Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Brianne E. Mankins, 22, last known address of Ephrata. On May 22, 2018 at 12:32 a.m., Ephrata Police responded to the first block of East Pine Street, Ephrata Borough, to investigate a report of suspicious activity. Police located Mankins asleep in a running Subaru sedan. Mankins provided police with false identification. While police were attempting to determine the proper ownership of the vehicle, Mankins fled in the vehicle. Mankins failed to stop for pursuing officers and was able to elude officers by driving through yards and fleeing on foot. The Subaru, which had been stolen in Ephrata on May 15, was recovered crashed in a back yard in the 200 block of Church Road, Clay Township.
Mankins is charged with Receiving Stolen Property, Fleeing or Attempting to Elude Police, False Identification to Law Enforcement, Trespass by Motor Vehicle and multiple traffic offenses. Anyone with information on the location of Mankins is asked to call Ephrata Police at 717-733-8611.