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UPDATE: Hit and Run accident that occurred in the early morning hours of 08-04-18 and posted 08-05-18 to Crimewatch: Ephrata Police located the owner of the striking vehicle on 08-05-18 at approximately 0900hrs. The owner, Carlos Estrella after seeing the Ephrata Police crimewatch posting called...
Ephrata Police received a call from a citizen in the 1000 block of Henn Avenue, around 2:50pm on 08-04-18 for suspicious subjects in their back yard. Citizen reported a strange male and female sitting in their rear yard for extended period of time and upon leaving, left behind back packs. Police...
Ephrata Police arrested Joseph M. Gallo Jr. M/30 of Ephrata Saturday afternoon around 1:50pm after receiving a complaint of Gallo stumbling around in the first block of West Main St Ephrata Borough. Police found Gallo to be under the influence, having difficulty standing and communicating. Gallo...
Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run Accident which occurred in the first block of Misty Lane, Ephrata Township. The crash occurred around 1230am Saturday morning 8-4-18. The vehicle struck a parked trailer carring a boat causing damage to the trailer and boat. The Hit and Run vehicle...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a fatal vehicle crash involving a car and a motorcycle which occurred at approximately 11:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the intersection of West Main Street and Oak Street, Ephrata Borough. A motorcycle traveling eastbound on West Main Street...

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On 7/11/18, Ephrata Police were called to the area of Windy Mansion Rd. and Swamp Bridge Rd. in West Cocalico Township, for a report of two joggers who were nearly struck by an errant bullet. The female joggers, ages 25 and 19, reported as they jogged in the 500 Block of Swamp Bridge Rd. they heard...
On Wed. July 18, 2018 at 9:05am Ephrata Police responded to the 200 blk of Washington Ave. in Ephrata Borough for a report of a violation of a Protection From Abuse Order. Police located the suspect, Scott Whitekettle, a short distance from the reported location of the violation and placed him...
Ephrata Police investigated complaints of graffiti vandalism to 19 properties in a 9-block radius of downtown Ephrata Borough which occurred during the early morning hours of July 2, 2018. Most of the vandalism contained the word “SUNA”. This graffiti vandalism spree caused approximately $8,750 in...
On 7/4/18 at 1357 hrs, Ephrata Police were called to Giant, 850 E. Main St Ephrata Township for a retail theft that just occurred. Store employees reported a female suspect concealed $68.97 worth of items in her purse and fled in a Silver Dodge Charger and they provided the vehicle registration...
Ephrata Police responded to the 800 Block of East Main St where they arrested Raymond C. Miller III M/53 of the 800 Blk of E. Main St, Ephrata on an outstanding misdemeanor Harassment warrant issued through the Chester County DA office. Miller was located at his residence and taken into custody...

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On 7/8/18 at 1911 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a hit and run type vehicle accident in the 600 block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Borough. Witnesses, and the 57 year old male driver of a Chevrolet Equinox reported he was stopped and waiting to make a left turn when he was struck from behind by...

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On 7/5/18 at 1503hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on S. State St. at N. 11th St. in Ephrata Township. The accident involved three vehicles travelling south on S. State St. A vehicle driven by Sidney Dundon, 19, of Leola, struck the back of another vehicle that was stopping for a...

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On 6/25/18 at 1416 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving roll-over in the 800 block of Rettew Mill Rd. in Ephrata Township. A Nissan SUV driven by Richard Griffe, 60, of Ephrata, left the roadway for an unknown reason, struck a large tree and rolled over several times coming...

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On Friday 6/15/18 at 1927hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian struck at S. Reading Rd. and Old Mill Rd. in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a 14 year old male ignored a don’t walk pedestrian signal and ran across S. Reading Rd. and into the path of a...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a report of Burglary and Criminal Trespass involving two adjoining properties in the 200 block of Kline Road, Stevens, (West Cocalico Township). Ephrata Police received a report on 6-8-18 from the Friendly Horsemans Club in the 200 block of Kline Road of vandalism...

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Ephrata Police are investigating graffiti vandalism that occurred over the weekend to a residence in the 100 block of West Fulton Street and the bridge overpass on West Main Street at Route 272, Ephrata Borough. If you have any information about possible suspects or recognize the tagging, contact...
Ephrata Police charged Mary Weaver, 26, of New Providence, Jesse L. Herr, 21, of New Providence and a 15-year-old female from Ephrata with Retail Theft. Police allege that the trio stole over $200 in merchandise from K-Mart, Walmart and Turkey Hill on the evening of June 10, 2018.
Ephrata Police are investigating a theft of an ATV from a residence on in the 3000 Block of Rothsville Road, Ephrata Township which was later recovered in a wooded area (Heatherwood Park) to the east of the Rail Trail in Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police were called to a residence on Rothsville Road...
On 6-19-18 Ephrata Police filed Driving Under the Influence charges against a driver following an investigation into an accident in the early morning hours of 6-10-18 in the 100 block of East Fulton St, Ephrata Borough. On 6-10-18 Ephrata Police were called to the 100 Block of East Fulton Street...

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On June 16, 2018, Ephrata Police responded to the 500 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough, to investigate a fireworks complaint. During the investigation, police contacted Miguel Angel Rosario-Paredes, 26, of Ephrata. The Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department held an active bench warrant for...

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