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Ephrata Police responded on 09-29-18 at approximately 1:40pm for the report of a crash involving a bicycle and vehicle in the 600 Block of East Main St, Ephrata Borough. Police found a male laying on the roadway next to the vehicle suffering from head, facial and leg injuries. The bicycle rider was...

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Ephrata Police arrested Shawn McGlory, M/42 from Reamstown, PA following a report of him being intoxicated and refusing to leave the Ephrata Fair area after requested by fair staff. Ephrata Police located McGlory and found him to be intoxicated. McGlory was removed from the fair and citied for...
Ephrata Police arrested Christian E. Stoltzfus M/23 from North 9th St., Akron, PA. following a report of him walking around the Ephrata Fair midway shoving others patrons. Ephrata Police located Stoltzfus found him to be intoxicated, removed Stoltzfus from the fair and cited him for Disorderly...
Ephrata Police responded to an altercation at the Ephrata Fair Wednesday evening 09-26-18 around 7:45pm where it was reported a Marshall A. Knapik M/20 of Jeff Ave, Ephrata became involved in a verbal altercation with a female working at a fair stand. Knapik reportedly shoved the female to the...
Ephrata Police were called to the intersection of North State and Locust Streets around 5:35am on 09-28-18 for a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. Investigation revealed that a vehicle driven by Ngia Xiong M/65 of Ephrata was south on N. State Street and upon turning left onto Locust St...

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Ephrata Police arrested Andrea N. Minzer F/29 of Silver Spring Rd., Lancaster, Pa, Tuesday evening 09-10-18 around 2030hrs following a report from Ephrata Wallmart security of shoplifting (retail theft). Wallmart security reported Minzer allegedly took about $118.00 worth of merchandise from the...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Jeremiah E. Doster, 40, of Ephrata, with crimes related to child pornography. The Ephrata Police Department, along with members from the Lancaster County Computer Forensics Unit, executed a search warrant at Doster’s residence in the 1100 block of Steinmetz Road,...
On August 8, 2018, at 3:15pm, Ephrata Police responded to 233 Boomerang Dr. in Ephrata Borough to attempt to serve a Lancaster County bench warrant on David M. Groff, DOB 12/28/1979. Groff was located at the residence and taken into custody for the probation violation warrant. He was turned over to...
On August 6, 2018, at 11:11am, Ephrata Police responded to a crash on Rt. 222 N at mile marker 41 for a crash involving an SUV and a dump truck. The driver of the dump truck(a commercial vehicle) was requested to submit to a blood test for alcohol and controlled substances pursuant to the PA...

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On August 29, 2018 the Ephrata Police Dept. received a complaint regarding a theft of a surveillance camera off of a porch. Investigation revealed that Mary A Shober, 68, of Emerald Ave. Ephrata, removed a wireless surveillance camera from the porch of another residence on the same street. The...

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On 7/24/18 at 1445hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on RT 222 south bound in Ephrata Township. The two vehicles involved were south bound on RT222 when the front vehicle slowed for traffic in front of it. The second vehicle, driven by Nicholas Stratton, 23, of Sinking Springs,...

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On 7/24/18 at 0827hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the first block of E. Chestnut St. in Ephrata Borough. Chanborany Chap, 42, of Ephrata, was east on Chestnut St. when she fell asleep and her vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole. Chap was taken to an area...

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On 7/18/18 at 2013hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on N Reading Rd. at Schoeneck Rd. A vehicle driven by Wesley Kurtz, 23, of Reinholds, failed to stop for a red traffic signal and struck another vehicle in the intersection. An 81 year old female passenger in the struck vehicle...

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On 7/18/18 at 1340 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident on W. Main St. at Academy Dr. in Ephrata Borough. A work van driven by Michael Sullivan, 27, of Souderton PA, was east bound on Main St., when Sullivan was distracted by reaching for a water bottle. Sullivan’s vehicle proceeded...

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On July 15, 2018 at 7:30am, the Ephrata Police received a report of a theft from a vehicle parked in the parking lot of the Hampton Inn, 380 E Main St. Ephrata Borough. The person reported that a laptop computer, bag containing personal items and some cards and gifts were stolen from the vehicle...

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Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle in a parking area in the First Block of East Main St Ephrata on 09-06-17 around 0845am following a report from the vehicle owner the driver, Troy Davis-Spade M/26 failed to return her vehicle after borrowing it the previous evening. Ephrata Police spotted the...

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On August 21, 2018 at 8:06 p.m., Ephrata Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident in the 100 block of Ridge Ave, Ephrata Township. A Silver Nissan Rogue struck a curb disabling the vehicle. Upon the arrival of Ephrata Police at 8:10 p.m., the vehicle was unoccupied and the driver could not be...
***UPDATE-DRIVER HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED*** HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT/DRIVER Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run accident that occurred on Wednesday 08-08-18 around 3:00pm. in the rear parking area of the Ephrata National Bank at 31 East Main St, Ephrata. The pictured silver or light in color van...
Ephrata Police charged Trejean D. Strickland, 20, of Denver and Kristina L. Claiborne, 36, of Denver with False Reports to Law Enforcement Authorities. On July 4, 2018, Strickland, while seeking treatment for a gun shot wound at Wellspan-Ephrata Hospital, reported to Ephrata Police that he was shot...
Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance and enforcement check on Pleasant View Road, from the 800 to 1100 blocks on Tuesday 08-07-18 from 6:30am-10:00am. The area is posted 35mph and encompasses both Ephrata Borough and Ephrata Township. Ephrata Police stopped eight motorist for various...

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