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Ephrata Police arrested Adam Beears on 03-22-18 at approximately 1200hrs following an investigation into an assault which occurred during the early morning hours of 03-21-18. Adams Beears is reported to have assaulted a female in the early morning hours of 03-21-18 in the 100 Block of Grant Street...
On February 16, 2018, Ephrata Police detectives interviewed Jeffrey Garrett, 19, of Adamstown about his involvement in a robbery in which Garrett was later charged. During the interview, Garrett gave written consent for police to search his cellular phone for evidence. During an analysis of the...
The Ephrata Police Department charged Travis C. Leakey, 34, of Blue Ball, Jonathan McWilliams, 29, of Ephrata and Danielle McWilliams, 36, of Ephrata with retail theft, theft by deception and criminal conspiracy related to an investigation into multiple incidents of shoplifting and returning stolen...
From Penndot: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2018 PennDOT to Replace Cocalico Road Span in West Cocalico Township South Cocalico Road bridge over Cocalico Creek to be closed for up to 155 days. Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that on...
On 3/14/18 at 0852 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated an accident involving three vehicles in the 200 Block of N. State St. in Ephrata Borough. A northbound vehicle driven by Daniel Ludwig, age 36, of Ephrata, PA., struck another vehicle stopped in front of it, pushing it into another stopped vehicle...

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On 11/23/16, Ephrata Police took Derek Bollinger, age 28, of Denver, into custody on a detainer for a probation violation and transported him to Lancaster County Prison. Bollinger was involved in several disturbances and theft from vehicle incidents in Ephrata on 11/22/16 with charges pending for...
On 11/23/16, at 1155hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a retail theft incident at Walmart, 890 E. Main St. in Ephrata Township. Melissa Rhen, age 31, of Denver, was observed selecting $328 in merchandise and leaving the store without paying for it. When approached by store employees, Rhen abandoned...
On 11/23/16 Brandon Lee Sweigart Jr, age 25, of Ephrata, was taken into custody in Lebanon County. He was turned over to Ephrata Police on four outstanding criminal warrants for Burglary, Theft and Access Device charges. Sweigart was arraigned by MDJ Russell and received $125,000 bail and was...
Ephrata Police arrested Jhalonda Tara Gilbert, 24, of Ephrata after she was caught shoplifting merchandise at Walmart by loss prevention staff. Gilbert allegedly concealed $55.00 worth of merchandise in her pocketbook prior to checking out other merchandise and leaving the store. Gilbert was...
After receiving toxicology results, Ephrata Police recently charged Shawn D. Reppert, 29, of Lititz, with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Heroin, Possession of LSD and Careless Driving. On October 15, 2016 at 1205 hours, Ephrata Police responded to a three car...

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Ephrata Police investigated a two car crash Monday evening around 6pm on 01-04-16 involving a motorcycle and vehicle that resulted in injuries to the cyclist and passenger in the vehicle. The accident occurred at the intersection of South Reading(PA Rt. 272) and Steinmetz Roads with the motorcycle...

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On 1/3/15 at 3:30 PM, Ephrata Police investigated a reported drug violation in progress in the 100 Block of W. Fulton St. in Ephrata Borough. Police found five people sitting at a picnic table openly preparing to use marihuana. A 15 year old female from Ephrata was in the process of rolling a large...
On 1/1/16 at 1828hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a two vehicle accident at Main St. at Bethany Rd. in Ephrata Borough. A van driven by My Thay, age 25, of Lititz, was west bound on E. Main St. and turned left in front of an east bound vehicle. No one was injured and both vehicles were towed from...

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UPDATED 1/1/16, 10:45AM- The Ephrata Police Department, assisted by the Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal, investigated an apartment building fire that occurred in the 600 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough. On December 31, 2015 at 11:40 p.m. the Ephrata Pioneer Fire Company, the...
Ephrata Police on 12-18-15, following a brief investigation, filed charges of Disorderly Conduct against three male juveniles from the Ephrata area. Ephrata Police received a call on 12-13-15 around 3pm from an Ephrata citizen who reported his vehicle was struck by an egg as he was driving in the...

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