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Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident with entrapment at 11:15pm 1-26-21 involving two vehicles near the intersection of W. Rt. 897 and Peartown Road, West Cocalico Twp Ephrata Police arrived to find a heavily damaged Chrysler PT Cruiser sitting in the west bound lane of W. Rt. 897 near...

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On 1-10-2021 Ephrata Police were called to a home in the 100 Block of Parkview Heights Road, Ephrata Township, for a male making threats towards others in the home with a knife. Reportedly, Tyler Smith M/20 of Ephrata PA, was upset following a verbal dispute involving two (2) female victims and...
Two North Carolina Men Charged in Gunpoint Robbery of Puppies from Lancaster County Breeder PHILADELPHIA – First Assistant United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Christopher Lamont Stimpson, Jr., 22, and Wilbert Curtis Trey Artis, III, 29, both of Greensboro, North...

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Ephrata Police charged Scott A. Mease, 49, of Ephrata, with Stalking, Harassment and Defiant Trespass. Police allege that from October 14 to October 27, 2020, Mease stalked and harassed an Ephrata family by calling them, showing up at their residence and placing letters on neighborhood vehicles...

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Ephrata Police charged Allen Thomas Gaspar, 23, of Bronx New York with Strangulation and Simple Assault as the result of his involvement in a physical altercation with an acquaintance. Gaspar was also charged with and found to be Possession of a Controlled Substance, following his physical arrest...
Ephrata Police charged Teresa M. Reich (65), of Narvon, PA, with Retail Theft for stealing $319.00 worth of merchandise from a store in the 800 block of E. Main Street Ephrata Township. On October 4, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., a store employee witnessed Reich exiting the store without paying for the items...
On the morning of October 4, 2020, Ephrata Police investigated extensive graffiti vandalism to commercial buildings under construction at 807 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. Graffiti was found at five different locations on the property and the estimated cost to restore the property to its...
Ephrata Police cited Christopher Spangler (51), of Ephrata, with harassment for a disturbance that occurred on 9/20/2020 at 2:00 pm, near the intersection of Church Avenue & W. Chestnut Street Ephrata Borough. Spangler was witnessed in a physical altercation with a female, causing a disturbance...

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On 4/6/19 at 1612 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving four vehicles, with injury, in the 800 block of East Main Street in Ephrata Township. A vehicle driven by Lisa Noel, 41, of Mohnton, failed to stop for stopped vehicles and struck a vehicle in front, pushing it into the...

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Police are asking for assistance in identifying a suspect who used stolen credit cards to make purchases at a local electronics store. If you know who the person in the black hat and jacket is in these pictures, please contact Officer Nixon with the Ephrata Police Department at 717-738-9200 x260 or...

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On 3/4/19 at 1708 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident with injuries in the 1100 block of S. State St. in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a vehicle driven by Mona Murphy, 46, of Ephrata, was north bound on S. State St, (RT 272) and approached a line of traffic at the...

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On 2/8/19 at 1318 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving four vehicles in the 700 Block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Township. An eastbound van operated by Lamar Martin, 38, of Dundee NY, struck a vehicle stopped in traffic in front of it, pushing that vehicle forward in chain...

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img_1580.jpg On 2/4/19 at 1353 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Lincoln Avenue at East Pine Street in Ephrata Borough. The investigation revealed a sedan driven by Matthew Lemaszewski, 18, of Leola, was south on Lincoln Avenue when it failed to stop for a stop sign and was...

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On Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 1627 hrs Ephrata Police Officers responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of S. Line Rd and Indiantown Rd in West Cocalico Township. William Fitts, 50, of Media, PA was traveling southeast in a Volvo suv and proceeded through the intersection after stopping...
The Ephrata Police Department responded to a single ATV crash on 06/13/20 at 7:38 p.m. Anthony Grace, 33 years old of Stevens, PA was driving a four-wheeler on Spring Garden St when he lost control and crashed. Grace was thrown from the four-wheeler onto the roadway, the four-wheeler landed on top...
On June 17, 2020 at 11:11 a.m., Ephrata Police and local rescue personnel were dispatched to the 300 block of South Cocalico Road, West Cocalico Township, for a motor cycle accident. A 68-year-old Berks County man lost control of his motorcycle when he attempted to adjust his lane position for an...
On May 21, 2020 at 7:03p.m., Ephrata Police and local rescue personnel were dispatched to the 100 block of Greenville Road, West Cocalico Township, for a vehicle accident with entrapment. A northbound work truck left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver of the vehicle, Mark R. Miller, 35, of...
On Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 12:26pm, Ephrata Police were dispatched to Stoudt's Black Angus at 2800 North Reading Rd. in Adamstown for an alarm. While responding, police were informed that a person was seen going inside. Police arrived and investigated and determined that a suspect was possibly...

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