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On 4/2/18 at 1428 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident on RT 272 at Willow St. in Adamstown Borough. A northbound vehicle driven by Michele Abrew-Morales, age 20, of Lancaster, turned left in front of a south bound vehicle, causing the collision. Both vehicles were towed from the...

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On 3/30/2018, The Ephrata Police Department with assistance of Lancaster County Drug Task Force conducted an investigation into an alleged sexual activity for profit at “Therapeutic Massage of Ephrata,” a business located at 17 N State Street, Ephrata, PA. An undercover detective of Lancaster...

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Ephrata Police responded to the 3000 block of Rothsville Road around 6:20pm 3-27-18 for report of a motorist who struck a large Hawk. Ephrata motorist, Amy Mellinger reported she was driving east in the 3000 Block of Rothsville Road, Ephrata Township when an Hawk swooped down into the path of her...

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Ephrata Police investigated a reportable crash Tuesday afternoon 3-27-18 around 4:10pm involving two vehicles at a school bus stop. Ephrata Police discovered that a vehicle driving east in the 300 Block of Meadow Valley Road by Deborah R. Weidman F/62 of Ephrata stopped for school bus which was...

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Ephrata Police were able to stop a wrong way driver early Tuesday morning 3-27-18 at 12:39 a.m. after receiving numerous complaints of a vehicle traveling south bound in the north bound lanes of US 222. County police dispatch initially received several reports at approximately 12:29 a.m. of the...

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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...
Ephrata Police arrested John W. Gee, 62 of Ephrata, with Simple Assault after responding to his residence for a domestic disturbance in which another family member sustained a minor facial injury. He was arrested and arraigned before MDJ Russell and transported to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of...
Ephrata Police have charged Ashley Rice, age 28, of Manheim, with Retail Theft, following an incident on 10/11/16 at the Walmart in Ephrata Township. Rice selected merchandise from the store and without having paid for the items, returned them for a value of $108.81. Rice will receive a summons.
On September 8, 2016, the Lancaster County Computer Crimes Task Force and the Ephrata Police Department, assisted by the Pennsylvania State Police Central Area Computer Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant in the 100 block of East Fulton Street Ephrata. Pursuant to the search warrant, police...
On Wednesday 12/14/16 at 1745hrs, Megan Ebling, 29 of Ephrata, was charged with Indirect Criminal Contempt after violating a Protection From Abuse Order effective on that date. Ebling was listed as a Defendant on the order which, in part, evicted her from her residence until a future hearing. After...

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On 1/21/16, Ephrata Police were called to investigate a burglary and theft at a home in the first block of N. King St. in Schoeneck, West Cocalico Township. Between 9:30Am and 1:30PM, someone forced entry to the residence through a window and stole numerous electronic and other items valued at...

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On 1/21/16, at 0723, Ephrata Police were dispatched to an accident involving a struck bicyclist in the 1000 Block of Lincoln Rd. in Ephrata Township. The investigation revealed a pickup truck driven by Glenn Martin, age 31, of Lititz, struck the bicyclist from behind as they both travelled north on...

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On 1/15/16 at 0505hrs, Ephrata Police were dispatched to a vehicle accident in Ephrata Borough on S. State St. at E. King St. A vehicle driven by Anthony Leone, age 56, of Lancaster, was reportedly being driven recklessly. The vehicle hit a speed limit sign and flipped. No one was injured and the...

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On 1/11/16 at 06:46AM, Ephrata Police responded to a two vehicle accident on S. State St. at the intersection of Old Mill Rd. A vehicle driven by Angela Hornberger, age 29, of Willow Street, was north bound on State St. and turned left in front of a south bound vehicle driven by a 53 year old...

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Ephrata Poilce investigated a crash in the 1000 block of S. State Street involving vehicles driven by Zachery M. Myers M/27 Rettew Mill Rd. Ephrata and Suzanne Young F/42 Santa Fe Drive, Lititz which occurred around 4:45pm on 01-10-16. Myers and Young were both traveling north in the 1000 block...

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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...
Brandon Lee Rea, 21, Ephrata, was the driver of a vehicle which was travelling too fast to make a turn and drove off the roadway and struck a tree. Rea reported he was not injured. His vehicle was damaged requiring towing. Police filed several traffic citations related to the crash.

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