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Julius N. Gilbert, 20, of Ephrata was charged with Drug Delivery resulting from an investigation where police determined that on December 27, 2016, Gilbert met another man and sold him prescription pills. A warrant was obtained for Gilbert on January 20, 2017 and Gilbert turned himself in to police...

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Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle crash with injuries on 01-21-17 at approximately 1255hrs at the intersection of South Reading and Old Mill Roads involving two vehicles. According to report and witnesses a silver Acura SUV, driven by, Peter Amekudzi of Ephrata was attempting to turn left from...

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On 1/18/17 at 1350 hrs., Ephrata Police arrested Joshua Lee Delrossi, age 27, on an outstanding warrant. Delrossi has been wanted since an incident on 1/12/17 where Delrossi is alleged to have assaulted and robbed a victim in a home in Ephrata Borough. Delrossi was charged with Robbery, Unlawful...
On January 17, 2017 at 12:32 p.m. a resident of the 100 block of Bethany Road, Ephrata Township, reported that his 2001 van was stolen from his driveway sometime overnight. The keys were in the vehicle. At 3:30 p.m. Ephrata Police, with the assistance of the City of Reading Police, located the...
Ephrata Police filed charges against Andrew M Weathers M/31 of Garland Circle, Lancaster for Simple Assault following an incident in the 1000 block of Henn Avenue, Ephrata. Weathers is reported to have assault a female in the early morning hours of 1-17-17; Weathers fled the scene. Based on the...

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On Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 at approximately 8:00pm the Ephrata Police Dept. responded to the Walmart store at 890 E Main St. in Ephrata Township for a report of people in custody for retail theft. Police arrived and found that Michael C. Lydon-Thaxton, 23, of Sinking Spring and Rachel J. Lysakowski...

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On Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 at approximately 8:00pm the Ephrata Police Dept. responded to the Walmart store at 890 E Main St. in Ephrata Township for a report of people in custody for retail theft. Police arrived and found that Michael C. Lydon-Thaxton, 23, of Sinking Spring and Rachel J. Lysakowski...

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On Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 at approximately 6:00pm the Ephrata Police went to 109 Grant St. on a tip that a wanted person may have been at that location. Upon arriving at that location, Joy Kathleen Patterson, DOB 01/25/1985, of Ephrata attempted to flee from the back of that residence. Police were...
Ephrata Police have charged Kyle Groff, age 30, of New Holland, with Public Drunkenness following an incident on 9/24/16 at S State St. at W. Franklin St. in Ephrata Borough during the Ephrata fair. Groff will receive a summons.
Christopher Steffy, age 44, of Ephrata, has been charged with violating an Ephrata Township Burning Ordinance following an incident in the first block of Overlook Dr. in Ephrata Township on 9/20/16. Steffy had received a previous warning for violating the ordinance. Steffy will receive a summons.

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On 7/9/16 at 1157 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 1500 block of Division Highway in Ephrata Township. A west bound vehicle driven by Troy Martin, age 40, of Mount Joy, failed to stop for traffic in front of it and struck another vehicle from behind. The other vehicle was...

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Following an investigation into distribution of Heroin, the Ephrata Police, along with the Lancaster County Drug Task Force, executed a search warrant at 111 Grant Street, Ephrata Borough on Friday July 8, 2016 at approximately 6:30 a.m. Investigators located several residents inside as well as...
On 7/6/16 at 1501 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on E. Mohler Chruch Rd. at Ridge Ave. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Elizabeth Stacks, age 72, proceeded from a STOP sign into the path of a vehicle on Ridge Ave., causing a collision. The driver of the vehicle on Ridge...

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On Monday 6/20/16 at 1354hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident, involving four vehicles, in the 400 block of N. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Rodger Weaver, age 52, of Ephrata, started the chain reaction collision when it failed to stop and struck a vehicle...

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On 6/17/18 at 1732 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 2300 block of W. Route 897 in West Cocalico Township. An east bound vehicle slowed to turn into a private driveway and was struck from behind by a following vehicle driven by Jolene Seibel, age 25, of Reinholds, PA. No...

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The driver of a gold minivan (pictured) became pinned after she stepped out to retreive a dropped item at the Susuehanna Bank drivethrough at 1300 West Main Street, Ephrata. Joy Oberholtzer, 30, of Ephrata, was confined between the door of her van, the protective bollard, and the ground when the...
On June 18, 2015 at 1836 hours Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident with entrapment at the intersection of Route 322 and Hahnstown Road, Ephrata Township. A box truck driven by Jeremy Wenrich, 24, of East Earl collided with a sedan driven by a 17 year old Ephrata male in the intersection...
Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata couple for using a stolen credit card belonging to an Ephrata resident at multiple local businesses on June 16, 2015. Police charged Joy K. Patterson, 30, and Matthew S. Patterson, 32, with multiple counts of Access Device Fraud, Theft by Deception and Criminal...
Ephrata Police arrested three suspects; a female and two brothers, following an all night manhunt stemming from a theft incident in the late evening hours of 5-28-15 at the Weis Markets in the 300 Block of North Reading Road, Ephrata. Ephrata Police were called to the Weis Markets around 10pm on 5-...

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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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