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On Monday 3/20/17 at 1858hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving injuries in the 3600 block of Rothsville Rd in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle operated by Donald Kitchen, age 80, of Ephrata, pulled from a parking lot into the path of a vehicle west bound on Rothsville Rd. The two...

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Ephrata Police on Sunday 03-19-17 at approximately 1220hrs picked up Todd S. Racine M/22 on a felony Forgery warrant. Racine was found at his home in the 1300 block of West Main Street Ephrata where he was taken into custody without incident. Ephrata Police Det. Bartholomew had filed Felony Forgery...
Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata man for assaulting an eleven year old child. Paul S. Wetter, 43 of Ephrata was charged with Simple Assault. Police allege that Wetter struck the side of the child’s head three times and kicked the child’s leg on the evening of March 14, 2017 at a residence in...
Ephrata Police filed DUI charges against Sarah E. Wills, 33, of Ephrata. On February 22, 2017 at 11:05 p.m. Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident in the first block of East Chestnut Street, Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Wills struck two parked cars. Wills was arrested for DUI. A...
On Monday, March 13, 2017, Ephrata Police arrested William C. Kump, 29, of 63 Reagan Dr. Ephrata, on an outstanding warrant. Kump was wanted by the East Earl Township PD on fraud charges. Police went to Kump's residence and found him hiding in the garage underneath a blanket. He was arrested...

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Ephrata Police filed DUI charges against Sarah E. Wills, 33, of Ephrata. On February 22, 2017 at 11:05 p.m. Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident in the first block of East Chestnut Street, Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Wills struck two parked cars. Wills was arrested for DUI. A...
On Monday, March 13, 2017, Ephrata Police arrested William C. Kump, 29, of 63 Reagan Dr. Ephrata, on an outstanding warrant. Kump was wanted by the East Earl Township PD on fraud charges. Police went to Kump's residence and found him hiding in the garage underneath a blanket. He was arrested...
Ephrata Police arrested Zachary R. Hoffman, 26, of Ephrata for suspicion of DUI following a crash which occurred at approximately 3:35am on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Police responded to a one vehicle crash and found that a Ford Edge, driven by Hoffman had crashed into a traffic signal pole at the...

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Ephrata Police charged Kevin N. Kendig, 26, of Lancaster with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On Sunday March 5, 2017 at 8:03 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched the parking lot at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, for a male passed out in a...
On Sat. February 25, 2017, the Ephrata Police Department received a report of a retail theft not in progress at Walmart, 890 E Main St. Ephrata Borough. A loss prevention associate from Walmart reported that he observed a male who he recognized from a previous incident conceal items within a...

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On 3/7/17 at 0622hrs, Ephrata Police responded to an accident involving a bicyclist that was struck by a vehicle in the 100 Block of Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. The vehicle driver, Jaymes Lewis, age 26, of Lancaster, reported he fell asleep and struck the bicyclist from behind. The 20 year...

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On 3/6/17 at 1530hrs, Ephrata Police and Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to a farm/industrial construction accident in the 2100 block of West Route 897 in West Cocalico Township. Several building companies volunteering to repair recent storm damage, had employees at the site placing new...
On 2/27/17 at 0308 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a hit and run vehicle accident on E. Main St at State St. in Ephrata Borough. A 25 year old female from Ephrata was crossing East Main St. in the crosswalk, and was struck by an older green pickup truck turning left from North State St. onto East...

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On 2/24/17 at 1830 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on route 322 at Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. An east bound vehicle driven by Steven Bevan of Reinholds, turned left in front of an approaching west bound van. The impact caused the vehicle to spin 180 degrees in the...

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On 2/24/17 at 1930 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Rt. 222 in Ephrata Township involving a car and a tractor trailer. A car driven by Thomas Manmiller of Denver, PA, was in the left lane tailgating an uninvolved vehicle while trying to pass a tractor trailer. The car moved...

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Two Adamstown residents were taken into custody Friday 2/10/17 on warrants for charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. John Mentzer, w/m/39, and Tanya Moberly AKA Tanya McNeil, b/f/33, had been charged following an incident on 1/27/17 at their apartment in the...

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A Lancaster man and an Ephrata woman are charged with delivering heroin to an Ephrata resident who died in July of an overdose. Ephrata Police charged Patrick C. McEvoy, 25, and Callie C. Bowen, 20, with a felony count of drug delivery resulting in death, criminal conspiracy and criminal use of a...
Ephrata Police obtained arrest warrants for two brothers for burglarizing an Adamstown business. Management at Stoudt’s Black Angus, 2800 North Reading Road, Adamstown Borough reported that video surveillance captured two men entering their production facility and stealing seven kegs on January 17...
On January 30, 2017 at 4:27 p.m. the Ephrata Police Department investigated a two vehicle accident in the 300 block of Ridge Ave, Ephrata Township. Both vehicles, driven by friends and traveling at a high rate of speed, were engaged in a follow the leader type of race and lost control while...
On 01-26-17 at approximately 1025hrs Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of Schoeneck and Stevens Roads where one of the vehicles involved struck the house on the corner of the intersection. Ephrata Police investigated the accident and...

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