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Ephrata Police investigated over twelve (12) weather related accidents throughout Thursday 11-15-18 during the seasons first winter snow storm. The various accidents occurred throughout Ephrata and Adamstown Boroughs, as well as Ephrata and West Cocalico Townships. No injuries were reported on any...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Brandon Lee Rea, 25, of Ephrata with Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Burglary and Theft from Motor Vehicle. Police allege that on August 18, 2018, Rea was involved in a conspiracy to burglarize a tool shed and steal items from vehicles in the 900 block of Rettew Mill...
Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance check in the 700 Block of Glenwood Drive in Ephrata Township. The posted speed limit in the area is 35 MPH. Ephrata Police stopped a total of 12 vehicles with speeds between 56 Mph to 66 Mph in the posted 35 Mph zone.

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On 11/9/18 at 0313 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving seven vehicles, in the 200 block of West Main Street in Ephrata Borough. Rafael Pena-Colon, 36, of Philadelphia PA, reported he fell asleep while driving a large box truck west on West Main St. The truck drifted to the...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Brandon Lee Rea, 25, of Ephrata with Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Burglary and Theft from Motor Vehicle. Police allege that on August 18, 2018, Rea was involved in a conspiracy to burglarize a tool shed and steal items from vehicles in the 900 block of Rettew Mill...
Ephrata Police have charged Brittany Ruth, 28, of Ephrata, with Endangering the Welfare of Children. Police allege that in late July an infant child in Ruth’s care ingested heroin at a residence in Ephrata Township. Police received notification through the ChildLIne system when Ruth brought the...
Matthew E. Feronti M/19 was cited for Retail Theft on 10-24-18 following an theft incident over a two day period at the Ephrata Walmart. Walmart Loss Prevention reported Ferointi, between 10-21-8 and 10-23-18, failed to pay for several items with a value estimated at $55.00. Ferointi was issued a...

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On Wed. October 24, 2018 at approximately 5:20pm, Ephrata Police responded to Walmart at 890 E Main St. in Ephrata Township for a report of a retail theft which just occurred. Upon arriving, police observed Jackie Giordano, 38, of Glenolden, fleeing through the parking lot. She was arrested and...

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Sarah E. Thompson 29/F with last known address of Jeff Ave, Ephrata was arrested around 1030pm 10-09-18 in regards to an outstanding Lancaster Sheriff warrant and upon arrest she was found to be in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Ephrata Police located Thompson in a white vehicle that...

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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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On 11/9/18 at 0313 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving seven vehicles, in the 200 block of West Main Street in Ephrata Borough. Rafael Pena-Colon, 36, of Philadelphia PA, reported he fell asleep while driving a large box truck west on West Main St. The truck drifted to the...

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On 11/7/18 at 2000hrs, Ephrata Police responded to the 100 Block of E. Main St in Ephrata Borough for a report of a male and a female arguing outside their residence. A witness to the heated argument reported being offended by the obscene language being shouted by the pair. Jose Mendez-Bones, 24,...

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On Sat. November 3, 2018 at 9:30am, Ephrata Police responded to a crash involving two vehicles at the intersection of North Reading Rd. (Rt 272) and Martin Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A Jeep Liberty driven by Bernard Stiffler, 54, of Lititz, failed to stop for a steady red traffic signal, and was...

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On 10/5/18 at 2139 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck on RT 322 at Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. An east bound truck, driven by Doyle Hallmark, 72, of Highlands Texas, turned left in front of an approaching westbound motorcycle...

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On 9/27/18 Ephrata Police are investigating an overnight burglary and theft at a farm on Stevens Rd. in Ephrata Township. During the overnight hours, unknown actors entered unlocked barns and workshop areas and stole numerous automotive type batteries from tractors and farm equipment, as well as...

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Ephrata Police investigated over twelve (12) weather related accidents throughout Thursday 11-15-18 during the seasons first winter snow storm. The various accidents occurred throughout Ephrata and Adamstown Boroughs, as well as Ephrata and West Cocalico Townships. No injuries were reported on any...

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Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance check in the 700 Block of Glenwood Drive in Ephrata Township. The posted speed limit in the area is 35 MPH. Ephrata Police stopped a total of 12 vehicles with speeds between 56 Mph to 66 Mph in the posted 35 Mph zone.

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Ephrata Police arrested Nathan A. Thomas M/39 Reading, PA and Chante E. Shultz F/24, Reading, PA for Retail Theft following an incident at the Ephrata Walmart Monday evening 11-05-18. Ephrata Police were called by Walmart Lost Prevention around 7:30pm Monday 11-05-18 regarding a male and female...

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On the afternoon of Thursday October 25, 2018, the Ephrata Police Department assisted with the investigation of the cause of the apartment building fire at 177 Old Mill Road, Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police interviewed residents, 911 callers and witnesses. A Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigation two theft of motorcycles reported on October 24, 2018 and October 25, 2018. The thefts occurred within a two-block radius in Ephrata Borough. The stolen motorcycles are a silver 2003 Honda Interceptor, bearing PA registration 0086G, and a red 2001...

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