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Ephrata Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at a residence in the 800 Block of Grandview Drive in Ephrata Township. Homeowner arrived home for lunch to discover several electronic items missing from the residence. It was determined the burglary occurred sometime between 8am and 1:30pm...

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Ephrata Police conducted a speed compliance check in the 100-200 blocks of Church Avenue in Ephrata Borough on Monday 05-17-17 from 2pm-6pm. Ephrata Police cited eleven (11) motorist for exceeding the posted 25mph speed limit, with the highest speed cited at 43mph.
On 05-17-17 at approximately 1:45pm assisted the Lancaster County Drug Task Force with taking John D. Mentzer into custody in the 100 Block of East Main Street, Adamstown, PA. Mentzer was wanted on an outstanding Lancaster County Sheriff's warrant. Mentzer was turned over to the Lancaster County...
This man is suspected of stealing several hundred dollars of merchandise on 4/26 around 2:25pm. He left in the pictured vehicle. Please call us at 717.733.8611 if you can help us identify him or leave a tip here on our Ephrata Police Crimewatch page.
Tonya Moberly, age 33, of Adamstown, was taken into custody on a Lancaster County bench warrant in the 100 block of E. Main St. in Adamstown Borough on 5/16/17 at 2130 hrs. Ephrata Police turned Moberly over to Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department for transport to Lancaster County Prison.

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On Monday 4/17/17 at 2030hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a tip received by TIP 411 and arrested Brandon Rea, age 23, of Ephrata, on an outstanding Lancaster County Bench Warrant. Rea had been wanted for several weeks and was located at a residence on S. Maple St in Ephrata Borough.

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Ephrata Police on 4-11-17 arrested Amy Lynn Althouse F/32, homeless, for False Identification to Law Enforcement, Drug possession and Drug paraphernalia. Ephrata Police in the early morning hours of 04-09-17 arrested Althouse for possession of drugs (Heroin) and drug paraphernalia following a...
Ephrata Police recently charged Michelle R. Mentzer, 46, of Ephrata with Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance and Endangering the Welfare of Children. On February 2, 2017 at 8:55 p.m. Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle driven by Mentzer for reckless driving. Two children, ages 3 and...
On Friday, March 24, 2017 at approximately 3:00 PM, the Ephrata Police Department took William James Burns, 29, of New Castle, PA into custody on an outstanding warrant through the Lawrence County Sheriff's Dept. Burn's was transported to Lancaster County Prison to await a transfer to Lawrence...
On Saturday, March, 25, 2017 at 9:35 AM, Ephrata Police stopped a vehicle driven by Jason H. Fulton, 40, of Ephrata. Mr. Fulton was arrested on suspicion of DUI and his BAC was determined to be 0.193%. Mr. Fulton was processed and released and charges were filed before MDJ Russell for DUI and a...

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On 3/29/17 at 1813 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles in the 800 block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Township. A vehicle east bound on Main St., driven by Norman Kramer of Denver, turned left into the side of an approaching west bound vehicle. A passenger from...

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On 3/24/17 at 2139 hrs. Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving “road rage”. The incident involved two west bound vehicles on Rt. 897 in the area of Whitehall Rd. in Reinholds, West Cocalico Township. A vehicle driven by Edward Wolf, age 65, of Robesonia, was being followed closely...

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On 3/20/17 at 1618hrs Ephrata Police responded to a building fire at 102 Meadow Valley Rd. in Ephrata Township. The witnesses reporting the fire indicated the flames were already through the roof. Police and fire crews found the detached garage of the unoccupied residence fully involved in fire...
On Monday 3/20/17 at 1858hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle accident involving injuries in the 3600 block of Rothsville Rd in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle operated by Donald Kitchen, age 80, of Ephrata, pulled from a parking lot into the path of a vehicle west bound on Rothsville Rd. The two...

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On 3/12/17 at 0544 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the 100 Block of Creek Rd. in West Cocalico Township. A 15 year old male from Lebanon PA, was using a self-propelled scooter in the south bound lane while wearing dark clothing. The youth was struck...

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On 01-26-17 at approximately 1025hrs Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving two vehicles at the intersection of Schoeneck and Stevens Roads where one of the vehicles involved struck the house on the corner of the intersection. Ephrata Police investigated the accident and...

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On 01-16-17 at approximately 0953hrs unknown male took over $300.00 worth of merchandise from Ephrata Walmart in the 800 Block of East Main Street. The pictured male was captured by Walmart security exiting the store without paying for the items. If anyone recognizes the male from the surveillance...

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Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle crash with injuries on 01-21-17 at approximately 1255hrs at the intersection of South Reading and Old Mill Roads involving two vehicles. According to report and witnesses a silver Acura SUV, driven by, Peter Amekudzi of Ephrata was attempting to turn left from...

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On January 17, 2017 at 12:32 p.m. a resident of the 100 block of Bethany Road, Ephrata Township, reported that his 2001 van was stolen from his driveway sometime overnight. The keys were in the vehicle. At 3:30 p.m. Ephrata Police, with the assistance of the City of Reading Police, located the...
On January 13, 2017 at 8:38 a.m. Ephrata Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Middle Creek Road, Ephrata Township, for a one vehicle accident. The vehicle, which was occupied by only the driver, struck a tree. The driver, a 17 year old male from Ephrata, was transported to Lancaster General...

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