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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating an encounter between two school-aged students and the driver of a green Dodge truck on the afternoon of September 18, 2019 near the Fulton Elementary School. The verbal encounter reportedly involved an older white male with gray hair and glasses, who...
Fugitive From Justice, Matthew Scott Patterson M/36 of Denver, PA attempted to elude capture Wednesday evening 09-18-19 around 9:50pm after being stopped for traffic violations. Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 200 Block of Church Ave, Ephrata Wednesday evening and...
Ephrata Police received a complaint from a representative of the high-end fashion brand Louis Vuitton that underpriced, counterfeit fashion items were being sold in bulk by two vendors at Green Dragon Market, 955 North State Street, Ephrata Township. The representative of the fashion brand...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Richard J. Caprarella, 55, previously of Lancaster. On September 9, 2019, Caprarella removed five cartons of cigarettes from behind the sales counter at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. While attempting to steal the merchandise,...

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The Ephrata Police - along with members of Lincoln Fire Company, Pioneer and Durlach & Mt. Airy Fire Police, and Ephrata Community Ambulance - responded to a one-vehicle crash in the 100 Block of Meadow Valley Road on Thursday September 13, 2019 at 2:44 p.m. The investigation revealed that the...

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Investigators from the Ephrata Police Department have charged a second person in a residential burglary case that occurred during the early morning hours of June 9, 2019 in the 1200 block of Lincoln Road, Ephrata Township. Brandi Marks, 37, of Ephrata, was charged with Burglary, Criminal Conspiracy...

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Ephrata Police charged Barry L. Foltz, III, 36, of Ephrata, with 8 counts of Access Device Fraud for using an acquaintance’s ATM card to defraud her of over $800 during the month of June. Foltz is presumed innocent.
On July 29, 2019 at 9:13 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a business in the 600 block of South Reading Road, Ephrata Borough, for an intoxicated person. Police found Michael W. Beebe, 50, of Haverford, MD, under the influence of a controlled substance and defying a previous order against trespass...
Ephrata Police arrested Michael Beebe M/50 of Havertown, PA Saturday evening 7-21-19 for Public Intoxication and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Ephrata Police were called around 7:35pm 7-21-19 for a male acting suspicious in the parking lot of the Goodwill Store in the 1100 Block of South...
Ephrata Police arrested Steve Knauer M/50 of Wollups Hill Rd., Stevens, Pa on assault and terroristic threat charges Sunday 7-21-19 around 8pm. Ephrata Police arrested Knauer after observing him use both hands to grab a female around her neck choking her and slam her into a wall. Knauer further...

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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 as it drove...

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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 Tuesday August 13, 2019 between 6:30 and 9:30 a.m., Ephrata Police conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 300 block of Church Ave. in Ephrata Borough. The speed limit here is 25 miles per hour. Police cited 18 drivers for violations. The high speed was 47 miles per hour.
On 07/14/2019, the two pictured suspects used the credit card information belonging to an Ephrata area resident at three Walmart stores located in Ephrata, Elverson, and Reading PA. While in the stores, the suspects purchased 15 Visa gift cards for a total value of over $7,500. Please contact...
Ephrata Police investigated a crash with entrapment at approximately 2:30pm Saturday 8-3-19 in the 700 Block of West Rt. 897, in West Cocalico Township. Investigation determined the 62yr old driver, Anna Hoover of Reinholds, PA was east bound on West Rt. 897 when she apparently suffered a medical...

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Ephrata Police were called at approximately 5:30pm Saturday 8-3-19 for the report of Chickens on the roadway at the intersection of US 322 and US 222. Police found approximately 20 crates containing about 100 chickens laying along the entrance ramp to south bound US 222. The crates did not break...

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On July 30, 2019 at 7:52 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, for a retail theft. Police charged Ruby L. Kirkland, 49, of Ashland and Mary Ann Hinchey, 49, of Pottsville, with Retail Theft and Conspiracy for failing to pay for $198 worth of merchandise...

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