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On 05-04-17 at approximately 5:10pm Ephrata Police responded to a two vehicle accident with entrapment at Schoeneck and Indiantown Road in West Cocalico Township. Ephrata Police were able to determine through witnesses that a blue Ford sedan driven by a 17yr old female from Denver area pulled on to...
Ephrata Police responding to a tip arrested Daniel Buchy M/29 last know address of 10th St. AKron, Pa, at 323 West Sunset Avenue Ephrata on an outstanding Pennsylvania State Parole warrant. Buchy was taken into custody with out incident around 1500hrs on 5-4-17 and turned over to PA. State Parole...
Ephrata Police responding to a tip Wednesday evening arrested Michael James Holliday M/35 of Jefferson Avenue, Adamstown on an outstanding warrant through Berks County Sheriff's Department. Holliday was picked up on the warrant around 9:15pm after he attempted to flee on foot through a basement...
The Ephrata Police Dept. arrested Orgen Hoxha, DOB 7/22/1995, of New York, Ny, on an outstanding burglary warrant out of Greenwich, Connecticut. Police were called to report a white male subject acting suspiciously in the area of the Turkey Hill Market, 3585 Rothsville Rd. in Ephrata Township...
On 5/2/17, James Clyde Roark Jr, age 61, of Lititz, was taken into custody on a warrant for DUI charges from a 2010 incident in Ephrata Borough. Roark evaded arrest until recent tips from the community identified his exact location. The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department assisted...

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On December 24, 2016 at 5:27 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Mountain Road, West Cocalico Township for a shooting. The resident, Scott L. Behney, 57, reported to 911 that he had shot an intruder with his pistol. The police investigation determined that Behney was...
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...
On Wednesday 12/14/16 at 1745hrs, Megan Ebling, 29 of Ephrata, was charged with Indirect Criminal Contempt after violating a Protection From Abuse Order effective on that date. Ebling was listed as a Defendant on the order which, in part, evicted her from her residence until a future hearing. After...

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On 9/29/16 at 1354 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 500 block of N. Ridge Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Emily Oberholtzer, age 24, of Reinholds, drove her vehicle too fast for the wet road conditions and lost control of her vehicle striking an embankment and overturning...

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On Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at approximately 4:30 AM, the Ephrata Police responded for a report of a vehicle crash involving a car which lost control and struck a utility pole, causing significant damage to both the pole and vehicle. Police determined that Harrison Burnett, 21, of Reinholds, lost...

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On 9/25/16 at 1210 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on East Main Street at Route 222. A vehicle driven by Douglas Adams, age 28, of Birdsboro, was west bound on Main Street and turned left in front of an east bound motorcycle. The operator of the motorcycle was taken to an area...

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On 9/25/16 at 1054 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on West Main Street at Academy drive in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle east bound on Main Street, driven by a 16 year old youth from Akron, turned left in front of an approaching vehicle. The vehicles collided and one struck a...

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On 9/24/16 at 1201 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Hahnstown Rd at Glenwood Dr. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Hannah Nelson, age 23, of Stevens, lost control of her vehicle and struck a utility pole. Nelson was taken to an area hospital with a non-life threatening...

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On October 2, 2015 at 11:54 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to the 100 block of Church Ave., Ephrata Borough, for a stabbing. A physical altercation occurred in the backyard of a residence between two men both of whom believed that the other was interfering with their relationship with a female. The...
Around 11pm on Wed., Sept. 30, 2015, the pictured suspect entered the Turkey Hill store at 3585 Rothsville Rd. in Ephrata and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect did display a handgun and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Anyone with information is asked to call the Ephrata Police...

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At 11:28 a.m. on Wednesday September 30, 2015, the Susquehanna Bank (a branch of BB&T) Lincoln location was robbed by a white male wearing a black hoodie, sunglasses, and gloves. The thief made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. He is described as having pale skin. If anyone recognizes...

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On September 15, 2015 at 9:39 a.m., graffiti of a threatening nature was found in a restroom at Ephrata High School, 803 Oak Boulevard, Ephrata. School District Administration immediately notified the Ephrata Police Department and conducted a cooperative investigation. Staff determined that there...
The Ephrata Police Department is currently investigating threatening graffiti at Ephrata High School. A release from the school district is attached.

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