Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Richard J. Caprarella, 55, previously of Lancaster. On September 9, 2019, Caprarella removed five cartons of cigarettes from behind the sales counter at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. While attempting to steal the merchandise, Caprarella threatened two clerks with physical force. Caprarella is charged with Robbery. Caprarella is presumed innocent.
Caprarella may be operating a gray Toyota Matrix bearing Pennsylvania registration FGS1544. Multiple other law enforcement agencies possess arrest warrants for Caprarella. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Caprarella is asked to contact the Ephrata Police Department at 717-733-8611 or leave an anonymous tip by clicking the ‘submit a tip’ button.