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Ephrata Police arrested Brandy S. MacDowell, 42, unknown address, Tuesday evening 2-26-19 around 8:30 p.m. for Public Drunkenness, Indecent Exposure and Open Lewdness following an incident at the Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital. Ephrata Police were called to the emergency room area of the...
Ephrata Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with identifying this male who was reportedly involved in several thefts at Walmart. You can contact Officer O'Hanlon directly at 717.738.9200 ext. 272 or submit a tip anonymously by clicking the button below.
Ephrata Police have charged two Ephrata men for their involvement in the theft of four vehicles and two pistols between January 5 and January 27, 2019. A Taurus 9mm pistol was taken from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of South State Street, Ephrata Borough. A Ford dump truck, which contained a...
Ephrata Police have charged two Ephrata men for their involvement in the theft of four vehicles and two pistols between January 5 and January 27, 2019. A Taurus 9mm pistol was taken from a vehicle parked in the 300 block of South State Street, Ephrata Borough. A Ford dump truck, which contained a...
Ephrata Police have filed retail theft and corruption of minors charges against a Reading mother and grandmother. On 2/9/19 Ephrata Police responded to the Walmart in Ephrata Township for a retail theft investigation. The evidence revealed Magaly Bonilla-Rohena, 47, and her daughter Jessnia Cruz,...

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Ephrata Police have charged Cody A. Bowers, 21, of Lititz, with Unsworn Falsification to Authorities. Police allege that on October 6, 2018, Bowers attempted to purchase a gun from an Ephrata area gun dealer and falsified information on the Pennsylvania State Police Application / Record of Sale...
Ephrata Police have charged Gary M. Lagaza, 50, of Ephrata, with Unsworn Falsification to Authorities. Police allege that on September 15, 2018, Lagaza attempted to purchase a firearm from an Ephrata area gun dealer and falsified information on the Pennsylvania State Police Application / Record of...
After recently receiving toxicology results, Ephrata Police charged Brooke E. Lucas, 18, of Ephrata with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance, Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On November 20, 2018 at 3:10 a.m., Ephrata Police...
On Sunday, January 27, 2019 at approximately 2:10pm, Ephrata Police encountered Matthew L. White, DOB 11/24/1987, of Lititz in the area of N. State St. and Chestnut St. in Ephrata Borough. Police determine that White was wanted on a Lebanon County bench warrant. White was taken into custody without...
On October 24, 2018, a resident of the 100 block of Park Ave, Ephrata Borough, reported that his 2003 Honda motorcycle was stolen from the rear of his residence. Ephrata Police detectives developed leads which identified Michael P. Marshall, 39, of Gap as one of the suspects. During the...

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Ephrata Police are investigating two incidents of Criminal Mischief at the Ephrata Township Park, 436 E. Fulton St. in Ephrata Township. Between November 12 and November 21 2018, vandals have twice spray painted graffiti on a park building, causing approximately $500.00 in damage. If you have any...

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On 11/9/18 at 0313 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving seven vehicles, in the 200 block of West Main Street in Ephrata Borough. Rafael Pena-Colon, 36, of Philadelphia PA, reported he fell asleep while driving a large box truck west on West Main St. The truck drifted to the...

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On 11/7/18 at 2000hrs, Ephrata Police responded to the 100 Block of E. Main St in Ephrata Borough for a report of a male and a female arguing outside their residence. A witness to the heated argument reported being offended by the obscene language being shouted by the pair. Jose Mendez-Bones, 24,...

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On Sat. November 3, 2018 at 9:30am, Ephrata Police responded to a crash involving two vehicles at the intersection of North Reading Rd. (Rt 272) and Martin Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A Jeep Liberty driven by Bernard Stiffler, 54, of Lititz, failed to stop for a steady red traffic signal, and was...

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On 10/5/18 at 2139 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck on RT 322 at Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. An east bound truck, driven by Doyle Hallmark, 72, of Highlands Texas, turned left in front of an approaching westbound motorcycle...

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PETS and COLD WEATHER REMINDER Ephrata Police have received multiple calls about the same location in West Cocalico Township Regarding a suspected neglect or mistreatment of a dog. We have been on scene to investigate. We have consulted with the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office, and have...
Ephrata Police warn public and businesses of yet another scam. Ephrata Police received information from the nightshift manager at the Ephrata Wendy's Restaurant regarding a Scam/Fraud involving an employee at the restaurant. Wendy's Restaurant manager reported an employee received a call at about...

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Ephrata Police on 01-18-19 at approximately 1240pm were called for a vehicle accident at the intersection of East Main St (US 322) and Ridge Avenue in Ephrata Borough involving an overturned trailer hauling a large truck. Delbert Martin of Ephrata was hauling a full sized flat bed truck on a large...

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Ephrata Police are seeking help with identifying a person of interest in a theft case. On the afternoon of January 3, 2019, a patron of Walmart reported that her purse had been removed from her unattended shopping cart. A few minutes later, another customer found the purse at another location in...
Over the past three weeks Ephrata Police have arrested ten people for retail theft at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. Eight of the arrests were initiated by Walmart asset protection. One of the arrests occurred when an on-duty officer noticed Karli Cover pushing a cart full of...

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