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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 3/14/18 at 1045 hrs. Ephrata Police investigated an accident involving three vehicles on S. Reading Rd. at S. Academy Dr. in Ephrata Borough. A northbound vehicle operated by Mary Getz, age 80, of Denver, PA., failed to make the left turn onto S. Academy Dr. and drove into another vehicle...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a vehicle accident that occurred on March 13, 2018 at 0820 hours in the 600 block of Mount Airy Road, West Cocalico Township. A red Mazda sedan driven by Austin Sauder, 18, of Stevens, lost control and collided with a red Pontiac driven by Amanda Kashner, 28, of...
The enclosed trailer containing four all-terrain vehicles and a motorcycle stolen from West Cocalico Township on March 6, 2018 has been located. The trailer and its contents were found in a densely wooded area in the 800 block of Camp Meeting Road, East Earl. East Earl Township Police are assisting...

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On Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 9:20 hours, Ephrata Police served an outstanding warrant for Ryan Hibshman, DOB 12/01/1980. Police received information that Hibshman was staying at the Dutch Gardens Motel on N Reading Rd. in Ephrata. Police were able to confirm that Hibshman was in one of the rooms...
On Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 08:30pm, Ephrata Police responded to 14 Valerie Ave. in Ephrata Twp. for a report of a domestic disturbance. Police arrived and found two subject who were involved in a dispute regarding custody of a child. One of the involved subjects, Carlos Paredes-Pena, DOB 07/29/...
Ephrata Police arrested Oliver David Eckman, DOB 08/23/1997, of Mountville, PA, on an outstanding warrant from Lebanon County. Eckman was stopped and provided police with a false name and date of birth. Police were able to positively identify Eckman through investigation and determined him to have...
Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Swamp Bridge and Penny's Hill Roads in West Cocalico Township Thursday 1-11-18 at approximately 9:35pm. Police found a white Doge Caravan failed to negotiate a curve on Swamp Bridge Road. The Dodge drove off the right shoulder, down...
Ephrata Police arrested James Renz for Public Drunkenness following a trespassing incident in the 100 Block of N. State St Thursday evening, 1-11-18 at approximately 6:20pm. Renz was taken into custody and held until sober. Renz was given a citation for Public Drunkenness.

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On 10/31/17 at 0400 hrs. Ephrata Police were called to a residence in the first block of Strickler Rd. in West Cocalico Township for a heroin overdose. It was discovered several subjects had fled into the surrounding wooded area before police arrived. Police located the subjects and two were taken...
On 10/11/17 at 2336 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a one vehicle accident in the 100 Block of Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. Police were contacted by a tow company reporting they were hired to tow a wrecked vehicle from a field. The investigation revealed Lester Campos-Aguirre of Ephrata...

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Ephrata Police responded to the Wawa store located at 620 S Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough on Oct. 2nd, 2017 at 1:30pm for a report of a suspected DUI crash. A vehicle driven by Cynthia D. Arteaga, 53, of Akron drove over a curb, into a pole protecting a gas pump, backed up and struck another...

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Ephrata Police responded Monday 09-25-17 around 1250pm to a two vehicle accident involving a Ford Windstar van and a Honda CRV vehicles at the intersection of the Walmart Entrance in the 800 Block of East Main St, Ephrata Township. Police determined the Honda driven by George A Welsh of Coatesville...

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On Friday, Sept. 8, at 6:50 AM, Ephrata police responded to a report of a hit and run crash involving a vehicle which struck a rock wall and barn earlier that morning. Police were informed that a witness observed at pickup truck being loaded onto a tow truck at around 2:00am that morning but did...

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On the evening of January 10, 2018, a male attempted to break into a vending machine at a business in the 700 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Township. The male was wearing a brown jacket, blue jeans, camouflage work boots, work gloves and a hat with a large depiction of a cartoon character...
Ephrata Police responded around 12noon on 01-24-18 to a vehicle accident at N. State St and Chestnut St involving a sedan and a pickup truck. A vehicle driven by a 16yr old male from Akron, Pa. reportedly pulled from a stop sign into the path of a pick up truck that was traveling on N. State St and...

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Ephrata Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Turkey Hill, 4 Hahnstown Road, Ephrata Township on January 20, 2018 at 12:34 a.m. A male, wearing a blue hoody and a black knit cap, entered the store, displayed a hand gun and demanded cash from the clerk and another customer in...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a theft that occurred on Friday morning 1-19-18 around 0715hrs at the Goodwill Store on South State Street (PA 272) in Ephrata. Goodwill reported they had numerous items taken, that were covered under a tarp, from the donation area of the loading dock to the side of...

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On 01-16-18 during the early morning hours Ephrata Police investigated numerous weather related accidents throughout the area of Ephrata Borough, Ephrata Township and West Cocalico Twp. One accident was a roll over and two others involved a vehicle striking a house. Ephrata Police at approximately...

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