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Ephrata Police were called to the 700 Block of East Main St 4-13-18 around 6:20pm regarding a disturbance involving an argument between a male and female. Police were able to quelling the situation however while still on scene the male again became aggressive making threats and began to damage the...
Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle Friday evening 4-13-18 at 8:00pm. The accident occurred in the east bound lanes at the intersection of East Main St (US 322) and US 222 ramp. Motorcycle operated by Brian Schell M/54 of East Earl, PA was east bound on East Main...

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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...

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On Friday 2/10/11, Ephrata Police charged James Simmons, w/m/46, of Ephrata, with Possession With Intent To Deliver Marihuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Prohibited Offensive Weapons. Police were called to the Simmons residence in Ephrata Borough by Lancaster County...
Ephrata Police cited a Myerstown male for throwing eggs at two houses during the evening hours of Saturday 02-04-17 in Ephrata Township. Ephrata Police in the morning hours of 02-05-17 with the assistance of Lancaster City Police after a short investigation were able to determine that Lowell J...
A Lancaster man stole the same security system from Walmart twice in five days. On January 21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to Walmart for a complaint of a vehicle illegally parked in a handicapped parking space. Upon arriving at Walmart police observed a male entering the car...

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Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata man for assaulting a five year old child. Dylan M. Croft, 30, of Ephrata was charged with Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, Terroristic Threats and Endangering the Welfare of Children. Police allege that Croft struck a five year old child several times on the...
On January 29, 2017 at 11:10 p.m. Ephrata Police responded to the first block of East Main Street, Adamstown Borough, for an assault. Jeremy B. Fullerton, 20, of Denver was arrested and charged with Simple Assault for striking and choking a resident. Fullerton was transported to Lancaster County...

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On Saturday April 16, 2016 at 7:42 p.m., Ephrata Police arrested Israel E. Rivera, 33, of Lancaster for Public Drunkenness after he created a disturbance in the 400 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough. A check of outstanding warrants revealed that Rivera was a fugitive from the state of New...
On 4/13/16 at 1516 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to the 800 Block of E. Main St. Ephrata Township, for a vehicle accident. A vehicle driven by a 17 year old Stevens girl, turned left in front of a vehicle coming the opposite direction. No one was injured. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

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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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Ephrata Police are investigating a quick-change scam that occurred on Monday October 19, 2015 at 5:33 p.m at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. A customer, who acted as if she could not speak English, made a purchase and then requested multiple different change transactions by...
The storm last Friday caused power outages throughout the Ephrata area. No power to residences and businesses can also mean no electrical power for traffic signals and street lighting. Many have asked the following question: What does a driver do when approaching a traffic light that is out of...
EPHRATA COUPLE CHARGED IN ‘HIGH-LEVEL’ DRUG OPERATION; INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO FATAL OVERDOSES FROM: Office of the District Attorney - Lancaster County A collaborative effort between Lancaster County and Berks County Drug Task Forces and Ephrata police resulted in arrests this week of a major...
On October 2, 2015 at 11:54 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to the 100 block of Church Ave., Ephrata Borough, for a stabbing. A physical altercation occurred in the backyard of a residence between two men both of whom believed that the other was interfering with their relationship with a female. The...
Around 11pm on Wed., Sept. 30, 2015, the pictured suspect entered the Turkey Hill store at 3585 Rothsville Rd. in Ephrata and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect did display a handgun and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Anyone with information is asked to call the Ephrata Police...

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