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Several light poles along the Major Richard Winters Linear Trail were vandalized between October 13 and October 14, 2017. Wires within the pole were accessed and cut. Anyone with information about this vandalism is asked to contact Officer Lucky at 717-738-9200 x266.
Ephrata Police received a shoplifting complaint from Walmart asset protection indicating that the pictured couple stole $900 worth of On-line Streaming Players on October 13, 2017 at 2:15 a.m. from the Ephrata Walmart. Anyone who can identify this couple is asked to contract Officer Rodriguez at...
On 10/11/17 at 2336 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a one vehicle accident in the 100 Block of Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. Police were contacted by a tow company reporting they were hired to tow a wrecked vehicle from a field. The investigation revealed Lester Campos-Aguirre of Ephrata...

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Ephrata Police responded to the 300 block of Duke St around 8:55am on 10-11-17 for a male causing a disturbance by yelling and throwing clothing and furniture out onto the street. Police arrived to find Kyle S. Woods breaking furniture and throwing items and being aggressive toward police. Woods...
On October 6, 2017 at 2:03 a.m. Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving an ambulance in the first block of Akron Road, Ephrata Borough. On October 6, 2017 at 1:38 a.m. Ephrata Community Ambulance responded to a medical emergency in the first block of Akron Road, 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 7/20/16 at 1835hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a report of a person struck by a vehicle in the 100 block of west Fulton St. in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed that an eight year old boy rode his bicycle into the path of a vehicle travelling on Fulton St. The boy received non life...

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At approximately 2:45AM on July 20, 2016, a male suspect entered the Turkey Hill store at 3585 Rothsville Rd. and demanded the money from the register. The clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of money and the suspect fled the store on foot. A weapon was not displayed or mentioned during the...
Update: On Tuesday July 12, 2016 at 1856 hours, Ephrata Police investigated a one vehicle accident in the 200 block of Sportsman Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A bicyclist found an overturned vehicle in a small stream in the rural area. The driver had been ejected from the vehicle and was...

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On 7/9/16 at 1157 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 1500 block of Division Highway in Ephrata Township. A west bound vehicle driven by Troy Martin, age 40, of Mount Joy, failed to stop for traffic in front of it and struck another vehicle from behind. The other vehicle was...

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Following an investigation into distribution of Heroin, the Ephrata Police, along with the Lancaster County Drug Task Force, executed a search warrant at 111 Grant Street, Ephrata Borough on Friday July 8, 2016 at approximately 6:30 a.m. Investigators located several residents inside as well as...

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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...
The storm last Friday caused power outages throughout the Ephrata area. No power to residences and businesses can also mean no electrical power for traffic signals and street lighting. Many have asked the following question: What does a driver do when approaching a traffic light that is out of...
EPHRATA COUPLE CHARGED IN ‘HIGH-LEVEL’ DRUG OPERATION; INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO FATAL OVERDOSES FROM: Office of the District Attorney - Lancaster County A collaborative effort between Lancaster County and Berks County Drug Task Forces and Ephrata police resulted in arrests this week of a major...
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...

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