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Ephrata Police are investigating an animal cruelty case. On the afternoon of January 2, 2021, a resident of the 300 block of Millway Road, Ephrata Township, found a deceased cat in his back yard; the cat had been shot with an arrow. The arrow is a carbon crossbow bolt arrow. If you have information...
On December 30, 2020 at 8:30 a.m., Ephrata Police arrested Jason A. Umble, 24, of New Holland, on a Forgery Warrant upon locating him at an Ephrata motel. Police obtained the warrant as a result of the investigation into counterfeit $50 bills that had been passed at Sheetz in Ephrata on November 15...

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On December 25, 2020 at 6:01 a.m., Ephrata Police responded to a disturbance in the 300 block of West Sunset Ave., Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police charged Louis A Estrada, Jr., 34, of Ephrata with Simple Assault as the result of an investigation into an altercation at the residence. Estrada failed...
Ephrata Police arrested Kim Dragan F/63 of Perkiomen Ave, Reading for burglary following a suspicious activity incident in West Cocalico Twp on 12-23-20. Ephrata Police were called by a property owner around 9:00am on 12-23-20 regarding a suspicious vehicle at a rental house in the 2100 Block of...

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Walmart asset protection reported to Ephrata Police that an employee stole over $2,000 worth of merchandise from Walmart between October 27, 2020 and November 6, 2020. Walmart’s investigation included video evidence, witness statements and an admission by the employee. Ephrata Police charged Troy D...

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On the evening of December 16, 2020, Ephrata Police charged Luis J. Suazo Cabrera, 28, of Ephrata with Simple Assault, Strangulation, Resisting Arrest and Possession of Marijuana as the result of an investigation into an altercation at a residence in the 600 block of East Main Street, Ephrata...
On 12-15-20 at approximately 2:15pm Ephrata Police were called to the intersection of Hahnstown Road and Glenwood Drive, Ephrata Township for a vehicle accident involving a sedan and a pick up truck where the occupant of the sedan, 84yr old Patricia A. Lausch of Ephrata was treated at the scene by...

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On Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 2:30 p.m., the Ephrata Police Department and Ephrata area fire departments were dispatched to the first block of West Main Street, Ephrata Borough, for a dwelling fire. Emergency responders extinguished a fire in the common wall of the second-floor hallway of the...

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On 12-06-20 Ephrata Police were called to a home in the 200 Block of Line Road, Stevens, West Cocalico Township for for a male shooting a BB gun at a home and another person. Reportedly Dekota Mumma M/18 of Stevens, Pa was upset following a verbal dispute with the 18yr old male victim. Mumma...

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Ephrata Police charged Edward J. Donnegan (30), of East Earl, PA, with Retail Theft for stealing $395.04 worth of merchandise from a store in the 800 block of E. Main Street Ephrata Township. On September 19, 2020 at 6:00 p.m., a store employee witnessed Donnegan exiting the store without paying...
On 9/7/2020 at 3:00 am, Ephrata Police responded to a crash involving a single vehicle that struck a power control box, knocking out the power to the intersection of S. State St. & S. Reading Rd. Ephrata Borough. The vehicle was witnessed leaving the scene and was quickly located by the Ephrata...
On 9/15/2020 at 10:46 am, Ephrata Police responded to a single vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer, transporting milk, that lost control and overturned near the intersection Schoeneck Road and Hackman Road, West Cocalico Township. The tractor trail was driven/operated by Nicholas Brown, of...

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On September 23, 2020 at 4:17 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to the intersection of Wenger Drive and Church Ave, Ephrata Borough for an attempted assault. The victim reported that he encountered a man, later identified as Bryson S. Puryear, 25, of Ephrata, walking in the middle of the roadway. When...
Ephrata Police cited Tina Loughman, 47, of Ephrata, with Retail Theft for stealing approximately $148.72 worth of goods from a retail store in the 800 block of East Main Street in Ephrata Township. On September 1, 2020 at 3:27 p.m., Loughman was observed exiting the store with items for sale...
Ephrata Police arrested Justin R. Monick M/26 of West Lawn, Pa for Retail Theft following a theft incident at the Ephrata Walmart, 890 E. Main St, Ephrata. Monick was stopped by police after Walmart Loss Prevention reported he apparently walked out of the store with a bag of merchandise which he...

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On September 14, 2020 at 9:46 a.m., Ephrata Police responded to the 100 block of Church Avenue, Ephrata Borough, for a theft that just occurred. A witness alleged that an adult male removed a package from the front porch of a residence, placed the package into a backpack, and fled on a bicycle...
On September 10, 2020, the Ephrata Police Department charged Tyler Morgan Reisinger, 23, of Ephrata with one count of Rape of a Child, two counts of Indecent Assault of a Person Less Than 13 years of age, two counts of Corruption of Minors and one count of Unlawful Contact with a Minor for...
Ephrata Police arrested Matthew E. Don Bullian M/27 of Ephrata on charges of Criminal Trespass and Aggravated Assault of a police officer, following a home invasion incident Tuesday 9-8-20 around 6:30pm. Ephrata Police officer was flagged down Tuesday evening around 6:30pm by a female citizen who...
Tuesday 9-8-20 at approximately 5:55pm Ephrata Police responded to a panic alarm activation at a an office building in the 800 Block of Pleasant View Drive. Employees reported an erratic female walked into the business, disrupted business, rummaged through desk drawers and when confronted by...

