News Feed

On 4/6/19 at 1612 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving four vehicles, with injury, in the 800 block of East Main Street in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Lisa Noel, 41, of Mohnton, failed to stop for stopped vehicles and struck a vehicle in front, pushing it into the...

Incident Type:

On April 3, 2019 at 9:04 a.m., Ephrata Police and local emergency services were dispatched to a vehicle accident with entrapment on Route 222 southbound at mile marker 41 in Ephrata Township. 911 callers reported that a box truck left the roadway and struck a tree. Upon arriving at the scene,...
Ephrata Police arrested Allison R. Schnitzer F/18 of Abingdon, MD after employees of the Ephrata Staples store in the 300 Block of North Reading Road, called to report Schnitzer inside the store huffing cans of compressed air. Ephrata Police responded around 9:45am Sunday 3-31-19 for a female...
Ephrata Police arrested Rachelle L. Ulrich F/43 of Akron, PA for public drunkenness Sunday 3-31-19 at approximately 9:20pm. Ephrata Police were called to the 200 Block of North Reading Road Sunday evening for a female who appeared highly intoxicated; it was reported she was stumbling around a...
Ephrata Police cited Christopher Bock M/62 of Uxbridge, Massachusetts following and incident at the Ephrata Walmart around 5pm Sunday 3-31-19. Ephrata Police received a report from Walmart Asset Protection of an accident in the parking lot involving a white box truck which struck a cart corral...

Pages

Ephrata Police have filed Harassment and Disorderly Conduct charges against Henry Martin, age 83, of Reinholds, following a report of unwanted physical contact between Martin and a 15 year old female. The incident occurred on 5/4/18 in the parking lot of a business in the 900 block of N. State St...
On May 14, 2018, Ephrata Police Detectives charged Michael Thomas Matthews, 51, of Ephrata with Arson Endangering Persons, Aggravated Arson, and Causing or Risking Catastrophe - all felonies of the 1st degree - after he intentionally set fire to his residence, with his wife inside. Matthews is...
Scott Whitekettle M/41 of 100 block Church Ave., Ephrata was sent a summons for harassment following an incident reported on 05-07-18 around 3:30pm. Whitekettle is alleged to have punched another male in the mouth while the male was in the 100 block of N. State St., Ephrata Borough. Victim...

Charges:

Victor King
During the early morning hours of 5-4-18 at approximately 0135hrs Ephrata Police were investigating a suspicious vehicle with two people who were parked at the Ephrata Public Library. Victor King exited the vehicle and was found foot on the patio area carrying several bags. King was stopped and...
Ephrata Police charged Barry L. Foltz, Jr., 35, of Ephrata with Retail Theft. Walmart asset protection determined that Foltz failed to scan $583 worth of merchandise at the self-check-out lane on April 5, 2018.

Charges:

Pages

On 8/4/16 at 1219 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on the Rt. 222 south bound ramp leading to 322 (E. Main St.) A vehicle driven by Jacob Hershey, age 21, of New Holland, exited the highway onto the ramp and drove into several stopped vehicles at the bottom of the ramp. The crash...

Incident Type:

On 7/26/16 at 1506 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle accident in the 1200 Block of Swamp Bridge Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A vehicle driven by a 23 year old Lititz woman, swerved to avoid a cat and was pulled into the soft shoulder and struck a guard rail. The woman was not injured...

Incident Type:

On 7/26/16 at 1400 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles, in the 3000 Block of N. Reading Rd. at S. Poplar St. in Adamstown Borough. One of the vehicles was blocking the roadway. A north bound pickup truck, driven by Mark Buchta, age 42, of Sinking Spring, drove...

Incident Type:

On Monday July 25, 2016 at approximately 1:30 pm, Ephrata Police responded to the scene of an electirc shock in West Cocalico Township. Nelson Good, 61, of Reinholds, was helping an acquaintance perform exterior repair when he inadvertantly drew current from a live wire near the roof of the home...
On 7/20/16 at 1835hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a report of a person struck by a vehicle in the 100 block of west Fulton St. in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed that an eight year old boy rode his bicycle into the path of a vehicle travelling on Fulton St. The boy received non life...

Incident Type:

Pages

Ephrata Police recently charged Dylan C. March, 28, of Ephrata and Morgan Mollenkopf, 22, of Stevens with Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance. On July 19, 2017 at 8:27 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a parking lot of a business in the 600 block of South Reading Road, Ephrata...
During the early morning hours of Tuesday November 21, 2017, change machines at two Ephrata area laundromats were broken into. The suspect was wearing an olive drab army style jacket with epaulets and a foreign flag on each shoulder, black gloves and a facemask. Anyone with information is asked to...
Ephrata Police on 11-21-17 are investigating several theft from vehicles in West Cocalico Twp. Ephrata Police received calls from residence in the areas of 700-900 Block of Wollups Hill, Mazzota and Strickler Roads area of West Cocalico Twp, for numerous theft from vehicles. Several residence in...

Case Status:

On September 3, 2017 the Ephrata Police Department received a report of a burglary that occurred on Project Road, in West Cocalico Township. The victim reported that sometime during the night, two motor-cross style motorcycles were stolen from their garage. During the investigation, police learned...

Case Status:

Ephrata Police are investigating a strong-arm robbery that occurred in the parking lot of Fulton Bank, 1713 West Main Street, Ephrata Township, on November 13, 2017 at 1121 hours. A male suspect forcibly took a bank deposit bag from a customer as she exited her vehicle to walk into the bank. The...

Pages