Vehicle Crash DUI Arrest
On 12/28/18 at 2151 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a report of a vehicle that crashed into the woods in the first block of Greenville Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Police found a pickup truck had left the roadway, sheared a utility pole and crashed into a wooded area. The driver, Walter Kaufman, 27, of Denver, was attempting to drive the truck away from the scene. Kaufman was arrested for DUI and provided a breath sample that indicated his BAC was .249. Kaufman was released and will receive a summons for DUI charges. Reinholds Fire Department and Fire Police assisted at the scene. The road was closed for several hours.