Ave, Ephrata Borough, for an apartment building fire. Residents from the 12 unit building were evacuated to the Ephrata Ambulance building by firefighters and police. The fire was contained to one...

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