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On 8/13/17 at 0157 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Frysville Rd at Newswanger Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by a 22 year old East Earl man struck three large cattle on the roadway during a period of heavy fog at night. A 22 year old female passenger from...

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Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle crash at 48 E. Main St. Reinholds, on 08/08/17 at approximately 9:20 pm. A blue Jeep driven by Zachary Thomas, 23, of Reinholds, crossed the center line, left the roadway and struck a house and trees before coming to rest on its roof. The driver fled the scene...

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Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle crash involving a pedestrian being struck. A vehicle driven by Dara Good, 67 of 210E Walnut St. Ephrata, struck James Moyer, 72, of 221 E Walnut St. Ephrata. Good was backing the vehicle east in the westbound lane and struck Moyer who was crossing the roadway...

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On 7/29/17 at 0953, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on West Main St. at the intersection with Oak St. in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed that an eastbound vehicle on W. Main St. was stopped and waiting to turn left onto N. Oak St. A second vehicle, driven by Lester Moyer...

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Driving Under the Influence and a traffic charge have been filed against Laura Malmer, age 34, of Ephrata, following a DUI investigation on 7/21/17. Police observed Malmer driving without illuminated headlights at night, through several blocks of S. State St. and Rothsville Rd. in 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 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.

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On 9/20/18 at 1634 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 600 block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Phillip Doty, age 23, of Avondale PA, drifted to the shoulder where it struck a parked vehicle, sending that vehicle forward into another parked vehicle...

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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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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,...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a report of a discharge of a firearm in the 200 block of Church Ave, Ephrata Borough on November 9, 2015 at 12:23 p.m. Any witnesses are asked to contact Ephrata Police Department at 717-733-8611. No one was injured during this event.
On November 5, 2015 at 6:54 p.m. Ephrata Police Department responded to a pedestrian struck at the intersection of West Main Street and North Church Street, Ephrata Borough. A SUV, driven by Esther Grumbling,62, of Ephrata, struck Richard Richards, Jr., 50, of Ephrata, who was walking in a...
Ephrata Police are investigating a quick-change scam that occurred on Monday October 19, 2015 at 5:33 p.m at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. A customer, who acted as if she could not speak English, made a purchase and then requested multiple different change transactions by...

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