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Ephrata Police investigated a sofa fire incident reported on 8-20-17 where the sofa was ignited and left to burn in the middle of the intersection at Mt. Airy and Sandy Hill Roads in West Cocalico Township, Lancaster County. There were no injuries or damage reported. Ephrata Police were able to...

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Ephrata Police responded at approximately 6:35am 9-1-17 to the 600 Block of Springville Road, Ephrata Township for a rollover vehicle crash. Resident reported they were awoken by loud crash outside their house. Resident went out to find a silver sedan in their tree which is about 20 feet from the...

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On 8/31/17 at 2309 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a horse, in the 200 block of Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. A Reamstown man was driving a pickup truck south on Hahnstown Rd. and struck the horse as it stood in the south bound lane. The man was not injured. The...

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Ephrata Police bicycle unit was stopped Wednesday 08-23-17 at about 1130pm by a citizen who reported a vehicle driving west very slowly causing traffic issues in the 300 block of East Main St, Ephrata Borough. The officer observed a vehicle stopped in the area of E. Main and S. Maple Streets and...
The Ephrata Police are investigating a crash which occurred in the 1100 block of Division Highway in Ephrata Township early Saturday, August 26, 2017. Police were dispatched at 4:13 AM to a crash involving a box truck which had struck utility wires and debris from a previous crash. Investigation...

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On Friday May 26, 2017 at 1436 hours, an off duty Ephrata Police officer saw Todd Shane Racine, Jr., 23, of Ephrata, enter a residence in the first block of North Charles Street, Ephrata Borough. Both Ephrata Police and Lancaster County Sheriff’s Department held warrants for Racine’s arrest. The...
On 5/24/17 Zachary Feltch, age 22, of Denver, was taken into custody in the 100 block of N. Reading Rd. in Ephrata Borough. Feltch was wanted on a criminal warrant held by East Lampeter Township Police. Ephrata police turned Feltch over to East Lampeter Township police.
Zachary Thomas, age 22, of Denver, was taken into custody in the 100 block of N. State St. in Ephrata Borough on 5/24/17 on an outstanding Lancaster County bench warrant. Thomas was turned over to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office for transport to Lancaster County Prison.

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On Thursday May 18, at 10:34 a.m. Ephrata police were dispatched to a bank robbery that had just occurred in the Santander Bank, 370 North Reading Road, Ephrata Township. While responding, officers received input from alert members of the public as to the possible whereabouts of the 2 suspects, who...
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...

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On 6/12/17 at 2030 hrs, an Ephrata police officer came upon a vehicle accident that just occurred in the first block of E. Main St. in Ephrata Borough. A vehicle driven by Zachary Bush, age 27, of Gulfport MS, drove into the back of another vehicle that stopped for a pedestrian in the crosswalk. No...
On 6/3/17 at 1051 hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on S. Line Rd. at Indiantown Rd. in West Cocalico Township. Rebecca Clifton, of Philadelphia, pulled out from the stop sign on Wabash Rd. into the path of another vehicle southbound on S. Line Rd. No one was injured and one...

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On 6/2/17 at 0853 hrs., Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle vs buggy accident in the 700 block of Glenwood Dr. The buggy and the car were both eastbound on Glenwood Dr. in Ephrata Township. Micaela Sensenig, age 18, of Ephrata, attempted to pass the buggy, but swerved back into her lane due to...

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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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A school bus owned by Raymond E. Groff Inc. of Lititz collided with a Case tractor in the 700 block of Rettew Mill Rd. in Ephrata Township. There were six students on the bus at the time of the crash. There were no reported injuries by any parties involved. Police determined that the bus attempted...

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UPDATE: Male has been identified by helpful tips from the public. Thank you to all who responded! Ephrata Police Department is trying to ID this man suspected of retail theft and the vehicle involved? Incident occurred at Walmart on Saturday 5/13/17 around 1130am. Please contact us direct at 717...
Ephrata Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Turkey Hill, 903 South State Street, Ephrata Borough on Saturday May 13, 2017 at 8:53 p.m. A masked subject entered the store, displayed a handgun, demanded cash, stole cartons of cigarettes and the contents of the cash drawer and...
On 05-04-17 at approximately 5:10pm Ephrata Police responded to a two vehicle accident with entrapment at Schoeneck and Indiantown Road in West Cocalico Township. Ephrata Police were able to determine through witnesses that a blue Ford sedan driven by a 17yr old female from Denver area pulled on to...
UPDATE-Driver Identified! On April 20, 2017 at 7:23 p.m., Ephrata Police investigated a hit and run vehicle accident in the 400 block of East Main Street, Ephrata Borough. A 2009 – 2011 silver or gray Acura TL sedan struck a parked vehicle and left the scene of the accident at a high rate of speed...
Ephrata Police are investigating a hit and run accident with injuries that occurred in the 600 Block of South Reading Road on 04-20-17 around 1220hrs. Vehicle driven by John Roark 35/M of Ephrata was traveling south on South Reading Road when as he slowed to turn into the Wawa parking lot he was...

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