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On Friday, February 17, 2017 at approximately 3:00 AM, the Ephrata Police investigated an incident were two people reportedly discharged firearms in close proximity to houses, one of them shooting the hood and engine compartment of a parked vehicle in the 100 block of Ridge Ave. Police have charged...
On 3/7/17 at 0622hrs, Ephrata Police responded to an accident involving a bicyclist that was struck by a vehicle in the 100 Block of Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. The vehicle driver, Jaymes Lewis, age 26, of Lancaster, reported he fell asleep and struck the bicyclist from behind. The 20 year...

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On 3/6/17 at 1530hrs, Ephrata Police and Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to a farm/industrial construction accident in the 2100 block of West Route 897 in West Cocalico Township. Several building companies volunteering to repair recent storm damage, had employees at the site placing new...
Ephrata Police arrested Jeovanny Shultz, M/23, early Saturday morning 3-4-17 after they stopped him for lurking between buildings and a home in the 1300 block of West Main and S. Market Streets In Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Police were in the area of W. Main and S. Market Streets at approximately...
At 4:40 a.m. the Ephrata Police were dispatched to the Turkey Hill at 3585 Rothsville Road, Ephrata Township, for a robbery that had just occurred. It was reported that a white male entered the store and demanded cash and a carton of cigarettes. He left on foot. The suspect is described as wearing...

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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...
Ephrata Police arrested Jason Bauman, of Ephrata was arrested on an outstanding Lancaster Sheriff's bench warrant at a residence in the 100 block of Buchannan Dr. in Ephrata Township. He was turned over to Sheriff's Department.
On January 19, 2017 at 9:00pm, the Ephrata Police Department assisted the Akron Borough PD with serving an assault warrant on Nevin J. Schell of 981 Rettew Mill Rd. Lot 5 in Ephrata Township. Schell was located in a bedroom of the home. While there, police observed numerous items of drug...
Ephrata Police charged Andrew D. Wenger, 19, of Leola for crimes he committed in Ephrata Township during a recent spree of vehicle thefts in the area. On January 16, 2017 at 2355 Ephrata Police located a stolen Chevrolet Malibu traveling in the 800 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Township. The...

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Ephrata Police were called to the Ephrata Walmart on 01-2-17 at approximately 2115hrs for a shoplifting incident in progress. Upon arrival it was determined a female suspect shoplifted $1300.00 worth of merchandise and fled just prior to arrival. However with in minutes of the first incident and...

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On 12/31/16 at 0130 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle accident at the intersection of Market St. and Rettew Mill Rd. A Ford Focus failed to make the turn from Rettew Mill Rd. crashing into an embankment on Market St and rolled on its side. The driver fled and was located by police...

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The Ephrata Police received a report that somebody broke lights which were on the Christmas tree that is displayed in Ephrata in front of Ephrata National Bank at 31 E Main St. An unknown person(s) broke light bulbs that were around the whole bottom section of the tree sometime between 12/25/16 and...

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On 12/12/16 at 1435 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to vehicle accident on Mount Airy Rd. at Binder Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A vehicle driven by Justin Heinsey, age 18, of Denver, pulled from Binder Rd. into the path of a Ford Ranger west bound on Mount Airy Rd. The driver of the Ranger swerved...

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Ephrata Police have filed traffic citations against Timothy Walton, age 22, of New Holland PA, for his involvement in a hit and run vehicle accident on 12/4/16 in West Cocalico Township. At approximately 11PM Walton was driving east bound in the 700 block of W. Route 897 when he crossed over into...

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On October 29, 2016 at 6:21 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the first block of West Main Street, Reinholds for a vehicle accident. Witness statements and crash evidence indicated that a 68 year old Hopeland man was the victim of a medical emergency while he was driving eastbound on West Main...
Ephrata Police hold arrest warrants for Brandon Lee Sweigart, 25, previously of Ephrata. Police allege that in August, Sweigart twice burglarized a laundromat in the 300 block of North Reading Road, Ephrata Township stealing over $2,000. In September, police allege that Sweigart entered a locker...
Detectives from the Ephrata Police Department have filed theft charges against two men after an investigation revealed that they committed thefts at two different Adamstown businesses in late July and early August of this year. Police have charged Timothy James Cuthbert, 55, of Bellefonte, and his...
On September 13, 2016 at 4:40 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to the 800 Block of Clearview Ave, Ephrata Borough for a robbery that just occurred. A 21 year old male from Ephrata reported that, while parked in a parking lot of an apartment building, he met two acquaintances who robbed him at knife...
Several residents of Martin Ave, Fairview Ave and West Main Street reported that their unlocked vehicles were entered during to overnight hours on September 10, 2016. Small electronics and change were taken. Ephrata Police encourage all residents to lock their vehicles.

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