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Ephrata Police filed Simple Assault and Harassment charges against Richard J. Copenhaver III M/23 of Marietta, PA following the report on 6-8-18 from a female involving an alleged assault. The female sustained injuries as a result of the incident. Copenhaver was not immediately located; however...
Ephrata Police were called early Saturday morning to the 1300 block of West Main St for an incident involving Acen Eastridge M/35 with last known address of Walnut St Reading, Pa. Eastridge was taken to Ephrata Hospital and after released was taken into custody on an outstanding State Parole/...
Ephrata Police were called to the Ephrata Senior High School on 06-05-18 for the report of vandalism to a tree. School officials reported person(s) unknown attempted to cut down a mature approximately 40ft tall maple tree located at the rear school parking lot near the Ephrata War Memorial Field...
On 5/31/18 at 1424hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving two vehicles on West Main Street at Oak Street in Ephrata Borough. An east bound vehicle driven by Janet Fisher, 74, of Denver, failed to stop for a vehicle that was stopped in front waiting to turn left and struck the...

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DNA Match Results in Robbery Arrest For nearly two years, Ephrata Police detectives have been investigating strong arm robberies that occurred at the Turkey Hill Store in the 3500 of Rothsville Road, Ephrata Township. On July 20, 2016 at 2:50 a.m., October 14, 2016 at 12:26 a.m., November 5, 2016...

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On May 14, 2018, Ephrata Police Detectives charged Michael Thomas Matthews, 51, of Ephrata with Arson Endangering Persons, Aggravated Arson, and Causing or Risking Catastrophe - all felonies of the 1st degree - after he intentionally set fire to his residence, with his wife inside. Matthews is...
Scott Whitekettle M/41 of 100 block Church Ave., Ephrata was sent a summons for harassment following an incident reported on 05-07-18 around 3:30pm. Whitekettle is alleged to have punched another male in the mouth while the male was in the 100 block of N. State St., Ephrata Borough. Victim...

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Victor King
During the early morning hours of 5-4-18 at approximately 0135hrs Ephrata Police were investigating a suspicious vehicle with two people who were parked at the Ephrata Public Library. Victor King exited the vehicle and was found foot on the patio area carrying several bags. King was stopped and...
Ephrata Police charged Barry L. Foltz, Jr., 35, of Ephrata with Retail Theft. Walmart asset protection determined that Foltz failed to scan $583 worth of merchandise at the self-check-out lane on April 5, 2018.

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Ephrata Police cited Claire M. Gockley, 20, of Columbia, with Retail Theft for failing to pay for $50 worth of merchandise at a store in the first block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough on April 25, 2018.

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At approximately 4:51pm on Feb. 6, 2018, Ephrata Police responded to the intersection of Schoeneck Rd. and N Reading Rd. for a vehicle accident. A vehicle driven by Janice Getz, 81, of Denver failed to yield to oncoming traffic and struck a car driven by Beth Martin, 39, of Ephrata, which...

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On 01-20-18 at approximately 2:25pm Ephrata Police responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of N. Academy Drive and Martin Avenue. Ephrata Police determined that vehicle driven by Warren Somers 61 of Boyertown, Pa pulled from Martin Avenue into the intersection with N. Academy and into...

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On 01-20-18 at approximately 5:10pm Ephrata Police responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of N. Academy Drive and Fairview Avenue. Ephrata Police determined that a vehicle driven by Vera Timoshkin F/60 of Akron was south bound on N. Academy and for unknown reason crossed into the...

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Ephrata Police responded to a three car vehicle accident on Friday 1-19-18 at approximately 4:00pm at the intersection of East Main St (US322) and Pleasant Valley Road. A vehicle driven by Matthew J. Bence M/34 of W. Fulton St, New Holland, was east bound when he struck the rear of vehicle driven...

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On 1/18/18 at 1213 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident on Indiantown Rd. at S. Line Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A pickup truck driven by a 59 year old Stevens man crossed the center line and left the roadway in the 1300 block of Indiantown Rd. The vehicle struck and sheared a...

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Ephrata Police responded to the 3000 block of Rothsville Road around 6:20pm 3-27-18 for report of a motorist who struck a large Hawk. Ephrata motorist, Amy Mellinger reported she was driving east in the 3000 Block of Rothsville Road, Ephrata Township when an Hawk swooped down into the path of her...

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Ephrata Police investigated a reportable crash Tuesday afternoon 3-27-18 around 4:10pm involving two vehicles at a school bus stop. Ephrata Police discovered that a vehicle driving east in the 300 Block of Meadow Valley Road by Deborah R. Weidman F/62 of Ephrata stopped for school bus which was...

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The Ephrata Police Department is attempting to identify two black males who entered Walmart, 890 E Main St, Ephrata Township, on Tuesday, 2/27/18 at 2:25pm and stole 4 vacuum cleaners. The males got into a black 4 door Toyota Camry and left the area. If you are able to identify the males please...
Ephrata Police have completed the investigation of fatal vehicle accident that occurred on September 7, 2017 at 9:19 a.m. at the intersection of West Main Street and Lancaster Ave., Ephrata Borough. A SUV driven by Alissa K. Nolt, 21, of Denver pulled onto West Main Street from Lancaster Ave and...
On 03-22-18 at approximately 0845hrs Ephrata Police were called to the 600 Block of East Main St/ US 322 in Ephrata Borough for an accident involving a sedan and a plow truck. Investigation into the accident revealed that a sedan driven by Kristal Wissler F/44 of New Holland was west bound on Main...

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