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Ephrata Police have charged a 16 year old Rothsville boy with burglarizing an Ephrata business on two consecutive nights. Overnight on May 30 and May 31, a business in the first block of Bethany Road, Ephrata Borough, was forcibly entered. Each night the suspect stole a vehicle from the business...
On Friday May 26, 2017 at 1436 hours, an off duty Ephrata Police officer saw Todd Shane Racine, Jr., 23, of Ephrata, enter a residence in the first block of North Charles Street, Ephrata Borough. Both Ephrata Police and Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department held warrants for Racine’s arrest. The...
Ephrata Police held a warrant for the arrest of Nathan Edward Heinzig for the May 18, 2017 bank robbery at Santander Bank, 270 North Reading Road, Ephrata Township. On Friday May 26, 2017 at 1155 hours an alert employee at a local business noticed that Nathan E. Heinzig was a passenger in a vehicle...
On 5/24/17 Zachary Feltch, age 22, of Denver, was taken into custody in the 100 block of N. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. Feltch was wanted on a criminal warrant held by East Lampeter Township Police. Ephrata police turned Feltch over to East Lampeter Township police.
Zachary Thomas, age 22, of Denver, was taken into custody in the 100 block of N. State St. in Ephrata Borough on 5/24/17 on an outstanding Lancaster County bench warrant. Thomas was turned over to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office for transport to Lancaster County Prison.

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On 5/5/17, Ephrata Police arrested Kayla Thorpe, age 26, of Ephrata, on Fugitive From Justice charges. Thorpe was wanted by the Charlestown South Carolina Sheriff’s Office on a warrant for Receiving Stolen Property and Fraud. Thorpe was transported to Lancaster County Central Arraignment pending...
Ephrata Police responding to a tip arrested Daniel Buchy M/29 last know address of 10th St. AKron, Pa, at 323 West Sunset Avenue Ephrata on an outstanding Pennsylvania State Parole warrant. Buchy was taken into custody with out incident around 1500hrs on 5-4-17 and turned over to PA. State Parole...
Ephrata Police responding to a tip Wednesday evening arrested Michael James Holliday M/35 of Jefferson Avenue, Adamstown on an outstanding warrant through Berks County Sheriff's Department. Holliday was picked up on the warrant around 9:15pm after he attempted to flee on foot through a basement...
The Ephrata Police Dept. arrested Orgen Hoxha, DOB 7/22/1995, of New York, Ny, on an outstanding burglary warrant out of Greenwich, Connecticut. Police were called to report a white male subject acting suspiciously in the area of the Turkey Hill Market, 3585 Rothsville Rd. in Ephrata Township...
On 5/2/17, James Clyde Roark Jr, age 61, of Lititz, was taken into custody on a warrant for DUI charges from a 2010 incident in Ephrata Borough. Roark evaded arrest until recent tips from the community identified his exact location. The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department assisted...

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On Thursday, April 20th, the Ephrata Police Department conducted traffic enforcement in Adamstown Borough. Police conducted speed enforcement in the 200 block of Adamstown Rd. between 2:00-4:00pm and cited 12 drivers with speeding violations ranging from 41-50mph in a posted 25mph speed zone...

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On Wed. April 12, 2017 at 5:33pm Ephrata Police responded to a three vehicle crash involving a motorcycle and two other vehicles. A Chevrolet Cavalier driven by Donald Sweigart, 78, of Akron rear ended a Honda motorcycle ridden by Dustin Raysor, 30, of Leola, which then collided with a Honda...

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Ephrata Police investigated a one vehicle accident at approximately 9:50am involving an armored truck. An armored truck from Garda company (Berks Co.) was traveling south on N. Reading Road when just before the intersection with Bowmansville Road the truck driver reported he had to brake suddenly...

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Ephrata Police responded to a roll over vehicle crash in the 300 block of Meadow Valley Road just west of the Royer Road intersection. Police arrived to find a semi-conscious male laying on the roadway outside his overturned small Chevrolet SUV with a dog nearby. Ephrata Police were able to...

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On 4/7/17 at 1631hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a report of a vehicle accident with blocking, involving two vehicles on Rettew Mill Rd. at Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Nancy Bouder, of Akron, pulled from a STOP sign striking another vehicle on Rettew Mill Rd. No one...

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The Lancaster County Coroner’s Officer informed the Ephrata Police Department that at 6:55 p.m. on Friday April 14, 2017, Edward W. Falk, 58, of Lititz, died as a result of injuries he received in a vehicle accident which occurred in Ephrata Township on April 10, 2017. On April 10, 2017 at 2:55 p.m...
During the week of March 6-10, 2017, Northern Lancaster County experienced thefts from vehicles parked in school and business parking lots during daylight. One of these schools was the Ephrata High School lot. Subsequently, a person was recorded using one of the stolen credit cards for a purchase...
On March 3, 2017 at 4:19 p.m. an unknown male suspect failed to pay for apparel at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. The suspect fled the store in a sliver mini-van. If you are able to identify the suspect, please contract Officer Rodriguez at 717-738-9200 X 237.
At 4:40 a.m. the Ephrata Police were dispatched to the Turkey Hill at 3585 Rothsville Road, Ephrata Township, for a robbery that had just occurred. It was reported that a white male entered the store and demanded cash and a carton of cigarettes. He left on foot. The suspect is described as wearing...

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On Friday February 17, 2017 at approximately 3:05 a.m. the Ephrata Police responded to a report of "Shots Fired" outside a residence in the 100 Block of Ridge Avenue, Ephrata Township. Officers found that two persons, using two handguns fired 15-20 shots into the ground and into an unoccupied...

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