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Ephrata Police arrested John W. Gee, 62 of Ephrata, with Simple Assault after responding to his residence for a domestic disturbance in which another family member sustained a minor facial injury. He was arrested and arraigned before MDJ Russell and transported to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of...
Ephrata Police have charged Ashley Rice, age 28, of Manheim, with Retail Theft, following an incident on 10/11/16 at the Walmart in Ephrata Township. Rice selected merchandise from the store and without having paid for the items, returned them for a value of $108.81. Rice will receive a summons.
On September 8, 2016, the Lancaster County Computer Crimes Task Force and the Ephrata Police Department, assisted by the Pennsylvania State Police Central Area Computer Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant in the 100 block of East Fulton Street Ephrata. Pursuant to the search warrant, police...
Ephrata Police arrested Kelly L. Hake, 58, of Lancaster and Kendra E. Jarrett, 20, homeless, for shoplifting over $1200 worth of merchandise at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. Walmart asset protection employees informed Ephrata Police that on December 19, 2016 at 8:30 p.m., Jarrett...

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Ephrata Police on 09-01-16 filed additional theft charges against Austin S. Long 21 of Ephrata. Long was recently charged on 08-30-16 with burglary and theft. Ephrata Police filed two theft charges against Long steming from two incidents recently reported to the Ephrata Police Department. Long was...
Ephrata Police charged Austin S. Long, 21, of Ephrata with burglary and theft. Police allege that Long burglarized a residence in the 100 block of Washington Ave, Ephrata Borough on August 27, 2016 stealing $500 worth of electronics. Police allege that Long stolen $1050 worth of items from a...

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On Tuesday August 16, 2016 at approximately 9:26 p.m. the Ephrata Poice were dispatched to investigate an incident in the 500 Block of Indiantown Road, West Cocalico Township. According to witnesses, a vehicle had been spotted parking near a barn, and the driver was seen going inside for a short...
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On Sunday 8/21/16 at 6:10pm the Ephrata Police responded to the 100 blk of Royer Road in Ephrata Township for a 2 vehicle accident. One of the vehicles had reportedly struck a utility pole and wires were down across the roadway. Investigation revealed Morris E. Carvell, age 37 of Myerstown, Pa had...

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On Saturday 8/20/16 the Ephrata Police responded to a disturbance in Adamstown Borough involving Joshua John Jasinski, age 33. Jasinksi was arrested on an outstanding Berks County Sheriff's warrant and was transported to Berks County Prison.

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A vehicle driven by Jamie Trent Moyer, 25, of Denver, PA, drove off the roadway and struck a culvert. The vehicle rolled onto it's side after striking the culvert. Moyer, the only occupant of the vehicle had to be extricated by fire/rescue personnel. He was transported to Lancaster General Hospital...

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On 5/7/16 at 1234 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated an accident involving two vehicles on W. Route 897 at Peartown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A vehicle operated by Mark Miller, age 56, pulled from the stop sign on Peartown Rd. and struck another vehicle on Rt. 897. No one was injured. One...

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On 5/5/16 at 0638hours, Ephrata Police investigated an accident with injuries at N. Academy Dr. at Martin Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Clara Ruth, age 88, of Ephrata, pulled from Martin Ave. into the path of a vehicle on Academy Dr. Both vehicles came to rest in the yard of a nearby...

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On 5/5/16 at 0714, Ephrata Police investigated a two vehicle accident on Meadow Valley Rd. at Rettew Mill Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by a 17 year old Ephrata girl, pulled from the stop sign on Rettew Mill Rd. into the path of a west bound vehicle on Meadow Valley Rd. No one was...

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On 4/30/16 at 1650 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated vehicle accidents on 222 North in Ephrata Township. A northbound vehicle driven by Xiaochen Zhang, age 27, of Philadelphia, drifted off the left berm, and lost control crossing both lanes and crashed into the woods along the right side of the...

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On May 7, 2015, Ephrata Police received a report of a Facebook video depicting two (2) youths in the public parking lot behind the Whistlestop Plaza. The youths in question appeared significanlty intoxicated. Investigators worked to identify those involved and to establish a time frame in which the...

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The Ephrata Police investigated two (2) business burglaries that occurred in the overnight hours from Friday May 8, 2015 to Saturday May 9, 2015. Zimmerman's Transport and Zimmerman's Excavating were both entered illegally. The businesses were ransacked and money was taken. Anyone with information...
Ephrata Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at the New Life Fellowship Church at 420 East Fulton Street, Ephrata Township overnight May 3 into May 4, 2015. On the morning of Monday May 4, 2015, Church staff discovered that someone forced entry into the church and stole the Sunday...
Brandon Lee Rea, 21, Ephrata, was the driver of a vehicle which was travelling too fast to make a turn and drove off the roadway and struck a tree. Rea reported he was not injured. His vehicle was damaged requiring towing. Police filed several traffic citations related to the crash.

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