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Ephrata Police are investigating a burglary which occurred on Project Drive, Denver (West Cocalico Township) involving the theft of two dirt bikes. Victim reported that during the early morning hours of 03 Sept, 2017 someone entered their storage garage and removed two Blue Yamaha TTR model motor...

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Ephrata Police arrested Abner Aguilar M/25 1700 Blk W. Main St, Ephrata after he was located shirtless and dirty in the 600 Block of West Main St. Police responded to a call from a citizen reporting Aguilar was dirty, appeared to have been in an altercation and was sitting on the steps of a...
Ephrata Police investigated a sofa fire incident reported on 8-20-17 where the sofa was ignited and left to burn in the middle of the intersection at Mt. Airy and Sandy Hill Roads in West Cocalico Township, Lancaster County. There were no injuries or damage reported. Ephrata Police were able to...

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Ephrata Police responded at approximately 6:35am 9-1-17 to the 600 Block of Springville Road, Ephrata Township for a rollover vehicle crash. Resident reported they were awoken by loud crash outside their house. Resident went out to find a silver sedan in their tree which is about 20 feet from the...

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On 8/31/17 at 2309 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a horse, in the 200 block of Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. A Reamstown man was driving a pickup truck south on Hahnstown Rd. and struck the horse as it stood in the south bound lane. The man was not injured. The...

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On Friday, November 4, 2016 at approximately 11:45 AM, Ephrata Police responded to 609 E. Main St. to Magisterial District Judge Russell's office for a report of a male subject in the lobby who appeared to have possibly overdosed. Police arrived and encountered Brandon Rea, DOB 06/04/93, of Ephrata...
Ephrata Police recently charged Tomas R. Matias, 41, of Ephrata for his involvement in a vehicle accident on September 14, 2016 at 1105 hours in the 400 block of North Reading Road, Ephrata Township. Matias pulled from a parking lot onto North Reading Road and struck another vehicle. The passenger...
On October 30, 2016 at 3:26 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident in the 900 block of North State Street, Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Bryan E. Burkholder, 42, of Ephrata struck a utility pole. Burkholder was arrested for DUI. His BAC was .248%.
On November 2, 2016, Ephrata Police arrested Ryan F. Steffy, 28, of Stevens, for the November 1, 2016, daylight burglary of a barn in the 100 block of Gockley Road, West Cocalico Township. Police allege that Steffy entered a barn around 3:30 p.m. and stole a bicycle. Multiple witnesses assisted the...

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Ephrata Police recently charged an Adamstown Borough man with Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On October 5, 2016 at 7:05 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the 300 block of West...

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On 4/13/16 at 0955hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Schoeneck Rd at Indiantown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A vehicle driven by Jorge Cruz, age 35, of Ephrata, failed to stop for a STOP sign and was struck by another vehicle. No one was injured. Both vehicles were towed from...
On 4/10/16 at 1105hrs, Ephrata Police investigated an accident involving a bicyclist and a vehicle at E. Fulton St and Railroad Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A 15 year old female failed to stop at the STOP sign along the rail trail and rode her bike into a passing vehicle. The female was checked by EMS...

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On 4/10/16, Ephrata Police responded to Kmart, 1127 S. State St. Ephrata Township, for two retail theft suspects in custody. Police learned that two juvenile males had been observed together, stealing merchandise valued at approximately $100.00. Both juveniles were released and will receive a...

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On 4/9/16 at 0905hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle accident in the 100 block of Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Jerlin Rutt, of Bernville PA, went out of control and struck a barnyard wall. No one was injured in the accident and the vehicle was towed from the...

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Update: Ephrata Police investigated a crash in the 500 Blk of North Reading Rd.(SR 0272) in Ephrata Township at approximately 2:30pm on Thursday, April 7, 2016. A southbound Ford SUV, driven by Geno R. Crivelli, 65, of Denver, crossed into the northbound lane and struck a northboud Freightliner...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at the New Life Fellowship Church at 420 East Fulton Street, Ephrata Township overnight May 3 into May 4, 2015. On the morning of Monday May 4, 2015, Church staff discovered that someone forced entry into the church and stole the Sunday...
Brandon Lee Rea, 21, Ephrata, was the driver of a vehicle which was travelling too fast to make a turn and drove off the roadway and struck a tree. Rea reported he was not injured. His vehicle was damaged requiring towing. Police filed several traffic citations related to the crash.

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