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The Ephrata Police Dept. arrested Orgen Hoxha, DOB 7/22/1995, of New York, Ny, on an outstanding burglary warrant out of Greenwich, Connecticut. Police were called to report a white male subject acting suspiciously in the area of the Turkey Hill Market, 3585 Rothsville Rd. in Ephrata Township...
On 5/2/17, James Clyde Roark Jr, age 61, of Lititz, was taken into custody on a warrant for DUI charges from a 2010 incident in Ephrata Borough. Roark evaded arrest until recent tips from the community identified his exact location. The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department assisted...
On 5/2/17 at 0713 hrs. Ephrata Police were called to the first block of W. Queen St. in Ephrata Borough for a report of a bicyclist struck by a vehicle. The bicyclist, Juan Comacho, age 66, of Ephrata, reported he rode from Hunter Alley onto W. Queen St. and was struck by an unknown west bound...

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On 5/1/17 at 1127 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 800 Block of Swamp Bridge Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A vehicle driven by Candice Mierzejewski, of Stevens PA, left the roadway and struck and sheared a utility pole before coming to a rest in a field. Mierzejewski...

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Ephrata Police have filed charges against Thomas Horning, age 24, of Ephrata, stemming from a hit and run accident on 4/20/17 in Ephrata Borough. Horning alleged he was texting when he ran into a parked vehicle. He then fled at a high rate of speed, running a stop sign, a red light, caused his...

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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...
An Ephrata man has been charged with delivering heroin to a patient at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital who died as a result of an overdose. Ephrata Police detectives charged Paul Rinear, 31, of Ephrata, with a felony count of drug delivery resulting in death. On March 10, 2017 Rinear covertly...
On Saturday 3/25/17 at 2040 hrs. a 29 year old male from Ephrata reported he was robbed in the area of the basketball court at 39 E. Queen St in Ephrata Borough. The victim reported a male threatened him with a handgun while attempting to take his electric powered scooter. Ephrata Police responded...

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Update to original 03/10/2017 post: https://lancaster.crimewatchpa.com/ephratapd/10338/cases/theft-school-pa... After posting and requesting assistance, the Ephrata Police Department received multiple tips regarding the thefts from parking lots. The tips led officers to Joseph-Jon Albert "JJ"...

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On 3/24/17 at 2139 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving “road rage”. The incident involved two west bound vehicles on Rt. 897 in the area of Whitehall Rd. in Reinholds, West Cocalico Township. A vehicle driven by Edward Wolf, age 65, of Robesonia, was being followed closely...

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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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On 3/12/17 at 0544 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the 100 Block of Creek Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A 15 year old male from Lebanon PA, was using a self-propelled scooter in the south bound lane while wearing dark clothing. The youth was struck...

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Ephrata Police arrest Pavel Borisov, 23, of Lititz on March 9, 2017 at 8:33 a.m. at a residence in the 100 block of Grant Street, Ephrata Borough. Borisov was wanted by Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department for a parole violation.

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On 01-26-17 at approximately 1025hrs Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of Schoeneck and Stevens Roads where one of the vehicles involved struck the house on the corner of the intersection. Ephrata Police investigated the accident and...

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On 01-16-17 at approximately 0953hrs unknown male took over $300.00 worth of merchandise from Ephrata Walmart in the 800 Block of East Main Street. The pictured male was captured by Walmart security exiting the store without paying for the items. If anyone recognizes the male from the surveillance...

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Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle crash with injuries on 01-21-17 at approximately 1255hrs at the intersection of South Reading and Old Mill Roads involving two vehicles. According to report and witnesses a silver Acura SUV, driven by, Peter Amekudzi of Ephrata was attempting to turn left from...

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On January 17, 2017 at 12:32 p.m. a resident of the 100 block of Bethany Road, Ephrata Township, reported that his 2001 van was stolen from his driveway sometime overnight. The keys were in the vehicle. At 3:30 p.m. Ephrata Police, with the assistance of the City of Reading Police, located the...
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...

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