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On 7/1/17 at 1050hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving three vehicles in the 100 Block of West Main St. in Ephrata Borough. An eastbound vehicle, driven by Loretta Sauder, age 44, of Ephrata, drove into the back of a vehicle stopped in traffic, causing that vehicle to strike...

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Ephrata Police responded to a residence in the 300 Block of South State Street, Ephrata for the report of person(s) possibly inside a residence taking things while owners were away on vacation. Ephrata Police checked the house and found a female inside the house who then attempted to flee out the...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Kevin A. Brzostek, 21, of Reading with Institutional Vandalism and Criminal Trespass. On the evening of May 10, 2017, Brzostek entered Ephrata Area School District property in the 100 block of South Market Street, Ephrata Township and damaged property, including heat...
Ephrata Police recently charged Jeremy P. Brown, 38, of Lancaster with Furnishing Liquor to Minors. Charges were the result of a police investigation to determine the supplier of alcohol at an underage drinking party in the 100 block of East Walnut Street, Ephrata Borough, on January 13, 2017...

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On December 24, 2016 at 5:27 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Mountain Road, West Cocalico Township for a shooting. The resident, Scott L. Behney, 57, reported to 911 that he had shot an intruder with his pistol. The police investigation determined that Behney was...
Ephrata Police arrested John W. Gee, 62 of Ephrata, with Simple Assault after responding to his residence for a domestic disturbance in which another family member sustained a minor facial injury. He was arrested and arraigned before MDJ Russell and transported to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of...
Ephrata Police have charged Ashley Rice, age 28, of Manheim, with Retail Theft, following an incident on 10/11/16 at the Walmart in Ephrata Township. Rice selected merchandise from the store and without having paid for the items, returned them for a value of $108.81. Rice will receive a summons.
On September 8, 2016, the Lancaster County Computer Crimes Task Force and the Ephrata Police Department, assisted by the Pennsylvania State Police Central Area Computer Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant in the 100 block of East Fulton Street Ephrata. Pursuant to the search warrant, police...
On Wednesday 12/14/16 at 1745hrs, Megan Ebling, 29 of Ephrata, was charged with Indirect Criminal Contempt after violating a Protection From Abuse Order effective on that date. Ebling was listed as a Defendant on the order which, in part, evicted her from her residence until a future hearing. After...

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On 9/20/16 at 1019 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the first block of E. Fulton St. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Kathleen Ponder, age 50, of Denver PA, drove her vehicle into another vehicle that was stopped in front of her. No one was injured. Ponder was taken...

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On 9/20/16 at 1711 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident at E Fulton St. and Lake St. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Clair Lausch, age 87 of Akron, failed to yield the right of way to another vehicle causing the two to collide. No one was injured. One vehicle was towed from...

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On Wed. Sept. 14th, at 5:00pm the Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Schoeneck Rd and Springville Rd. involving two vehicles. A Toyota Corolla driven by Joyce Doster of Ephrata turned left in front of a Ford F150 driven by Philip Ditzler of Ephrata. No serious injury...

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On 9/19/16 at 1349 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Steinmetz Rd. in the area of Wollups Hill Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Harlan Huber, 25, of Stevens, lost control of the truck he was driving on the wet roadway, and sheared a utility pole and street signs. Huber was not...

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On 9/9/16 at 1916 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Parkview Heights Road at Bethany Road in Ephrata Township. A Hyundai was on Parkview Heights Road, facing east at the stop sign at Bethany Road, waiting to turn left. A vehicle south bound on Bethany Rd, driven by Gregory...

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On October 2, 2015 at 11:54 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to the 100 block of Church Ave., Ephrata Borough, for a stabbing. A physical altercation occurred in the backyard of a residence between two men both of whom believed that the other was interfering with their relationship with a female. The...
Around 11pm on Wed., Sept. 30, 2015, the pictured suspect entered the Turkey Hill store at 3585 Rothsville Rd. in Ephrata and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect did display a handgun and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Anyone with information is asked to call the Ephrata Police...

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At 11:28 a.m. on Wednesday September 30, 2015, the Susquehanna Bank (a branch of BB&T) Lincoln location was robbed by a white male wearing a black hoodie, sunglasses, and gloves. The thief made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. He is described as having pale skin. If anyone recognizes...

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On September 15, 2015 at 9:39 a.m., graffiti of a threatening nature was found in a restroom at Ephrata High School, 803 Oak Boulevard, Ephrata. School District Administration immediately notified the Ephrata Police Department and conducted a cooperative investigation. Staff determined that there...
The Ephrata Police Department is currently investigating threatening graffiti at Ephrata High School. A release from the school district is attached.

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