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Ephrata Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Turkey Hill, 903 South State Street, Ephrata Borough on Saturday May 13, 2017 at 8:53 p.m. A masked subject entered the store, displayed a handgun, demanded cash, stole cartons of cigarettes and the contents of the cash drawer and...
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...
Jacqueline Aument, age 24, of Ephrata, has been charged with Driving Under The Influence of a Controlled Substance and Driving While Privileges Suspended. Aument was stopped by Ephrata Police on April 10th, after police observed her driving poorly in the 1500 block of W. Main St. in Ephrata Borough...
On 5/5/17, Ephrata Police arrested Kayla Thorpe, age 26, of Ephrata, on Fugitive From Justice charges. Thorpe was wanted by the Charlestown South Carolina Sheriff’s Office on a warrant for Receiving Stolen Property and Fraud. Thorpe was transported to Lancaster County Central Arraignment pending...

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On Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, at 10:20pm, the Ephrata Police received a report of a male individual soliciting money from customers in front of the KMart at 1127 Rothsville Rd. in Ephrata. Poilce responded and located Nicholas Allan Sarnicky, 22, of Whitehall, PA. Police determined he had earlier...
Ephrata Police charged a 16 year old Ephrata teen with robbery resulting from an incident which occurred on Friday, Dec. 16th, 2016. Police received a report from a juvenile male that he met an acquaintance, a 16 year old Ephrata resident, in an alleyway near the 100 block of Marshall St. in...

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Ephrata Police filed Theft charges against Gregory S. Graybill, 35, of Ephrata. On December 16, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Graybill removed a package, containing diapers, from a porch in the first block of Lincoln Ave, Ephrata Borough.

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Ephrata Police filed Retail Theft charges against Amy M. Boley, 28, of Ephrata. On December 14, 2016 at 1:22 p.m. Boley failed to pay for $181 worth of merchandise from Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township.

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Ephrata Police filed Retail Theft charges against William J. Martoia III, 36, of Honey Brook. On December 4, 2016 at 6:40 p.m. Martoia removed $343 worth of razors from Giant, 850 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. Video surveillance was used to identify Martoia.

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On 10/14/16 at 0030hrs, two suspects wearing hoodies and masks robbed the Turkey Hill Convenience store at 3585 Rothsville Rd. in Ephrata Township. One suspect demanded cash from the register while the other stole cartons of cigarettes. No weapon was displayed and no one was injured.

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On 10/7/16 at 2008 hrs, Ephrata Police were called to domestic disturbance at a residence in the 2100 block of West Route 897 in West Cocalico Twp. While investigating the incident police learned two of the individuals had outstanding Bench Warrants. Alfred Flemming Jr., age 39, and Varrah...
On Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at 6:40am, Ephrata Police responded to crash involving a dump truck and a motorcycle at the intersection of E Queen St. and Swamp Bridge Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Police determined that a dump truck, owned and operated by Leonard W. Hoover, 72, of Denver proceeded from...

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On 9/29/16 at 1142 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 400 block of N. Ridge Rd. in West Cocalico Twp. A vehicle driven by Samantha Matesig, age 20, of Reinholds, was traveling too fast for the wet road conditions and left the roadway and struck a utility pole. Matesig was...

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On 9/28/16 at 0856 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on W. Main St. at Cresent Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Elva Stauffer, age 90, of Ephrata, failed to stop for vehicles stopped in traffic and struck one vehicle pushing it into the next vehicle. Two people...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a report of a discharge of a firearm in the 200 block of Church Ave, Ephrata Borough on November 9, 2015 at 12:23 p.m. Any witnesses are asked to contact Ephrata Police Department at 717-733-8611. No one was injured during this event.
On November 5, 2015 at 6:54 p.m. Ephrata Police Department responded to a pedestrian struck at the intersection of West Main Street and North Church Street, Ephrata Borough. A SUV, driven by Esther Grumbling,62, of Ephrata, struck Richard Richards, Jr., 50, of Ephrata, who was walking in a...
Ephrata Police are investigating a quick-change scam that occurred on Monday October 19, 2015 at 5:33 p.m at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. A customer, who acted as if she could not speak English, made a purchase and then requested multiple different change transactions by...
The storm last Friday caused power outages throughout the Ephrata area. No power to residences and businesses can also mean no electrical power for traffic signals and street lighting. Many have asked the following question: What does a driver do when approaching a traffic light that is out of...
EPHRATA COUPLE CHARGED IN ‘HIGH-LEVEL’ DRUG OPERATION; INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO FATAL OVERDOSES FROM: Office of the District Attorney - Lancaster County A collaborative effort between Lancaster County and Berks County Drug Task Forces and Ephrata police resulted in arrests this week of a major...

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