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Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Brianne E. Mankins, 22, last known address of Ephrata. On May 22, 2018 at 12:32 a.m., Ephrata Police responded to the first block of East Pine Street, Ephrata Borough, to investigate a report of suspicious activity. Police located Mankins asleep in a...
Ephrata Police recently completed the investigation of a vehicle accident that occurred in the 600 block of Mount Airy Road, West Cocalico Township, on March 13, 2018 at 0820 hours. A red Mazda sedan driven by Austin Sauder, 18, of Stevens, lost control and collided with a red Pontiac driven by...
Ephrata Police have filed Harassment and Disorderly Conduct charges against Henry Martin, age 83, of Reinholds, following a report of unwanted physical contact between Martin and a 15 year old female. The incident occurred on 5/4/18 in the parking lot of a business in the 900 block of N. State St...
On May 14, 2018, Ephrata Police Detectives charged Michael Thomas Matthews, 51, of Ephrata with Arson Endangering Persons, Aggravated Arson, and Causing or Risking Catastrophe - all felonies of the 1st degree - after he intentionally set fire to his residence, with his wife inside. Matthews is...

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In August of 2016 a resident of the first block of South Maple Street, Ephrata Borough, reported to the Ephrata Police that a .22 caliber hand gun was stolen from his residence sometime over the past few months. Police determined that the gun was pawned at a pawnshop in Lynchburg, VA. The...

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On Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, at 10:20pm, the Ephrata Police received a report of a male individual soliciting money from customers in front of the KMart at 1127 Rothsville Rd. in Ephrata. Poilce responded and located Nicholas Allan Sarnicky, 22, of Whitehall, PA. Police determined he had earlier...
Ephrata Police charged a 16 year old Ephrata teen with robbery resulting from an incident which occurred on Friday, Dec. 16th, 2016. Police received a report from a juvenile male that he met an acquaintance, a 16 year old Ephrata resident, in an alleyway near the 100 block of Marshall St. in...

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Ephrata Police filed Theft charges against Gregory S. Graybill, 35, of Ephrata. On December 16, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Graybill removed a package, containing diapers, from a porch in the first block of Lincoln Ave, Ephrata Borough.

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Ephrata Police filed Retail Theft charges against Amy M. Boley, 28, of Ephrata. On December 14, 2016 at 1:22 p.m. Boley failed to pay for $181 worth of merchandise from Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township.

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Ephrata Police responded to a crash involving white BMW sedan which left the roadway and struck a tree, partially rolling before landing back on the roadway. The male driver, Santos Diaz-Colon, 30 of Ephrata, was the only person in the vehicle and was taken to Reading Hospital with a laceration and...

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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...

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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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