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On January 13, 2017 at 8:38 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Middle Creek Road, Ephrata Township, for a one vehicle accident. The vehicle, which was occupied by only the driver, struck a tree. The driver, a 17 year old male from Ephrata, was transported to Lancaster General...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating overnight burglaries at two Ephrata businesses. During the early morning hours of January 11, 2017, unknown suspects entered the Lynda’s Deli / Sunoco convenience store at 477 North Reading , Ephrata Township and Ephrata Beverage Mart, 36 North Reading...
Ayssa M. Luzi F/27 of Coatsville, Pa. was arrested approximately 2350hrs on 1-10-17 on an outstanding Berks County Sheriff's Warrant. Luzi was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped at East Main St and Lake Street, Ephrata for a traffic violation. Luzi was taken into custody without incident and...
The Ephrata Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash at 2:50am on Wed. January 11, 2017 at the Rt.222 southbound off ramp at Rt. 322(E Main St.) A tractor trailer driven by Robert E. Daumer, 55, of Northampton, PA pulled out from the 222 off ramp and was struck by a Dodge minivan driven...

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David Diffenderfer M/35 of Lititz (Ephrata Township) was arrested Tuesday afternoon following an assault incident that occurred in the first block of Brubaker Road, Lititz (Ephrata Township). Diffenderfer became involved in a verbal altercation with another male after which Diffenderfer pulled a...
Ephrata Police arrested Joshua M. Fagan M/41 of Ephrata on an outstanding Lancaster Co. Sheriff's warrant. Fagan was located in the 100 Block of N. Reading Road and turned over the Lancaster County Sheriff's Department.

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On March 5, 2016 at 0712 hours, Ephrata Police arrested John Vargas-Castro, 23, of Lancaster for violating a Protection from Abuse Order in the 300 block of West Main Street, Adamstown Borough. Vargas-Castro was incarcerated in Lancaster County Prison after failing to post bail.

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On March 4, 2016 at 1402 hours, Ephrata Police arrested Matthew L. Richmond, 51, of Lancaster at a business in the 100 block of Martin Ave., Ephrata Borough, on an outstanding Lancaster County Bench Warrant.
On March 4, 2016 at 1532 hours, Ephrata Police arrested William D. Rafferty, 32, of Ephrata at a residence in the first block of East Fulton Street, Ephrata Borough on an outstanding Lancaster County Bench Warrant.

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On 10/29/15, at 0815 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Rt 322 at Rt 222 in Ephrata Township. A westbound vehicle, driven by John Michel IV, age 21, of Ephrata, was struck when it turned left in front of a east bound vehicle. No one was injured and one vehicle was towed from the...
On 10/29/15 at 0733hrs Ephrata Police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Rt 322 at Rt 222 in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by a 17 year of age male was westbound on Rt 322 and ran into the back of another vehicle stopped in traffic. No one was injured and one vehicle was towed from the...
On 10/28/15, Ephrata Police responded to a accident involving three vehicles at the intersection of Old Mill Rd. and Oak Blvd in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Terry Yiengst, age 26, of Missouri, entered the intersection on a red traffic light and struck a vehicle driven by a 46 year old...
Ephrata Police responded for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the 1300 Block of West Main St, Ephrata Borough Monday afternoon 10-26-15 around 2:45pm. Investigation revealed that a 14 yr. old Ephrata male ran out into traffic, apparently not checking for oncoming vehicles before crossing and was...

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A vehicle operated by Lavon Brubaker Hoover, 20, of Womelsdorf PA, was traveling eastbound on Frys Rd. As it passed the intersection of Slate Rd. the driver lost control of the vehicle and it left the right side of the roadway, striking a utility pole and rolling several times. The driver was...

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