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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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Walmart asset protection reported to the Ephrata Police that on July 6, 2017 at 10:15 p.m., a blond person entered Walmart, at 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, retrieved a bolt cutter from the hardware department and cut a padlock off of a gate in the garden center. The blond subject and a...

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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...
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 Thursday May 18, at 10:34 a.m. Ephrata police were dispatched to a bank robbery that had just occurred in the Santander Bank, 370 North Reading Road, Ephrata Township. While responding, officers received input from alert members of the public as to the possible whereabouts of the 2 suspects, who...
On 05-17-17 at approximately 1:45pm assisted the Lancaster County Drug Task Force with taking John D. Mentzer into custody in the 100 Block of East Main Street, Adamstown, PA. Mentzer was wanted on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's warrant. Mentzer was turned over to the Lancaster County...

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On 6/22/17 at 0211 Ephrata Police investigated a single vehicle accident in the 1000 Block of Indiantown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. The investigation revealed a vehicle driven by Sarah Weaver, age 21, of Lititz, lost control of her vehicle while negotiating a curve and skidded 150 feet into a...

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Ephrata Police on 06-20-17 at approximately 6:35pm investigated an accident which was the result of a road rage incident. Ephrata Police determined a Craig Baumer of Ephrata, PA and another male driver from Denver, PA became engaged in a road rage incident while driving north in the area of N...

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On 6/17/17 at 2319 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on RT 222 southbound at mile 41.2 in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Victor Diaz, age 38, of Lancaster, drove into the back of a vehicle that he was following. Both male occupants in the struck vehicle were taken to a...

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On 6/12/17 at 2030 hrs, an Ephrata police officer came upon a vehicle accident that just occurred in the first block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Zachary Bush, age 27, of Gulfport MS, drove into the back of another vehicle that stopped for a pedestrian in the crosswalk. No...
On 6/3/17 at 1051 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on S. Line Rd. at Indiantown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Rebecca Clifton, of Philadelphia, pulled out from the stop sign on Wabash Rd. into the path of another vehicle southbound on S. Line Rd. No one was injured and one...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a hit and run accident with injuries that occurred in the 600 Block of South Reading Road on 04-20-17 around 1220hrs. Vehicle driven by John Roark 35/M of Ephrata was traveling south on South Reading Road when as he slowed to turn into the Wawa parking lot he was...
On 04-20-17 at approximately 0945am Ephrata Police investigated a crash involving a straight body truck hauling a load of roofing shingles and two utility poles being snapped. The crash occurred when the truck carrying the shingles missed a turn and upon backing up struck a utility pole which then...

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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.

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