The Ephrata Police were called to a residence in the first block of E Franklin St. in Ephrata Borough on Sept. 9, 2017 at approximately 1:20 PM for a report of a man in violation of a Protection From Abuse order. Ephrata police arrived and located George Briggs, who had previously been served with the order. Based on information revealed during the investigation of this incident, Briggs was found in violation of the same order he had been served with and violated the previous night. He was charged with two counts of Stalking related to this incident and an incident which occurred at the Walmart store in Ephrata on 09/08/17. Briggs was transported to central arraignment and was committed to Lancaster County Prison after failing to post $100,000 bail.