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Over the past month two Ephrata area banks have been the victim of skimming devices attached to their ATM machines. In both cases customers reported difficulty inserting cards into the machine. On the evening of Sunday March 10, 2019, the two men in the attached pictures and video attached a...
Ephrata Police recently charged James O. Peck, 30, of Ephrata, with Statutory Sexual Assault, Unlawful Contact with a Minor and Corruption of Minors. Police allege that Peck was engaged in a sexual relationship with a female less than 16 years old from December of 2017 until January of 2019 at a...
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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Ephrata Police have charged Manuel J. Medina, 27, of Ephrata, with Impersonation of a Public Servant. On February 1, 2019 at 11:15 a.m., in the area of North Reading Road and Alexander Drive, Ephrata Township, Medina activated rapid flashing amber and white LED lights mounted inside of his white...
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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Ephrata Police arrested Timothy R. Kubacki M/33 of Shartlesville, Berks County on Sunday 3-3-19 at 4:45am following an shoplifting incident at the Ephrata Wal-mart. Police were called to the Wal-mart by nightshift employees who reported they observed a male disable the security device on a cell...
Ephrata Police have filed DUI charges against Gregory Bragg, age 31, of Ephrata, following a minor vehicle accident on 2/24/19. Witnesses reported observing Braggs vehicle strike the mirrors of another vehicle and continue on without stopping. A witness followed Bragg until police could stop his...

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Ephrata Police arrested Brandy S. MacDowell, 42, unknown address, Tuesday evening 2-26-19 around 8:30 p.m. for Public Drunkenness, Indecent Exposure and Open Lewdness following an incident at the Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital. Ephrata Police were called to the emergency room area of the...
Ephrata Police have charged two Ephrata men for their involvement in the theft of four vehicles and two pistols between January 5 and January 27, 2019. A Taurus 9mm pistol was taken from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of South State Street, Ephrata Borough. A Ford dump truck, which contained a...
Ephrata Police have charged two Ephrata men for their involvement in the theft of four vehicles and two pistols between January 5 and January 27, 2019. A Taurus 9mm pistol was taken from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of South State Street, Ephrata Borough. A Ford dump truck, which contained a...

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On Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at approximately 9:40am, Ephrata Police responded to the 900 block of Rettew Mill Rd. in Ephrata Township for a report of a vehicle crash into a utility pole. Police found a Mazda 3 driven by Jesse Truitt had travelled off the left side of the roadway while travelling...

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On January 20, 2019 at 4:56 p.m., Ephrata Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident with entrapment in the 900 block of North State Street, Ephrata Township. A northbound vehicle, driven by Jaden Lee Truskey, 18, of Ephrata, traveled through an ice patch, lost control, left the roadway and...
On Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at approximately 5:55pm, Ephrata Police responded to a hit and run crash at the intersection of Rt. 272(S Reading Rd.) and Meadow Valley Rd. A 2019 green Ford Mustang was travelling westbound across Rt. 272 on Meadow Valley Rd. and had a green traffic signal. A small...

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On 1/7/19 at 1614 hrs Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on S. Reading Rd. at S. Academy Dr. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Kimberly Seymour, 21, of Denver, turned left in front of a vehicle approaching from the other direction. No one was injured. Both vehicles were towed from...

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On 12/28/18 at 2151 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a report of a vehicle that crashed into the woods in the first block of Greenville Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Police found a pickup truck had left the roadway, sheared a utility pole and crashed into a wooded area. The driver, Walter Kaufman...

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Ephrata Police cited four males early Monday evening 2-26-19 for Underage Possession of Alcohol following a crash in the 400 Block of North Reading Road (Pa.272) in Ephrata Township. Ephrata Police attempted to stopped a red Ford Explorer for a traffic violation but before the stop was initialed...

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Ephrata Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with identifying this male who was reportedly involved in several thefts at Walmart. You can contact Officer O'Hanlon directly at 717.738.9200 ext. 272 or submit a tip anonymously by clicking the button below.
On February 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m., Ephrata Police investigated a strong-arm robbery near the intersection of Peach Alley and Church Ave., Ephrata Borough. The victim reported that he was lured to the area under the ruse of purchasing marijuana; instead, two subjects forcefully removed over $500 from...
Update February 13, 2019: Ephrata Police received numerous named and anonymous tips providing the identity of the person of interest. Thank you! On February 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m., Ephrata Police investigated a strong-arm robbery near the intersection of Peach Alley and Church Ave., Ephrata Borough...
On the afternoon of January 28, 2019, Ephrata Police posted a story on Crimewatch and social media requesting the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in the theft of a key from a local bed & breakfast inn. By noon on January 29, 2019, the key had been recovered, a suspect has been...

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