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Chief of Police, William "Bill" Harvey
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Serving the municipalities of Ephrata Borough, Ephrata Township, West Cocalico Township and Adamstown Borough, our officers and civilian employees are committed to providing the highest level of service to our citizens and our community and we strive to keep our neighborhoods safe through effective law enforcement as well as by preventing crimes before they occur.
Brent S. Fetterman, of 305 A North Reading Rd. Ephrata, was arrested at his residence on an outstanding warrant from New Jersey for Assault. Fetterman was arrested without incident and committed to Lancaster County Prison after failing to post bail. He is awaiting extradition to New Jersey.
On 8/2/15, Ephrata Police responded to Walmart, 890 E. Main St. Ephrata Township, for a retail theft in progress. Walmart loss prevention employees were observing a female and male opening packages and concealing merchandise together. As the pair exited the store without paying for the concealed...
On 7/31/15, Ephrata Police responded to a report of a theft at Pleasant Valley Spas, 683 E. Main St. Ephrata Borough. A previous employee, James Benjamin Green, age 25, of Akron, had been caught stealing $140.00 from the cash register. Green was released and will be charged with Theft and will...
Ephrata Police responded to a crash involving two vehicles, one of which rolled over, at the intersections of Hahnstown Rd. and Glenwood Dr. in Ephrata Twp. A minivan, driven by Jeanette Rodriguez, 28, of Lancaster, proceeded into the intersection striking a Chevy pickup truck driven by Nolan Shirk...