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On June 15, 2017 at 0745 hours East Cocalico Township Police investigated a vehicle accident in the 400 block of East Church Street. The driver of the vehicle, Trevor McNeil, 26, of Ephrata, fled the scene on foot into Ephrata Township. Prior to the crash, warrants existed for the arrest of McNeil...
On 6/13/17 at 0330 hrs., Ephrata Police investigated a report of a female nodding out in the parking lot of a business in the 900 Block Of S. State St. in Ephrata Borough. Police found Tonya Serrano, age 28, of Ephrata and her 18 month old child in the vehicle. Serrano was in possession of...
On 6/12/17 at 2030 hrs, an Ephrata police officer came upon a vehicle accident that just occurred in the first block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Zachary Bush, age 27, of Gulfport MS, drove into the back of another vehicle that stopped for a pedestrian in the crosswalk. No...
Ephrata Police charged James A. Heist, 42, of Ephrata with three counts of aggravated assault. On June 11, 2017 at 0025 hours, while a patient at Wellspan-Ephrata Community Hospital Emergency Room, Heist became combated and assaulted three members of hospital staff, a doctor, a nurse and a security...

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On Friday May 26, 2017 at 1436 hours, an off duty Ephrata Police officer saw Todd Shane Racine, Jr., 23, of Ephrata, enter a residence in the first block of North Charles Street, Ephrata Borough. Both Ephrata Police and Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department held warrants for Racine’s arrest. The...
On 5/24/17 Zachary Feltch, age 22, of Denver, was taken into custody in the 100 block of N. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. Feltch was wanted on a criminal warrant held by East Lampeter Township Police. Ephrata police turned Feltch over to East Lampeter Township police.
Zachary Thomas, age 22, of Denver, was taken into custody in the 100 block of N. State St. in Ephrata Borough on 5/24/17 on an outstanding Lancaster County bench warrant. Thomas was turned over to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office for transport to Lancaster County Prison.

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On Thursday May 18, at 10:34 a.m. Ephrata police were dispatched to a bank robbery that had just occurred in the Santander Bank, 370 North Reading Road, Ephrata Township. While responding, officers received input from alert members of the public as to the possible whereabouts of the 2 suspects, who...
On 05-17-17 at approximately 1:45pm assisted the Lancaster County Drug Task Force with taking John D. Mentzer into custody in the 100 Block of East Main Street, Adamstown, PA. Mentzer was wanted on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's warrant. Mentzer was turned over to the Lancaster County...

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On 6/2/17 at 0853 hrs., Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle vs buggy accident in the 700 block of Glenwood Dr. The buggy and the car were both eastbound on Glenwood Dr. in Ephrata Township. Micaela Sensenig, age 18, of Ephrata, attempted to pass the buggy, but swerved back into her lane due to...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at a residence in the 800 Block of Grandview Drive in Ephrata Township. Homeowner arrived home for lunch to discover several electronic items missing from the residence. It was determined the burglary occurred sometime between 8am and 1:30pm...

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A school bus owned by Raymond E. Groff Inc. of Lititz collided with a Case tractor in the 700 block of Rettew Mill Rd. in Ephrata Township. There were six students on the bus at the time of the crash. There were no reported injuries by any parties involved. Police determined that the bus attempted...

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On 5/12/17 at 1701 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle accident in the first block of S. Line Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A black Saab, driven by Alison Polynone, age 31, of Ephrata, left the roadway, struck and severed a utility pole and rolled over. Polynone was taken to a hospital...

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On 5/11/17 at 0509 hrs, Ephrata Police assisted Lincoln Fire Department with a report of a gas leak at the Burger King Restaurant, 310 N Reading Rd. in Ephrata Township. Out of an abundance of caution, approximately 20 customers and employees were evacuated from the building while the extent of the...

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On May 22, 2017 at 1125 hours, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on State Route 222 northbound north of Glenwood Road, Ephrata Township. A white sedan traveling southbound, driven by Christie Beutler, 20, of Lititz, crossed the center median and struck a northbound SUV, driven by...
Ephrata Police Identify Person of Interest in Bank Robbery Ephrata Police are seeking the whereabouts of Nathan Edward Heinzig, 36, who last resided in the Hopeland area of Clay Township. Ephrata Police want to question Heinzig about his involvement in a bank robbery that occurred on Thursday May...
Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance check in the 100-200 blocks of Church Avenue in Ephrata Borough on Monday 05-17-17 from 2pm-6pm. Ephrata Police cited eleven (11) motorist for exceeding the posted 25mph speed limit, with the highest speed cited at 43mph.
This man is suspected of stealing several hundred dollars of merchandise on 4/26 around 2:25pm. He left in the pictured vehicle. Please call us at 717.733.8611 if you can help us identify him or leave a tip here on our Ephrata Police Crimewatch page.
UPDATE: Male has been identified by helpful tips from the public. Thank you to all who responded! Ephrata Police Department is trying to ID this man suspected of retail theft and the vehicle involved? Incident occurred at Walmart on Saturday 5/13/17 around 1130am. Please contact us direct at 717...

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