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Ephrata Police responded to a disturbance in progress in the 200 Block of Hahnstown Rd, Ephrata Township Sunday night 5-27-18 around 1125pm involving a male and female. Upon arrival the female reported she was assaulted by a male, 27 yr old Howard G. Knight III who fled the scene prior to police...
Ephrata Police responded around 1130pm on 05-26-18 for a three vehicle accident in the 800 Block of East Main St, (US 322) involving two vehicles and a motorcycle with two riders. Ephrata Police discovered that a vehicle driving west bound by Alyssa C. Raftovich F/27 of Ephrata, collided with a...

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Ephrata Police have charged Rick Lee "Turtle" Vierling, 48, male, of Ephrata with one count of Distributing a Small Amount of Marijuana - Not for Sale. It is alleged that Vierling gave an unsolicited small amount of marijuana to a 17 year old female who was working at the restaurant he frequented...
On 5/24/18 at 2311hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 1700 Block of Lincoln Gardens Rd. in Ephrata Township. The investigation revealed a Ford Mustang driven by Paul Lukridge, 43, of Ephrata, drove off the right side of the road way and struck a utility pole. Lukridge was not...

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On 5/24/18, Michael Thomas-Matthews, 51, of Ephrata, was released from a Philadelphia area hospital and was taken into police custody. He was arraigned on the charges of Arson Endangering Persons, Aggravated Arson and Causing Or Risking A Catastrophe. The charges stem from an incident on May 14,...

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Ephrata Police charged Jamie R. Mendenhall, 26, of Lancaster with Aggravated Assault after she kicked and spit on emergency room staff who were attempting to assist in her treatment at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital on the morning of April 28, 2018.
Ephrata Police recently charged William “Billy” Long, 43, of Stevens, with several crimes Long committed in Ephrata related to a February 2018 crime spree. Long was charged with stealing car parts from three local car dealers and items from K-mart. In addition to charges filed by the Pennsylvania...

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Ephrata Police arrested Ricardo Luis Lopez M/24 who is homeless, on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's warrant. Lopez was found in the 700 Block of Primrose Lane, Ephrata Township following a call from a concerned citizen of a suspicious male "hanging around the neighborhood" and trespassing...
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...
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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Please help us find the white 2016 Jeep which fled the scene after striking a silver Ford Taurus in Ephrata Borough early Sunday morning. Police are investigating a hit and run crash which happened around 4:15 this morning in the 100 block of Church Ave. A parked Ford Taurus was struck and pieced...

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Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident at approximately 1:30pm on 12-27-17 at the intersection of S. Reading Road and S. Academy Drive involving vehicles driven by a 17yr old male from Denver, PA and Shanon M. Zumwalt F/44 of Denver,PA. Investigation determined the 17yr old male was...

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Ephrata Police at approximately 1120am on 12-22-17 responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of Bethany and Parkview Heights Roads. Investigation revealed that vehicle driven by Jan Crytser M/76 of New Providence, PA was stopped on Parkview Heights Road and then...

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On 12/15/17 at 1750 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 100 block of S. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Colby Randall, age 32, of Ephrata, slid off the roadway and into a utility pole, breaking the pole and bringing utility wires down. Randall was not...

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Ephrata Police were called for a report of a vehicle crash on Rt. 222 Northbound at approximately 12:30 am on Tuesday morning. Upon arriving, police discovered a tanker tractor trailer hauling milk which had driven off the right side of the road, down an embankment and into a wooded area. The truck...

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From Penndot: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2018 PennDOT to Replace Cocalico Road Span in West Cocalico Township South Cocalico Road bridge over Cocalico Creek to be closed for up to 155 days. Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that on...
Ephrata Police are investigating a vehicle accident that occurred on March 13, 2018 at 0820 hours in the 600 block of Mount Airy Road, West Cocalico Township. A red Mazda sedan driven by Austin Sauder, 18, of Stevens, lost control and collided with a red Pontiac driven by Amanda Kashner, 28, of...
The enclosed trailer containing four all-terrain vehicles and a motorcycle stolen from West Cocalico Township on March 6, 2018 has been located. The trailer and its contents were found in a densely wooded area in the 800 block of Camp Meeting Road, East Earl. East Earl Township Police are assisting...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating the theft of an enclosed trailer which contained four all-terrain vehicles and a motorcycle from a residence in the 100 block of Wollups Hill Road, West Cocalico Township on March 6, 2018 around noon. The trailer, an actual picture is attached, is a 24...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating the theft of mail from Ephrata area curbside US Postal Service mailboxes. Ephrata Police are cooperating with the United States Postal Inspection Service. Police believe that the suspects used a low-tech device to remove mail from the boxes. Police...

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