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On 6/12/17 at 2030 hrs, an Ephrata police officer came upon a vehicle accident that just occurred in the first block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Zachary Bush, age 27, of Gulfport MS, drove into the back of another vehicle that stopped for a pedestrian in the crosswalk. No...
Ephrata Police charged James A. Heist, 42, of Ephrata with three counts of aggravated assault. On June 11, 2017 at 0025 hours, while a patient at Wellspan-Ephrata Community Hospital Emergency Room, Heist became combated and assaulted three members of hospital staff, a doctor, a nurse and a security...
Ephrata Police arrested Daulton L. Blessing M/21 of S. 9th St., Lebanon, PA at 8am Sunday 6-11-17 following citizen complaint of Blessing staggering, acting in a strange manner and dancing in traffic in the area of the Wallmart and Sheetz stores, 800 block of East Main St, Ephrata. Police arrived...
On 6/3/17 at 1051 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on S. Line Rd. at Indiantown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Rebecca Clifton, of Philadelphia, pulled out from the stop sign on Wabash Rd. into the path of another vehicle southbound on S. Line Rd. No one was injured and one...

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On 6/2/17 at 0853 hrs., Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle vs buggy accident in the 700 block of Glenwood Dr. The buggy and the car were both eastbound on Glenwood Dr. in Ephrata Township. Micaela Sensenig, age 18, of Ephrata, attempted to pass the buggy, but swerved back into her lane due to...

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On Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, at 10:20pm, the Ephrata Police received a report of a male individual soliciting money from customers in front of the KMart at 1127 Rothsville Rd. in Ephrata. Poilce responded and located Nicholas Allan Sarnicky, 22, of Whitehall, PA. Police determined he had earlier...
Ephrata Police charged a 16 year old Ephrata teen with robbery resulting from an incident which occurred on Friday, Dec. 16th, 2016. Police received a report from a juvenile male that he met an acquaintance, a 16 year old Ephrata resident, in an alleyway near the 100 block of Marshall St. in...

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Ephrata Police filed Theft charges against Gregory S. Graybill, 35, of Ephrata. On December 16, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Graybill removed a package, containing diapers, from a porch in the first block of Lincoln Ave, Ephrata Borough.

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Ephrata Police filed Retail Theft charges against Amy M. Boley, 28, of Ephrata. On December 14, 2016 at 1:22 p.m. Boley failed to pay for $181 worth of merchandise from Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township.

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Ephrata Police filed Retail Theft charges against William J. Martoia III, 36, of Honey Brook. On December 4, 2016 at 6:40 p.m. Martoia removed $343 worth of razors from Giant, 850 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. Video surveillance was used to identify Martoia.

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On Friday, Oct. 7, 2016 at 6:40am, Ephrata Police responded to crash involving a dump truck and a motorcycle at the intersection of E Queen St. and Swamp Bridge Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Police determined that a dump truck, owned and operated by Leonard W. Hoover, 72, of Denver proceeded from...

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On 9/29/16 at 1142 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 400 block of N. Ridge Rd. in West Cocalico Twp. A vehicle driven by Samantha Matesig, age 20, of Reinholds, was traveling too fast for the wet road conditions and left the roadway and struck a utility pole. Matesig was...

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On 9/28/16 at 0856 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on W. Main St. at Cresent Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Elva Stauffer, age 90, of Ephrata, failed to stop for vehicles stopped in traffic and struck one vehicle pushing it into the next vehicle. Two people...

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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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Ephrata Police at approximately 1600hrs 12-27-15, investigated a vehicle crash into a building at the intersection of State and Main Streets. Vehicle driven by a 17yr old male from Hershey was attempting to turn from West Main Street (US 322) on to N. State Street when he lost control of his small...

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On December 26, 2015 at 2239 hours Ephrata Police responded to a restaurant / bar in the 1300 block of West Main Street, Ephrata Borough for a fight. A verbal dispute over an NFL game escalated into a physical fight inside of the bar. Disorderly Conduct citations will be filed against Mark J...
Ephrata Police are investigating a retail theft that occurred at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township on the evening of 12/18/15. Walmart asset protection advised police that a white male, approximately 6 foot tall, in his late twenties or early thirties failed to pay for over $1,000...
The Ephrata Police Department is attempting to identify the two male retail theft suspects pictured. In early October the pair walked out of Walmart without paying for over $500 worth of electronics. If you know these suspects, please contact Officer Mathews at 717-738-9200 X254.
Ephrata Police are attempting to identify a suspect who failed to pay for items at Walmart on the evening of November 13, 2015. The suspect is described as a white male in his thirties or forties who possibly has a tattoo or other mark on the left side of his neck. If you recognize this person,...

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