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The Ephrata Police Department has concluded the investigation of an encounter between two school-aged students and the driver of a green truck, which occurred on the afternoon of September 18, 2019. The students reported that the driver invited them into his vehicle and asked them to accompany him...
The Ephrata Police Department is investigating an encounter between two school-aged students and the driver of a green Dodge truck on the afternoon of September 18, 2019 near the Fulton Elementary School. The verbal encounter reportedly involved an older white male with gray hair and glasses, who...
Fugitive From Justice, Matthew Scott Patterson M/36 of Denver, PA attempted to elude capture Wednesday evening 09-18-19 around 9:50pm after being stopped for traffic violations. Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 200 Block of Church Ave, Ephrata Wednesday evening and...
Ephrata Police received a complaint from a representative of the high-end fashion brand Louis Vuitton that underpriced, counterfeit fashion items were being sold in bulk by two vendors at Green Dragon Market, 955 North State Street, Ephrata Township. The representative of the fashion brand...
Ephrata Police hold a warrant for the arrest of Richard J. Caprarella, 55, previously of Lancaster. On September 9, 2019, Caprarella removed five cartons of cigarettes from behind the sales counter at Walmart, 890 East Main Street, Ephrata Township. While attempting to steal the merchandise,...

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Ephrata Police charged Alissa K. Cross, 31, of New Providence, with Aggravated Assault. On July 20, 2019 at 10:53 a.m., police and ambulance personnel responded to the 100 block of East Pine Street, Ephrata Borough, for a medical emergency. During the course of treatment, Cross engaged in combative...
Ephrata Police arrested Michael S. Spoo M/30 last known address of Ephrata, PA as a fugitive from justice related to an outstanding warrant through Dauphin County Probation. Ephrata Police found Spoo Monday 7-15-19 around 7:20pm hiding in an attic of a home in the 500 Block of West Route 897,...
ARRESTS MADE FROM MAY 6, 2019 PARK VANDALISM Update to https://lancaster.crimewatchpa.com/ephratapd/10338/cases/grater-park-pavilion-vandalized . Uniformed officers and detectives investigated this incident and determined that eight (8) people were present for the criminal activity. Six (6)...
Ephrata Police arrested Adrian Mendez-Bones M/22 last known address of Ephrata, for Public Drunkenness early Sunday morning 7-7-19 around 12:40am. Ephrata Police received call about a unresponsive male laying in a flower bed near the intersection of S. State St and Sunset Ave, Ephrata Borough...
Ephrata Police arrested William M. Pusey M/39 of Kinderhook Rd., Columbia, PA as a fugitive from Justice on 7-1-19 after locating him in the Ephrata Walmart 800 Block of East Main St., Ephrata. Pusey was found at a vehicle in the parking of the Walmart and taken into custody without incident. Pusey...

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On Monday, December 10, 2018 at 6:07pm, Ephrata Police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck in the 100 block of E Main St. in Ephrata Borough. Police found that a 62 year old female pedestrian (Denver, PA resident) was struck by a minivan travelling eastbound. The minivan was operated by a...

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On 12/6/18 at 1937 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on RT 272 at Grandview Dr. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Margaret Gusler, 63, of Reamstown, failed to stop for a red traffic signal and struck another vehicle in the intersection. Gusler was taken to an area hospital...

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On Thursday, November 22, 2018 between 6:00pm-8:00pm, a resident of the 200 Blk of Church Ave. in Ephrata Borough reported that a slate blue 2005 Chevy Cobalt was stolen from the rear of the address. The owner left the keys inside the vehicle. At approximately 2:45am on Friday, November 2018, the...

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Ephrata Police are investigating two incidents of Criminal Mischief at the Ephrata Township Park, 436 E. Fulton St. in Ephrata Township. Between November 12 and November 21 2018, vandals have twice spray painted graffiti on a park building, causing approximately $500.00 in damage. If you have any...

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On 11/9/18 at 0313 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving seven vehicles, in the 200 block of West Main Street in Ephrata Borough. Rafael Pena-Colon, 36, of Philadelphia PA, reported he fell asleep while driving a large box truck west on West Main St. The truck drifted to the...

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Ephrata Police arrested Joselyn Colon-Antonetty F/42 and Cesar Pua-Moran M/34 both of Reading, Pa on 7-24-19 for Retail Theft following and incident at the Ephrata Walmart. Ephrata Police were called by the Ephrata Walmart Asset Protection around 0945hrs for a female and male involved in a...

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On July 5, 2019 at 9:27 p.m., Ephrata Police investigated a report of vandalism to the Grater Community Park, 300 Cocalico Street, Ephrata Borough. Vandals damaged a park sign, bleachers and a bench and ripped a soap dispenser and paper towel holder off the wall in the restroom. A witness assisted...
Ephrata Police on 07-18-19 between 6:30am and 9:30am conducted a Speed Compliance Check in the area of Main and Broad Streets of Adamstown Borough. Ephrata Police stopped numerous vehicles in the area for exceeding the posted 25mph Speed Zone with the highest speed timed at 39mph in the 25mph zone.

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On 6/29/19 at 1419 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on Schoeneck Rd. at Indiantown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A vehicle driven by Nicolas Forte, 19, of North Wales PA, pulled from a STOP sign into the path of a utility van on Schoeneck Rd. The van flipped onto its side and...

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On June 27, 2019 between 6:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m., Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance check on Old Mill Road at Opal Street, Ephrata Borough. The speed limit is 25 miles per hour. Police issued citations to nineteen drivers. The speed of drivers cited ranged from 40 mph to 61 mph.

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