News Feed

On January 13, 2018, a resident of the first block of East Pine Street, Ephrata Borough, reported that a 9mm handgun was stolen from the residence. On February 1, 2018, Ephrata Police arrested Jonathan Carpenter, 24, of Ephrata, on an outstanding bench warrant in the 700 block of South State Street...
On February 17, 2018 at 7:20 p.m., Ephrata Police arrested Michael A. Beiler, 39, of Adamstown after a female started that Beiler threw an object at her, punched her in the eye and punched her in her back repeatedly while at a residence in the first block of East Main Street, Adamstown Borough...
Ephrata Police recently charged Kate E. Witwer, 30, of Ephrata with Theft of a handgun and Carrying a Firearm without a License. Ephrata Police received a tip from a Lancaster County Probation Officer that a client may have stolen a gun from a residence in the first block of Charles Street, Ephrata...

Charges:

Ephrata Police are investigating a Diversion Burglary and Theft that occurred at a residence on Bethany Rd. in Ephrata Borough on 2/14/18. A while male suspect arrived in a white car. He told the elderly homeowner that his mother was moving into the house next door and asked the homeowner to step...
Ephrata Police responded on 2-13-18 at approximately 3:10pm for a vehicle accident in the 500 block of East Main St (US 322) involving two vehicles with one vehicle rolled over onto its roof. Ephrata Police determined that a Honda sedan driven by Prudencio Aviles Jr 42/M, from Cotton St, Reading...

Case Status:

Pages

On June 19, 2017 at 1705 hours Ephrata Police responded to Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township for a retail theft. Police charged Royce J. Sweed, 21, of Denver with Retail Theft for failing to pay for and under-ringing $234.07 worth of merchandise.

Charges:

Ephrata Police took Peter Ramirez m/41, of Ephrata into custody for an outstanding Berks County Sheriff's warrant. Ramirez was found in the 100 Block of Tom Avenue on Thursday 06-15-17 around 1130am. Ramirez was arrested without incident and turned over to the Berks County Sheriff Dept.
On 06-15-17 at approximately 1555hrs Ephrata Police attempted to arrest Frank O. Suriano M/39 Oak Street, Denver, PA in the 500 Block of Hertzog Valley Road, West Cocalico Twp., on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's warrant. Suriano fled on foot from police and upon being stopped fought with...
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...
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...

Pages

Ephrata Police arrest Pavel Borisov, 23, of Lititz on March 9, 2017 at 8:33 a.m. at a residence in the 100 block of Grant Street, Ephrata Borough. Borisov was wanted by Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department for a parole violation.
On 3/7/17 at 0622hrs, Ephrata Police responded to an accident involving a bicyclist that was struck by a vehicle in the 100 Block of Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. The vehicle driver, Jaymes Lewis, age 26, of Lancaster, reported he fell asleep and struck the bicyclist from behind. The 20 year...

Incident Type:

On 3/6/17 at 1530hrs, Ephrata Police and Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to a farm/industrial construction accident in the 2100 block of West Route 897 in West Cocalico Township. Several building companies volunteering to repair recent storm damage, had employees at the site placing new...
On 2/27/17 at 0308 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a hit and run vehicle accident on E. Main St at State St. in Ephrata Borough. A 25 year old female from Ephrata was crossing East Main St. in the crosswalk, and was struck by an older green pickup truck turning left from North State St. onto East...

Incident Type:

On 2/24/17 at 1830 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on route 322 at Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. An east bound vehicle driven by Steven Bevan of Reinholds, turned left in front of an approaching west bound van. The impact caused the vehicle to spin 180 degrees in the...

Incident Type:

Pages

Ephrata Police are investigating a hit and run accident with injuries that occurred in the 600 Block of South Reading Road on 04-20-17 around 1220hrs. Vehicle driven by John Roark 35/M of Ephrata was traveling south on South Reading Road when as he slowed to turn into the Wawa parking lot he was...
On 04-20-17 at approximately 0945am Ephrata Police investigated a crash involving a straight body truck hauling a load of roofing shingles and two utility poles being snapped. The crash occurred when the truck carrying the shingles missed a turn and upon backing up struck a utility pole which then...

Case Status:

The Lancaster County Coroner’s Officer informed the Ephrata Police Department that at 6:55 p.m. on Friday April 14, 2017, Edward W. Falk, 58, of Lititz, died as a result of injuries he received in a vehicle accident which occurred in Ephrata Township on April 10, 2017. On April 10, 2017 at 2:55 p.m...
During the week of March 6-10, 2017, Northern Lancaster County experienced thefts from vehicles parked in school and business parking lots during daylight. One of these schools was the Ephrata High School lot. Subsequently, a person was recorded using one of the stolen credit cards for a purchase...
On March 3, 2017 at 4:19 p.m. an unknown male suspect failed to pay for apparel at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. The suspect fled the store in a sliver mini-van. If you are able to identify the suspect, please contract Officer Rodriguez at 717-738-9200 X 237.

Pages