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Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run crash which occurred near the intersection of East Main St and Washington Ave on 09-25-17 around 5:50pm. A gold in color Chevrolet/Saturn style sedan struck a vehicle when it turned into the path of a Green Jeep Liberty (SUV) traveling west on E. Main...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Jonathan W. McWilliams, 29, of Ephrata with five counts of Theft from Motor Vehicle. During the overnight hours on August 14, 2017, McWilliams entered five unlocked vehicles in the areas of Michael Court and East Main Street, Ephrata Borough and stole property with a...
The Ephrata Police were called to a residence in the first block of E Franklin St. in Ephrata Borough on Sept. 9, 2017 at approximately 1:20 PM for a report of a man in violation of a Protection From Abuse order. Ephrata police arrived and located George Briggs, who had previously been served with...

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On Sept. 9, 2017, the Ephrata Police arrested George Briggs, 50, of Adamstown, after he was found in violation of a Protection From Abuse order which had been served on him less than two hours previously. Police served Briggs with the PFA on Sept. 8, 2017 at approximately 10:15pm, which prohibited...

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Ephrata police were called to a domestic dispute in the first block of Park Ave. in Ephrata Borough at 2:17 AM on Sat. July 1st. Police arrested Jose Antonio Vega-Garcia, 30, of Reading, and charged him with one count of Simple Assault(misdemeanor 2.) He was arraigned before MDJ Chudzik and bail...
Ephrata Police recently charged Kevin A. Brzostek, 21, of Reading with Institutional Vandalism and Criminal Trespass. On the evening of May 10, 2017, Brzostek entered Ephrata Area School District property in the 100 block of South Market Street, Ephrata Township and damaged property, including heat...
Ephrata Police recently charged Jeremy P. Brown, 38, of Lancaster with Furnishing Liquor to Minors. Charges were the result of a police investigation to determine the supplier of alcohol at an underage drinking party in the 100 block of East Walnut Street, Ephrata Borough, on January 13, 2017...
Ephrata Police were called to the area of 11 West Main Street, Reinholds, in West Cocalico Twp Sunday evening around 8pm for a hit and run accident that just occurred. Witness and the vehicle owner reported a black Dodge Neon struck a parked vehicle at 11 W. Main St which was owned by Jamie...

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On June 19, 2017 at 1705 hours Ephrata Police responded to Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township for a retail theft. Police charged Royce J. Sweed, 21, of Denver with Retail Theft for failing to pay for and under-ringing $234.07 worth of merchandise.

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On 7/15/17 at 2027 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident at the intersection of N. Ridge Road and Route 897 in Reinholds, West Cocalico Township. A south bound vehicle, driven by Sarah Kurczewski, age 19, of Mohnton, failed to stop for a STOP sign and struck a vehicle traveling...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run accident that occurred sometime between 2000hrs on 07-11-17 and 0800hrs on 07-12-17. Washington Avenue Bible Church reported their church van was struck while parked along the street at Washington and Marshall Streets sometime over the evening and...

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On 7/11/17, Ephrata Police conducted a speed enforcement detail in the first block of Akron Road in Ephrata Borough. The speed compliance check was in response to complaints from area residents. Officers monitored the speed of all north and south bound vehicles from approximately 2PM to 6PM. Six...

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On 7/10/17 at 2154 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to vehicle accident involving a car and a bicyclist at E. Main St. at Lake St. in Ephrata Borough. An Ephrata man stopped his vehicle on Lake St. at a red light, and then started to make a right turn onto E. Main St. A west bound bicyclist made a...

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On 7/1/17 at 1405 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving three vehicles in the 800 Block of West Main St. in Ephrata Borough. A westbound vehicle, driven by Julia Griffith, age 91, of Akron, drove into the back of a vehicle stopped in traffic, causing that vehicle to strike...

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Ephrata Police responded to a residence in the 300 Block of South State Street, Ephrata for the report of person(s) possibly inside a residence taking things while owners were away on vacation. Ephrata Police checked the house and found a female inside the house who then attempted to flee out the...

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On June 15, 2017 at 0745 hours East Cocalico Township Police investigated a vehicle accident in the 400 block of East Church Street. The driver of the vehicle, Trevor McNeil, 26, of Ephrata, fled the scene on foot into Ephrata Township. Prior to the crash, warrants existed for the arrest of McNeil...
Ephrata Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with identifying the male in these photos. He was a passenger in the white VW and was involved in several thefts/vehicle break-ins. He has a tattoo on his left forearm and another on his right shoulder. If you have any information that...
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...
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...

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