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On the evening of July 4, 2018 at approximately 8:34 p.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital for a report of two patients who presented with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. Following protocol and Pennsylvania Law, the hospital notified police.. The victims –...
Ephrata Police are investigating graffiti vandalism that occurred over the weekend to a residence in the 100 block of West Fulton Street and the bridge overpass on West Main Street at Route 272, Ephrata Borough. If you have any information about possible suspects or recognize the tagging, contact...
Ephrata Police responded to the 800 Block of East Main St where they arrested Raymond C. Miller III M/53 of the 800 Blk of E. Main St, Ephrata on an outstanding misdemeanor Harassment warrant issued through the Chester County DA office. Miller was located at his residence and taken into custody...
Ephrata Police were called to the first block of East Pine Street on 06-28-18 at approximately 5:30am for a group of people in the street acting suspiciously. Police arrived to find four people hanging around vehicles who reportedly "just dropped off a friend". Police found a male, Jack B. Marks M/...
Ephrata Police charged Mary Weaver, 26, of New Providence, Jesse L. Herr, 21, of New Providence and a 15-year-old female from Ephrata with Retail Theft. Police allege that the trio stole over $200 in merchandise from K-Mart, Walmart and Turkey Hill on the evening of June 10, 2018.

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On Saturday, March, 25, 2017 at 9:35 AM, Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle driven by Jason H. Fulton, 40, of Ephrata. Mr. Fulton was arrested on suspicion of DUI and his BAC was determined to be 0.193%. Mr. Fulton was processed and released and charges were filed before MDJ Russell for DUI and a...

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On Sunday, March 26, 2017 at approximately 3:40 PM, Ephrata Police responded to the Turkey Hill Mini Market at 4 Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township for a report of a vehicle which had driven through a fence and over an embankment. Police arrived to find that a Ford f-250 driven by Daniel A. Eshleman...
An Ephrata man has been charged with delivering heroin to a patient at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital who died as a result of an overdose. Ephrata Police detectives charged Paul Rinear, 31, of Ephrata, with a felony count of drug delivery resulting in death. On March 10, 2017 Rinear covertly...
On Saturday 3/25/17 at 2040 hrs. a 29 year old male from Ephrata reported he was robbed in the area of the basketball court at 39 E. Queen St in Ephrata Borough. The victim reported a male threatened him with a handgun while attempting to take his electric powered scooter. Ephrata Police responded...

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Update to original 03/10/2017 post: https://lancaster.crimewatchpa.com/ephratapd/10338/cases/theft-school-pa... After posting and requesting assistance, the Ephrata Police Department received multiple tips regarding the thefts from parking lots. The tips led officers to Joseph-Jon Albert "JJ"...

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On Saturday April 16, 2016 at 7:42 p.m., Ephrata Police arrested Israel E. Rivera, 33, of Lancaster for Public Drunkenness after he created a disturbance in the 400 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough. A check of outstanding warrants revealed that Rivera was a fugitive from the state of New...
On 4/13/16 at 1516 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to the 800 Block of E. Main St. Ephrata Township, for a vehicle accident. A vehicle driven by a 17 year old Stevens girl, turned left in front of a vehicle coming the opposite direction. No one was injured. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.

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On 4/13/16 at 0955hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Schoeneck Rd at Indiantown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A vehicle driven by Jorge Cruz, age 35, of Ephrata, failed to stop for a STOP sign and was struck by another vehicle. No one was injured. Both vehicles were towed from...
On 4/10/16 at 1105hrs, Ephrata Police investigated an accident involving a bicyclist and a vehicle at E. Fulton St and Railroad Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A 15 year old female failed to stop at the STOP sign along the rail trail and rode her bike into a passing vehicle. The female was checked by EMS...

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On 4/10/16, Ephrata Police responded to Kmart, 1127 S. State St. Ephrata Township, for two retail theft suspects in custody. Police learned that two juvenile males had been observed together, stealing merchandise valued at approximately $100.00. Both juveniles were released and will receive a...

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On February 7, 2016 at 1:51 p.m., Ephrata Police culminated a month long investigation into drug activity at the Ephrata Motel, 535 South State Street, Ephrata Borough, with the service of a search warrant. During the search Ephrata Police located over $500 worth of heroin Ephrata Police arrested...
Ephrata Police are attempting to identify theft suspects. Walmart asset protection reported that a group of men failed to pay for stereo equipment from the electronics department on at least two separate days in January. If you know the identity of the suspects, please contact Officer Martin at 717...
Ephrata Police on 1-27-16 responded to the Wal-Mart 890 East Main Street, Ephrata for a Shoplifting incident in progress. Ephrata Police received information that a silver Volvo fled the scene with two male occupants leaving a third male behind in the parking lot. Ephrata Police apprehended the...

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Ephrata Police are attempting to identify two suspects who stole $700 worth of Dr. Scholl’s foot care products from Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township, during the early morning of January 19, 2016. Walmart asset protection alleges that the pictured male and female loaded tote bags with...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a hit and run accident that occurred on January 13, 2016, at 4:55 a.m. in the 200 block of Lincoln Ave, Ephrata Borough. A champagne colored Chevrolet struck the rear of a legally parked Expedition. Vehicle body parts recovered at the scene indicate...

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