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On November 8, 2019 at 3:37 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle collision in the 1200 block of West Main Street, Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by a 23 year old female from Richland entered the opposing lane of travel and struck a tractor-trailer. The female was transported to Lancaster...
Detectives from the Ephrata Police Department recently charged Jove Scott Heller, 27, of Reading, with Unlawful Use of a Computer. In August of 2018, a West Cocalico Township business reported that an employee downloaded key capture software on a business computer. Police conducted a forensic...
Detectives from the Ephrata Police Department recently charged Jeremiah Eugene Doster, 42, of Ephrata, with Possession of Child Pornography and Criminal Use of a Communication Facility. In July 2019, detectives initiated an investigation based on a complaint that Doster had child pornography on...
Ephrata Township; US 322/ East Main St East and West bound lanes will be CLOSED for several hours due to serious motorcycle crash with injuries. The roadway will be shut between Bethany Road and Pleasant Valley Road to allow utility crews time to replace utility pole and wires. Ephrata Police...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Scott A. Mease, 48, with Persons Not to Possess Firearms, Possession of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On October 1, 2019, Ephrata Police served a search warrant at a residence in the 100 block of Washington Ave,...
Ephrata Police have charged a second vendor as a result of the September 13, 2019, trademark counterfeiting investigation at Green Dragon. Michael K. Sha, 62, of Mount Laurel, NJ, was charged with Trademark Counterfeiting for possessing approximately 250 counterfeit trademarked Louis Vuitton items...
Ephrata Police recently charged Benjamin R. Miller, 37, of Lancaster, with Failure to Comply with Registration of Sexual Offense after he failed to notify the Pennsylvania State Police and Lancaster County Probation and Parole of a change in his employment status at an Ephrata area business. Miller...
Ephrata Police recently charged Daniel M. Sanchez, Jr., 20, of Ephrata, with multiple charges related to crimes committed during a week in early September. Sanchez was charged with Theft from a Vehicle after his fingerprints were found in a theft victim’s vehicle parked in the first block of...

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Fugitive From Justice, Matthew Scott Patterson M/36 of Denver, PA attempted to elude capture Wednesday evening 09-18-19 around 9:50pm after being stopped for traffic violations. Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 200 Block of Church Ave, Ephrata Wednesday evening and...

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Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Nathan Edward Heinzig for the May 18, 2017 bank robbery at Santander Bank, 270 North Reading Road, Ephrata Township. Heinzig, 36, who last resided in the Hopeland area of Clay Township, is a white, male 5’ 10” tall, 200 pounds with blue eyes. Heinzig...

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The Ephrata Police Department responded to a report of suspicious activity in the 1st block of E Pine St., Ephrata Borough. A vehicle description of parties involved was provided to police. Police located that vehicle and spoke with the driver of the vehicle at Blackberry Ln. and Briarwood Dr. The...

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Ephrata Police have filed charges against two individuals involved in recent DUI incidents. On 7/11/19 police stopped Stanley Staneski, 35, of Denver, after he disregarded traffic cones marking a road closed for flooding on Sportsman Road in West Cocalico Township. Staneski failed field sobriety...

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On Saturday, July 13, 2019, at approximately 1109 hours, Ephrata Police responded to a reported vehicle crash on Rt. 222 southbound at the Mohler Church Rd. overpass. A Subaru WRX driven by Erica Gearhart, 41, of Conestoga, rear ended a tractor and trailer operated by Paul J Lyons, 64, of Essex, MD...
On 6/11/19 Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle for expired registration in the 300 block of N. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Township. A passenger in the vehicle, Vincent Dull, age 27, of Ephrata, falsely identified himself to police. It was determined Dull was wanted on a Lancaster County bench warrant...

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On 5/10/19 at 1626 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving one vehicle into a utility pole in the 200 block of South Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. Witnesses reported the driver drifted off the roadway and struck the pole. The driver was taken to an area hospital in stable...

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Ephrata Police were called to an accident at the intersection of S. State St (PA 272) at Steinmetz Road Saturday 10-26-19 around 3:40pm which sent two people from same vehicle to the hospital for treatment. Police found a sedan driven by Jennifer Ganey F/18 of Allentown, PA was north bound when she...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run Pedestrian accident at the intersection of East Main (US 322) and Spring Garden Streets which occurred at approximately 3:05pm 10-22-19. Investigation into the crash found an Ephrata resident, who lives near the intersection, was crossing the...

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Ephrata Police filed charges against Rayshawn A. Dorsey M/19 of Ephrata for a Hit and Run Accident of an Occupied Apartment Building stemming from an early morning accident on 10-13-19. Ephrata Police were called to the 300 Block of East Fulton St around 3:40am on Sunday 10-13-19 for the report of...

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On Thursday October 10, 2019 at 4:15 pm Ephrata Police Department was dispatched for a vehicle crash involving a bicyclist. Officers arrived to find rider Luke Cross, 18, of Lititz, unconscious after being struck by a vehicle. The vehicle, a red 2017 Chevrolet crossover, was driven by Julie Bachman...

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Ephrata Police cited Gary Burkholder M/66 of Akron, PA following an accident involving a school student transport van. Ephrata Police responded around 6:45am 10-10-19 for the accident at Pointview Ave and Parkview Hgts Ave where it was determined that Burkholder, who was not injured, pulled onto...

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