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Ephrata Police recently completed the investigation of a vehicle accident that occurred in the 600 block of Mount Airy Road, West Cocalico Township, on March 13, 2018 at 0820 hours. A red Mazda sedan driven by Austin Sauder, 18, of Stevens, lost control and collided with a red Pontiac driven by...
Ephrata Police have filed Harassment and Disorderly Conduct charges against Henry Martin, age 83, of Reinholds, following a report of unwanted physical contact between Martin and a 15 year old female. The incident occurred on 5/4/18 in the parking lot of a business in the 900 block of N. State St...
On May 14, 2018, Ephrata Police Detectives charged Michael Thomas Matthews, 51, of Ephrata with Arson Endangering Persons, Aggravated Arson, and Causing or Risking Catastrophe - all felonies of the 1st degree - after he intentionally set fire to his residence, with his wife inside. Matthews is...
At 8:36 a.m. on Monday May 14, 2018, Ephrata Police were dispatched to 51 Hoover Drive for a disturbance inside a residence between husband and wife. According to the dispatch, the 51 year old male resident was "lighting things on fire." Officers arrived to find smoke inside the residence. The man...

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Scott Whitekettle M/41 of 100 block Church Ave., Ephrata was sent a summons for harassment following an incident reported on 05-07-18 around 3:30pm. Whitekettle is alleged to have punched another male in the mouth while the male was in the 100 block of N. State St., Ephrata Borough. Victim...

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Victor King
During the early morning hours of 5-4-18 at approximately 0135hrs Ephrata Police were investigating a suspicious vehicle with two people who were parked at the Ephrata Public Library. Victor King exited the vehicle and was found foot on the patio area carrying several bags. King was stopped and...
Ephrata Police charged Barry L. Foltz, Jr., 35, of Ephrata with Retail Theft. Walmart asset protection determined that Foltz failed to scan $583 worth of merchandise at the self-check-out lane on April 5, 2018.

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Ephrata Police cited Claire M. Gockley, 20, of Columbia, with Retail Theft for failing to pay for $50 worth of merchandise at a store in the first block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough on April 25, 2018.

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Ephrata Police charged Jamie R. Mendenhall, 26, of Lancaster with Aggravated Assault after she kicked and spit on emergency room staff who were attempting to assist in her treatment at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital on the morning of April 28, 2018.

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On 4/2/18 at 1428 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident on RT 272 at Willow St. in Adamstown Borough. A northbound vehicle driven by Michele Abrew-Morales, age 20, of Lancaster, turned left in front of a south bound vehicle, causing the collision. Both vehicles were towed from the...

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Ephrata Police were able to stop a wrong way driver early Tuesday morning 3-27-18 at 12:39 a.m. after receiving numerous complaints of a vehicle traveling south bound in the north bound lanes of US 222. County police dispatch initially received several reports at approximately 12:29 a.m. of the...

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On 3/14/18 at 0852 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated an accident involving three vehicles in the 200 Block of N. State St. in Ephrata Borough. A northbound vehicle driven by Daniel Ludwig, age 36, of Ephrata, PA., struck another vehicle stopped in front of it, pushing it into another stopped vehicle...

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On 3/14/18 at 1045 hrs. Ephrata Police investigated an accident involving three vehicles on S. Reading Rd. at S. Academy Dr. in Ephrata Borough. A northbound vehicle operated by Mary Getz, age 80, of Denver, PA., failed to make the left turn onto S. Academy Dr. and drove into another vehicle...

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On Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at 1140 hours the Ephrata Police Dept. responded to Rt. 322 at Rt. 272 for a report of a crash involving a tractor-trailer where the load affixed to the bed of the trailer struck the under side of the overpass. The truck was owned by Xylem Dewatering Solution from...

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Ephrata Police investigated a two vehicle accident at the intersection of West Main St (US 322) and West Fulton St on Saturday 4-14-18 around 5pm. Ephrata Police were able to determine that a vehicle being driven by Shelby L. Hoffman F/24 of Reading initially stopped on W. Fulton St and then pulled...

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On April 14, 2018 at 7:47 p.m., Ephrata Police were dispatched to a parking lot at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital to assist a Lancaster County Sheriff’s Deputy with a prisoner resisting arrest. Upon the arrival of Ephrata Police, the prisoner had escaped the custody of the deputy and ran into...
Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle Friday evening 4-13-18 at 8:00pm. The accident occurred in the east bound lanes at the intersection of East Main St (US 322) and US 222 ramp. Motorcycle operated by Brian Schell M/54 of East Earl, PA was east bound on East Main...

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Ephrata Police investigated the report of a three car accident in the 1100 Block of South State St (PA Rt 272) Friday 4-13-18 around 3:40pm Ephrata Police determined a white truck owned by a traffic control flag company was traveling south bound in the 1100 block of S. State St (Pa Rt 272) when for...

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Ephrata Police responded to the 3000 block of Rothsville Road around 6:20pm 3-27-18 for report of a motorist who struck a large Hawk. Ephrata motorist, Amy Mellinger reported she was driving east in the 3000 Block of Rothsville Road, Ephrata Township when an Hawk swooped down into the path of her...

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