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img_1566.jpg On 1/31/19 at 1435 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Martin Avenue at Lancaster Avenue in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a pickup truck operated by Tyrone Miller, 56, of Stevens, pulled from a stop sign on a traffic way and struck the side of a Subaru...

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On Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at approximately 9:40am, Ephrata Police responded to the 900 block of Rettew Mill Rd. in Ephrata Township for a report of a vehicle crash into a utility pole. Police found a Mazda 3 driven by Jesse Truitt had travelled off the left side of the roadway while travelling...

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On January 20, 2019 at 4:56 p.m., Ephrata Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident with entrapment in the 900 block of North State Street, Ephrata Township. A northbound vehicle, driven by Jaden Lee Truskey, 18, of Ephrata, traveled through an ice patch, lost control, left the roadway and...
On Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at approximately 5:55pm, Ephrata Police responded to a hit and run crash at the intersection of Rt. 272(S Reading Rd.) and Meadow Valley Rd. A 2019 green Ford Mustang was travelling westbound across Rt. 272 on Meadow Valley Rd. and had a green traffic signal. A small...

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On 1/7/19 at 1614 hrs Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on S. Reading Rd. at S. Academy Dr. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Kimberly Seymour, 21, of Denver, turned left in front of a vehicle approaching from the other direction. No one was injured. Both vehicles were towed from...

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On 12/28/18 at 2151 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a report of a vehicle that crashed into the woods in the first block of Greenville Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Police found a pickup truck had left the roadway, sheared a utility pole and crashed into a wooded area. The driver, Walter Kaufman...

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On Sunday morning, December 16, 2018 at 2:05am, Ephrata Police responded to a reported burglary which had just occurred at the Sunoco gas station located at 185 E Main St. in Reinholds. Police arrived to find the front door glass broken. It was reported that numerous items of merchandise were...

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img_1509.jpg On Monday 12/10/18 at 0800hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 500 Block of N. Ridge Rd. in West Cocalico Township. The driver, Kim Shay, 52, of Denver, reported she fell asleep and her vehicle left the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. Shay was taken...

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On Monday, December 10, 2018 at 6:07pm, Ephrata Police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck in the 100 block of E Main St. in Ephrata Borough. Police found that a 62 year old female pedestrian (Denver, PA resident) was struck by a minivan travelling eastbound. The minivan was operated by a...

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On 12/6/18 at 1937 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on RT 272 at Grandview Dr. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Margaret Gusler, 63, of Reamstown, failed to stop for a red traffic signal and struck another vehicle in the intersection. Gusler was taken to an area hospital...

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Ephrata Police need your help identifying this fraud suspect. If you know this person, please contact Ofc. Rivera at 717-738-9200 x 236.
Ephrata Police are investigating a hit and run accident which occurred on 4-16-2020 at approximately 4:20pm. The accident occurred at the intersection of South Cocalico Road and Furnace Hill Road, West Cocalico Township as the victim was north bound on S. Cocalico Rd. A 2002 Hyundai Sonata sedan...

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Ephrata Police at approximately 4:20pm. 4-11-2020 responded and investigated a one vehicle crash with injuries on US 222 south bound at the US 322 overpass. Police determined through witnesses a silver Toyota sedan driving south on US 22 by Timothy Kreitz M/58 of Sinking Spring, PA drifted to the...

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Ephrata Police are investigating additional graffiti vandalism to the Oak Street bridge tunnel at the Ephrata – Thomas Grater Community Park. The graffiti is similar to recent graffiti on the Warwick to Ephrata Rail-to-Trail and previous graffiti along Route 222 in Berks County. If you have any...
Ephrata Police are investigating graffiti vandalism to the Route 272 tunnel wall of the Warwick to Ephrata Rail-to-Trail. Sometime between the afternoon on Friday April 3, 2020 and the evening on Saturday April 4, 2020, someone decided that painting graffiti was an acceptable reason to leave home...
On 4/3/20 at 1238 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a hit and run vehicle accident in the 200 block of West Main Street in Ephrata Borough. Witnesses reported a female in a white sedan, crossed over the centerline and drove head on into an oncoming pickup truck, driven by a 49 year old Reinholds man...

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On 3/27/20 at 0353 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a tractor and trailer on RT 222 north bound at mile marker 41.7 in Ephrata Township. The tractor and trailer, driven by Toby Borelli, 59, of Allentown PA, left the roadway and struck an unoccupied, disabled vehicle, on...

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Ephrata Police were called to the Ephrata Skate Park, 500 Block of South Reading Rd around 4:45pm on 3-14-2020, for a vandalism in progress. Alert Ephrata Library employees observed two juvenile males pushing a port-a-john over to the ground and running from the Skate Park area. Police responded...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating the theft of a Honda ATV that occurred between 03/06/2020 and 03/07/2020. The ATV is described as a Honda TRX400EX, red in color with a push bar attached to the front. If anyone has information about the theft or the whereabouts of the ATV please...

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Ephrata Police recently charged four Philadelphia area men with burglarizing a vendor’s stand at Green Dragon, 955 North State Street, Ephrata Township. The vendor reported that, during the early morning hours of September 15, 2019, the storage area of his stand was burglarized and 40 boxes of...

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