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Ephrata Police have charged Cody A. Bowers, 21, of Lititz, with Unsworn Falsification to Authorities. Police allege that on October 6, 2018, Bowers attempted to purchase a gun from an Ephrata area gun dealer and falsified information on the Pennsylvania State Police Application / Record of Sale...
Ephrata Police have charged Gary M. Lagaza, 50, of Ephrata, with Unsworn Falsification to Authorities. Police allege that on September 15, 2018, Lagaza attempted to purchase a firearm from an Ephrata area gun dealer and falsified information on the Pennsylvania State Police Application / Record of...
On 2/4/19 at 1353 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Lincoln Avenue at East Pine Street in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a sedan driven by Matthew Lemaszewski, 18, of Leola, was south on Lincoln Avenue when it failed to stop for a stop sign and was struck by a...

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On 1/31/19 at 1435 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Martin Avenue at Lancaster Avenue in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a pickup truck operated by Tyrone Miller, 56, of Stevens, pulled from a stop sign on a traffic way and struck the side of a Subaru as it drove...

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On the afternoon of January 28, 2019, Ephrata Police posted a story on Crimewatch and social media requesting the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in the theft of a key from a local bed & breakfast inn. By noon on January 29, 2019, the key had been recovered, a suspect has been...

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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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Retail Theft charges have been filed against Scott Pess Wentzel, age 27, of Denver, following an incident at Kmart in Ephrata Township on 1/14/18. Store employees and customers observed Wentzel carry a large TV valued at $400 from the store without paying for it. The TV was still wrapped in the...
On February 3, 2018 at 2:25 a.m., Ephrata Police responded to a pedestrian struck in the 400 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough. Police arrived and found Abby R. Grimm, 44, of Ephrata lying in the street with a serious head injury. Through the police investigation a suspect vehicle...
Ephrata Police were called Tuesday evening 1-31-18 around 8:15pm to the Family Dollar Store at the Cloister Shopping Center in the 100 Block of N. Reading Rd (PA 272) for a male inside the store who appeared intoxicated it was reported he was staggering and falling against the store shelves. Police...

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On 5/5/16 at 0714, Ephrata Police investigated a two vehicle accident on Meadow Valley Rd. at Rettew Mill Rd. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by a 17 year old Ephrata girl, pulled from the stop sign on Rettew Mill Rd. into the path of a west bound vehicle on Meadow Valley Rd. No one was...

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On 4/30/16 at 1650 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated vehicle accidents on 222 North in Ephrata Township. A northbound vehicle driven by Xiaochen Zhang, age 27, of Philadelphia, drifted off the left berm, and lost control crossing both lanes and crashed into the woods along the right side of the...
On 4/19/16 at 1822hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a collision involving three vehicles, on E. Main St. at Ridge Ave. A vehicle driven by Courtney Huber, age 20, of Denver, drover her vehicle into the back of the vehicle in front of her, pushing that vehicle into the back of a third vehicle. No one...

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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 May 23, 2017 at 1528 hours, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 897 and North Peartown Road, West Cocalico Township. A commercial truck driven by Timothy Mohn Jr., 38, of Myerstown, swerved to avoid a vehicle that pulled out from a stop sign. Mohn’s truck...
On May 22, 2017 at 1125 hours, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on State Route 222 northbound north of Glenwood Road, Ephrata Township. A white sedan traveling southbound, driven by Christie Beutler, 20, of Lititz, crossed the center median and struck a northbound SUV, driven by...
Ephrata Police Identify Person of Interest in Bank Robbery Ephrata Police are seeking the whereabouts of Nathan Edward Heinzig, 36, who last resided in the Hopeland area of Clay Township. Ephrata Police want to question Heinzig about his involvement in a bank robbery that occurred on Thursday May...
Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance check in the 100-200 blocks of Church Avenue in Ephrata Borough on Monday 05-17-17 from 2pm-6pm. Ephrata Police cited eleven (11) motorist for exceeding the posted 25mph speed limit, with the highest speed cited at 43mph.
This man is suspected of stealing several hundred dollars of merchandise on 4/26 around 2:25pm. He left in the pictured vehicle. Please call us at 717.733.8611 if you can help us identify him or leave a tip here on our Ephrata Police Crimewatch page.

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