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On August 12, 2018 at approximately 1:25pm, Ephrata Police responded to the Wawa at 602 S. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough based on information received that a stolen vehicle was at that location. Upon arriving, police located the vehicle in the parking lot and encountered Kristina May Parks, 35,...
On August 16, 2018 at approximately 1:30pm, Ephrata Police responded to the first block of E Main St. in Adamstown Borough for a report of suspicious activity in progress. Police arrived and located a male subject in the area, later identified as Michael Patrick Dostick, 35, Homeless. Dostick...
On August 15, 2018 at approximately 3:35pm, an Ephrata PD officer on bike patrol in Ephrata Borough observed David Michael Groff, 38, of Ephrata, walking in the downtown area. The officer recognized Groff and believed him to have outstanding warrants. It was confirmed that Groff had a Lancaster...
On 8/12/18 at 2253 hrs, Ephrata Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Church Ave in Ephrata Borough, for reports of a male masturbating in public. A witness followed the male, assisting police with locating the suspect. Two female witnesses reported the male approached them in a parking lot...
On 8/10/18 at 1755 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle vs pedestrian accident in the 100 block of Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. The investigation revealed a 69 year of age male was cutting grass near the edge of the road. An unknown north bound vehicle braked hard upon seeing the male...

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On August 12, 2018 at approximately 1:25pm, Ephrata Police responded to the Wawa at 602 S. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough based on information received that a stolen vehicle was at that location. Upon arriving, police located the vehicle in the parking lot and encountered Kristina May Parks, 35,...
On August 16, 2018 at approximately 1:30pm, Ephrata Police responded to the first block of E Main St. in Adamstown Borough for a report of suspicious activity in progress. Police arrived and located a male subject in the area, later identified as Michael Patrick Dostick, 35, Homeless. Dostick...
On August 15, 2018 at approximately 3:35pm, an Ephrata PD officer on bike patrol in Ephrata Borough observed David Michael Groff, 38, of Ephrata, walking in the downtown area. The officer recognized Groff and believed him to have outstanding warrants. It was confirmed that Groff had a Lancaster...
On 8/12/18 at 2253 hrs, Ephrata Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Church Ave in Ephrata Borough, for reports of a male masturbating in public. A witness followed the male, assisting police with locating the suspect. Two female witnesses reported the male approached them in a parking lot...
Ephrata Police received a call from a citizen in the 1000 block of Henn Avenue, around 2:50pm on 08-04-18 for suspicious subjects in their back yard. Citizen reported a strange male and female sitting in their rear yard for extended period of time and upon leaving, left behind back packs. Police...

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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 8/10/18 at 1755 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle vs pedestrian accident in the 100 block of Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. The investigation revealed a 69 year of age male was cutting grass near the edge of the road. An unknown north bound vehicle braked hard upon seeing the male...

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On Monday, August 6, 2018 at 11:10 AM, Ephrata Police responded to a reported crash on Rt. 222 north approximately a half mile north of Rt.322 involving a vehicle which struck a dump truck and became attached to the back of it. It was reported that a Hyundai SUV driven by Jouny Youssef, 26, of...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a vehicle crash involving a car and a motorcycle which occurred at approximately 11:45pm on Thursday, August 2, 2018. It was reported that a motorcycle travelling eastbound on W. Main St. approaching Oak St. struck the rear of a sedan also travelling...

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On Tuesday, July 31 2018 between 2:00pm and 6:00pm the Ephrata Police Department conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 600 block of South State Street in Ephrata Borough. Police cited 30 drivers with speeding and other traffic offenses. Violations ranged from 41-54 mph in the posted 25 mph...

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On 7/24/18 at 1445hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on RT 222 south bound in Ephrata Township. The two vehicles involved were south bound on RT222 when the front vehicle slowed for traffic in front of it. The second vehicle, driven by Nicholas Stratton, 23, of Sinking Springs,...

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***UPDATE-DRIVER HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED*** HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT/DRIVER Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run accident that occurred on Wednesday 08-08-18 around 3:00pm. in the rear parking area of the Ephrata National Bank at 31 East Main St, Ephrata. The pictured silver or light in color van...
Ephrata Police charged Trejean D. Strickland, 20, of Denver and Kristina L. Claiborne, 36, of Denver with False Reports to Law Enforcement Authorities. On July 4, 2018, Strickland, while seeking treatment for a gun shot wound at Wellspan-Ephrata Hospital, reported to Ephrata Police that he was shot...
Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance and enforcement check on Pleasant View Road, from the 800 to 1100 blocks on Tuesday 08-07-18 from 6:30am-10:00am. The area is posted 35mph and encompasses both Ephrata Borough and Ephrata Township. Ephrata Police stopped eight motorist for various...

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UPDATE: Hit and Run accident that occurred in the early morning hours of 08-04-18 and posted 08-05-18 to Crimewatch: Ephrata Police located the owner of the striking vehicle on 08-05-18 at approximately 0900hrs. The owner, Carlos Estrella after seeing the Ephrata Police crimewatch posting called...
Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run Accident which occurred in the first block of Misty Lane, Ephrata Township. The crash occurred around 1230am Saturday morning 8-4-18. The vehicle struck a parked trailer carring a boat causing damage to the trailer and boat. The Hit and Run vehicle...

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