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Ephrata Police arrested Damian Spencer M/19 of Ephrata Wednesday 05-01-19 around 8:15pm reference an outstanding warrant and possession of a controlled substance following a trespass incident in the 200 Block of Washington Avenue, Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police were called the 200 Block of...
Ephrata Police arrested Megan I. Leinhauser F/36 of Ephrata on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's warrant at a local restaurant where she was employed. Leinhauser was arrested without incident and turned over to the Lancaster County Sheriff's Department.
On 4/30/19 at 1400 hrs Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident with roll over and entrapment, on Hahnstown Rd. at Glennwood Dr. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Andrei Gortman, 78, of New Holland, pulled from a stop sign on Glennwood Dr. into the path of a vehicle on Hahnstown Rd...

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Ephrata Police are investigating several reports of Theft from Vehicles over the last week. Ephrata Police received several reports from citizens in various areas of Ephrata Borough and Ephrata Township of missing items from their vehicle as well as their vehicle being rummaged through. Thefts are...

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Ephrata Police on Thursday 04-25-19 between 6:30am and 9:30am conducted a speed compliance check in the 600 Block of North State Street, Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police check the speeds of numerous vehicles in a posted 25mph zone using the ENRADD System. Through the course of three hours Ephrata...

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Ephrata Police filed criminal charges on 4-8-19 against Daniel J. Smith M/37, Denver, PA for Possession of Controlled substance and drug paraphernalia following a vehicle stop on Thursday evening 4-4-19 in Adamstown Borough. Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle in Adamstown Borough on N. Reading Rd (PA...
Ephrata Police arrested Allison R. Schnitzer F/18 of Abingdon, MD after employees of the Ephrata Staples store in the 300 Block of North Reading Road, called to report Schnitzer inside the store huffing cans of compressed air. Ephrata Police responded around 9:45am Sunday 3-31-19 for a female...
Ephrata Police arrested Rachelle L. Ulrich F/43 of Akron, PA for public drunkenness Sunday 3-31-19 at approximately 9:20pm. Ephrata Police were called to the 200 Block of North Reading Road Sunday evening for a female who appeared highly intoxicated; it was reported she was stumbling around a...
Ephrata Police cited Christopher Bock M/62 of Uxbridge, Massachusetts following and incident at the Ephrata Walmart around 5pm Sunday 3-31-19. Ephrata Police received a report from Walmart Asset Protection of an accident in the parking lot involving a white box truck which struck a cart corral...
Ephrata Police recently charged Norma J. Harbold, 76, of Brownstown, with Theft by Deception for defrauding an Ephrata resident of $112,750 in cash and property. For over a year, the victim, a senior citizen with poor eyesight, relied on Harbold to fill out the victim’s checks to pay her bills...

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On Thursday, November 22, 2018 between 6:00pm-8:00pm, a resident of the 200 Blk of Church Ave. in Ephrata Borough reported that a slate blue 2005 Chevy Cobalt was stolen from the rear of the address. The owner left the keys inside the vehicle. At approximately 2:45am on Friday, November 2018, the...

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Ephrata Police are investigating two incidents of Criminal Mischief at the Ephrata Township Park, 436 E. Fulton St. in Ephrata Township. Between November 12 and November 21 2018, vandals have twice spray painted graffiti on a park building, causing approximately $500.00 in damage. If you have any...

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On 11/9/18 at 0313 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving seven vehicles, in the 200 block of West Main Street in Ephrata Borough. Rafael Pena-Colon, 36, of Philadelphia PA, reported he fell asleep while driving a large box truck west on West Main St. The truck drifted to the...

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On 11/7/18 at 2000hrs, Ephrata Police responded to the 100 Block of E. Main St in Ephrata Borough for a report of a male and a female arguing outside their residence. A witness to the heated argument reported being offended by the obscene language being shouted by the pair. Jose Mendez-Bones, 24,...

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On Sat. November 3, 2018 at 9:30am, Ephrata Police responded to a crash involving two vehicles at the intersection of North Reading Rd. (Rt 272) and Martin Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A Jeep Liberty driven by Bernard Stiffler, 54, of Lititz, failed to stop for a steady red traffic signal, and was...

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Over the past month two Ephrata area banks have been the victim of skimming devices attached to their ATM machines. In both cases customers reported difficulty inserting cards into the machine. On the evening of Sunday March 10, 2019, the two men in the attached pictures and video attached a...
On 2/28/19 Ephrata Police attempted to serve a Lancaster County bench warrant on Taylor Harsh, age 25, at a residence in the 500 Block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Borough. Police observed both Harsh and Stephen Killinger, age 24, inside the residence. Police knocked and Harsh and Killinger ran out of...

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Ephrata Police cited four males early Monday evening 2-26-19 for Underage Possession of Alcohol following a crash in the 400 Block of North Reading Road (Pa.272) in Ephrata Township. Ephrata Police attempted to stopped a red Ford Explorer for a traffic violation but before the stop was initialed...

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Ephrata Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with identifying this male who was reportedly involved in several thefts at Walmart. You can contact Officer O'Hanlon directly at 717.738.9200 ext. 272 or submit a tip anonymously by clicking the button below.
On February 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m., Ephrata Police investigated a strong-arm robbery near the intersection of Peach Alley and Church Ave., Ephrata Borough. The victim reported that he was lured to the area under the ruse of purchasing marijuana; instead, two subjects forcefully removed over $500 from...

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