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On May 23, 2018 at 1:59 p.m., within one hour of obtaining and publicizing an arrest warrant, Ephrata Police received a tip and located Brianne E. Mankins at a residence in the 700 block of Primrose Lane, Ephrata Township. Mankins will be arraigned this evening. Previous Release: Ephrata Police...
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...

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A resident of the 100 block of Cherry Street, Ephrata Borough, reported to Ephrata Police that an acquaintance, Felicia M. Nellius, 21, of Eleverson, had fraudulently used her credit card account number. Nellius stated that the victim allowed her to use her credit card in the past for a ride...
Ephrata Police recently charged Jesse A. Andrew, 23, of Denver, with Theft. In December of 2017, an automotive maintenance business in 100 Block of Garden Spot Road, Ephrata Township, reported that approximately $19,000 worth of automotive parts, specifically bronze castor shims, were missing from...

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On 3/30/2018, The Ephrata Police Department with assistance of Lancaster County Drug Task Force conducted an investigation into an alleged sexual activity for profit at “Therapeutic Massage of Ephrata,” a business located at 17 N State Street, Ephrata, PA. An undercover detective of Lancaster...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Shelby L. Brown, 35, of Newmanstown with Unsworn Falsification to Authorities. Police allege that Brown lied about her criminal history on an application to purchase a firearm in an attempt to illegally purchase a firearm at an Ephrata area firearms dealer. The...
Ephrata Police have charged Carmen M. Leger, 43, of Lebanon with one summary count of Theft of Services after investigation revealed that the electric meter at her business, CJ Deli Grocery, 244 N. State St. in Ephrata Borough was tampered with. Utilizing new digital metering technology the Borough...

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Ephrata Police responded to a one vehicle crash in the 100 Block of Parkveiw Heights Road Saturday evening around 9:20pm where the vehicle was overturned. The driver, Jeremiah Stoltzfoos M/19 of Lititz, PA reported he was east bound when he attempted to negotiate a curve in the roadway but lost...

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On 12/3/17 at 1824 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving four vehicles. A vehicle driven by Joshua Kise, age 40, of Ephrata, lost control while driving south in the 400 Block of Washington Ave. in Ephrata Borough and struck three parked vehicles. Two vehicles were heavily...

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On 11/28/17 Ephrata Police took two subjects into custody on outstanding Lancaster County bench warrants. Ryan Finkbinder, age 37, was located at a vacant house in the 400 Block of N. State St. in Ephrata Borough. Linette Roonan, age 31, of Lititz, was located in the 100 Block of N Reading Rd. in...
Ephrata Police are investigating a Hit and Run accident that occurred around 3:00pm on 11-21-17 in the 100 block of South Reading Road (PA. 272) near the Blue Ridge Cable TV Office and Royer's Flower Shop. Ephrata Police received information from a female driver from Akron, PA who reported she was...

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Ephrata Police responded to a single vehicle crash involving a car which lost control, overturned and struck the porch of a home in the 500 block of North State Street in Ephrata Borough at approximately 3:09 AM on Saturday morning. The vehicle was driven by James P. Faish, of Ephrata. He suffered...

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As the culmination of a month-long robbery investigation, Ephrata Police charged three people with Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery and Aggravated Assault. On January 23, 2018, an Ephrata resident reported that two males assaulted him, cut his elbow with a knife, and stole his wallet and its...
UPDATE: Long was captured on March 8, 2018 in East Cocalico Township. The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating that incident. William “Billy” Long, 43, of Stevens, is wanted on a parole violation warrant held by the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole. Long is also a suspect in a...
Ephrata Police responded to a multi-car accident in the 400 Block of East Main St (US 322) Monday evening 2-26-18 at approximately 8:25pm. Several witnesses reported a large white SUV traveling at a high rate of speed struck several vehicles parked along the north side of the 400 Block of East Main...

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Ephrata Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at Green Dragon Market and Auction, 955 North State Street, Ephrata Township during the early morning hours of February 8, 2018. At least two subjects entered buildings, destroyed cash registers and stole cash. Since vendors generally do not...
Ephrata Police charged Michael T. Sweetwood, 20, of Ephrata, and Tyler N. Sweetwood, 21, of Ephrata, with Retail Theft, Theft by Deception and Conspiracy. Walmart asset protection reported to Ephrata Police that the brothers entered on the Ephrata Township store on two separate dates in late...

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