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On January 13, 2018, a resident of the first block of East Pine Street, Ephrata Borough, reported that a 9mm handgun was stolen from the residence. On February 1, 2018, Ephrata Police arrested Jonathan Carpenter, 24, of Ephrata, on an outstanding bench warrant in the 700 block of South State Street...
On February 17, 2018 at 7:20 p.m., Ephrata Police arrested Michael A. Beiler, 39, of Adamstown after a female started that Beiler threw an object at her, punched her in the eye and punched her in her back repeatedly while at a residence in the first block of East Main Street, Adamstown Borough...
Ephrata Police recently charged Kate E. Witwer, 30, of Ephrata with Theft of a handgun and Carrying a Firearm without a License. Ephrata Police received a tip from a Lancaster County Probation Officer that a client may have stolen a gun from a residence in the first block of Charles Street, Ephrata...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a Diversion Burglary and Theft that occurred at a residence on Bethany Rd. in Ephrata Borough on 2/14/18. A while male suspect arrived in a white car. He told the elderly homeowner that his mother was moving into the house next door and asked the homeowner to step...
Ephrata Police responded on 2-13-18 at approximately 3:10pm for a vehicle accident in the 500 block of East Main St (US 322) involving two vehicles with one vehicle rolled over onto its roof. Ephrata Police determined that a Honda sedan driven by Prudencio Aviles Jr 42/M, from Cotton St, Reading...

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Ephrata Police charged a 16 year old Ephrata teen with robbery resulting from an incident which occurred on Friday, Dec. 16th, 2016. Police received a report from a juvenile male that he met an acquaintance, a 16 year old Ephrata resident, in an alleyway near the 100 block of Marshall St. in...

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Ephrata Police filed Theft charges against Gregory S. Graybill, 35, of Ephrata. On December 16, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Graybill removed a package, containing diapers, from a porch in the first block of Lincoln Ave, Ephrata Borough.

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Ephrata Police filed Retail Theft charges against Amy M. Boley, 28, of Ephrata. On December 14, 2016 at 1:22 p.m. Boley failed to pay for $181 worth of merchandise from Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township.

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Ephrata Police filed Retail Theft charges against William J. Martoia III, 36, of Honey Brook. On December 4, 2016 at 6:40 p.m. Martoia removed $343 worth of razors from Giant, 850 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. Video surveillance was used to identify Martoia.

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On December 24, 2016 at 5:27 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Mountain Road, West Cocalico Township for a shooting. The resident, Scott L. Behney, 57, reported to 911 that he had shot an intruder with his pistol. The police investigation determined that Behney was...

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Ephrata Police responded to a 322 in the area of Walmart for a report of a two vehicle crash at 8:25 pm on Monday, March 7, 2016. A pickup truck driven by Barry Esser, 23, of Stevens, PA failed to stop for a red traffic light and collided with a Hyundai sedan driven by Alexander Coy, 20, of New...

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UPDATE- March 2, 2016- The 3 year old boy that was struck is expected to make a full recovery and the grandmother is expected to recover and be released from the hospital today. On March 1, 2016 at 4:14 p.m. Ephrata Police responded to a report of pedestrians struck by a vehicle at the intersection...
Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 1100 block of Division Hwy(Rt 322) around 5:50 AM on Monday, February 22, 2016. A Honda Civic sedan driven by Christopher Cintron-Rivera, 21 years of age, from Lancaster, was travelling eastbound and drove across the westbound lane, off the...

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UPDATE- on 2/18/16 at 2120 hours, Ephrata Police served a warrant for Assault on Brian Kline at the Ephrata Motel, 535 S. State St. in Ephrata Borough. Kline was transported to Lancaster County Prison to await arraignment. On 2/18/16, at 1152 hrs, the Ephrata Police were called to the Ephrata Motel...

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On 2/17/16 at 1543hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on RT322 at RT222 in Ephrata Township. A westbound vehicle driven by Ia Vang, of Denver, turned left in front of an eastbound vehicle. No one was injured. One vehicle was towed from the scene.

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Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata couple for using a stolen credit card belonging to an Ephrata resident at multiple local businesses on June 16, 2015. Police charged Joy K. Patterson, 30, and Matthew S. Patterson, 32, with multiple counts of Access Device Fraud, Theft by Deception and Criminal...
Ephrata Police arrested three suspects; a female and two brothers, following an all night manhunt stemming from a theft incident in the late evening hours of 5-28-15 at the Weis Markets in the 300 Block of North Reading Road, Ephrata. Ephrata Police were called to the Weis Markets around 10pm on 5-...

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On May 7, 2015, Ephrata Police received a report of a Facebook video depicting two (2) youths in the public parking lot behind the Whistlestop Plaza. The youths in question appeared significanlty intoxicated. Investigators worked to identify those involved and to establish a time frame in which the...

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The Ephrata Police investigated two (2) business burglaries that occurred in the overnight hours from Friday May 8, 2015 to Saturday May 9, 2015. Zimmerman's Transport and Zimmerman's Excavating were both entered illegally. The businesses were ransacked and money was taken. Anyone with information...
Ephrata Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at the New Life Fellowship Church at 420 East Fulton Street, Ephrata Township overnight May 3 into May 4, 2015. On the morning of Monday May 4, 2015, Church staff discovered that someone forced entry into the church and stole the Sunday...

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