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Update February 13, 2019: Ephrata Police received numerous named and anonymous tips providing the identity of the person of interest. Thank you! On February 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m., Ephrata Police investigated a strong-arm robbery near the intersection of Peach Alley and Church Ave., Ephrata Borough...
On February 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m., Ephrata Police investigated a strong-arm robbery near the intersection of Peach Alley and Church Ave., Ephrata Borough. The victim reported that he was lured to the area under the ruse of purchasing marijuana; instead, two subjects forcefully removed over $500 from...

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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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Ephrata Police cited Jared L. Hughes, 31, of Ephrata, with Retail Theft after he failed to pay for merchandise at Redner’s, 423 North Reading Road, Ephrata Borough, on February 3, 2019 at 11:10 a.m. Hughes is presumed innocent.

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Ephrata Police have charged Cody A. Bowers, 21, of Lititz, with Unsworn Falsification to Authorities. Police allege that on October 6, 2018, Bowers attempted to purchase a gun from an Ephrata area gun dealer and falsified information on the Pennsylvania State Police Application / Record of Sale...

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On Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 2:35am, the Ephrata Police responded to a home in the first block of Regan Dr. in Ephrata Twp. for a domestic dispute. Police arrested Ashley A. Young, 28, of Ephrata and charged her with Simple Assault and Harassment. She was arraigned and released on unsecured bail.
Ephrata Police have filed Theft by Unlawful Taking charges against Michele L. Willis, 50, of Hopeland. On the afternoon of January 3, 2019, a 73-year-old female patron of Walmart reported that her purse had been removed from her unattended shopping cart. A few minutes later, another customer found...

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Ephrata Police recently charged Corey S. Prokay, 20, of Ephrata, with Simple Assault and Strangulation. On December 29, 2019 at 8:53 p.m., Ephrata Police responded to a residence in Ephrata Borough for an assault. The victim reported that Prokay stuck her with shoe and choked her during an argument...
Ephrata Police recently charged Joshua J. Toomey, 42, of New Holland with Aggravated Assault. On January 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., while a patient in the Wellspan – Ephrata Emergency Room, Toomey kicked an ER staff member in the ribs while she was attempting to treat Toomey. The staff member was...
Ephrata Police Investigators arrested Dameon Augustine, 18, of Stevens, charging him with the December 16, 2018 burglary of the Reinholds Sunoco located at 185 E. Main Street in Reinholds. After publishing the security video obtained from the business - depicting two youthful burglars, one wearing...

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On 8/10/18 at 1755 hrs, Ephrata Police investigated a vehicle vs pedestrian accident in the 100 block of Hahnstown Rd. in Ephrata Township. The investigation revealed a 69 year of age male was cutting grass near the edge of the road. An unknown north bound vehicle braked hard upon seeing the male...

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On Monday, August 6, 2018 at 11:10 AM, Ephrata Police responded to a reported crash on Rt. 222 north approximately a half mile north of Rt.322 involving a vehicle which struck a dump truck and became attached to the back of it. It was reported that a Hyundai SUV driven by Jouny Youssef, 26, of...

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The Ephrata Police Department is investigating a vehicle crash involving a car and a motorcycle which occurred at approximately 11:45pm on Thursday, August 2, 2018. It was reported that a motorcycle travelling eastbound on W. Main St. approaching Oak St. struck the rear of a sedan also travelling...

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On Tuesday, July 31 2018 between 2:00pm and 6:00pm the Ephrata Police Department conducted a speed enforcement detail in the 600 block of South State Street in Ephrata Borough. Police cited 30 drivers with speeding and other traffic offenses. Violations ranged from 41-54 mph in the posted 25 mph...

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On 7/24/18 at 1445hrs, Ephrata Police responded to a vehicle accident on RT 222 south bound in Ephrata Township. The two vehicles involved were south bound on RT222 when the front vehicle slowed for traffic in front of it. The second vehicle, driven by Nicholas Stratton, 23, of Sinking Springs,...

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***Thank you for the tips! Arrest Made.**** https://lancaster.crimewatchpa.com/ephratapd/10338/arrests/augustine-dameon-tyler-burglary-and-3-additional-charges Ephrata Police are releasing surveillance video from a recent convenience store burglary for assistance with identifying the suspects. On...
Ephrata Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred in the 100 block of Hahnstown Road, Ephrata Township, on Friday December 14, 2018, at 3:54 p.m. Bicyclist Melvin Burkholder, 78, of Ephrata, was attempting to cross Hahnstown Road when he was struck by a northbound pickup truck driven...
Ephrata Police are investigating a fatal accident in the 100 block of Hahnstown Road, Ephrata Township on Friday December 14, 2018. Police and emergency crews were dispatched at 3:54 pm for a person struck. Preliminary investigation reveals that a bicyclist - 78 year old Ephrata man - crossed the...
Ephrata Police are investigating the theft of two iPhones from The Wireless Experience at 108 North Reading Road, Ephrata Borough. On December 12, 2018 at 5:17 p.m., a black male, in his mid to late-twenties, entered the store and quickly removed two iPhones from the display area. Anyone...
On 12/10/18 Ephrata Police received a report of a retail theft that just occurred at the Walmart, 890 E. Main St. in Ephrata Township. It was reported that asset protection personnel attempted to stop a woman as she left the store with $161.00 in merchandise she had not paid for. The woman fled to...

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