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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 Friday February 17, 2017 at approximately 3:05 a.m. the Ephrata Police responded to a report of "Shots Fired" outside a residence in the 100 Block of Ridge Avenue, Ephrata Township. Officers found that two persons, using two handguns fired 15-20 shots into the ground and into an unoccupied...
On February 15, 2017 at 1:54 a.m. emergency services from the Ephrata area responded to 25 Cloister Ave, Ephrata Borough, for an apartment building fire. Residents from the 12 unit building were evacuated to the Ephrata Ambulance building by firefighters and police. The fire was contained to one...
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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Vernon L. King Jr. w/m/47, of Ephrata, has been cited for Public Drunkenness. On 2/11/17, Ephrata Police were called to a business in the 1300 block of W. Main St. in Ephrata Borough, for a report of a male holding a bottle of liquor while passed out in a vehicle. Police determined King was not a...

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Ephrata Police filed charges of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol against Craig Thomas Eberly, 25, of Denver, PA. Eberly was stopped when police noticed erratic driving in the 600-800 block of East Main Street at about 2:46 a.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2016. Eberly was unable to perform field...
Ephrata Police charged Darvin A. Brubaker, 47, of Ephrata with failing to remain at an accident involving personal injury, failing to remain at an accident involving damage to an attended vehicle and driving under the influence of alcohol. On October 23, 2016 at 10:19 p.m. a vehicle driven by...

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On 10/22/16 at 1423 hrs, Ephrata Police arrested Megan Ebling, age 29, of Ephrata. Ebling was taken into custody and charged with Public Drunkenness following a disturbance at a business in the first block of West Main Street in Ephrata Borough.
Ephrata Police arrested James Matthew Renz, 52, of Ephrata for public drunkenness after receiving a report of an intoxicated male located on the ground near the Maj. Dick Winters Memorial in the area of the 200 block of Railroad Ave. on Friday, October 7, 2016 at approximately 2:00pm. Police...
On October 2, 2016 at 2:31 a.m., Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 300 block of South State Street, Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Jordan P. Keener, 20, of Ephrata struck a utility pole. Keener was arrested for DUI. Keener’s blood alcohol content was 0.225%.

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On Monday 6/20/16 at 1354hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident, involving four vehicles, in the 400 block of N. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Rodger Weaver, age 52, of Ephrata, started the chain reaction collision when it failed to stop and struck a vehicle...

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On 6/17/18 at 1732 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 2300 block of W. Route 897 in West Cocalico Township. An east bound vehicle slowed to turn into a private driveway and was struck from behind by a following vehicle driven by Jolene Seibel, age 25, of Reinholds, PA. No...

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On 6/17/18 at 1518 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on W. Route 897 at the intersection of Peartown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A vehicle driven by Kerry Brown, age 55, of Temple PA, pulled from a stop sign on Peartown Rd. into the path of a vehicle east bound on Route 897...

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Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle crash that occurred at 9:24 AM on Monday, June 13th, 2016 in the 200 block of Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. The minivan, driven by Barbara A. Mlambo, 59, of Ephrata, crossed the center of the roadway and drove into a bank and utility pole on the...

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On 5/30/16 at 4:30PM, Ephrata police responded to a report of a fight at the Ephrata Community Pool, 400 Block Cocalico St. Ephrata Borough. Police interviewed witnesses and persons involved and reviewed surveillance video. Police have charged the following individuals with Disorderly Conduct for...

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On June 18, 2015 at 1836 hours Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident with entrapment at the intersection of Route 322 and Hahnstown Road, Ephrata Township. A box truck driven by Jeremy Wenrich, 24, of East Earl collided with a sedan driven by a 17 year old Ephrata male in the intersection...
Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata couple for using a stolen credit card belonging to an Ephrata resident at multiple local businesses on June 16, 2015. Police charged Joy K. Patterson, 30, and Matthew S. Patterson, 32, with multiple counts of Access Device Fraud, Theft by Deception and Criminal...
Ephrata Police arrested three suspects; a female and two brothers, following an all night manhunt stemming from a theft incident in the late evening hours of 5-28-15 at the Weis Markets in the 300 Block of North Reading Road, Ephrata. Ephrata Police were called to the Weis Markets around 10pm on 5-...

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On May 7, 2015, Ephrata Police received a report of a Facebook video depicting two (2) youths in the public parking lot behind the Whistlestop Plaza. The youths in question appeared significanlty intoxicated. Investigators worked to identify those involved and to establish a time frame in which the...

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The Ephrata Police investigated two (2) business burglaries that occurred in the overnight hours from Friday May 8, 2015 to Saturday May 9, 2015. Zimmerman's Transport and Zimmerman's Excavating were both entered illegally. The businesses were ransacked and money was taken. Anyone with information...

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