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On 4/29/17 at 0845 hrs., Ephrata Police were called for a shirtless male dancing around erratically in a business parking lot in the 400 block of N. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. Police located the male acting strangely and determined he was under the influence of controlled substances. The male...
On 4/30/17 at 1521 hrs. Ephrata Police were called to investigate a Hit and Run accident that occurred on Rt. 322 in the area of Rt. 222. A vehicle traveling west on Rt. 322 was struck by a vehicle exiting the ramp from Rt 222 and that vehicle fled after striking the west bound vehicle. Police...

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On April 25, 2017 Ephrata Police filed charges against Joseph J. Braun, 65, of Lancaster for his involvement in a vehicle accident in November of 2016. On Friday, November 18, 2016 at 4:15pm, Ephrata Police investigated a crash involving two vehicles in the first block of East Mohler Church Road,...
On Friday April 21, 2017 at approximately 4:40 pm. Ephrata Police Responded to a traumatic injury report on Misty Lane, in Ephrata Township. Preliminary investigation revealed that Brendan Holbritter, 17, of Ephrata was seated on the back of a friend's car while the car was in motion. "This does...

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On 4/24/17 at 1400 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on the RT 222 northbound bridge over RT 322 in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by James Angelo, age 67, of Wyomissing, accelerated and drove into the back of a petroleum tank truck, causing both vehicles to lose control and...

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Ephrata Police on Sunday 03-19-17 at approximately 1220hrs picked up Todd S. Racine M/22 on a felony Forgery warrant. Racine was found at his home in the 1300 block of West Main Street Ephrata where he was taken into custody without incident. Ephrata Police Det. Bartholomew had filed Felony Forgery...
Ephrata Police arrested an Ephrata man for assaulting an eleven year old child. Paul S. Wetter, 43 of Ephrata was charged with Simple Assault. Police allege that Wetter struck the side of the child’s head three times and kicked the child’s leg on the evening of March 14, 2017 at a residence in...
Ephrata Police filed DUI charges against Sarah E. Wills, 33, of Ephrata. On February 22, 2017 at 11:05 p.m. Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident in the first block of East Chestnut Street, Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Wills struck two parked cars. Wills was arrested for DUI. A...
On Monday, March 13, 2017, Ephrata Police arrested William C. Kump, 29, of 63 Reagan Dr. Ephrata, on an outstanding warrant. Kump was wanted by the East Earl Township PD on fraud charges. Police went to Kump's residence and found him hiding in the garage underneath a blanket. He was arrested...
Ephrata Police arrested Zachary R. Hoffman, 26, of Ephrata for suspicion of DUI following a crash which occurred at approximately 3:35am on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Police responded to a one vehicle crash and found that a Ford Edge, driven by Hoffman had crashed into a traffic signal pole at the...

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On 3/7/17 at 0622hrs, Ephrata Police responded to an accident involving a bicyclist that was struck by a vehicle in the 100 Block of Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. The vehicle driver, Jaymes Lewis, age 26, of Lancaster, reported he fell asleep and struck the bicyclist from behind. The 20 year...

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On 3/6/17 at 1530hrs, Ephrata Police and Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to a farm/industrial construction accident in the 2100 block of West Route 897 in West Cocalico Township. Several building companies volunteering to repair recent storm damage, had employees at the site placing new...
On 2/27/17 at 0308 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a hit and run vehicle accident on E. Main St at State St. in Ephrata Borough. A 25 year old female from Ephrata was crossing East Main St. in the crosswalk, and was struck by an older green pickup truck turning left from North State St. onto East...

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On 2/24/17 at 1830 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on route 322 at Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. An east bound vehicle driven by Steven Bevan of Reinholds, turned left in front of an approaching west bound van. The impact caused the vehicle to spin 180 degrees in the...

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On 2/24/17 at 1930 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Rt. 222 in Ephrata Township involving a car and a tractor trailer. A car driven by Thomas Manmiller of Denver, PA, was in the left lane tailgating an uninvolved vehicle while trying to pass a tractor trailer. The car moved...

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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...
Ephrata Police are requesting assistance with identifying a retail theft suspect. Walmart asset protection associates indicate that the male in the photograph left the store without paying for $412 in merchandise on the evening of November 25, 2016. If you are able to identify the male, please...

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