Farm Burglary and Battery Theft
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 hand tools and battery powered tools. Many of the battery cables were cut during the theft. Police in a nearby jurisdiction are also investigating a recent, similar incident. Farm and equipment owners are encouraged to secure their property and to report any suspicious activity. Anyone with information about these thefts is asked to contact the Ephrata Police Department.