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The individual pictured is suspected of stealing approximately 500lbs of scrap stainless steel from a business in Ephrata overnight on December 12, 2017. If anyone recognizes this individual or the vehicle (a light colored Dodge pickup), please contact Officer Thorp at 717-738-9200 x255. Tips can...

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Ephrata Police on 12-19-17 at approximately 0725hrs received a call from a female who lives in the first block of Gross Street regarding a male knocking at her door. The female reported she has a Protection From Abuse Order issued by the Lancaster County Court in effect against the male barring him...
On 12/17/17, Ephrata Police arrested Jesse Gettle, age 28, of Denver, on several outstanding warrants for his arrest from Berks and Lancaster County. Police received a tip that Gettle was being treated at a local hospital. Gettle fled prior to police arrival but was captured after a brief foot...
On 12/15/17 at 1750 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 100 block of S. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Colby Randall, age 32, of Ephrata, slid off the roadway and into a utility pole, breaking the pole and bringing utility wires down. Randall was not...

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Ephrata Police have filed charges against Thomas Horning, age 24, of Ephrata, stemming from a hit and run accident on 4/20/17 in Ephrata Borough. Horning alleged he was texting when he ran into a parked vehicle. He then fled at a high rate of speed, running a stop sign, a red light, caused his...
On 4/29/17 at 0845 hrs., Ephrata Police were called for a shirtless male dancing around erratically in a business parking lot in the 400 block of N. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. Police located the male acting strangely and determined he was under the influence of controlled substances. The male...
On April 25, 2017 Ephrata Police filed charges against Joseph J. Braun, 65, of Lancaster for his involvement in a vehicle accident in November of 2016. On Friday, November 18, 2016 at 4:15pm, Ephrata Police investigated a crash involving two vehicles in the first block of East Mohler Church Road,...
Steven M. Keen, age 32, of Ephrata, has been charged with DUI following an incident on Saturday 4/22/17 at 0220 hrs. Ephrata Police observed a vehicle driving on two flat tires in the 100 block of N State St in Ephrata Borough. The vehicle was stopped in the 300 block where police found Keen...

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On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 the Ephrata Police received information regarding retail theft at Walmart. A citizen reported seeing as male suspect push "a cart full" of items out of the store without paying for them. The caller provided a vehicle description and license plate number. Through...

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On 2/21/17 at 1754 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles on E Main St. at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. A west bound vehicle, driven by Tanena Binder of Leola, turned left in front of an east bound vehicle driven by Chad Lammer of...

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On February 18, 2017 at 6:07 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the first block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough for a pedestrian struck. A vehicle driven by Dorothy A. Lykens, 86, of Ephrata struck Silvia Morales Fontanez, 33, of Ephrata, as Fontanez was crossing Main Street in the...
On 2/12/17, Ephrata Police arrested Matthew Hand, age 29, of Coatesville, on an outstanding Chester County Bench Warrant. Hand was wanted for failing to appear on the original charge of providing False Identification to Law Enforcement. Hand falsely identified himself to Ephrata police in an...

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On 2/10/17, Ephrata Police took into custody, Gregory S. Graybill, w/m/36, of Ephrata, on an outstanding warrant for a theft charge. Graybill was wanted on the charges from an incident in December 2016 where he stole packages valued at $145.00 from a neighbor’s porch. Graybill was arraigned by...
Ephrata Police want to alert area residences of a telephone scam occurring in the area where the suspect(s) are posing as police officers reporting a relative is in jail and needs bail money. Ephrata Police were notified by an Ephrata Borough resident their elderly mother received a call from a...

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A Lancaster man and an Ephrata woman are charged with delivering heroin to an Ephrata resident who died in July of an overdose. Ephrata Police charged Patrick C. McEvoy, 25, and Callie C. Bowen, 20, with a felony count of drug delivery resulting in death, criminal conspiracy and criminal use of a...
Ephrata Police obtained arrest warrants for two brothers for burglarizing an Adamstown business. Management at Stoudt’s Black Angus, 2800 North Reading Road, Adamstown Borough reported that video surveillance captured two men entering their production facility and stealing seven kegs on January 17...
On January 30, 2017 at 4:27 p.m. the Ephrata Police Department investigated a two vehicle accident in the 300 block of Ridge Ave, Ephrata Township. Both vehicles, driven by friends and traveling at a high rate of speed, were engaged in a follow the leader type of race and lost control while...
On 01-26-17 at approximately 1025hrs Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of Schoeneck and Stevens Roads where one of the vehicles involved struck the house on the corner of the intersection. Ephrata Police investigated the accident and...

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On 01-16-17 at approximately 0953hrs unknown male took over $300.00 worth of merchandise from Ephrata Walmart in the 800 Block of East Main Street. The pictured male was captured by Walmart security exiting the store without paying for the items. If anyone recognizes the male from the surveillance...

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