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On Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 at 1140 hours the Ephrata Police Dept. responded to Rt. 322 at Rt. 272 for a report of a crash involving a tractor-trailer where the load affixed to the bed of the trailer struck the under side of the overpass. The truck was owned by Xylem Dewatering Solution from...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at Green Dragon Market and Auction, 955 North State Street, Ephrata Township during the early morning hours of February 8, 2018. At least two subjects entered buildings, destroyed cash registers and stole cash. Since vendors generally do not...
Ephrata Police recently charged Kevin P. Crossett, 24, of Stevens, with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana. On February 4, 2018, at 2:50 p.m., Ephrata Police were dispatched to Ephrata Marketplace Shopping Center at 850 East Main Street, Ephrata Township...
Ephrata Police charged Michael T. Sweetwood, 20, of Ephrata, and Tyler N. Sweetwood, 21, of Ephrata, with Retail Theft, Theft by Deception and Conspiracy. Walmart asset protection reported to Ephrata Police that the brothers entered on the Ephrata Township store on two separate dates in late...
On January 13, 2018, a resident of the first block of East Pine Street, Ephrata Borough, reported that a 9mm handgun was stolen from the residence. On February 1, 2018, Ephrata Police arrested Jonathan Carpenter, 24, of Ephrata, on an outstanding bench warrant in the 700 block of South State Street...

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Ephrata Police arrested Zachary R. Hoffman, 26, of Ephrata for suspicion of DUI following a crash which occurred at approximately 3:35am on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Police responded to a one vehicle crash and found that a Ford Edge, driven by Hoffman had crashed into a traffic signal pole at the...

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Ephrata Police charged Kevin N. Kendig, 26, of Lancaster with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On Sunday March 5, 2017 at 8:03 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched the parking lot at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, for a male passed out in a...
On Sat. February 25, 2017, the Ephrata Police Department received a report of a retail theft not in progress at Walmart, 890 E Main St. Ephrata Borough. A loss prevention associate from Walmart reported that he observed a male who he recognized from a previous incident conceal items within a...
On Friday, Feb. 24, at approximately 11:15pm, Ephrata Police, while conducting routine patrol of the business parking lots at 850 E Main St.(Giant) Ephrata Township, noticed occupants of a parked vehicle which acted suspiciously upon noticing a police car approach their location. The officer...
On Feb. 24, 2017 at approximately 2:30pm, the Ephrata PD investigated a crash involving a vehicle driven by Tamela Rae Livengood, 56, of Denver, which struck a parked vehicle in the first block of E Locust St. in Ephrata Borough. Nobody was injured in the crash. Both vehicles required towing from...

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On 7/26/16 at 1400 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles, in the 3000 Block of N. Reading Rd. at S. Poplar St. in Adamstown Borough. One of the vehicles was blocking the roadway. A north bound pickup truck, driven by Mark Buchta, age 42, of Sinking Spring, drove...

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On Monday July 25, 2016 at approximately 1:30 pm, Ephrata Police responded to the scene of an electirc shock in West Cocalico Township. Nelson Good, 61, of Reinholds, was helping an acquaintance perform exterior repair when he inadvertantly drew current from a live wire near the roof of the home...
On 7/20/16 at 1835hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a report of a person struck by a vehicle in the 100 block of west Fulton St. in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed that an eight year old boy rode his bicycle into the path of a vehicle travelling on Fulton St. The boy received non life...

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At approximately 2:45AM on July 20, 2016, a male suspect entered the Turkey Hill store at 3585 Rothsville Rd. and demanded the money from the register. The clerk handed over an undisclosed amount of money and the suspect fled the store on foot. A weapon was not displayed or mentioned during the...
Update: On Tuesday July 12, 2016 at 1856 hours, Ephrata Police investigated a one vehicle accident in the 200 block of Sportsman Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A bicyclist found an overturned vehicle in a small stream in the rural area. The driver had been ejected from the vehicle and was...

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Ephrata Police at approximately 1600hrs 12-27-15, investigated a vehicle crash into a building at the intersection of State and Main Streets. Vehicle driven by a 17yr old male from Hershey was attempting to turn from West Main Street (US 322) on to N. State Street when he lost control of his small...

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On December 26, 2015 at 2239 hours Ephrata Police responded to a restaurant / bar in the 1300 block of West Main Street, Ephrata Borough for a fight. A verbal dispute over an NFL game escalated into a physical fight inside of the bar. Disorderly Conduct citations will be filed against Mark J...
Ephrata Police are investigating a retail theft that occurred at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township on the evening of 12/18/15. Walmart asset protection advised police that a white male, approximately 6 foot tall, in his late twenties or early thirties failed to pay for over $1,000...
The Ephrata Police Department is attempting to identify the two male retail theft suspects pictured. In early October the pair walked out of Walmart without paying for over $500 worth of electronics. If you know these suspects, please contact Officer Mathews at 717-738-9200 X254.
Ephrata Police are attempting to identify a suspect who failed to pay for items at Walmart on the evening of November 13, 2015. The suspect is described as a white male in his thirties or forties who possibly has a tattoo or other mark on the left side of his neck. If you recognize this person,...

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