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Ephrata Police have completed the investigation of fatal vehicle accident that occurred on October 4, 2017 at 9:04 a.m. in the 300 block of South Reading Road, Ephrata Borough. A northbound Toyota sedan driven Ernest T. Capizzi, 64, of Lititz was struck in the rear by a northbound tractor trailer...
Ephrata Police were called for a report of a vehicle crash on Rt. 222 Northbound at approximately 12:30 am on Tuesday morning. Upon arriving, police discovered a tanker tractor trailer hauling milk which had driven off the right side of the road, down an embankment and into a wooded area. The truck...

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Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle crash in the 100 Block of Parkveiw Heights Road Saturday evening around 9:20pm where the vehicle was overturned. The driver, Jeremiah Stoltzfoos M/19 of Lititz, PA reported he was east bound when he attempted to negotiate a curve in the roadway but lost...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a hit and run accident that occurred around 2:50-3:00am on 12-10-17. Ephrata Police were called to the intersection of South Reading Rd (PA 272) and South State St for vehicle described as a cream or white in color sedan, possibly a Mistsubishi, that reportedly...

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Two marked Ephrata Police vehicles were struck while investigating a crash on US 222 at the US 322 overpass. On 12-09-17 at approximately 11:25pm two Ephrata Police officers were stopped along the shoulder of north bound US 222 at the US 322 overpass investigating a vehicle accident when a vehicle...

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On Monday 4/17/17 at 2030hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a tip received by TIP 411 and arrested Brandon Rea, age 23, of Ephrata, on an outstanding Lancaster County Bench Warrant. Rea had been wanted for several weeks and was located at a residence on S. Maple St in Ephrata Borough.

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Ephrata Police on 4-11-17 arrested Amy Lynn Althouse F/32, homeless, for False Identification to Law Enforcement, Drug possession and Drug paraphernalia. Ephrata Police in the early morning hours of 04-09-17 arrested Althouse for possession of drugs (Heroin) and drug paraphernalia following a...
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...
On Friday, March 24, 2017 at approximately 3:00 PM, the Ephrata Police Department took William James Burns, 29, of New Castle, PA into custody on an outstanding warrant through the Lawrence County Sheriff's Dept. Burn's was transported to Lancaster County Prison to await a transfer to Lawrence...
On Saturday, March, 25, 2017 at 9:35 AM, Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle driven by Jason H. Fulton, 40, of Ephrata. Mr. Fulton was arrested on suspicion of DUI and his BAC was determined to be 0.193%. Mr. Fulton was processed and released and charges were filed before MDJ Russell for DUI and a...

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Ephrata Police responded for a traffic accident at South Reading Road and Old Mill Road on 01-25-17 at approximately 2:50pm. involving a small sedan and a motorcycle. Investigation revealed the motorcycle driven north bound on S. Reading Rd/272 by Kenneth Oswald M/63 of Lititz, Pa had stopped in a...

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On 1/13/17 at 1448 hrs. Ephrata Police Department responded to a vehicle accident in the 1000 block of Long Lane Rd, Stevens, West Cocalico Township. A 16 year old male from Denver was traveling west at a high rate of speed and lost control of a VW Jetta and struck a tree. A witness reported the...

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The Ephrata Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash at 2:50am on Wed. January 11, 2017 at the Rt.222 southbound off ramp at Rt. 322(E Main St.) A tractor trailer driven by Robert E. Daumer, 55, of Northampton, PA pulled out from the 222 off ramp and was struck by a Dodge minivan driven...
On 1/4/17 at 1753 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 700 Block of West Route 897 Reinholds, in West Cocalico Township. A east bound vehicle driven by Christina Stoltzfus, age 44, of Denver, turned left in front of an approaching vehicle. Stoltzfus and a passenger were...

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Ephrata Police were called to the Ephrata Walmart on 01-2-17 at approximately 2115hrs for a shoplifting incident in progress. Upon arrival it was determined a female suspect shoplifted $1300.00 worth of merchandise and fled just prior to arrival. However with in minutes of the first incident and...

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Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle crash with injuries on 01-21-17 at approximately 1255hrs at the intersection of South Reading and Old Mill Roads involving two vehicles. According to report and witnesses a silver Acura SUV, driven by, Peter Amekudzi of Ephrata was attempting to turn left from...

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On January 17, 2017 at 12:32 p.m. a resident of the 100 block of Bethany Road, Ephrata Township, reported that his 2001 van was stolen from his driveway sometime overnight. The keys were in the vehicle. At 3:30 p.m. Ephrata Police, with the assistance of the City of Reading Police, located the...
On January 13, 2017 at 8:38 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Middle Creek Road, Ephrata Township, for a one vehicle accident. The vehicle, which was occupied by only the driver, struck a tree. The driver, a 17 year old male from Ephrata, was transported to Lancaster General...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating overnight burglaries at two Ephrata businesses. During the early morning hours of January 11, 2017, unknown suspects entered the Lynda’s Deli / Sunoco convenience store at 477 North Reading , Ephrata Township and Ephrata Beverage Mart, 36 North Reading...
Ephrata Police investigated two crashes involving overturned vehicles on Thursday, December 29, 2016. The first, a two-vehicle event, occurred on SR222 Southbound near the SR322 off ramp at 5:11 a.m. Jamil Trilla, 24, of Lancaster was driving his silver Subaru sedan besid a tractor trailer driven...

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