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Ephrata Police have completed the investigation of fatal vehicle accident that occurred on August 21, 2018 on Route 222 southbound in the area of the Mohler Church Road overpass in Ephrata Township. At 8:41 p.m. Ephrata Police received calls that a male, who was not wearing a shirt, was walking in...
Sarah E. Thompson 29/F with last known address of Jeff Ave, Ephrata was arrested around 1030pm 10-09-18 in regards to an outstanding Lancaster Sheriff warrant and upon arrest she was found to be in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Ephrata Police located Thompson in a white vehicle that...
Ephrata Police arrested Shervin Easton M/56 of Maryland following an altercation in the Emergency room of the Ephrata Wellspan Community Hospital on 10-09-18 around 6pm. Easton was at the emergency room for treatment following a vehicle accident earlier in the day in East Earl Township. Easton...
Dustin J. Hirneisen M/36 of Ephrata was arrested for Public Intoxication following a disturbance call in the 200 Block of Washington Avenue, Ephrata. A citizen called police around 1010pm on Monday evening 10-08-18 to report a suspicious male acting strange and on their front porch. The male was...
On 10/5/18 at 2139 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck on RT 322 at Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. An east bound truck, driven by Doyle Hallmark, 72, of Highlands Texas, turned left in front of an approaching westbound motorcycle...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Michael Chong Yang, 28, of Allentown with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. On August 4, 2018 at 1:00 a.m.., Yang was the driver of a vehicle involved in a one car accident in the 500 block of Stevens Road, Ephrata Township. Yang was arrested for DUI. His blood...
Ephrata Police recently charged Brenda D. Carlson, 54, of Ephrata with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol. On July 30, 2018 at 8:46 p.m., Carlson was the driver of a vehicle involved in a one car accident in the 500 block of West Main Street, Ephrata Borough. Carlson was arrested for DUI. Her...
Ephrata Police recently charged Matthew E. Cash, 26, of Ephrata with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. On August 27, 2018 Ephrata Police arrested Cash in the 100 block of Church Ave on a valid Lancaster County Bench Warrant. Cash was in possession of heroin...
Ephrata Police were called to the Ephrata Wellspan Hospital around 11:00am for the report of an assault which occurred in the area of N. Line and Short Roads, Stevens, West Cocalico Township. Investigation revealed a female was driving south in her vehicle with her two (2) year old child when she...
Ephrata Police picked up Michael M. Parkhouse M/40 LKA: 800 blk West Main St, Ephrata on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's Warrant following a call to an address in the 800 Block of West Main St Ephrata. Parkhouse was taken into custody without incident and turned over to the Lancaster...

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On 7/5/18 at 1503hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on S. State St. at N. 11th St. in Ephrata Township. The accident involved three vehicles travelling south on S. State St. A vehicle driven by Sidney Dundon, 19, of Leola, struck the back of another vehicle that was stopping for a...

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On 6/25/18 at 1416 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving roll-over in the 800 block of Rettew Mill Rd. in Ephrata Township. A Nissan SUV driven by Richard Griffe, 60, of Ephrata, left the roadway for an unknown reason, struck a large tree and rolled over several times coming...

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On Friday 6/15/18 at 1927hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian struck at S. Reading Rd. and Old Mill Rd. in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a 14 year old male ignored a don’t walk pedestrian signal and ran across S. Reading Rd. and into the path of a...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a report of Burglary and Criminal Trespass involving two adjoining properties in the 200 block of Kline Road, Stevens, (West Cocalico Township). Ephrata Police received a report on 6-8-18 from the Friendly Horsemans Club in the 200 block of Kline Road of vandalism...

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On 5/31/18 at 1424hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving two vehicles on West Main Street at Oak Street in Ephrata Borough. An east bound vehicle driven by Janet Fisher, 74, of Denver, failed to stop for a vehicle that was stopped in front waiting to turn left and struck the...

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On August 21, 2018 at 8:06 p.m., Ephrata Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident in the 100 block of Ridge Ave, Ephrata Township. A Silver Nissan Rogue struck a curb disabling the vehicle. Upon the arrival of Ephrata Police at 8:10 p.m., the vehicle was unoccupied and the driver could not be...
***UPDATE-DRIVER HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED*** HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT/DRIVER Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run accident that occurred on Wednesday 08-08-18 around 3:00pm. in the rear parking area of the Ephrata National Bank at 31 East Main St, Ephrata. The pictured silver or light in color van...
Ephrata Police charged Trejean D. Strickland, 20, of Denver and Kristina L. Claiborne, 36, of Denver with False Reports to Law Enforcement Authorities. On July 4, 2018, Strickland, while seeking treatment for a gun shot wound at Wellspan-Ephrata Hospital, reported to Ephrata Police that he was shot...
Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance and enforcement check on Pleasant View Road, from the 800 to 1100 blocks on Tuesday 08-07-18 from 6:30am-10:00am. The area is posted 35mph and encompasses both Ephrata Borough and Ephrata Township. Ephrata Police stopped eight motorist for various...

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UPDATE: Hit and Run accident that occurred in the early morning hours of 08-04-18 and posted 08-05-18 to Crimewatch: Ephrata Police located the owner of the striking vehicle on 08-05-18 at approximately 0900hrs. The owner, Carlos Estrella after seeing the Ephrata Police crimewatch posting called...

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