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Ephrata Police have filed retail theft and corruption of minors charges against a Reading mother and grandmother. On 2/9/19 Ephrata Police responded to the Walmart in Ephrata Township for a retail theft investigation. The evidence revealed Magaly Bonilla-Rohena, 47, and her daughter Jessnia Cruz,...
On Saturday, February 9, 2019 at approximately 10:50pm, the Ephrata Police Dept. stopped a vehicle driven by Joseph Alan Krick, 24, of Adamstown, on Blossom Ave. at Lincoln Heights Ave. in Ephrata Borough. Mr. Krick displayed signs of alcohol impairment and was arrested for suspicion of DUI. He was...
On February 15, 2019, Ephrata Police charged Shamgar J. Itwaru, 42, of Ephrata, with multiple charges related to the sexual assault of a child. Police allege that Itwaru assaulted a child from 2012-2018 at a residence in Ephrata Township. Itwaru was charged with multiple counts of Rape of a Child,...
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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Ephrata Police recently charged Jason C. Butler, 25, of Lititz, with Possession with Intent to Deliver Marijuana. On December 26, 2018 at 12:40 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a delivery services business in the 800 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Township, for a drug violation. The manager of...
Ephrata Police arrested Nataisha J. Galarza-Sanchez F/21 of Lancaster on 01-19-19 following a report from Ephrata Walmart Loss Prevention she allegedly took items from the Ephrata Walmart on 1-19-19 at approximately 2:30pm valued at approximately $30.00. Galarza-Sanchez was issued a summons for a...

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Ephrata Police arrested Kiara N. Mealing F/19 of Lancaster on 01-19-19 at approximately 5:45pm following a Shoplifting incident at the Ephrata Walmart 800 Block of East Main St, Ephrata. Ephrata Walmart Loss Prevention reported Mealing allegedly took a shopping cart full of items valued over $600...

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On Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 11:45pm the Ephrata Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle which was seen parked on the street in the area of 81 E. Pine St. in Ephrata Borough. Police arrested Dakota Stone, 19, of Lancaster on an outstanding Lancaster County bench warrant...
On Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 11:45pm the Ephrata Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle which was seen parked on the street in the area of 81 E. Pine St. in Ephrata Borough. Police arrested Glen Applegate, 25, of Ephrata on an outstanding Lancaster County bench warrant...

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On 9/27/18 Ephrata Police are investigating an overnight burglary and theft at a farm on Stevens Rd. in Ephrata Township. During the overnight hours, unknown actors entered unlocked barns and workshop areas and stole numerous automotive type batteries from tractors and farm equipment, as well as...

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Ephrata Police are investigating an accident which occurred on 09-06-18 around 7:45am at the intersection of East Main St (US 322) and Hahnstown Road (off ramp of US 222 north). Ephrata Police found that a vehicle being operated by Donald Mellinger M/83 of Church Ave, Ephrata was eastbound on 322 (...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a smash and grab type burglary that occurred overnight at a convenience store in the 100 block of E. Main St in Reinholds, West Cocalico Township. Thieves broke a large window and entered the store and stole an undetermined amount of cigarettes. Police are reviewing...

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On Friday 8/24/18 at 4:52PM Ephrata Police responded to a Hit and Run collision with injury on East Main St. at Lincoln Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle operated by a 62 year of age Ephrata woman, was travelling east on East Main Street and turned left onto Lincoln Avenue. A silver minivan, south...

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On Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at approximately 8:40pm, the Ephrata Police Dept. received multiple reports of a male subject walking in the travel lanes of Rt. 222 southbound in the area of the Mohler Church Rd. overpass. While responding to the area, police received a report of a person struck by a...

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Over the past three weeks Ephrata Police have arrested ten people for retail theft at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. Eight of the arrests were initiated by Walmart asset protection. One of the arrests occurred when an on-duty officer noticed Karli Cover pushing a cart full of...
Ephrata Police are investigating the theft of over 30 Bolts and Washers from the wooden safety rail along the Ephrata Rail Trail Ephrata Public Works Department reported over 30 bolts and washer missing from the wood rail along the Ephrata Rail Trail in the 100 Block of North State Street. The...

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Ephrata Police on 12-20-18 at approximately 7:00am arrested Justin A. Spoo M/24 and Stephanie Wanner F/28 both of Ephrata for Theft of a bicycles from the porch of a home in the 400 block of South State Street, Ephrata. Ephrata Police at approximately 6:30am received a report of a theft of two...

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On Monday, December 10, 2018 at 6:07 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck in the 100 block of E Main St. in Ephrata Borough. Police found that Mary M. Cooper, 62, of Denver, was struck by an eastbound minivan, driven by James D. Abshire, 91, of Akron. Cooper was...
UPDATE: As of 7:30pm Ephrata Borough Electric Dept. is working hard to restore power to the "Lincoln Area" of Ephrata Borough. Ephrata Electric needs to replace a pole and do reconnections to the new pole. Power to a few hundred homes and several business west of the Apple Street traffic signal...

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