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On April 25, 2017 Ephrata Police filed charges against Joseph J. Braun, 65, of Lancaster for his involvement in a vehicle accident in November of 2016. On Friday, November 18, 2016 at 4:15pm, Ephrata Police investigated a crash involving two vehicles in the first block of East Mohler Church Road,...
On Friday April 21, 2017 at approximately 4:40 pm. Ephrata Police Responded to a traumatic injury report on Misty Lane, in Ephrata Township. Preliminary investigation revealed that Brendan Holbritter, 17, of Ephrata was seated on the back of a friend's car while the car was in motion. "This does...

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On 4/24/17 at 1400 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on the RT 222 northbound bridge over RT 322 in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by James Angelo, age 67, of Wyomissing, accelerated and drove into the back of a petroleum tank truck, causing both vehicles to lose control and...
Steven M. Keen, age 32, of Ephrata, has been charged with DUI following an incident on Saturday 4/22/17 at 0220 hrs. Ephrata Police observed a vehicle driving on two flat tires in the 100 block of N State St in Ephrata Borough. The vehicle was stopped in the 300 block where police found Keen...

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On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 the Ephrata Police received information regarding retail theft at Walmart. A citizen reported seeing as male suspect push "a cart full" of items out of the store without paying for them. The caller provided a vehicle description and license plate number. Through...

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On April 25, 2017 Ephrata Police filed charges against Joseph J. Braun, 65, of Lancaster for his involvement in a vehicle accident in November of 2016. On Friday, November 18, 2016 at 4:15pm, Ephrata Police investigated a crash involving two vehicles in the first block of East Mohler Church Road,...
Steven M. Keen, age 32, of Ephrata, has been charged with DUI following an incident on Saturday 4/22/17 at 0220 hrs. Ephrata Police observed a vehicle driving on two flat tires in the 100 block of N State St in Ephrata Borough. The vehicle was stopped in the 300 block where police found Keen...

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On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 the Ephrata Police received information regarding retail theft at Walmart. A citizen reported seeing as male suspect push "a cart full" of items out of the store without paying for them. The caller provided a vehicle description and license plate number. Through...
On Monday 4/17/17 at 2030hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a tip received by TIP 411 and arrested Brandon Rea, age 23, of Ephrata, on an outstanding Lancaster County Bench Warrant. Rea had been wanted for several weeks and was located at a residence on S. Maple St in Ephrata Borough.

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Ephrata Police on 4-11-17 arrested Amy Lynn Althouse F/32, homeless, for False Identification to Law Enforcement, Drug possession and Drug paraphernalia. Ephrata Police in the early morning hours of 04-09-17 arrested Althouse for possession of drugs (Heroin) and drug paraphernalia following a...

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The Ephrata Police Department holds a warrant for James Clyde Roark, Jr. Roark is accused of DUI and was charged in 2010. He never appeared for court. Roark is a w/m/61 and was last known to have graying hair. He may be in the area, and he may be using a different name. The photo is over 10 years...
On Friday April 21, 2017 at approximately 4:40 pm. Ephrata Police Responded to a traumatic injury report on Misty Lane, in Ephrata Township. Preliminary investigation revealed that Brendan Holbritter, 17, of Ephrata was seated on the back of a friend's car while the car was in motion. "This does...

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On 4/24/17 at 1400 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on the RT 222 northbound bridge over RT 322 in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by James Angelo, age 67, of Wyomissing, accelerated and drove into the back of a petroleum tank truck, causing both vehicles to lose control and...
On Thursday, April 20th, the Ephrata Police Department conducted traffic enforcement in Adamstown Borough. Police conducted speed enforcement in the 200 block of Adamstown Rd. between 2:00-4:00pm and cited 12 drivers with speeding violations ranging from 41-50mph in a posted 25mph speed zone...

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On Wed. April 12, 2017 at 5:33pm Ephrata Police responded to a three vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and two other vehicles. A Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Donald Sweigart, 78, of Akron rear ended a Honda motorcycle ridden by Dustin Raysor, 30, of Leola, which then collided with a Honda...

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Ephrata Police investigated a one vehicle accident at approximately 9:50am involving an armored truck. An armored truck from Garda company (Berks Co.) was traveling south on N. Reading Road when just before the intersection with Bowmansville Road the truck driver reported he had to brake suddenly...

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UPDATE-Driver Identified! On April 20, 2017 at 7:23 p.m., Ephrata Police investigated a hit and run vehicle accident in the 400 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough. A 2009 – 2011 silver or gray Acura TL sedan struck a parked vehicle and left the scene of the accident at a high rate of speed...
Ephrata Police are investigating a hit and run accident with injuries that occurred in the 600 Block of South Reading Road on 04-20-17 around 1220hrs. Vehicle driven by John Roark 35/M of Ephrata was traveling south on South Reading Road when as he slowed to turn into the Wawa parking lot he was...
On 04-20-17 at approximately 0945am Ephrata Police investigated a crash involving a straight body truck hauling a load of roofing shingles and two utility poles being snapped. The crash occurred when the truck carrying the shingles missed a turn and upon backing up struck a utility pole which then...

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The Lancaster County Coroner’s Officer informed the Ephrata Police Department that at 6:55 p.m. on Friday April 14, 2017, Edward W. Falk, 58, of Lititz, died as a result of injuries he received in a vehicle accident which occurred in Ephrata Township on April 10, 2017. On April 10, 2017 at 2:55 p.m...
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...

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