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On Saturday May 4, 2019, volunteers from a corporate community outreach program painted the exterior of buildings in the Grater Park, 300 Cocalico Street, Ephrata Borough. On May 6, 2019, Ephrata Police investigated a burglary and criminal mischief to the interior of the pavilion. Appliances were...
Ephrata Police are investigating a fraud in which the bank account information of an Ephrata area business was compromised. A fraudulent $6,000 check, using the comprised information, was used at home improvement stores in Hanover, Pennsylvania, by the male in the attached pictures. The male was...
Ephrata Police arrested Damian Spencer M/19 of Ephrata Wednesday 05-01-19 around 8:15pm reference an outstanding warrant and possession of a controlled substance following a trespass incident in the 200 Block of Washington Avenue, Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police were called the 200 Block of...
Ephrata Police arrested Megan I. Leinhauser F/36 of Ephrata on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's warrant at a local restaurant where she was employed. Leinhauser was arrested without incident and turned over to the Lancaster County Sheriff's Department.
On 4/30/19 at 1400 hrs Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident with roll over and entrapment, on Hahnstown Rd. at Glennwood Dr. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Andrei Gortman, 78, of New Holland, pulled from a stop sign on Glennwood Dr. into the path of a vehicle on Hahnstown Rd...

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Ephrata Police arrested Amanda E. Becker F/25 of Westpointe Dr, Ephrata, around 4:00am on 4-22-19 following several calls for a disturbance in the area of her address on Westpointe Dr. Becker was found to be intoxicated, yelling and disturbing the neighborhood at 4am Monday morning. Becker was...
On Friday, April 19, 2019 at approximately 1:35pm, Ephrata Police responded to Walmart for a retail theft report. Loss Prevention employees reported that Nicole M. McCollum, 41, of Landisville changed price tags and failed to scan items while utilizing the self-checkout leading to a theft of...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Jamie R. Strasser, 25, of Ephrata with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance. On February 26, 2019 at 1:36 p.m., police investigated a vehicle crash in the 300 block of North Reading Road, Ephrata Township. A southbound vehicle driven by Strasser...
Ephrata Police arrested Winfield S. Noden III M/61 Wednesday around 2:30pm 4-17-19 following a disturbance at the Weis Market 300 Block of N. Reading Rd. Ephrata. Noden was found at the Weis market area where he caused a disturbance and was intoxicated. Noden was arrested without incident for...
Ephrata Police recently charged Chrisiya L. Ortiz, 19, of Lancaster, with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana. On March 7, 2019 at 1208 hours, Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle in the 800 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Township, for an inspection...

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Police are asking for assistance in identifying a suspect who used stolen credit cards to make purchases at a local electronics store. If you know who the person in the black hat and jacket is in these pictures, please contact Officer Nixon with the Ephrata Police Department at 717-738-9200 x260 or...

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On 3/4/19 at 1708 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident with injuries in the 1100 block of S. State St. in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a vehicle driven by Mona Murphy, 46, of Ephrata, was north bound on S. State St, (RT 272) and approached a line of traffic at the...

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On 2/8/19 at 1318 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving four vehicles in the 700 Block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Township. An eastbound van operated by Lamar Martin, 38, of Dundee NY, struck a vehicle stopped in traffic in front of it, pushing that vehicle forward in chain...

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On 2/4/19 at 1353 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Lincoln Avenue at East Pine Street in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a sedan driven by Matthew Lemaszewski, 18, of Leola, was south on Lincoln Avenue when it failed to stop for a stop sign and was struck by a...

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On 1/31/19 at 1435 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Martin Avenue at Lancaster Avenue in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a pickup truck operated by Tyrone Miller, 56, of Stevens, pulled from a stop sign on a traffic way and struck the side of a Subaru as it drove...

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Ephrata Police are investigating several reports of Theft from Vehicles over the last week. Ephrata Police received several reports from citizens in various areas of Ephrata Borough and Ephrata Township of missing items from their vehicle as well as their vehicle being rummaged through. Thefts are...

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Ephrata Police on Thursday 04-25-19 between 6:30am and 9:30am conducted a speed compliance check in the 600 Block of North State Street, Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police check the speeds of numerous vehicles in a posted 25mph zone using the ENRADD System. Through the course of three hours Ephrata...

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Ephrata Police recently charged a 17-year-old Ephrata male with Theft. On February 6, 2019, a resident of the first block of North Church Street, Ephrata Borough, reported that a juvenile took a Highpoint model 915H, 9mm handgun while visiting the residence. Although police were able to identify...
Ephrata Police recently charged the second suspect in the December 16, 2108 burglary of the Sunoco convenience store in the 100 block of East Main Street, West Cocalico Township. Police charged a 17-year-old male from Denver with Burglary, Criminal Conspiracy, Theft and Criminal Mischief. Charges...
On April 3, 2019 at 9:04 a.m., Ephrata Police and local emergency services were dispatched to a vehicle accident with entrapment on Route 222 southbound at mile marker 41 in Ephrata Township. 911 callers reported that a box truck left the roadway and struck a tree. Upon arriving at the scene,...

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