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Ephrata Police investigated a hit and run accident which occurred on South State St at Main St Friday 4-13-18 around 5:40pm. Ephrata Police learned from the driver of a gray Ford, Karen Sweigart that she was in traffic on S. State Street when she was struck in the rear bumper by a dark blue Jeep...

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Ephrata Police investigated the report of a three car accident in the 1100 Block of South State St (PA Rt 272) Friday 4-13-18 around 3:40pm Ephrata Police determined a white truck owned by a traffic control flag company was traveling south bound in the 1100 block of S. State St (Pa Rt 272) when for...

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On Sunday, 3/18/2018, at 630 p.m., the Ephrata Police investigated a hit and run crash at the intersection of Rothsville Road and Main Street, Ephrata Township. The investigation revealed that Brian K. Miller, 45, Lititz, struck a vehicle driven by Brenda B. Mateyak, 57, Ephrata, after running a...
A resident of the 100 block of Cherry Street, Ephrata Borough, reported to Ephrata Police that an acquaintance, Felicia M. Nellius, 21, of Eleverson, had fraudulently used her credit card account number. Nellius stated that the victim allowed her to use her credit card in the past for a ride...
Ephrata Police responded to the intersection of Schoeneck Road and Indiantown Road, West Coclaico Township Wednesday evening 4-4-18 around 9pm for a vehicle accident with injuries involving two SUV vehicles. Police investigation found that a vehicle being driven by Sandra Styer-Martin F/62 of...

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Ephrata Police on 4-11-17 arrested Amy Lynn Althouse F/32, homeless, for False Identification to Law Enforcement, Drug possession and Drug paraphernalia. Ephrata Police in the early morning hours of 04-09-17 arrested Althouse for possession of drugs (Heroin) and drug paraphernalia following a...
Ephrata Police recently charged Michelle R. Mentzer, 46, of Ephrata with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance and Endangering the Welfare of Children. On February 2, 2017 at 8:55 p.m. Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle driven by Mentzer for reckless driving. Two children, ages 3 and...
On Friday, March 24, 2017 at approximately 3:00 PM, the Ephrata Police Department took William James Burns, 29, of New Castle, PA into custody on an outstanding warrant through the Lawrence County Sheriff's Dept. Burn's was transported to Lancaster County Prison to await a transfer to Lawrence...
On Saturday, March, 25, 2017 at 9:35 AM, Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle driven by Jason H. Fulton, 40, of Ephrata. Mr. Fulton was arrested on suspicion of DUI and his BAC was determined to be 0.193%. Mr. Fulton was processed and released and charges were filed before MDJ Russell for DUI and a...

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On Sunday, March 26, 2017 at approximately 3:40 PM, Ephrata Police responded to the Turkey Hill Mini Market at 4 Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township for a report of a vehicle which had driven through a fence and over an embankment. Police arrived to find that a Ford f-250 driven by Daniel A. Eshleman...

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On Friday 8/26/16 at 0220 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to the Turkey Hill, 903 S. State St. in Ephrata Borough for a reported robbery. A male entered the store wearing a dark colored hoodie, work gloves and a blue bandanna covering his face. The male pointed to the register and did not display a...

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On 8/24/16 at 0810 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a horse and buggy in the 200 block of Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Adam Newswanger, age 84, of Lititz PA, was east bound on Meadow Valley Rd. when he came upon and struck a horse and buggy...

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On 8/22/16 at 1135hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving three vehicles in the 200 Block of S. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Cynthia Tomlin, of Virginia Beach, VA, struck a vehicle that was waiting for another vehicle to make a left turn, causing that...

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On 8/4/16 at 1219 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on the Rt. 222 south bound ramp leading to 322 (E. Main St.) A vehicle driven by Jacob Hershey, age 21, of New Holland, exited the highway onto the ramp and drove into several stopped vehicles at the bottom of the ramp. The crash...

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On 7/26/16 at 1506 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle accident in the 1200 Block of Swamp Bridge Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A vehicle driven by a 23 year old Lititz woman, swerved to avoid a cat and was pulled into the soft shoulder and struck a guard rail. The woman was not injured...

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On Saturday April 2, 2015 at 8:55 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the Major Richard D. Winters Memorial Trail near East Queen Street, Ephrata Borough, for a fight in progress involving multiple teens. One 911 caller mentioned the possible presence of a handgun. As a result of the...
The Ephrata Police Department assisted with the investigation of a fire that damaged homes in the first block of South Maple Street, Ephrata Borough, on the evening of March 24, 2016. The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal determined the cause of the fire to be accidental: discarded cigarettes...
The Ephrata Police Department has identified three juveniles as the vandals responsible for this weekend’s spray paint graffiti on the Major Richard D. Winters Memorial Trail. These vandals spray painted graffiti on property on the trail and on adjacent buildings. Upon determining the cleanup costs...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating spray paint graffiti vandalism to property on and around the Major Richard D. Winters Memorial Trail during the overnight hours on March 18 into March 19, 2016. Black spray paint was used to graffiti property on the trail and adjacent buildings...
Ephrata Police filed Possession of Drug Paraphernalia charges against Kayla M. Bayman, 25, of Columbia and Jessica N. Oberholtzer, 26, of Marietta. On March 5, 2016 at 1724 hours, Ephrata Police were called to a business parking lot in the 800 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Township, after a...

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