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On 3/20/17 at 1618hrs Ephrata Police responded to a building fire at 102 Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. The witnesses reporting the fire indicated the flames were already through the roof. Police and fire crews found the detached garage of the unoccupied residence fully involved in fire...
On Monday 3/20/17 at 1858hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving injuries in the 3600 block of Rothsville Rd in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle operated by Donald Kitchen, age 80, of Ephrata, pulled from a parking lot into the path of a vehicle west bound on Rothsville Rd. The two...

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Ephrata Police on Sunday 03-19-17 at approximately 1220hrs picked up Todd S. Racine M/22 on a felony Forgery warrant. Racine was found at his home in the 1300 block of West Main Street Ephrata where he was taken into custody without incident. Ephrata Police Det. Bartholomew had filed Felony Forgery...
Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata man for assaulting an eleven year old child. Paul S. Wetter, 43 of Ephrata was charged with Simple Assault. Police allege that Wetter struck the side of the child’s head three times and kicked the child’s leg on the evening of March 14, 2017 at a residence in...
Ephrata Police filed DUI charges against Sarah E. Wills, 33, of Ephrata. On February 22, 2017 at 11:05 p.m. Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident in the first block of East Chestnut Street, Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Wills struck two parked cars. Wills was arrested for DUI. A...

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On 7/1/16 at 0855hrs, Ephrata Police were called to the first block of E. Main St. in Adamstown Borough for a disturbance. Police determined two men, a landlord and a tenant, had been physically fighting over the landlord spraying week killer on the tenant’s flowers. The men were identified as...
Ephrata Police have arrested Dean John Getz, 33, of Leola for the June 28, 2016 bank robbery at BB&T, 399 North Reading Road, Ephrata Borough. Getz was identified as a suspect through video surveillance footage of the robbery. On the morning of June 29, 2016, Ephrata Police charged Getz with...

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On 6/27/16 at 1441hrs, Ephrata Police were called to the Ephrata Community Pool in the 400 Block of Cocalico St. for a female causing a disturbance. Police identified Robin Crouse, age 31, of Ephrata, shouting and swearing while involved in a domestic argument. Crouse will receive a summons for a...
Ephrata Police stopped David Arlan Lando, DOB 10/30/78, of Stevens for a speeding violation while driving a Harley Davidson motorcycle in the 300 block of E Mohler Church Rd. in Ephrata Township. During the traffic stop, police learned that Lando had an outstanding Lancaster County bench warrant...
Ephrata Police charged Miguel A. Reyes, 19, of Ephrata with Criminal Trespass and Criminal Mischief. Reyes was involved in a disturbance in the 100 block of Washington Ave, Ephrata Borough on June 12, 2016 at 0355 hours.

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On 2/8/16 at 0723 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a two vehicle accident in the 200 Block of S. State St. A northbound vehicle, driven by Brenda Bazemore, age 39, of Ephrata, crossed the double yellow line and drove head on into a southbound vehicle driven by a 37 year old Ephrata man. No one was...

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On 2/5/16 at 2230 hrs., Ephrata Police responded to a disturbance in the 700 Block of Primrose Ln. Ephrata Township. Two juveniles fled toward the Linear Park Rail Trail in Ephrata Borough prior to police arrival. As police approached the pair on the trail, the 16 year old female, from Akron, fled...

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On 2/5/16 at 1910 hrs., Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident at W. Main St. and Church Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A westbound vehicle driven by Marlene Kern of Denver, age 74, failed to stop for a red traffic signal and struck a southbound vehicle. Kern was taken to a local hospital with...

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On Sunday 1/31/16, at 1844 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident near the intersection of Washington Ave and E. Locust Sts. A vehicle driven by Justin Geesey, age 20, of Ephrata, struck a car parked on Locust St., causing severe damage to both vehicles. Geesey and his female passenger...

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On 1/26/16 at 9:30PM, Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle accident in West Cocalico Township on Wollups Hill Rd near the intersection of Steinmetz Rd. Nathan John, age 40, of Denver, lost control of his van which struck a snow bank and rolled over. John was not injured and was arrested for...

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