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The Ephrata Police Department responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 1st block of E Pine St., Ephrata Borough. A vehicle description of parties involved was provided to police. Police located that vehicle and spoke with the driver of the vehicle at Blackberry Ln. and Briarwood Dr. The...

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Ephrata Police arrested Misael Falcon M/37 of James Ave, Ephrata on 8-20-r Strangulation and Simple Assault following an investigation into an incident which occurred during the early morning hours of 08-20-19. Falcon is accused of choking and punching another person inside a residence in the 1000...
On Tuesday August 20, 2019 between 7am and 9:30 a.m., Ephrata Police conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 700 block of Glenwood Drive in Ephrata Township. The speed limit along this section of roadway is 35 miles per hour. Police cited 9 drivers for speeding violations. The high speed cited...

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Ephrata Police arrested two females and one male for Retail Theft on Friday evening 08-16-19 following an incident at the Ephrata Walmart on East Main St. Ephrata Police were called by Walmart Asset Protection for three people they had in custody for shoplifting several items from the Ephrata...

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On Tuesday August 13, 2019 between 6:30 and 9:30 a.m., Ephrata Police conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 300 block of Church Ave. in Ephrata Borough. The speed limit here is 25 miles per hour. Police cited 18 drivers for violations. The high speed was 47 miles per hour.

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Ephrata Police arrested Misael Falcon M/37 of James Ave, Ephrata on 8-20-r Strangulation and Simple Assault following an investigation into an incident which occurred during the early morning hours of 08-20-19. Falcon is accused of choking and punching another person inside a residence in the 1000...
Ephrata Police have concluded the investigation into a near drowning of a child on June 1, 2019 at the Ephrata Community Pool, 435 Cocalico Street, Ephrata Borough. Police have charged Casilda Barrera de Rodriguez, 42, of Lebanon, with Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Police allege that Barrera...
Investigators from the Ephrata Police Department have charged Nicole Lyn Crites, 40, of Lebanon, with eight counts of Theft by Unlawful Taking as the culmination of a yearlong investigation into thefts of money and jewelry at Keystone Villa, 100 North State Street, Ephrata Borough. Over the past...
Investigators from the Ephrata Police Department have charged a second person in a residential burglary case that occurred during the early morning hours of June 9, 2019 in the 1200 block of Lincoln Road, Ephrata Township. Brandi Marks, 37, of Ephrata, was charged with Burglary, Criminal Conspiracy...

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Ephrata Police charged Barry L. Foltz, III, 36, of Ephrata, with 8 counts of Access Device Fraud for using an acquaintance’s ATM card to defraud her of over $800 during the month of June. Foltz is presumed innocent.

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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...
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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The Ephrata Police Department responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 1st block of E Pine St., Ephrata Borough. A vehicle description of parties involved was provided to police. Police located that vehicle and spoke with the driver of the vehicle at Blackberry Ln. and Briarwood Dr. The...

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Ephrata Police have filed charges against two individuals involved in recent DUI incidents. On 7/11/19 police stopped Stanley Staneski, 35, of Denver, after he disregarded traffic cones marking a road closed for flooding on Sportsman Road in West Cocalico Township. Staneski failed field sobriety...

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On Saturday, July 13, 2019, at approximately 1109 hours, Ephrata Police responded to a reported vehicle crash on Rt. 222 southbound at the Mohler Church Rd. overpass. A Subaru WRX driven by Erica Gearhart, 41, of Conestoga, rear ended a tractor and trailer operated by Paul J Lyons, 64, of Essex, MD...
On 6/11/19 Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle for expired registration in the 300 block of N. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Township. A passenger in the vehicle, Vincent Dull, age 27, of Ephrata, falsely identified himself to police. It was determined Dull was wanted on a Lancaster County bench warrant...

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On 5/10/19 at 1626 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving one vehicle into a utility pole in the 200 block of South Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. Witnesses reported the driver drifted off the roadway and struck the pole. The driver was taken to an area hospital in stable...

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On Tuesday August 20, 2019 between 7am and 9:30 a.m., Ephrata Police conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 700 block of Glenwood Drive in Ephrata Township. The speed limit along this section of roadway is 35 miles per hour. Police cited 9 drivers for speeding violations. The high speed cited...

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Ephrata Police arrested two females and one male for Retail Theft on Friday evening 08-16-19 following an incident at the Ephrata Walmart on East Main St. Ephrata Police were called by Walmart Asset Protection for three people they had in custody for shoplifting several items from the Ephrata...

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On Tuesday August 13, 2019 between 6:30 and 9:30 a.m., Ephrata Police conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 300 block of Church Ave. in Ephrata Borough. The speed limit here is 25 miles per hour. Police cited 18 drivers for violations. The high speed was 47 miles per hour.
On 07/14/2019, the two pictured suspects used the credit card information belonging to an Ephrata area resident at three Walmart stores located in Ephrata, Elverson, and Reading PA. While in the stores, the suspects purchased 15 Visa gift cards for a total value of over $7,500. Please contact...
Ephrata Police investigated a crash with entrapment at approximately 2:30pm Saturday 8-3-19 in the 700 Block of West Rt. 897, in West Cocalico Township. Investigation determined the 62yr old driver, Anna Hoover of Reinholds, PA was east bound on West Rt. 897 when she apparently suffered a medical...

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