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On 4/7/17 at 1429hrs, Ephrata Police responded to an accident involving one vehicle on E. Burkholder Dr. in Ephrata Township, where the vehicle lost control and struck a utility pole. The driver stated he thought there was a spider on his lap and panicked and lost control of the vehicle. The driver...

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On 4/7/17 at 0736hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on N. Reading Rd. at Schoeneck Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Brenda Jordan of Ephrata, proceeded west through a red traffic signal and into the path of a southbound vehicle on N. Reading Rd. Jordan was taken to a...

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On 4/4/17 at 1245 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on RT 322 westbound at RT 222 in Ephrata Township. A west bound utility truck driven by Chris Rapp, age 40, of Wrightsville, struck the back of a funeral hearse slowing for traffic in front of it. The driver was the only occupant...

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On 4/3/17 at 1152hrs Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 800 Block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Township. An eastbound vehicle driven by Edward Wolf, age 65, of Robesonia, turned left into the side of an approaching west bound vehicle. Wolf was transported to a hospital with non-...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Michelle R. Mentzer, 46, of Ephrata with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance and Endangering the Welfare of Children. On February 2, 2017 at 8:55 p.m. Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle driven by Mentzer for reckless driving. Two children, ages 3 and...

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On 11/25/16 at 1350 hrs, Ephrata Police were called to meet a Red Rose Transit bus in the 800 block Of E. Main St. in Ephrata Township for an intoxicated passenger who was causing a disturbance. Police cited Carl Hornberger, age 61, of Ephrata, with Public Drunkenness and transported him to his...
On 11/23/16, Ephrata Police took Matthew L. Enck, age 32, of Denver, into custody on a probation violation detainer at the Ephrata office of Lancaster County Probation. When Enck was taken into custody, he was found to be in possession of marihuana. Enck was also found to be in possession of...
On 11/23/16, Ephrata Police took Derek Bollinger, age 28, of Denver, into custody on a detainer for a probation violation and transported him to Lancaster County Prison. Bollinger was involved in several disturbances and theft from vehicle incidents in Ephrata on 11/22/16 with charges pending for...
On 11/23/16, at 1155hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a retail theft incident at Walmart, 890 E. Main St. in Ephrata Township. Melissa Rhen, age 31, of Denver, was observed selecting $328 in merchandise and leaving the store without paying for it. When approached by store employees, Rhen abandoned...
On 11/23/16 Brandon Lee Sweigart Jr, age 25, of Ephrata, was taken into custody in Lebanon County. He was turned over to Ephrata Police on four outstanding criminal warrants for Burglary, Theft and Access Device charges. Sweigart was arraigned by MDJ Russell and received $125,000 bail and was...

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On 9/20/16 at 1711 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident at E Fulton St. and Lake St. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Clair Lausch, age 87 of Akron, failed to yield the right of way to another vehicle causing the two to collide. No one was injured. One vehicle was towed from...

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On Wed. Sept. 14th, at 5:00pm the Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Schoeneck Rd and Springville Rd. involving two vehicles. A Toyota Corolla driven by Joyce Doster of Ephrata turned left in front of a Ford F150 driven by Philip Ditzler of Ephrata. No serious injury...

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On 9/19/16 at 1349 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Steinmetz Rd. in the area of Wollups Hill Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Harlan Huber, 25, of Stevens, lost control of the truck he was driving on the wet roadway, and sheared a utility pole and street signs. Huber was not...

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On 9/9/16 at 1916 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Parkview Heights Road at Bethany Road in Ephrata Township. A Hyundai was on Parkview Heights Road, facing east at the stop sign at Bethany Road, waiting to turn left. A vehicle south bound on Bethany Rd, driven by Gregory...

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On 9/9/16 at 1821 hrs. Ephrata Police were dispatched to assist with an unconcious person at a farm in the 800 block of Glenwood Dr. in Ephrata Township. Police arrived and found that a six year old boy had his neck crushed between the frame and the bed of a dump truck that was being lowered. An...

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Ephrata Police received a report of a Peacock being taken from a vehicle while the owner of the bird was at the Green Dragon Farmer's Market in the 900 Block of North State Street on Friday 8-21-15. Victim who is from Nesquehoning, PA, reported he was at the farmer's market attending the live...

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Two vehicles collided in the 1200 block of Division Highway (US 322) on 08-11-15 around 325pm. Vehicle driven by Christopher Green M/41 of Phoenixville, Pa was traveling east bound on US 322 when a vehicle driven by Shirley Wilk F/73 of Ephrata, Pa reportedly pulled from a dental office driveway...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a Robbery that occurred this morning around 9am at the Turkey Hill Store in the first block of Hahnstown Road, Ephrata Township. The store which is located at the intersection of East Main Street (US 322) and US 222 was busy with customers at the time of the robbery...

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Ephrata Police arrested two juvenile females from Ephrata after catching them writing various phrases on the Oak Street bridge railing with permanent markers. Incident occurred on 07-28-15 at approximately 5:50pm when police found the females on the bridge which goes over the Cocalico Creek in the...

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The pictured individual is suspected to have stolen electronics equipment from Walmart on Friday 7/24/15 at approximately 10pm. He reportedly was a passenger in a lighter-blue SUV that fled the scene. If anyone recognizes him, please call the Ephrata Police Department at 717-733-8611. You can...

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