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On 11/23/16, at 1155hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a retail theft incident at Walmart, 890 E. Main St. in Ephrata Township. Melissa Rhen, age 31, of Denver, was observed selecting $328 in merchandise and leaving the store without paying for it. When approached by store employees, Rhen abandoned...
On 11/23/16 Brandon Lee Sweigart Jr, age 25, of Ephrata, was taken into custody in Lebanon County. He was turned over to Ephrata Police on four outstanding criminal warrants for Burglary, Theft and Access Device charges. Sweigart was arraigned by MDJ Russell and received $125,000 bail and was...
On 11/22/16, at 1503 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on the on ramp to Rt. 222 South at Rt. 322 in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Crystal McCade, age 25, of Brownstown, drove into the back of another vehicle that stopped on the ramp while yielding to traffic. No one was...

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Ephrata Police arrested Jhalonda Tara Gilbert, 24, of Ephrata after she was caught shoplifting merchandise at Walmart by loss prevention staff. Gilbert allegedly concealed $55.00 worth of merchandise in her pocketbook prior to checking out other merchandise and leaving the store. Gilbert was...

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Ephrata Police were called to the 100 Block of West Fulton Street, Ephrata Borough around 8:15am on 1-18-16 for a female driver passed out in the driver's seat of a vehicle. Police arrived to find Sasha Adams F/24 LKA: Quince Dr., Reading, Pa passed out in the vehicle with a three year old male in...
Police were called to the 1600 Blk. of Apple St. on Saturday, January 16, 2016, around 1:09 AM for a domestic dispute. Police arrived and found that Kimberly Schoener had reportedly punched the victim in the face several times while the victim was driving a vehicle that Schoener was a passenger in...
Ephrata Police on 01-13-16 at approximately 9:30pm arrested Paul J. Wisniewski M/23 of 6th St., Lititz, Pa for Access Device Fraud, Theft and Drug Possession following an incident at the Ephrata Wal Mart. Ephrata Police were contacted by a female who reported Wisniewski used her bank card to...
On January 13, 2016 at 12:52 a.m., Ephrata police responded to Sheetz Convenience Store, 891 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, for a disturbance in the parking lot created by an intoxicated person. As police arrived the suspect was leaving in a vehicle. Police attempted to stop the suspect, but...
On January 9, 2016 at 10:14 p.m., the Ephrata Police Department responded to a vehicle accident at the intersection of Bethany Road and East Main Street, Ephrata Borough. A vehicle, driven by Erika C. Rizzon, 32, of Ephrata, struck a curb at the intersection. Witnesses reported that at the time of...

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Ephrata Police cited five people who were involved in an altercation on the sidewalk on May 30, 2015 at 4:48 p.m. The altercation, which included pushing, shoving, screaming and yelling, moved between East Fulton Street, Lake Street and Gross Street. Police filed Disorderly Conduct citations...

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On 05-29-15 at approximately 3pm police investigated a crash involving two vehicles in the 1200 Block of West Main Street. Jesus Gonzalez Dejesus M/36 of 300 block of Sassafras Terrace, Mt Joy, was traveling east bound on W. Main Street when he crossed over into the oncoming lane and crashed into a...

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Ephrata Police at approximately 0118hrs on 05-29-15 investigated a vehicle accident in the 300 Block of West Main Street involving an over turned vehicle. Investigation into the crash found that Erin Pearson 18/F of Troy Drive, Lititz, Pa. was driving in the 300 Block of West Main St when she...

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On 05-02-15 at approximately 5:20pm Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident where a vehicle crashed into the Ephrata Post Office Building. Police found a van driver lost control of his vehicle crossed over on coming lanes and struck the side of the Ephrata Post Office Building causing...

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Single vehicle crash: Vehicle driven by Elena I. Akinin F/53 of Talbotville Road, Honey Brook, Pa. crashed into a utility pole in the 1000 block of West Main Street (US 322) around 1025pm. Fire units from Linolcn Fire Department responded and had to extricate Ms. Akinin from her vehicle. Ms. Akinin...

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