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On Sunday morning, December 16, 2018 at 2:05am, Ephrata Police responded to a reported burglary which had just occurred at the Sunoco gas station located at 185 E Main St. in Reinholds. Police arrived to find the front door glass broken. It was reported that numerous items of merchandise were...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a fatal accident in the 100 block of Hahnstown Road, Ephrata Township on Friday December 14, 2018. Police and emergency crews were dispatched at 3:54 pm for a person struck. Preliminary investigation reveals that a bicyclist - 78 year old Ephrata man - crossed the...
Ephrata Police are investigating the theft of two iPhones from The Wireless Experience at 108 North Reading Road, Ephrata Borough. On December 12, 2018 at 5:17 p.m., a black male, in his mid to late-twenties, entered the store and quickly removed two iPhones from the display area. Anyone...
On 12/10/18 Ephrata Police received a report of a retail theft that just occurred at the Walmart, 890 E. Main St. in Ephrata Township. It was reported that asset protection personnel attempted to stop a woman as she left the store with $161.00 in merchandise she had not paid for. The woman fled to...
On Monday 12/10/18 at 0800hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident in the 500 Block of N. Ridge Rd. in West Cocalico Township. The driver, Kim Shay, 52, of Denver, reported she fell asleep and her vehicle left the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. Shay was taken to an area...

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Ephrata Police responded to the 200 Block of Church Ave., Ephrata at approximately 10am on 10-24-17 for a domestic disturbance that just occurred. Police arrived and were advised the female fled on foot after assaulting the male with a golf club shaft. The female was located a nearby hiding in a...
Ephrata Police filed Cruelty to Animal charges against Chad Lee Smucker, 26, of Ephrata as the result of an investigation into an incident in the 800 block of Clearview Ave., Ephrata Borough. Police allege that on the evening of October 12, 2017, Smucker threw his girlfriend’s dog against a wall at...
Ephrata Police charged Zebadiah B. Stoltzfus, 20, of Stevens with Simple Assault and Criminal Mischief as the result of an altercation he had with a family member in the first block of Ross Road, West Cocalico Township on October 15, 2017. Stoltzfus is currently incarcerated in Lancaster County...
Ephrata Police responded to the 300 block of Duke St around 8:55am on 10-11-17 for a male causing a disturbance by yelling and throwing clothing and furniture out onto the street. Police arrived to find Kyle S. Woods breaking furniture and throwing items and being aggressive toward police. Woods...
Ephrata Police responded to a fight call in the area of 18 West Main St Saturday afternoon around 2:40pm involving a female and male. Police found Joyce Carroll who according to witnesses became loud with a male and then pushed and struck the male. She further attacked and hit a second male who was...

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On 2/5/16 at 2230 hrs., Ephrata Police responded to a disturbance in the 700 Block of Primrose Ln. Ephrata Township. Two juveniles fled toward the Linear Park Rail Trail in Ephrata Borough prior to police arrival. As police approached the pair on the trail, the 16 year old female, from Akron, fled...

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On 2/5/16 at 1910 hrs., Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident at W. Main St. and Church Ave. in Ephrata Borough. A westbound vehicle driven by Marlene Kern of Denver, age 74, failed to stop for a red traffic signal and struck a southbound vehicle. Kern was taken to a local hospital with...

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On Sunday 1/31/16, at 1844 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident near the intersection of Washington Ave and E. Locust Sts. A vehicle driven by Justin Geesey, age 20, of Ephrata, struck a car parked on Locust St., causing severe damage to both vehicles. Geesey and his female passenger...

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On 1/26/16 at 9:30PM, Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle accident in West Cocalico Township on Wollups Hill Rd near the intersection of Steinmetz Rd. Nathan John, age 40, of Denver, lost control of his van which struck a snow bank and rolled over. John was not injured and was arrested for...

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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 January 13, 2017 at 8:38 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Middle Creek Road, Ephrata Township, for a one vehicle accident. The vehicle, which was occupied by only the driver, struck a tree. The driver, a 17 year old male from Ephrata, was transported to Lancaster General...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating overnight burglaries at two Ephrata businesses. During the early morning hours of January 11, 2017, unknown suspects entered the Lynda’s Deli / Sunoco convenience store at 477 North Reading , Ephrata Township and Ephrata Beverage Mart, 36 North Reading...
Ephrata Police investigated two crashes involving overturned vehicles on Thursday, December 29, 2016. The first, a two-vehicle event, occurred on SR222 Southbound near the SR322 off ramp at 5:11 a.m. Jamil Trilla, 24, of Lancaster was driving his silver Subaru sedan besid a tractor trailer driven...
Ephrata Police arrested Kelly L. Hake, 58, of Lancaster and Kendra E. Jarrett, 20, homeless, for shoplifting over $1200 worth of merchandise at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. Walmart asset protection employees informed Ephrata Police that on December 19, 2016 at 8:30 p.m., Jarrett...
Ephrata Police filed retail theft and criminal conspiracy charges against Sarah I. Landers, 24, of Lebanon and Kayla M. Kissinger, 21 of Lebanon. Walmart asset protection associates advised Ephrata Police that the pair failed to pay for $872 worth of merchandise on November 5, 2016 at 7:15 p.m...

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